Category: Media

Fiddlin’ – Galax convention documentary film

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Just as folks all across the southeastern US are preparing for the Old Fiddler’s Convention in Galax, VA next month, comes news of a new documentary film project about the convention from a pair local gals who grew up in the Galax area. Titled simply, […]

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2016 IBMA Award Nominees

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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At a press conference earlier this morning aired on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the final nominees for their 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards, along with this year’s Hall Of Fame Inductees and Distinguished Achievement Award recipients. The winners will be announced […]

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‘Dusters support Ryan Adams on Colbert

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Alt-folk, Americana singer/songwriter Ryan Adams called on The Infamous Stringdusters and one of their Ladies & Gentlemen collaborators, Nicki Bluhm, for an all-acoustic version of his song Oh My Sweet Carolina on last night’s Late Show on CBS television. Adams, a North Carolina native, had […]

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Rough and Rocky video from the High Bar Gang

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Western Canada’s High Bar Gang has released a music video for one of the tracks from their sophomore album, Someday The Heart Will Trouble The Mind. It’s a distaff version of Flatt & Scruggs’ evergreen, Don’t This Road Look Rough and Rocky, sung by the Gang’s trio […]

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Bluegrass Junction is moving August 4

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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SiriusXM is moving their Bluegrass Junction channel a few clicks up the dial next week. On August 4, the 24/7 bluegrass feed will jump to channel 62, one spot higher than where you are used to finding it. Kyle Cantrell of SiriusXM tells us that three channels in […]

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Flatt Lonesome settles down in Asheville

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Don’t get excited… nobody’s moving anywhere. It’s just the latest live video from Flatt Lonesome, doing their modernized version of the Flatt & Scruggs jewel, I’m Gonna Settle Down, at the Isis Music Hall in Asheville, NC. This marks the third such video from their […]

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Always Do video from O’Connor Family Band

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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One of the great pleasures of age is the experience of having watched life unfold around you, both your own and those of younger people you have encountered along the way. I can recall Mark O’Connor when he was a gangly teenager winning fiddle contests as […]

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Claire Lynch Band at Herald Tribune

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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When The Claire Lynch Band was in Sarasota, Florida on Sunday they made a side trip to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune where they filmed this video performance for the paper’s web site. Claire and the boys highlighted a number of songs from their upcoming CD, North By […]

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John Bullard video from Bud Bennett

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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As promised, classical banjoist John Bullard is featured in the latest installment of Bud Bennett’s Appalachian Music and Culture blog. Bud works in the McConnell Library’s Archives and Special Collections Department at Radford University in Virginia. He is also a banjo player who has blended his passion for video […]

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Hall exhibit opens at IBMM

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has opened their special Tom T. and Dixie Hall exhibit, which will remain open at the museum through June of 2017. It includes artifacts from the private collection of Tom T. and his late wife, Dixie Hall, […]

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