Category: Online resources and features

ETSU Pride Band to perform on Facebook Live

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This evening at 8:00 p.m., East Tennessee State University and their bluegrass Pride Band are set to make history. At least in the bluegrass world. The Departments of Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music Studies and Mass Communications will jointly present an online concert using […]


Moron Brothers live on Facebook

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Moron Brothers, everybody’s favorite bluegrass comedians, are hosting a special performance tonight (9/15) on Facebook. Lardo and Burley will be using the Facebook live video feature to share their unique perspective on the world starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern time. These two retired firefighters […]


Bluegrass Country Foundation forms to save

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

It looks like there is at least one group in the DC capitol area hard at work to save their beloved bluegrass radio in the district and outlying areas. The Bluegrass Country Foundation has been formed specifically to raise the necessary funds to continue the […]

more joins the online instruction field

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Revolutions can sweep away what came before them in swift and surprising ways, and we see that in the manner that music education has changed in the digital and internet age. New companies appear on a regular basis that take advantage of technological innovations that can bring […]


Lonesome Banjo Chronicles features Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The world of online podcasting continues to provide opportunities for folks with something to say, to say it to the wider community at a minimum of expense and trouble. A microphone, a computer, and an online connection is all that one needs to get started, […]


Radio Velvet to shut down

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

More sad news from the world of internet radio… Richard Cifersky has informed us that his European online bluegrass radio project, Radio Velvet, has discontinued their streaming service. The Slovak-based 24/7 network has been operating for the past two years, managed by Cifersky along with […]


Bluegrass Country seeks new owners

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

WAMU, which has provided a home for bluegrass music in our nation’s capitol since July 1967, has made the decision to switch to an all news and information format starting January 1, 2017. As a result, their bluegrass streaming service,, and associated HD and […]


Moron Brothers live on Facebook tonight

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

After last night’s sad news about the passing of Ralph Stanley, perhaps what we all need today is a good laugh. And what would be better than some good ol’, down home bluegrass comedy from The Moron Brothers? Burley and Lardo will be performing a […]


How to book yourself without an agent

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are a booking agent or artist representative, don’t read this. It’s liable to give you hives. Canadian banjo master Jayme Stone is an acoustic artist that has blazed his own trails in the music business. Finding unique sources of funding for his work, […]


The Bluegrass Mix is down and out

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

While it seemed earlier this year that they had found a way to continue operating their 24/7 bluegrass music stream online, it now appears that The Bluegrass Mix is off the air for good. Station operator Roger Randolph confirmed this morning what we had heard on Sunday […]