Category: Online resources and features

NewBluegrassRadio launches online

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

NewFolkRadio has divided its free online acoustic music stream, moving bluegrass to its own channel. The primary stream is now 100% folk music, with bluegrass 24/7 at Both stations are managed by John Hart in Portland, OR. John prefers to receive music digitally. He can […]


Radio Velvet to re-air Bill Keith tribute show

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radio Velvet, the online bluegrass radio network based in the Slovak Republic, has announced that Tom Adams’ tribute to the music of Bill Keith will be aired again three more times this week. Adams hosts a recurring weekly program, Adams County Banjo, which mixes prerecorded […]


Sierra Hull sez… watch the Awards Show tonight online!

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Don’t forget, the International Bluegrass Music Awards will be broadcast live tonight online from You can see all your favorite bluegrass stars accepting their trophies from the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, NC, along with live stage performance from Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell, Flatt Lonesome, […]


Boys From Indiana web site preview

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tom Feller has spent much of this summer working on the upcoming debut of a new web site remembering the wonderful music of The Boys From Indiana. In addition to running his own band with Chris Hill, maintaining a studio and a sound reinforcement company together, […]


Justin Moses – new CD and podcast

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Justin Moses has been one of the more active bluegrass musicians working in our music this past decade, but rarely in a showy or bombastic fashion. Possessed of near-virtuosic skills on all the common bluegrass instruments, Moses has served as banjoist with Blue Moon Rising, […]


Mandolin iBook from Adam Tanner

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Old time fiddler and mandolinist Adam Tanner has put together a mandolin tune book for Apple’s iBook format. It combines audio files with standard notation and tablature for on-screen display, in what should be a very convenient learning system for anyone with an iPad, iPhone, […]


Bluegrass Battle available online

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s some bluegrass fun from The Wortman Brothers of Germany. They have devised a computer game featuring themselves using MIT’s Scratch programming language. The object of Bluegrass Battle is to maneuver the two bluegrass musicians, representing the Wortmanns, to safety. Game play involves using the arrow keys […]


Randy’s Pickin’ Parlor LIVE at CPAC

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Randy Wood’s Pickin’ Parlor has been hosting bluegrass and Americana concerts in Bloomingdale, GA for the past few years. Known worldwide as a top luthier and instrument builder for fretted, stringed instruments, Randy has put up a building out behind his shop for live shows, […]


Adams County Banjo on Radio Velvet

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Radio Velvet, the 24/7 streaming bluegrass station based in the Slovak Republic, has announced a new show starring American banjo legend, Tom Adams. Adams County Banjo will air each Wednesday at at noon (eastern US time), which is 6:00 p.m. Central European Time. A […]


Introducing The Bluegrass Byway

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Joe Caliva is the driving force behind The Bluegrass Byway, a new podcast dedicated to the music we all love, which he hosts and produces from his Nashville studio. The weekly format includes a review of news from the previous week, upcoming festivals and concerts, plus […]