Category: Media

How to book yourself without an agent

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
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If you are a booking agent or artist representative, don’t read this. It’s liable to give you hives. Canadian banjo master Jayme Stone is an acoustic artist that has blazed his own trails in the music business. Finding unique sources of funding for his work, […]

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IBMA Board Band at The Station Inn

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
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In what is becoming a tradition during the annual Board of Directors meeting for the International Bluegrass Music Association, a performance has been scheduled for Sunday, June 5 by the official IBMA Board Band at Nashville’s Station Inn. Composed entirely of IBMA Directors, the band will […]

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Po’ Ramblin’ Boys on Best of Bluegrass

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Po' Ramblin' Boys in the studio with Bob Mitchell at Best of Bluegrass

In 2015, it took the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys 10 days to perform in 5 European countries, but on May 15, 2016, the red hot Boys made a stop in Louisville, KY and found a way to be in two places at the same time. Actually, it was […]

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Darned If I Don’t, Danged If I Do with Lorraine and Marty

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have released another music video from their Country Grass CD, this time with bluegrass and country star Marty Raybon in tow. It’s one of the most fun songs on the record, a grassy remake of Darned If I Don’t, Danged […]

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Buddy Merriam celebrates 25 years on WUSB

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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WUSB has been on the air in Long Island, NY since 1977 from the campus of Stony Brook University. And since 1991, Buddy Merriam has broadcast bluegrass music over their air on Wednesday nights from 6:00-8:00 p.m. For those of us a bit arithmetically challenged, […]

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Moving day for IBMA

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association is packing up and moving across town to a new headquarters on Gallatin Road in Nashville. The association has served as the primary trade organization for the bluegrass music industry for more than 30 years, starting in Owensboro, KY and in […]

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Repost: James King interview from 2014

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Given last week’s loss of the great James King, it seems fitting to repost this interview we did with him during the 2014 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. Funeral services for King are being held today at 2:00 p.m. At the time of this […]

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Mountain Heart backstage at The Opry

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The newest iteration of Mountain Heart got to play the Grand Ole Opry this past weekend, and used the occasion to capture their song, Have You Heard About The Old Hometown, on video backstage. Their new album, Blue Skies, includes sounds with a wide variety […]

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Foggy Mountain Troubadour out today

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Foggy Mountain Troubadour: The Life and Music of Curly Seckler a much anticipated biography by Penny Parsons is published today, Monday, May 23, 2016. It would be foolhardy to say that John Ray ‘Curly’ Seckler was a side-man; that is forgetting his 25 years as […]

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Bobby Osborne talks to Net Radio Dogs

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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During last month’s Bobby Osborne tribute in Bristol, TN, Bobby sat down with Rick Dollar of NetRadioDogs for a fifteen minute interview about his long career in bluegrass music. Amidst the backstage craziness at the Paramount Center for the Arts, with a half dozen student […]

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