Category: Media

Bill and The Belles Pal Of Mine video

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bill and The Belles is a quartet based in Johnson City, TN who specialize in what they call early country music. This is the music created by rural, mostly Southern Americans, from the development of broadcast radio in the 1920s through to the post WWII […]


Video tease from The Grascals

| November 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Home Music has released a sneak peak video for their upcoming album for The Grascals, And Then There’s This, and their new singer/guitarist, John Bryan. If you’ve caught them live this summer, you already recognize Bryan as an outstanding bluegrass singer – one of […]


Rise Again songbook from Sing Out!

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annie Patterson and Peter Blood have collaborated with Hal Leonard  to create a new edition of their very popular songbook, Rise Up Singing. Like the original, which is still available, this new songbook offers words and chords to 1200 great folk songs designed for group singing. Rise […]


Ain’t Comin’ Back video from Mile Twelve

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mile Twelve, another of the new bands in Boston’s burgeoning bluegrass scene, has released a second music video from their debut, self-titled album. This time it’s for Ain’t Comin’ Back, a song written and sung by guitarist, Evan Murphy. He is joined by regular members BB Bowness on banjo, Bronwyn […]


Circa Blue to Orange Blossom Records

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Orange Blossom Records has announced the signing of West Virginia’s Circa Blue to the label. The band’s next album, Once Upon A Time, is scheduled for release on Orange Blossom in January. The label has an ongoing relationship with Circa Blue’s guitarist/vocalist Steve Harris, and […]


Give to the bluegrass kids in California?

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

As we head in to the annual season of giving, the good folks at the California Bluegrass Association are asking you to consider a donation to their Kids Instrument Lending Library. The library makes student quality bluegrass instruments available to young folks eager to learn, with the […]


2015 CCBM Awards announced

| November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

This past weekend, the winners of the Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards were announced at a celebration held at the Deerhurst Resort, in Huntsville, ON. The awards show and the annual weekend festival are hosted by the Northern Bluegrass Committee, who exist to preserve and promote bluegrass music […]


Take It Easy video from Monogram

| November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Monogram, perhaps the most prominent bluegrass group in central Europe, has a new album, Take It Easy, their first since reforming with new members in 2014. They are based in Prague, in the Czech Republic. Founders Jaromír Jahoda (banjo) and Zdeněk Jahoda (mandolin), along with […]


A Lindsey Family Christmas

| November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Lindsey Family has released a video introducing their new Christmas album, A Lindsey Christmas. Several members of the family speak about a pair of tracks, Labor Of Love and Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem, based on an online poll of their fans.   Also included […]


David Holt’s State of Music November 22

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

A concert is scheduled for November 22 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC to start production for season 2 of David Holt’s State of Music. The show, created in cooperation with UNC-TV, is syndicated nationally through PBS. Holt hosts, and performs a bit, with top names […]