Tag: David Grisman

Mandolin Symposium taking a break

| September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

David Grisman and Mike Marshall, two legends of American mandolin music, have announced they are discontinuing their Mandolin Symposium which had been held annually at UC Santa Cruz this past twelve years. Dozens of top eight-stringers from around the world have taught there over the past decade […]


Photos from ROMP 2015

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shelly Swanger was on hand at ROMP 2015, and just sent us these images from the festival.


Acoustic Disc releases Dawg Jazz book

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A third edition in their Book Of The Dawg series, Dawg Jazz, has been released by Acoustic Disc, David Grisman’s record label. Like its previous volumes, Dawg Roots and Dawg Grass, this third book collects 20 Grisman compositions in a jazzy vein from his many recordings this […]


Saturday at ROMP 2014

| June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The good times continued through Saturday at ROMP 2014. Here’s another gallery from Jenny Sevcick.  


Grant Gordy leaves David Grisman

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grant Gordy, guitarist with the David Grisman Quintet, has shared a statement with us following his decision to leave the group. After six incredibly fortunate years as guitarist with the legendary David Grisman Quintet/Sextet, I am moving on and focusing on other pursuits. It’s been […]


All-Star Civil War Tribute Due Nov 5

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

ATO Records has announced November 5th as the official release date for Divided & United, a two-disc set commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. This hearty thirty-two song collection features the best in American music. Drawing from country, bluegrass, and Americana music, this has been […]


40 years of Old & In The Way

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s a sure sign you’re getting old when when a band that was a touchstone of your youth celebrates its 40th Anniversary. Old & In The Way formed in 1973, with Jerry Garcia on banjo, David Grisman on mandolin, Vassar Clements on fiddle, Peter Rowan […]


Herschel Sizemore: Mandolin In B

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Regular readers will recall our earlier coverage of mandolin icon Herschel Sizemore and his recent bout with cancer. Both he and his wife Joyce received cancer diagnoses the same day in October 2011, his in the tonsil and hers in the breast. Fortunately, medical treatment […]


Ronnie McCoury Remembers Cowboy Jack Clement

| August 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

A few weeks ago, the music world mourned the passing of Nashville legend, Cowboy Jack Clement. A record producer, songwriter, performer, and more, Cowboy Jack will be posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this Fall. Ronnie McCoury passed along these memories of […]


Whatever Floats Your Boat, Mountain Song at Sea Had it All

| February 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

Mountain Song at Sea, the largest-ever bluegrass festival to ply the oceans, has sailed into the sunset, but not without leaving its mark on the 2000+ bluegrass lovers and artists who came together aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sky February 1-4. It was a weekend […]