Category: Bluegrass print media news

North Florida Folk Music

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The History Press has released North Florida Folk Music – History & Tradition, by Ron Johnson, which traces the early and more modern history of the music from parts of the Sunshine State that have more in common with Alabama and Georgia than they do […]

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J.D.’s Bluegrass Kitchen from CBA

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass festivals and fiddler’s conventions are a feast for all the senses. The sights and sounds are obvious wherever live music is performed, as is the touch for anyone joining in the picking. But for real die-hard festival lovers, the tastes and smells of outdoor […]

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Wildflower from Alecia Whitaker

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Do you have a young reader with an interest in bluegrass music? If so, do we have a summer book for you. Kentucky author and actor Alecia Whitaker has just released Wildflower, a book for teens about 16 year old Bird Barrett, who performs with her family […]

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The Songwriter In Me from Donna Ulisse

| June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Donna Ulisse has made quite a name for herself as a songwriter this past few years. Since 2007 she’s had six album releases made up almost entirely of her original bluegrass and Gospel songs. That’s quite an accomplishment, measured in volume alone. But her music has […]

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Telluride Bluegrass Festival: 40 Years of Festivation

| June 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Planet Bluegrass will mark the 41st edition of their Telluride Bluegrass Festival this summer with a limited edition, collector’s coffee table book. Telluride Bluegrass Festival: 40 Years of Festivation is a hardbound, 216 page volume filled with high resolution photographs, essays from noted Telluride performers, […]

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Archaic coming from Travers Chandler

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Travers Chandler has had a complicated relationship with professional bluegrass. His passion is to write, record and perform energetic and archly traditional bluegrass, with no apologies, and the frustrations of following his muse through personnel changes have found him dealing with occasional periods of inactivity. […]

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FreshGrass acquires No Depression

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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FreshGrass, an aggressive new music festival launched last year at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, has acquired the Americana/folk publication No Depression. No Depression began as a print journal in 1995, publishing bi-monthly with a focus on alt-country music. They gradually moved to […]

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Lily Isaacs autobiography in May

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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New Leaf Publishing Group in Green Forest, AR has announced a May 15 release for You Don’t Cry Out Loud – the Lily Isaacs Story, an autobiography. Lily is the matriarch of the enormously popular bluegrass Gospel family, The Isaacs, made up of her, son Ben, […]

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Fiddlers 20 from Fiddler magazine

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Fiddler magazine has come up with a unique way to celebrate their 20th year of publishing. They have released a retrospective CD/book package called Fiddlers 20 which includes transcriptions and recordings by 20 artists featured in the magazine over that same number of years. True […]

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Mike Munford profiled in Baltimore Sun

| December 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Mike Munford, reigning IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, was profiled in today’s edition of his hometown paper, The Baltimore Sun. The piece by features writer Wesley Case follows Mike from his first exposure to the 5 string at 15 years of age, through his […]

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