Category: Media

Collecting James King stories

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

C.J. Lewandowski has undertaken an ambitious project. While traveling this year with James King, he will be recording interviews with James with an eye toward assembling them into a book on the bluegrass storyteller. James has agreed to this venture, and is enthusiastic about seeing […]


Long Gone video from The Gibson Brothers

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rounder Records has released a new music video from The Gibson’s Brothers’ Brotherhood CD, which dropped earlier this week. It’s a sort of rockabilly track, a blues number the boys learned from The York Brothers, a Kentucky brother duet who cut this originally in 1958.  


Live streaming from Wintergrass

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

In addition to their ongoing Bluegrass Roundup, concluding this weekend, Concert Window will be broadcasting Friday and Saturday from Wintergrass in Bellevue, WA. The festival begins today, and runs through Sunday. Concert Window will be broadcasting from the Third Place Cedar Stage on the evenings […]


Ben Eldridge to accept 2015 Monument Award

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Forty-four years after he invited some friends over to play music in his Bethesda, MD, basement, Ben Eldridge is on a roll. Last fall, he and other original members of the Seldom Scene were inducted into IBMA’s bluegrass hall of fame. This Friday, he’ll receive […]


IBMA Showcase application deadline this week

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The good folks at the International Bluegrass Music Association asked us to remind everyone that this Saturday is the deadline to get your application in for an official showcase spot during the Bluegrass Ramble at the 2015 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. The […]


Waldo Otto visits eTown

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bruised feelings would seem to be the norm within the Hot Rize family since the announcement that Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers would be performing at the 2015 RockyGrass festival without the Rizers, as you can see in this newly-released video of Waldo Otto dropping […]


Jenni Lyn Gardner & The Palmetto Bluegrass Band

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jenni Lyn Gardner has had a big month this February. As a member of Della Mae, she played her first band show of 2015 at the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival near Boston, with their new bass player. That same weekend was also the official debut […]


Bluegrass in Baltimore – The Hard Drivin’ Sound and Its Legacy

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The area including Baltimore, Washington D.C. and surrounding region, Maryland and northern Virginia, is noted for a power-packed style of bluegrass music, notably in the 1940s and 1950s, although it is often the style of choice even today. During that era there was an influx […]


Behind The Mic with Larry Roberts

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to keep a good man down in bluegrass music (although we all do like to be lonesome now and then), and radio broadcaster Larry Roberts is a prime example of that. Roberts has been a DJ for almost thirty years, and for the […]


New EP from The Cubero Brothers

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Cubero Brothers (Los Hermanos Cuberos), Spain’s top bluegrass hybrid brother duet team, has released a new EP of their distinctive music, blending Castilian folk music with our beloved bluegrass. A burrasca perdida contains 4 tracks, 2 traditional Spanish songs, and two Cubero originals. Hermano Roberto plays […]