Category: Bluegrass film/movie news

Last of the Breed in the stretch run

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last of the Breed, a documentary film on the life and music of Dave Evans, is rounding the final pole, heading in to the back stretch. Filmmaker Matthew Pellowski tells us that he is now starting post production, with a hope to release the final […]

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Future Folk on the road

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Attention Sci-Fi bluegrass fans across the US! Future Folk is on the prowl, promoting their film, The History of Future Folk, performing live, and taking questions from the audience. The movie is a fun farce about a pair of aliens sent to destroy earth, but […]

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Live concert DVD from Dailey & Vincent

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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For Dailey & Vincent fans, it’s no secret that catching them live is the best way to enjoy their music. Sure, their recordings demonstrate the duo’s stunning vocal abilities and arrangements, their knack for choosing – and writing – a good song, and the instrumental and […]

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Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered to debut

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“Powerful” is the word that Bill Monroe, in his Kentucky drawl, used to describe anything that was particularly good and pleasing to him, like the royalty cheques that he received after Elvis Presley recorded Blue Moon of Kentucky or Ricky Skaggs recorded Uncle Pen. So, […]

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Mind Over Matter trailer from G2

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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G2 travelled from their native Sweden in April to record their next album, Mind Over Matter in Nashville. Previous projects had been tracked in Sweden, so this was a major change. Instead of recording a song here or there as the timing was right, everything […]

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IBMA World of Bluegrass Film Festival debuts in 2014

| May 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
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For several years the International Bluegrass Music Association had been wanting to do something to nurture and support filmmakers whose work relates to bluegrass music and/or culture. But adding new features to their already jam-packed week of activities was something of a challenge. In 2014, they are delighted […]

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At The Feed & Seed wins major award

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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At The Feed & Seed, an independent documentary film about the celebrated bluegrass venue in Fletcher, NC, picked up the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 15th Annual Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival earlier this month. The film is a joint project of April […]

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At The Feed & Seed

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Back in 2012 we did a feature on Feed & Seed, a unique music venue in Fletcher, NC housed in what was once a thriving local business, Fletcher Supply Company. It was part hardware store and part seed mill serving the largely rural and agrarian population […]

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An Opry memory from Bobby Osborne

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Over the weekend, Bobby Osborne posted some memories of the Grand Ole Opry, recalling the day that the Opry officially moved from the Ryman Auditorium downtown to the new Opry House northeast of town. Along the way, he shares what is clearly one of his […]

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How To Write A Banjo Concerto

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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During 2011 while Béla Fleck was writing his banjo concerto, The Imposter, he was closely tailed by filmmaker Sascha Paladino to capture the process. Entering the realm of the symphony orchestra was something completely new for Fleck, who doesn’t read music, much less have training in […]

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