Category: Media

Be Natural video from Monroeville

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Wildflower from Alecia Whitaker

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Womack and Douglas to host IBMAs

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Listen To The Music from Covered Grass

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Behind The Mic with John Sentell

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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47 years of bluegrass on WAMU

| July 2, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Normally, we wait for nice, smooth, round numbers to celebrate legacies. A golden wedding anniversary seems so much grander than a 49th. But in truth, 49 years is pretty remarkable as well. Today, our friends at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country are remembering the first bluegrass music broadcast […]

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Southern Flavor in the studio

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dark Shadow Recordings and Becky Buller have out together a fun video that tells the story of her latest single, a remake of Bill Monroe’s Southern Flavor. The song was written as an instrumental, and recorded that way by Bill and the Bluegrass Boys. Subsequent […]

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Jerry Douglas at the Musician Portrait Project

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jerry Douglas is the latest artist to be featured in the Musician Portrait Project, a series of moving portraits by photographer Derek Brad. In each portrait, Brad uses a high definition video camera to create a brief black & white video portrait of prominent musical […]

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Bill Evans – What’s in your case?

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Lisa Jacobi caught up with Bill Evans backstage for an episode of What’s In Your Case? Bill had three banjos with him, so he had to rush through all of them in just a few minutes.  

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Behind The Mic with Bobby Franklin

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Although bluegrass music is decidedly international these days, and has been for quite some time, in all actuality, it’s really a tightly-knit, interconnected community. North Carolina DJ Bobby Franklin knows all about those connections first hand. The legendary Pop Lewis is who first helped him […]

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