Pokey LaFarge performs “Central Time” in the studios of WAMU’s Bluegrass Country in Washington, DC. To view more videos like this, visit and subscribe to our YouTube channel.
Roosevelt Dime join host Chris Teskey for a live interview and performance on Thursday, June 20 at 2 pm ET.
They’ll perform their unique self-described blend of “jug-band blues, classic New Orleans soul and neo-folk” and chat about upcoming gigs in the Washington, DC metro area.
Compass Records has today announced that bluegrass fiddle phenom Michael Cleveland has signed with the label. He and his band, Flamekeeper, will start work later this year on a new project, expected for a 2014 release. Michael sees this as a good move in his [...]
Chris Davis, who has been playing mandolin with Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice, has made his exit. Anyone close to a bluegrass musician knows the difficulties that job can bring, with the long drives and time away from family, and Chris decided that staying closer [...]
Gruhn Guitars opened for business in their new location on Saturday (6/15), across town from their long time home on Broadway in downtown Nashville. What is now an international destination for lovers of fine fretted stringed instruments started far more humbly on 4th Avenue in 1970, [...]
This is the fourth in a fun new series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so well known, about some of their interests as well as about the music that they love. Today we join Kathy Kallick, a leading light in [...]
Australian country and bluegrass artist Kristy Cox has signed with Pisgah Ridge for promotional assistance on her next album, set to be recorded later this year in Nashville with Jerry Salley producing. Salley had produced her two previous projects, released in Australia in 2010 and [...]
The still very busy blogger Richard Hawkins reports that WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour will be visiting Dublin, Eire, this summer. The popular American radio and TV program, presented by folksinger Michael Johnathon, will be taping a double broadcast at the National Convention Centre in Dublin [...]
Folk/bluegrass rockers Mumford & Sons have been forced to cancel their performance at Telluride Bluegrass Festival on June 20 while bass player Ted Dwane recovers from brain surgery. They had already cancelled their show appearance at Bonnaroo after the 28-year-old was hospitalized after “feeling unwell for a few [...]
Producer Stephen Mougin is working in the studio with The Rigneys for their next album this week. Being a harsh taskmaster, he has also prevailed upon the band members (Mom, Dad, and two sons) to record some of their impressions during the process. This fifth installment of their tracking [...]
Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with a report from the 42nd Annual Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention held June 7-8 in Mt. Airy, NC.
Compass has provided this sneak peek at their upcoming album from The Bankesters, who signed with the label in April. It’s the band’s first experience in the recording studio, as their first four projects were recorded in their home. This time, they are working in [...]
Bluegrass sites we like
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
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.
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.
IBMA: Working together for high standards of professionalism, a greater appreciation for our music, and the success of the worldwide bluegrass community.
Supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound.
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.