Category: Media

Lower Than Lonesome from Ronnie Reno

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass and country music followers have known Ronnie Reno in a number of different roles. Those of a certain age may recall him as a young lad, standing on a milk crate to play mandolin and sing with his dad at Reno & Smily shows. […]

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Win a “bucket list” package from Bluegrass Underground

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The folks who produce Bluegrass Underground for public television broadcast are sponsoring a fun Facebook contest for viewers and fans. They are calling it the Bluegrass Underground Bucket List video competition, with the winner getting free passes to attend all three days of taping for […]

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Time to Help A Bluegrass Friend

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Pardon me, while I get a little personal. Bluegrass musicians and fans are known for digging deep when a member of the community needs a helping hand. Now, it’s time to help an institution that has done so much for bluegrass over the years – […]

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Jake and Mike reharm Wheel Hoss

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Jake Jolliff and Mike Barnett, a pair of northeastern bluegrass adventurers, have released a video of their modern reharmonization of Bill Monroe’s Wheel Hoss. The leave the basic chord structure intact but take some major liberties with the melody. It’s a mighty powerful reworking of […]

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Behind The Mic with Rita Small

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Being a bluegrass fan can be a curious thing. Some folks are born into it, listening to mom and dad play Flatt & Scruggs before they’re even out of the hospital. Others sort of just fall into it – perhaps they heard it on the radio, […]

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Take a Test Drive with Lorraine Jordan

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Lorraine Jordan from Carolina Road and Richard Jordan from The Kentucky Headhunters share the road in the latest Test Drive video from Nashville media company The Hot Seat. The pair are filmed driving through Music City, and talking about their collaboration on Running Water, the […]

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Bluegrass Museum benefit with Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has been announced as the beneficiary of a gala event at the Owensboro Convention Center on April 17. Billed as the 2015 Mayor’s Gala, the event will feature entertainment from Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers. More than a […]

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Bryan Sutton video in Raleigh

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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When Bryan Sutton and his band appeared at the Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh, NC last month, he had a surprise guest in tow. Local resident Jim Mills, who had worked with Sutton as a member of Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder some years ago, joined […]

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300 shows for Bob Mitchell

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Congratulations to Bob Mitchell, one of the radio hosts who contributes regularly to our Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart, celebrated a milestone last week when he broadcast his 300th edition of BOB (Best of Bluegrass). His DJ career began in 2008 on Radio Bluegrass International which […]

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Collecting James King stories

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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C.J. Lewandowski has undertaken an ambitious project. While traveling this year with James King, he will be recording interviews with James with an eye toward assembling them into a book on the bluegrass storyteller. James has agreed to this venture, and is enthusiastic about seeing […]

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