It’s been a while since we discussed the IBMA breakaway organization, the ABMA, which stands for the Argumentative Bluegrass Music Association. They formed a few years ago and built themselves on the principle that nothing advances our music more than arguing about it. They held […]
Author Archive: Roy Swann
Roy is a professional photographer with a special interest in bluegrass.
Balsam Range held their CD release concert for their new album Papertown on Friday, August 10th at the beautiful Colonial Theater in the paper town of Canton, NC. The event was sold out bringing locals and visitors alike to the area to celebrate with the band. […]
Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville in Nashville, TN was the location for a CD release party for Rural Rhythm recording artists Brand New Strings on Friday evening, March 23rd. Fiddler Preston Schmidt, who is employed at Margaritaville as a sound engineer, arranged for this non-traditional bluegrass venue […]