Category: Bluegrass At Large

Banjo Babes – back for 2016

| August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Banjo Babes Calendar is back for 2016. The same folks who launched this musical almanac project in 2014 are back with their third edition for next year. With Erin Inglish again at the helm, the 2016 Banjo Babes Calendar is designed to help publicize […]


Dolly and Alison get the Guion treatment

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last year about this time we featured a series of bluegrass portraits painted by Nashville mural artist Scott Guion. At the time he was decorating the fencing around a commercial property belonging to the House of Blues Studio with images of some of the greats of music in […]


Coming to America – a banjo picker’s story

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Immigration is a hot topic of conversation in the United States these days, and is likely to remain so as we head into the Presidential election next year. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the matter, whether the discussion centers around the tedious process to […]


Uncle Phil once more unto the breach

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Phil Leadbetter has shared some somber news. Just a couple of weeks after his doctors saw something suspicious on a follow-up scan, he received news he wasn’t eager to hear. It seems that the cancer he has defeated twice, with the help of the capable […]


Allen Mills recovering from back surgery

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Allen Mills, founding member of the legendary Lost and Found, is recuperating in the hospital following back surgery yesterday. He had been experiencing some discomfort of late and had to bring his nephew, Jason Moore, along to play bass on some recent band shows. He reports […]


Sales opportunity at Bluegrass Today

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass Today has an opening for an experienced, full-time, online sales professional. Expansion in our advertising department has created the need for an additional banner ad salesperson. We are looking for someone with five or more years experience in advertising sales for an immediate hire. Salary/commission range commensurate […]


Sound Marketing for Bluegrass

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Did you know that Bluegrass Today publishes a periodic newsletter about online marketing for bluegrass professionals? It’s free to all comers, and is delivered by email twice each month, written by branding expert Barry Silverstein. Each issue of Sound Marketing for Bluegrass focuses on some aspect […]


ETSU seeks Marketing Coordinator

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

ETSU’s Department of Appalachian Studies, which includes their Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies degree program, has posted an opening for a Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator. This is a half-time position for someone to assist with the promotion of the BOT&CMS department, and developing marketing […]


Precious Memories: 40 Years Inside Bluegrass at Raleigh City Museum

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

In just over two months, we’ll all be packing up for the trip down to Raleigh for the 2015 World Of Bluegrass. For those of us who spend a solid week there each year, that’s nerve-wracking reminder of how little time we have yet to […]


Elderly Instruments mural excites Lansing

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Though it has operated since 1984 in a renovated building on North Washington Avenue in Lansing, MI, Elderly Instruments has recently undertaken a major exterior facelift. And what an update it is! Owner Stan Werbin has commissioned Los Angeles artist Jennifer Springman to design and apply a […]