Category: Media

Behind The Mic with Buddy Merriam

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mandolin player Buddy Merriam might be one of the most open-minded bluegrass traditionalists around. Although he professes to a deep love of first-generation bluegrass, particularly the stylings of Bill Monroe, in his role as host of the popular Blue Grass Time radio show on WUSB […]


Last of the Breed in the stretch run

| July 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last of the Breed, a documentary film on the life and music of Dave Evans, is rounding the final pole, heading in to the back stretch. Filmmaker Matthew Pellowski tells us that he is now starting post production, with a hope to release the final […]


J.D.’s Bluegrass Kitchen from CBA

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass festivals and fiddler’s conventions are a feast for all the senses. The sights and sounds are obvious wherever live music is performed, as is the touch for anyone joining in the picking. But for real die-hard festival lovers, the tastes and smells of outdoor […]


Niall Toner’s Million Dollar Bill video

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Irish singer , songwriter and mandolinist Niall Toner has created a clever video for his Million Dollar Bill, a track from his 2012 Pinecastle release, Onwards & Upwards. It’s a combination of a lyric video for those inclined to sing along, and a music video […]


Behind The Mic with Tim Frye

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the 1940s and 50s, bluegrass music could be heard on radio stations all over the country, with many offering live performances and playing host to regular shows by Flatt and Scruggs, The Stanley Brothers, Jim and Jesse, and the like. Today, there are very […]


Be Natural video from Monroeville

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroeville has a new music video, full of summertime and good vibes, from their current Can’t Put Me Out CD. The song is Be Natural, a feel good number with a country rock twist, written and sung by mandolinist Matt Munsey.   Find out more […]


Wildflower from Alecia Whitaker

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you have a young reader with an interest in bluegrass music? If so, do we have a summer book for you. Kentucky author and actor Alecia Whitaker has just released Wildflower, a book for teens about 16 year old Bird Barrett, who performs with her family […]


Womack and Douglas to host IBMAs

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Association has today announced that country singer Lee Ann Womack and reso-guitar superstar Jerry Douglas would serve as hosts for the 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. The awards presentation will be held October 2, 2014 at the Duke Energy Center […]


Listen To The Music from Covered Grass

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

German grassers Covered Grass have a new music video, a smooth contemporary bluegrass version of The Doobie Brothers hit, Listen To The Music. Corina Aurin and the boys do a fine job with this familiar song. It’s part of their 2014 push to get to […]


Behind The Mic with John Sentell

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many people believe that the best bluegrass is of the lonesome variety – trains, old homeplaces, and murderers named Willie. DJ John Sentell, however, looks more to the uplifting side of bluegrass to get his fill. As the host of The Bluegrass Gospel Hour, a […]