Category: Online resources and features

PopMatters : The Best Bluegrass of 2013

| December 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

Pop culture media site PopMatters has published their year in review articles, including The Best Bluegrass of 2013. You may not agree with the Top 10 choices, but, with another perspective, the list (with reviews) may provide impetus to buy if you are missing any of […]


Donna Ulisse live Christmas show online

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Since the release of her Christmas song cycle album, All The Way To Bethlehem, in November of 2012, Donna Ulisse has been in demand for special performances around the Christmas season. She has done as many as she can this past two years, but tonight […]


Donna Ulisse shares show online

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Such has been the level of enquiry regarding Donna Ulisse’s touring arrangements; people from  all parts of the U.S.A and overseas asking when she will be visiting their area, Ms. Ulisse has decided to share a show online, via the StageIt platform. As part of the […]


Jimmy Jam to be broadcast live online

| August 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

We’ve written several times this year about Jim VanCleve, Mountain Heart fiddler and noted Nashville producer and session player, and his harrowing brush with dengue hemorrhagic fever in March. Fortunately for all concerned, Jim pulled through after his condition was properly diagnosed, but he spent […]


Bluegrass in the Mad Scientist Journal

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s something you don’t see every day… The Spring 2013 edition of the Mad Scientist Journal, an ezine of sci-fi, horror, and humorous stories, contains an entry that combines the themes of bluegrass and alien visitation. Chuck the Alien, written by Michael Rettig, is a […]


Forums at Bluegrass Today

| April 5, 2013 | 5 Comments

I can be something of a language bore, and it simply offends my sensibilities to type the word “forums.” I can hear my dearly departed mother, a life-long English teacher, correcting my usage: “The plural of forum is fora!” But this newfangled way of creating […]


Stop Press – Good Ol’ Persons reunion

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Good Ol’ Persons are staging a reunion tonight, Wednesday April 3, at the Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA. The line-up for this reunion is Kathy Kallick (guitar), John Reischman (mandolin), Sally Van Meter (resophonic guitar), and Trisha Gagnon (bass). The quartet will be joined on […]


Major milestone for Banjo NewsLetter

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Banjo NewsLetter, published by the Nitchie family in Maryland since 1973, is now publishing online starting with the current April 2013 issue. They will continue to offer a print edition, mailed out just as it has been for 40 years, but now most of the […]


Announcing Directories at Bluegrass Today

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass Today is pleased to announce the launch of a new component of our site, a Bluegrass Business Directory. It functions much like our Events Directory, only the listings are not date sensitive, and they remain on the site indefinitely. Here we invite everyone to […]


Mandolin Mashup at Berklee

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

This evening (2/12), the Berklee College of Music in Boston will host its 7th annual Mandolin Mashup. It was created by the late John McGann when he joined the faculty at Berklee in 2006, to highlight his most promising students. The Mandolin Mashup tradition will […]