Category: Media

Hey Laurie Lewis… what’s in your case?

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Let’s join singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Laurie Lewis on a journey of discovery through her guitar case.  

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Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart – 8/8/14

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Our August 8 Weekly Airplay chart is out, and Larry Sparks has returned to the #1 position with Bitterweeds from his 50th Anniversray album, Lonesome and Then Some. The Bluegrass Brothers also return to the Top 5 with Memories Of My Childhood, tied with Rhonda Vincent’s Only Me at #3. […]

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IBMA sez to talent buyers – Come On Down!

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Among the changes made to the structure of the 2014 World of Bluegrass is a push to attract more event producers and talent buyers to attend. The move is a fine example of the organization listening and responding to feedback from the membership, in this […]

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Behind The Mic with Rusty James

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It’s not every day that you get to be part of the founding of a radio station. Many stations have been around for decades, and today’s focus is often on newer methods of communication and broadcasting. However, DJ Rusty James can add that milestone to […]

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The Old Friends Are Back!

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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One of my favorite releases of the past several years has been Old Friends Get Together from J.D. Crowe, Doyle Lawson, and Paul Williams. The successful album served as a de facto tribute to the Gospel music of Jimmy Martin, as all were members of Jimmy’s Sunny […]

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Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association forms

| August 6, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Bluegrass fans in southeastern Michigan now have an advocacy group of their very own. A team of dedicated bluegrass lovers have established the Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association, as of July 16. They have adopted as their motto, “Working Together to Preserve and Promote Bluegrass Music.” […]

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The Goodbye Girls touring in Sweden

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Meeting as students in the American Roots Music Program at the Berklee College of Music, four young women from the US, Canada, and Sweden have formed a new roots/Americana aggregation which they call The Goodbye Girls. The Girls are Lena Jonsson on fiddle, Allison de […]

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Junior Sisk drops Honky Tonked To Death

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The first single from Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice’s upcoming Rebel project, Trouble Follows Me, was released today. Honky Tonked To Death was written by Bill Castle, and tells of romance destroyed by a cheating lover who wrecked his life running ’round. As the chorus puts it, “Love […]

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Two Bluegrass Today charts this weekend

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last Friday saw two new Bluegrass Today radio airplay charts, with both our weekly and monthly charts hitting on the same day. By examining them both, you can get a snapshot view of what was played on bluegrass radio the previous week on dozens of stations, […]

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Position available at IBMA

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association is looking to fill a new, part-time position at their Nashville headquarters. Here is the official notification: The International Bluegrass Music Association is accepting resumes through August 25, 2014 for a Member Services Specialist: a “customer service,” contract staff position. […]

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