Category: Bluegrass television news

Lorrie Darlin': Lonesome Dove turns 25

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

It has been twenty-five years since Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer prize-winning Lonesome Dove became one of the most beloved mini-series in television history. Winning seven Emmys and a pair of Golden Globes, Lonesome Dove has only grown in popularity since its debut in 1989. Spurring several sequel series and […]


75 years at Renfro Valley on TV

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since 1939 Renfro Valley, Kentucky has been synonymous with good, old fashioned country, bluegrass and Gospel music. What started out as a barn dance has grown into a massive entertainment and shopping complex that receives visitors from all over the world. They maintain a stable […]


Sleepy Men on Kimmel

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

As we noted on Sunday, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys were the musical guest on last night’s edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live. They performed for a very enthusiastic audience, debuting the title cut from their upcoming album, By My Side. Their new sound, featuring middle brother […]


Sleepy Man Banjo Boys do Jimmy Kimmel

| April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fans of teenaged grassers Sleepy Man Banjo Boys will want to stay up late, or set their DVRs, to catch the boys on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show on Monday night. They will surely be featuring a song from their upcoming album, By My Side, […]


Rhonda Vincent on the Better Show

| April 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

As part of her recent New York City media blitz, Rhonda Vincent visited the Better Network. She sat down with hosts of their flagship program, The Better Show, JD Roberto and Rebecca Budig, and talked about her latest CD, Only Me. Vincent then rolled out The […]


Cubero Brothers on Spanish TV

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s one for our Spanish-speaking readers… The Cubero Brothers (Los Hermanos Cubero) appeared this past Sunday on Mapa Sonoro, aired on Spanish public television. The show, which translates roughly as Sound Map, also is available internationally on Spanish language cable channels. Enrique and Roberto Cubero […]


Nickel Creek on The Tonight Show

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nickel Creek opened up their reunion tour last night, performing live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. They did Destination from their brand new A Dotted Line album. Watch below, after a brief commercial announcement.  


Steeldrivers song hits American Idol

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s not often that we find bluegrass content on Fox’s American Idol program. But last night’s (3/26) episode found contestant C.J. Harris singing an understated, acoustic version of If It Hadn’t Been Love, written by Chris Stapleton and Mike Henderson of The Steeldrivers, who had originally […]


Simply Bluegrass premieres March 7

| March 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Gabriel Communications will debut its latest set of Country’s Family Reunion programs, Simply Bluegrass, this week on RFD-TV. Produced by Larry Black, host of Larry’s Country Diner, it follows his familiar Reunion concept: gather up a room full of top artists for hours of music […]


The Picking Dead: Bluegrass and Zombies

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the most popular cable series of the past few years has been AMC’s The Walking Dead. Based on the popular graphic novels of the same name, this dramatic series deals with the psychology of human relationships following a fictitious zombie apocalypse (i.e., everyone turns […]