Category: Media

WAMU Bluegrass Country extends deadline

| December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, and the Bluegrass Country Foundation who plan to take over management of the station next year, have announced a five week extension in their December 31 deadline to transfer ownership. The Foundation was created for the express purpose of assuming the role WAMU has played […]


Away In A Manger from Redhead Express

| December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Redhead Express is sharing their Christmas spirit this season with a music video of their arrangement of the classic, Away In A Manger. Featuring the four Walker sisters from Alaska, redheads all, the video captures their blending of the bluegrass instruments with the familiar sound […]


Lyric video for Bells Of Home

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Circa Blue has produced a lyric video for the title track and first single from their Christmas album, Bells Of Home, with Dawn Kenney. The song, written by David Morris and Dawn Kenney, is based on a 1944 Christmas Day battle in Belgium, during the Battle of […]


Bluegrass: Funnier Than It Sounds coming soon

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

A few months ago we told you about a book of bluegrass cartoons from Rick Cornish that would soon be available. Rick is a lifetime member of the California Bluegrass Association, a determined bluegrass picker, and an amateur humorist and cartoonist. Well, he’s about to […]


Rex McGee – Banjo Playing Enigma

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bud Bennett, archivist at Radford University in Virginia, has released another set of his interview videos with top banjo players.  Over recent months he has recorded lengthy, detailed conversations with banjo masters like Butch Robins, Sammy Shelor, Jens Kruger, and John Bullard plus one with innovative […]


Punch Brothers live video for Bedstock

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

What would you call an online music festival where popular artists and entertainers are asked to make a video of themselves performing in bed? Why Bedstock, of course! The idea is to request donations to make music available for children and teens who are stuck sick in […]


Our Top 10 bluegrass songs for Christmas

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

We’ve carved the turkey. We’ve packed up the leftovers, and got them back out fifteen minutes later to finish off. We’ve fought through the crowds at Wal-Mart to score a good deal on a TV, and checked our phones every five minutes to see what […]


Aaron McDaris does The Voice

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Given our relative obscurity in the mainstream world of pop music, it’s always something of a sensation when one of our bluegrass celebrities is asked to appear on television. Tonight it’s the banjo players’ turn to shine, as Aaron McDaris, banjo picker with Rhonda Vincent […]


Introducing the Missouri Bluegrass Preservation Association

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

To some, when they think of bluegrass music in Missouri, they think of The Dillard’s. Doug, Rodney, Dean Webb, and Mitch Jayne made quite an impact with their darling spot as the Darling family on The Andy Griffith Show. From Salem, Missouri, these boys took […]


Never Tell Me video from Stoney Creek

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

West Virginia’s Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band greets the Thanksgiving week with a new music video featuring one of the songs on their current album, Memories & Tears. This record is special to the band, as it includes eleven originals written by the sister of Stoney Creek […]