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  • New welcome sign in Sandy Hook, KY

    sandy_hook_thThe town of Sandy Hook, Kentucky may be small in size (population under 700), but it looms large in the hearts of bluegrass and country music fans as the hometown of the late Keith Whitley. Sandy Hook is only 25 miles from Cordell, where Ricky Skaggs […]

  • Beyond The Waterfall from Dan Levenson

    waterfall_thMel Bay will soon release a new book of old time tunes from banjo and fiddle favorite, Dan Levenson. Beyond The Waterfall contains 40 lesser-played tunes arranged for both banjo and fiddle, presented in banjo tablature and standard notation. Levenson suggests that these are fairly […]

  • Angeline The Baker from The Bankesters

    banks_thWe haven’t heard much from The Bankesters of late, so we were delighted to discover this live video they shot during a recent performance on WSIU-TV, the PBS affiliate station run by Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. The band was in the studio for a […]

  • Kissin’ Comes Easy from Front Country

    mixtape_thFront Country has been teasing their fans this past few weeks, releasing previews each Friday from their upcoming EP, Mixtape. It’s a five track project of cover songs that the band likes to perform, which they cut to satisfy fan requests in between full-length albums. […]

  • The luck of the Leicesters?

    earls_thRounder Records has been justifiably proud of the success achieved by The Earls of Leicester, the throwback bluegrass band headed by Jerry Douglas honoring the classic music of Flatt & Scruggs. The label has delighted in the many awards The Earls have garnered from both […]

  • Chris Hart’s dobros returned

    hart_thWell here’s a piece of good news. Last week we reported the theft of a pair of reso-guitars from Chris Hart in Rustburg, VA. One was an irreplaceable prewar Norwood chimes, and the other a newer Redline covergirl model. To make the loss sting even more, […]

  • Working On A Building video from The Danberrys

    danberrys_thHere’s a twist on the old promotional game. The Danberrys (Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel) have a new album set for a June 17 release, and to celebrate they have released a live music video… for a song not on the album. Give & Receive […]

  • Calling all youth bands – to Wide Open Bluegrass

    youth_thThe IBMA Youth Council is on the hunt for ten young bands to showcase at their Youth Stage during this year’s Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, NC. Festivities will run September 30 and October 1 and a special outdoor stage will be provided for young […]

  • Condolences to Tim White

    jackie_thBluegrass Today shares our deepest and most sincere condolences with Tim White, host of the PBS bluegrass program Song Of The Mountains, The Tim White Bluegrass Show on more than two dozen radio stations across the US, and good friend to everyone in bluegrass. His beloved daughter […]

  • Banjo spot opens up in Country Current

    country-current_thUS Navy Band Country Current is on the hunt for a new banjo player, with Senior Chief Keith Arneson set to retire next spring. Country Current is the Navy’s only band dedicated to bluegrass and country music, and they demand high levels of musicianship and professionalism to […]

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