Category: Bluegrass Videos

Leftover Salmon celebrates 25 years

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leftover Salmon has posted high quality, multi-camera video from their 25th anniversary concert on New Year’s Eve in Chicago last month. It includes live music from the show, the presentation of a special birthday cake, vintage footage from the early days of the band, and anniversary […]


From Your Knees video from the Farm Hands Quartet

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pinecastle is about to release Better Than I Deserve, their latest album from The Farm Hands, and have dropped a new music video today for the title cut. The song is From Your Knees, written by Leslie Ann Winn, and sung by long time Farm Hands bass […]


Jim Mills introduces the Clanger

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this video, top picker and prewar banjo enthusiast Jim Mills proudly introduces his latest find, a Gibson Mastertone PB-3 conversion from 1929-30. After giving a brief overview of the banjo’s history (almost without taking a breath), Jim goes on to play J.D. Crowe’s arrangement of […]


A Life of Sorrow – a video vignette

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ve written several times of late about Gary Reid and his one-man show telling the life story of Carter Stanley, A Life of Sorrow – the Life and Times of Carter Stanley. Gary has spent several years writing the play, preparing it for the stage, […]


Video from the Crowe Tribute Band

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

We posted last week about the J.D. Crowe Tribute Band performing in Nashville and Kentucky, an endeavor by Don Rigsby and Josh Williams to remember the music of The New South, particularly from the Keith Whitley era. Fortunately, video of their performance at Simply the Best Sports […]


Taylor Pfeiffer sez Toughen Up Princess

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Taylor Pfeiffer is a talented young bluegrass and country artist from Australia who goes by the title, The Banjo Girl. At only 15 years old, she’s appeared all across the continent and has had two songs from her debut EP, You Were The Stranger, appear […]


Diamond Rio go newgrass on stage

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s a fun video for your New Year’s Eve… Serious country music fans know that superstar Nashville act, Diamond Rio, has strong bluegrass roots. Several original members had performed in bluegrass outfits prior to launching their country career together. Most prominently, mandolinist and vocalist Gene Johnson […]


Billy Strings & Don Julin

| December 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the hottest new acts in the north central US is an unlikely duo, Billy Strings & Don Julin. One’s an old timer with a minimalist approach to mandolin, and the other a fiery young flatpicker with a flair for modern bluegrass. One’s been […]


Treetop Angel from Wisewater

| December 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s a brand new Christmas song, written by Jim Shirey of the acoustic trio Wisewater. Jim plays guitar with the group, which also features Mark O’Connor’s son Forrest on mandolin and vocals, and Kate Lee on fiddle and vocals. The song is Treetop Angel, and Forrest […]


Joe Newberry sings On This Christmas Day

| December 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Joe Newberry has been playing banjo and writing songs for a good many years, and recently shared this video of him performing On This Christmas Day, a song he wrote about the first Christmas Day. I knew right away that it would be perfect for […]