Mountain Home Music has released a sneak peak video for their upcoming album for The Grascals, And Then There’s This, and their new singer/guitarist, John Bryan. If you’ve caught them live this summer, you already recognize Bryan as an outstanding bluegrass singer – one of […]
Seldom Scene guitarist Dudley Connell is preparing for this weekend’s shows at The Birchmere, as per usual for Thanksgiving. But this year, he’s wondering what to do with his left hand. While on the 5th annual Traditional Bluegrass Cruise to the Caribbean, Dudley broke his right wrist […]
This is fun series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so famous, about some of their interests as well as about the music that they love. Ron Block, banjo and guitar player with Alison Krauss & Union Station since […]
One of the most challenging aspects of hosting radio shows is doing interviews. What are the most relevant questions to ask? What are questions other people might not have thought of? How do you get the shortest possible response from someone who has a reputation […]
Annie Patterson and Peter Blood have collaborated with Hal Leonard to create a new edition of their very popular songbook, Rise Up Singing. Like the original, which is still available, this new songbook offers words and chords to 1200 great folk songs designed for group singing. Rise […]
Mile Twelve, another of the new bands in Boston’s burgeoning bluegrass scene, has released a second music video from their debut, self-titled album. This time it’s for Ain’t Comin’ Back, a song written and sung by guitarist, Evan Murphy. He is joined by regular members BB Bowness on banjo, Bronwyn […]
Orange Blossom Records has announced the signing of West Virginia’s Circa Blue to the label. The band’s next album, Once Upon A Time, is scheduled for release on Orange Blossom in January. The label has an ongoing relationship with Circa Blue’s guitarist/vocalist Steve Harris, and […]
As we head in to the annual season of giving, the good folks at the California Bluegrass Association are asking you to consider a donation to their Kids Instrument Lending Library. The library makes student quality bluegrass instruments available to young folks eager to learn, with the […]
If there is a talented young bluegrass artist out there somewhere, there’s a good chance that Tom Mindte and Patuxent Records has an eye on them. Their catalog contains many a title from the likely who’s who of the next generation of pickers. One such […]
The 2015 Houston Caldwell Scholarship to Rob Ickes’ 9th annual ResoSummit, held November 12-15 in Nashville, went to 15-year-old Adam Birkeland from Duluth, MN. Each year Rob and his ResoSummit co-produer Betty Wheeler, choose a young picker of special merit to attend the weekend instructional event free of charge. […]
Bluegrass sites we like
IBMA: Working together for high standards of professionalism, a greater appreciation for our music, and the success of the worldwide bluegrass community.
The California Bluegrass Association (CBA) is a California Non-Profit Corporation which was founded in 1975 in the San Francisco Bay Area. The CBA is dedicated to the furtherance of Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Gospel Music in California.
The Capital Area Bluegrass and Old-time Music Association (CABOMA) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving and promoting bluegrass and old-time music by providing a consistent place in the D.C. area for members to jam, twice-monthly, rain or s
Supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound.
Located in the RiverPark Center Complex in Owensboro, KY, this state-of-the-art facility displays the history of bluegrass music through interpretive exhibits, films, recordings, photographs, posters, costumes and instruments.
Since 2003, the DC Bluegrass Union has been a federally-recognized not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting Bluegrass music in the Washington DC and surrounding areas.