Category: Media

Hall exhibit opens at IBMM

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has opened their special Tom T. and Dixie Hall exhibit, which will remain open at the museum through June of 2017. It includes artifacts from the private collection of Tom T. and his late wife, Dixie Hall, […]

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Lonesome Banjo Chronicles features Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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, […]

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Confederate Railroad goes bluegrass

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Southern rockers Confederate Railroad have a new album out today, and it retains their well-established image as gruff and gritty bad boys. There’s plenty of Waylon and Willie to be found – quite literally, as guests Willie Nelson, John Anderson, and Colt Ford appear on a […]

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Mary Ann video from Abby Hollander

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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New York bluegrass singer/songwriter Abby Hollander has released a live video of she and her band performing at the Rockwood Music Hall in lower Manhattan earlier this week. It’s their arrangement of Mary Ann – not the classic Jimmy Martin song, but one of Abby’s brother Jonah Bruno’s […]

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Never Let Me Go video from Flatt Lonesome

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Home Music has released a second live video of Flatt Lonesome from their April 28 performance at the Isis Music Hall in Asheville, NC. The entire show was recorded, both for audio and video, capturing this exciting young group before an enthusiastic audience. This one finds […]

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IBMA extends Momentum Award nominations

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has extended the deadline to submit names to be considered for their 2016 Momentum Awards. These annual awards are designed to highlight bluegrass artists and industry people in the early years of their musical careers, and recognize them for their achievements. The […]

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Country Music HOF to feature Seckler book

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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On July 22, 2016, The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville will feature a discussion with Penny Parsons, author of Foggy Mountain Troubadour – The Life and Music of Curly Seckler. The book, recently published by the University of Illinois Press, covers […]

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Rattle & Roar preview from The Earls

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This Friday’s release of Rattle & Roar from The Earls of Leicester is among the most eagerly anticipated albums of 2016 to date in the bluegrass and acoustic music world. Their success since first appearing in 2013 has surprised a great many people in the […]

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Michael Cleveland a viral video phenom!

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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It’s often said these days that if you could figure out and bottle what makes videos go viral online, you’d have a pot of gold on your hands. Every so often, something universal in the human condition is captured digitally, and unimaginable numbers of people […]

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Tom Nechville sits for Bud Bennett

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Tom Nechville, banjo builder and the man behind the innovative Nechville Musical Products company, is the latest subject to sit for banjo archivist Bud Bennett and his Appalachian Music and Culture blog. Bud has to date posted lengthy, in-depth interviews with several notable banjo celebrities, including Jens Kruger, […]

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