Category: Media

My Weary Heart video from G2

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It looks we’re in a Scandinavian mood this morning… G2 has released a second video from their latest album, Mind Over Matter. It’s not really a bluegrass track, more of an acoustic ballad, featuring guitarist and lead vocalist Christoffer Olsson. The other band members show up […]

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Behind The Mic with Dennis Jones

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Although we certainly have stars in bluegrass music, there’s really more of a feeling of community – shared between fans, musicians (professional and amateur alike), and other folks within the industry – that many other musical genres do not enjoy. It’s not every day that […]

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Merry Christmas from Detour

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jeff Rose and Missy Armstrong from Detour recorded this video as a Merry Christmas wish for all their fans and friends. It’s their unadorned arrangement of Go Tell It On The Mountain.   Any time is a good time to hear Missy sing, and that […]

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In It For The Long Run from Jim Rooney

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Still stuck for a bluegrass Christmas gift idea for someone who buys all the music they want for themselves? Here’s something that slipped past us as it was released earlier this year when it was sent to an old address, and might be perfect for that bluegrass […]

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Gabrielle Gray departs as IBMM Director

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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IBMA isn’t the only international bluegrass organization looking for an Executive Director. The IBMM, (International Bluegrass Music Museum), located in Owensboro, KY, is also on the hunt. It was announced yesterday afternoon that Gabrielle Gray, who has served in that position for the past 12 […]

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Santa Never Brings Me A Banjo

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This precious video has been making the rounds online this past few days, written by Canadian folksinger David Myles, animated by Scott Simpson with Playmaker Films, and directed by Murray Bain of Copernicus Studios.  

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An Interview with Jon Weisberger

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We’ve written a good bit this past few months about the International Bluegrass Music Association, it’s extremely successful 2014 World of Bluegrass Convention, International Bluegrass Music Awards, and Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, and the subsequent resignation of Executive Director Nancy Cardwell, and the dustup between a […]

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In case you missed it…

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Sleepy Man Banjo Boys performed yesterday morning on Fox & Friends, the morning news and talk show on Fox News. They chatted a bit with the host before launching into a new song for the viewers. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com  

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Take Me To The Mountains video from the Davidsons

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Davidson Brothers have just released a music video from a song from their current Wanderlust CD. It features them and their band on Take Me To The Mountains, a song they wrote for the record. Lachlan Davidson is on mandolin, with brother Hamish on banjo, Jacob McGuffie on […]

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IBMA Google group shuts down

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has operated a discussion group for many years, allowing members to converse openly about concerns and issues that are germane to the organization. It started out as an email listserv when that was the reigning technology, and has since been […]

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