Rehab Road

It was good to be back behind a mike after four months of rehab!!!



The CBA Review Anew

A few of my more "technologically challenged" fans complained about not being able to find the review on the CA Bluegrass Assn website, so here's a cut & paste:

Rusty Preston hails from Kentucky, and his family listened to bluegrass…

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CA Bluegrass Association Review

When I fled Eastern KY in Nov '16 with a broken heart and a fresh divorce, I came back to Monterey CA with little left to lose. Maybe that's why I sent a copy of my When We Called CD…Read more


Folks, I wanted to share some health news so y'all won't worry overmuch if I don't post or play much anymore. My cervical disc fusion surgery on 23 Mar went horribly wrong, and the emergency "do over" on 25 Mar…Read more

Trailside Cafe & Bier Garden

I've played hundreds of gigs in dozens of towns and several different countries, but the folks who came out to the Trailside Café last night had to be one of the best music audiences I've ever seen. I'll be back!!!

Duet w Andrea Carter

Andrea Carter made my day last night when she showed up at the Open Mic at Juice 'n Java in Pacific Grove and sang a soulfully country version of "Lay Down Beside Me" with me...


KPIG Rocks!!! 

What better way to celebrate my return to the Left Coast than to strap on my six-string and sit down w/KPIG to play a few original tunes from my new When We Called CD? They even let me promote my…Read more

Songwriter's Scene

Every week the Prestonsburg Tourism Commission hosts the Songwriter's Scene at various area establishments in and around Prestonsburg (and recently Pikeville!). Local performing artists are encouraged to showcase their original material, and it can be tremendously uplifting to share our…Read more

Lots of love at Lizzy B's!

I play a lot of solo gigs, so it was a refreshing change to play with Danny Crace (percussion) and Doug Joseph (bass) again on Saturday night at Lizzy B's! I really enjoy the fuller sound, and love hitting the…Read more

WSIP Interview 

Here is the studio interview with Tim Collins, Program Director for WSIP 98.9 FM "New Country Radio." This interview aired on 23 Sep 2015 at 12:30 PM. Thank you for your support!!!

Man of Constant Sorrow

Well, folks, I'm heading back to CA next week, so I'm making the rounds of all the hot spots here in Eastern KY before I go. I'm playing at McGuire's Brickhouse in Pburg on 22 Sep, followed by a radio…Read more