Category: Media

Steve ‘n’ Seagulls strike again

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Finnish bluegrass doesn’t get a lot of attention here at Bluegrass Today, but it seems we need to revise that policy. Are you hip to Steve ‘n’ Seagulls? They are bluegrass group who specialize in AC/DC covers, not unlike Hayseed Dixie, another bluegrass outfit started […]


Traveling Show video from Songs From The Road Band

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s a question for you… Is it still a special project band after your third album together? That’s one to ask the Songs From The Road Band, who first assembled in 2004 from a number of newgrass and Americana acts to record songs that Charles R […]


EBMA announces new Board of Directors

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The European Bluegrass Music Association has selected several new members for their Board of Directors. At their annual meeting at the Munich Bluegrass Festival earlier this month, four current members left the Board: Angelika Torrie, Rienk Janssen, Petr Brandejs and Christopher Howard-Williams. Their departures were anticipated, but […]


Watkins, Jarosz and O’Donovan announce new single and video

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sugar Hill Records has announced the May 8 release of a 7” vinyl single from the roots power trio of Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan. The three young women, known for their previous work in groups like Nickel Creek and Crooked Still, and […]


Tony Lawson to Bristol Country Music Museum

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the Knoxville, TN area, Tony Lawson is something of a bluegrass and Americana music legend. He’s the man who in 1997 started radio station WDVX in an borrowed camper trailer in Anderson Couty, TN. With Don Burggraf, they ran the station there for 5 years […]


Those Boots video from The Roys

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rural Rhythm Records has released a new music video for The Roys. It’s for Those Boots, a Lee Roy and Jenee Fleenor song on the band’s current release, The View. The song uses the boots worn by hard working men – farmers, military people, and […]


Another Day From Life drops as a single

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has released a second single from Another Day From Life, their current project for Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers. One might say it’s actually the third single, since The Last Parade came out as a single even before the album was released. […]


Photos from European Bluegrass Gathering

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Stu Vincent, a newly-assigned member of the Board of Directors for the European Bluegrass Music Association, for sending along these photos from the presentation of awards at last weekend’s European Bluegrass Gathering during the Munich Bluegrass Festival in Germany. They are of the […]


Sammy Shelor speaks

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

We had posted back in January about Bud Bennett, the Appalachian Music Specialist at Radford University’s McConnell Library, and his series of videos with banjo legend Butch Robins, who lives near Radford. Butch spoke at length about his life and music, and his time with Bill Monroe. It’s […]


Nothing But Sky coming from Delta Reign

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Those of us who live in the bluegrass-rich areas of Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky can easily lose track of the fact that a great many fans – and pickers – aren’t always so lucky. In today’s world, fans can access the music they […]