Category: Online resources and features

Bluegrass in the Mad Scientist Journal

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Forums at Bluegrass Today

| April 5, 2013 | 5 Comments
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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 […]

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Stop Press – Good Ol’ Persons reunion

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Major milestone for Banjo NewsLetter

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Announcing Directories at Bluegrass Today

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Mandolin Mashup at Berklee

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Hammer Down premieres at Pop Matters

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
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The Steeldrivers’ upcoming Rounder album, Hammer Down, is being offered as a live stream through the mega pop culture site, PopMatters. There you can not only hear the entire project in its entirely, you can read an interview with the band about Hammer Down, which […]

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Ralph Stanley in Garden & Gun

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Ralph Stanley – the Good Doctor, the Dean of Mountain Music, and one of the few survivors from the earliest days of bluegrass music – is the subject of a feature in the current (January/February) edition of Garden & Gun magazine. G&G is a journal […]

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12 Ways To Instantly Improve Your Band Website

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Our friends at Bandzoogle have created a free, downloadable, 30 page ebook designed to help independent bands spruce up their web sites and make them more effective. It’s titled 12 Ways To Instantly Improve Your Band Website, and includes very simple tips like adding a favicon […]

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12 Days of Christmas with Rhonda Vincent

| November 26, 2012 | 1 Comment
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Bluegrass Today is partnering with Rhonda Vincent to offer a special Christmas promotion: 12 days of holiday recipes, Christmas memories and prizes with the Queen of Bluegrass and her Merry band. Look for Yuletide fun each day beginning December 14, running up through Christmas day. Our […]

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