Category: Media

Hey Ira Gitlin… What’s In Your Case?

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Lisa Jacobi caught up with DC-area banjoist Ira Gitlin at a dog park in Alexandria, VA for one of her guerrilla-style What’s In Your Case? videos.  

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Larry Black recovering after serious accident

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Larry Black, long time radio host and face of the television program, Larry’s Country Diner, is expected to leave the hospital today following a serious ATV accident in which he suffered a broken back, punctured lungs, and other injuries. The accident occurred on Friday, June 19, […]

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First presenting sponsor announced for World of Bluegrass

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced that the US division of Italian pharmaceutical company Chiesi (pronounced key-ay-zee) will be the first presenting sponsor for their World of Bluegrass events during 2015. In the past, business entities have attached their names through sponsorship to portions of […]

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Ryan Cavanaugh demos the EMG ACM-5 banjo pickup

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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New York banjo picker Ryan Cavanaugh has created a pair of videos where he is demonstrating the efficacy of the new ACM-5 banjo pickup from EMG. To do so, he performs two new pieces of his, destined for his next album, The Realist, due during the […]

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The Banjo Song from Jussi Syren

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Finland’s Jussi Syren & the Groundbreakers have released a music video ahead of their upcoming album, Bluegrass Singer. In keeping with their devotion to the traditional bluegrass style, The Banjo Song is a tribute to five of the most distinctive five stringers our music has ever known. […]

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Volume Five video from Bean Blossom

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s some more from Bean Blossom 2015… Our friend Betsy White captured some video from the stage over this past weekend, and sent along this clip of Volume Five performing Crazy Night from their current CD, Voices.   This song was written by Jeff Partin, former […]

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One Foot in the Honky Tonk video from James Reams

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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James Reams has released a highly cinematic new music video for his song, One Foot In The Honky Tonk. It finds James as Everyman walking the road to destruction, only to encounter Satan along the way. Pretty spooky, let me tell you! One Foot In […]

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Video sneak peek from Chris Jones & The Night Drivers

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Home Music has released a pair of singles from Run Away Tonight, their upcoming debut project with Chris Jones & The Night Drivers. Or perhaps you might say they have released a single, with a digital-style A and B side. The album isn’t due […]

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Crooked Road video from RapidGrass Quintet

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Colorado’s RapidGrass Quintet has released a music video for the title track of their upcoming album, Crooked Road. It’s fairly high-concept for a bluegrass band, directed by Sean Morris, complete with a mysterious blond woman.   RapidGrass Quintet is Alex Johnstone on mandolin, Kyle Houser […]

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Old River video from Nightflyer

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Ohio’s Nightflyer has just released their first professionally-produced music video, for Hazel Dickens’ Old River, which the band has included on its latest CD, Rail, River & Road. The guys spent two days working with Director/Editor Shanon Rice, and videographer Matthew O’Pry of SNM Films along […]

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