Category: Non-US bluegrass news

2016 Red Wine Bluegrass Party

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This report is a contribution from Martino Coppo, mandolinist and vocalist with Italy’s Red Wine. Each year they host a themed show where they live in northern Italy called Red Wine Bluegrass Party, and Martino sends along some photos and a description. The Red Wine Bluegrass Party […]

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New Aliquot forms in Czech Republic

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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A new group has formed in the Czech Republic, combing existing group High ReVoltage –  a trio made up of Ondra Kozák on guitar, Vítek Hanulík on mandolin, and Karel Začal on reso-guitar – with bassist Pavel Duda to form New Aliquot. The members have performed with some of the top, award-winning […]

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Po’ Ramblin’ Boys make it back home

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s the fifth and final report from C.J. Lewandowski on the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys‘ 2016 European tour – delayed by technical details. I want to apologize for the delayed contribution of this last installment of the European tour for PRB. After arriving home, my ears never adjusted back, and […]

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Rob & Trey head down under

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley will be taking their duo powerhouse show to Australia next week for a series of shows in the southeastern regions of the continent. This will be their first visit to perform together in Australia. Their tour will start and end […]

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The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys in Denmark

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s the third report from C.J. Lewandowski on the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys‘ ongoing 2016 European tour. Full tour details, including newly-added dates, can be found online. We arrived in Vlagtwedde, at the home of Liz Meesters Janssen on October 18th just in time for a homemade dinner. This was our […]

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Po’ Ramblin’ Boys do Netherlands

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s the second report from C.J. Lewandowski on the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys‘ ongoing 2016 European tour. Full tour details, including newly-added dates, can be found online. Saturday, the 15th, was our first day of two shows in two different locations. We relaxed around Jan’s until about 1:00 p.m., then […]

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Ragged Union does Old Blighty

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Geoff Union, guitarist and fearless leader of Colorado’s Ragged Union, offers this report from their current tour of Great Britain. We’ve made it to roughly the halfway point of our 2 week tour – here’s a little update on how things are going: The British […]

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Po’ Ramblin’ Boys headed back to Europe

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys are taking their hardcore, old school bluegrass back to Europe this month, for the second time in as many years. Their prior visit, in September ’15, made a big hit with audiences across the continent and they are largely retracing those […]

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Ragged Union touring in the UK

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Colorado’s Ragged Union is in London, kicking off a two-week tour in the UK that will take them to Liverpool, Leeds, Lancaster, and Whitby. Along the way they’ll have shows for the British Bluegrass Music association in Tamworth, and perform US-style bluegrass at the Musicport Festival and the […]

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Rob and Trey back across the pond

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley are enjoying a very warm reception for their new album, The Country Blues. The mix of bluegrass, Americana, and alt-country is winning fans and generating radio play in all three genres, and getting them all sorts of notice in the […]

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