Category: Media

Mind Over Matter film from G2

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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When Swedish grassers G2 made the trip to Nashville in the Spring of 2014 to record their current CD, Mind Over Matter, they came with filmmaker David Elfgren in tow. He was on hand to capture the process, from the first meeting between the band and […]

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A chat with Tim Surrett, IBMA Board Vice Chair

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We caught up yesterday with Tim Surrett, bassist with Balsam Range, producer and worker bee at Mountain Home Music, and the new Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the IBMA. He’s also a dedicated husband and father, and when we spoke on Tuesday, […]

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Bluegrass Ramble Showcase Acts named for 2015

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the invited showcase acts for the 2015 World of Bluegrass, held in Raleigh, NC (September 29 – October 2). These artists and bands were selected by a panel of music experts, and will perform at various time during […]

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Coaltown Rounders – hand made music

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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When posting recently about the upcoming CD project from Coal Town Rounders, we mentioned that the limited run of manufactured discs would be packaged in a custom letterpress cover, lovingly hand-cranked and assembled by members of the band. And if you don’t believe it, here’s video proof. […]

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Long Gone live video from The Gibsons

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has posted a live-in-the-studio video which they shot when The Gibson Brothers were visiting back in March. It finds the guys performing Lone Gone from their current Rounder project, Brotherhood. They were on during the Lee Michael Demsey show, with video captured […]

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Peter Thompson – 40 years of Radio

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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With the April 11, 2015, program DJ Peter Thompson celebrated 40 years of radio broadcasting. Currently working for Radio KALW, San Francisco, Thompson marked the occasion with a program of live recordings by a few of his favorites, including the Stanley Brothers and Bill Monroe, […]

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How To Write A Banjo Concerto comes to VOD

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Finally! The 2014 film How To Write A Banjo Concerto, which follows Béla Fleck through the process of conceiving and composing The Imposter, is being released to video on demand. Starting tomorrow, April 21, viewers will be able to watch the movie through iTunes, Amazon, Vimeo […]

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I Am The Road video from Hot Rize

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass Underground has released a video from their recent taping, featuring a song from Hot Rize’s current album, When I’m Free. Hot Rize taped a full set, which will be included in the next season of the PBS program starting this Fall, but here’s a look […]

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Position available with IBMA

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association in Nashville is looking for a Member Services Manager/Bookkeeper. If you are looking for an opening in the exciting business of bluegrass music, this could be your chance. The organization requests that responses in the form of a resume with cover letter […]

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Belle Election video from April Verch

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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With The Newpart, her new trio album, just arrived, April Verch has released a video as well, featuring one of the tunes from the record. It’s a rousing version of Belle Election, which combines all the familiar elements of a Verch performance: tasty fiddle and […]

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