Michael Helwig leaves Dixie Echoes
Michael Helwig announced his departure from the Dixie Echoes on Facebook (login required):
I would like to announce that my tenure with the dixie echoes has come to an end. I would like to thank Stewart Varnado for the leadership he showed in the group and the element of professionalism he brought to the stage and to the business end of things.
His future plans will be announced soon.