Category: Events

Big Hillbilly Bluegrass heading for distant lands

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bob Perilla & Big Hillbilly Bluegrass is preparing to take another trip east to the Sultanate of Oman in northeastern Africa. And they are taking a piece of bluegrass history with them. Bob has made several trips of this sort for the US State Department, carrying a […]


PBS Newshour covers RockyGrass

| August 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

The PBS Newshour, broadcast nightly during the week on hundreds of public television stations across the US, aired a special report July 31 about Colorado’s RockyGrass festival. Last year, shortly after the 2013 event, the St. Vrain River drastically flooded its banks, destroying roads and property and reshaping […]


Photos from Northwest String Summit

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

These photos from Oregon’s Northwest String Summit were taken by Todd Powers.


Bluegrass Weather Report – 7/29/14

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the Pickin’ In Parsons festival in West Virginia.  


Big news from Outer Banks Bluegrass Fest

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival has a wealth of amenities to brag about. I mean, an outdoor festival in October, in North Carolina’s beautiful Outer Banks, with a stage backed up to the water… Throw in top talent and a Boomgrass fireworks display on Friday night and […]


Marshall Bluegrass Festival photos

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Thursday crowd at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival held in Marshall, Michigan at the Calhoun County Fairgrounds was greeted by the promoter and host band member, Jeremie Cole. The first band up was a local group, Breakline, that included host band member, Kurt Hickman, and […]


Della Mae in Brazil

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

While much of the world’s attention was focused on Brazil earlier this month, Della Mae was touring the country spreading the bluegrass message on behalf of the US government. Mandolinist Jenni Lyn Gardner sent this brief report on their activities. In the midst of the […]


Bluegrass Weather Report – 7/22/14

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with the Bluegrass Weather Report for this week, looking at the RockyGrass festival in Lyons, CO.  


US release for Mustered Courage

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’ve posted a number of videos from Australia’s Mustered Courage, another group that uses the familiar bluegrass instrumentation to perform and record original music drawn from outside the old time or bluegrass tradition. It’s a very appealing sound that has won them a great many fans Down Under. […]


Bluegrass on the Grass 2014

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frank Baker has shared this gallery of photos he took at Bluegrass on the Grass, held on the campus of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania this past weekend.