Category: Media

Thinking About Drinking from Chris Henry

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Chris Henry and the Hardcore Grass have released a music video for one of the songs to be included on their upcoming CD. But this one was shot live prior to the studio track being cut. As Chris tells us… “This is a song that […]

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Behind The Mic with Larry Nixon and Tim Woodall

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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With IBMA’s annual World of Bluegrass and Wide Open Bluegrass Festival taking place this week, many bluegrass fans are turning their attention to Raleigh, North Carolina for the second year in a row. Tickets have been purchased, hotel rooms have been reserved, and of course, […]

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Bela Fleck sees the Light

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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If it’s time for IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, it must be time for another keynote address by a “name” player who has bluegrass in his background but has moved on to other genres. It’s been the organization’s M.O. for the past few years. Doing the […]

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Banjo Loco with The Fisherman’s Lament

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Those crazy Banjo Loco guys have a new video which examines the existential question of where to draw the line between fishin’ and just standing with a beer and a pole.   The song is called Fisherman’s Lament, and is included on their current CD, […]

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If it’s Tuesday…

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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…this must be Raleigh. It’s the first day of the 2014 World of Bluegrass here in Raleigh, NC, and things are buzzing. Loading in is taking place in earnest, and the Bluegrass Today crew is getting settled in to our home for the rest of […]

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WFNL in Raleigh goes all bluegrass

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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For those visiting Raleigh this week for the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, and everyone who lives or visits the area, there’s a new radio signal in town you’ll want to check out. Curtis Media Group has launched a WFNL 102.3 FM broadcast that is all bluegrass, all […]

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Lorrie Darlin': Lonesome Dove turns 25

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It has been twenty-five years since Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer prize-winning Lonesome Dove became one of the most beloved mini-series in television history. Winning seven Emmys and a pair of Golden Globes, Lonesome Dove has only grown in popularity since its debut in 1989. Spurring several sequel series and […]

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Bluegrass Band video from The Rigneys

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dark Shadow Recordings has released a new video from The Rigneys, one shot back in November 2013 at a live band performance at the South Jackson Civic Center in Tullahoma, TN. Label head Stephen Mougin shared a few words about the song… “As the band gears up […]

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Found from The Bankesters

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Bankesters have released their latest music video, for Found, from their current Compass project, Love Has Wheels. It’s a song written by bassist Melissa Triplett and her husband, banjo picker Kyle, for This Able Veteran, who train service dogs to assist injured US veterans. […]

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WAMU to simulcast live show during World of Bluegrass

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Breaking from recent tradition, WAMU’s Bluegrass Country will not be broadcasting live each day during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass convention next week. Instead, they will be hosting a big bluegrass show on Wednesday, October 1 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. The show will be held at […]

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