When Della Mae played a house concert recently in Manchester, VT, Nancy Nutile-McMenemy captured this live video of the group performing the instrumental, Carter Country. It’s an old-time-sounding fiddle tune which Jason Carter recorded back in 1997 that the Dellas have included in their show […]
Earlier this week several members of Flatt Lonesome made a trip to Memphis, TN to visit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and to deliver a check representing the proceeds from the band’s first ever live online concert event. The band put on an online show […]
The bluegrass and country music songwriting community lost one of its giants yesterday evening with the passing of Kim Williams. He was 68 years old. Williams was a native of East Tennessee, born near Rogersville in 1947. Well known in country music circles, he composed hit […]
Italy’s Bluegrass Stuff has released a music video for one of the tracks on their upcoming album. It’s their arrangement of One More Dollar by Gillian Welch. The band has been performing and recording in Italy since 1977, led by mandolinist Massimo Gatti that whole time, placing them […]
Things are starting to heat up between two of bluegrass music’s prominent brother acts. As part of their campaign to win the coveted hosting position at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards, The Darrell Bothers have taken to impugning the integrity and bluegrass street cred […]
The Infamous Stringdusters have always done things their own way. Even in their pre-Dusters days, when they performed as Wheel Hoss, this accomplished group of young pickers had a knack for taking things in a different direction. When their sound began to drift away from […]
Here’s a look at The Bluegrass Outlaws, the winners of the 2016 International Band Championship at last weekend’s National SPBGMA Convention in Nashville. The band is fronted by Becky Monk on bass with her husband Chris Monk on banjo, Wesley Wolfe on guitar, Evan Maynard on […]
Barry Abernathy might not be as prominent in the bluegrass world as he once was, but the noted banjo picker and vocalist has set to work this year to do something about that. The Georgia native spent most of his youth in the bluegrass world, […]
Mitchell Van Dyke, banjo player this past five years with Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, has tendered his resignation. That follows on yesterday’s word from bass player Randall Hibbitts that he would be leaving the band as well. Though Stanley made his name […]
In the 1980s we all got excited when we got to hear bluegrass artists on country radio. Ricky Skaggs and Keith Whitley had made their way from Ralph Stanley to the Opry, and Jerry Douglas seemed to pop up on every other song that played. […]
Bluegrass sites we like
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.
IBMA: Working together for high standards of professionalism, a greater appreciation for our music, and the success of the worldwide bluegrass community.
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.
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
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.
Supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound.