Category: Media

Bluegrass video for toddlers from Kate & The Lost Boys

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Kate Christopher Goldbas is a musician and music teacher in New York City who has developed a unique way to involve young students in the rhythmic aspects of music. Utilizing the sort of musical game playing at the heart of the Kindermusik and Suzuki educational […]

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Nick Forster to deliver WOB Keynote

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced that Nick Forster, bassist/vocalist with Hot Rize and host and co-founder of the eTown radio franchise, will deliver the Keynote Address to the assembled bluegrass industry during the organization’s 2015 World of Bluegrass conference. His address will be […]

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Hot Rize plays the streets of New York

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Hot Rize has released a new music video, produced by Mason Jar Music, that finds them masquerading as street musicians in the Big Apple. Our heroes pick and sing one of their songs from the early days, while bemused cityfolk turn into delighted fans. Pete Wernick, Hot […]

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Gary Reid working on Carter Stanley bio

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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With a pair of nominations for the 2015 IBMA Print/Media Person of the Year in hand, Gary Reid is moving ahead with yet another book project that is sure to be welcomed by the bluegrass reading public. His nomination this year is for two important […]

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Andy Ridenour says goodbye to Bluegrass Country

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Andy Ridenour, who hosts a three-hour broadcast on Thursdays at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, will be stepping away from the microphone after his stint this week on August 20. He is suffering from tinnitus, a most annoying condition where the brain perceives a sound, usually a buzzing or […]

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South Carolina Broadcasters sign with John Boy & Billy

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The South Carolina Broadcasters are bringing their unique style of primitive bluegrass and old time music to the John Boy & Billy record label. The group, which interestingly is from North Carolina, consists of David Sheppard, Andy Edmonds, and Ivy Sheppard have signed with the label, […]

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Sierra Hull at Music City Roots

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Music City Roots has released a number of videos from their special bluegrass episode last week. The show was held in conjunction with the announcement of the 2015 IBMA Awards nominees earlier in the day on August 12, and featured live performances from Chris Jones & […]

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Legal eagles at World of Bluegrass 2015

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association is adding a new track to the presentations at their annual World of Bluegrass convention this September in Raleigh, NC. Four sessions have been scheduled which, when attended by legal professionals, will accrue four hours of continuing legal education credit […]

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Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes video from The Down Home

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes have posted this video from their performance last Friday at The Down Home in Johnson City, TN. It finds them laying down a scorching version of Jimmy Martin’s Freeborn Man, which has served as a flatpicking showcase for many a […]

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EBMA seeks New Direction 

| August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The recently re-constituted European Bluegrass Music Association (EBMA) board, with Irish banjo player living in Belgium Eugene O’Brien as the chairperson, has issued a mission statement indicating a new direction for organization. The EBMA came into being in February 2001 following the evolution of the […]

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