Tag: Noam Pikelny

Noam Pikelny joins Martin banjo prize board

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Steve Martin has announced that Noam Pikelny, current banjoist with Punch Brothers, has joined the Board which selects the recipients of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music. Noam had been the inaugural prize winner in 2010. Martin founded this award […]


Noam and Aoife on tour

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two of the most celebrated artists in the vicinity of bluegrass music – with two of the coolest names – Noam Pikelny and Aoife O’Donovan, are winding up a duo tour over the next week across the Midwest. To help promote the shows they have […]


One Song Romance – Michael Barnett

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Modern American string music, in the folk rather than classical tradition, has a number of hot spots around the country. The lure of commercial work brings a good many talented young practitioners to Nashville, where they often band together or find employment with successful artists. […]


Day 2 at ROMP 2014

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Friday at ROMP in Owensboro, KY looks to have maintained the excitement generated on Thursday. Photos by Jenny Sevcick.


Bryan Sutton video preview

| May 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sugar Hill has released a video sampler for Bryan Sutton’s latest CD, Into My Own. It was shot during his album release party last month at Carter Fine Guitars in Nashville with many of the artists who performed on the record. Bryan handles guitar and […]


Noam and Stu promo video

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you didn’t already want to catch the upcoming Nom Pikelny and Stuart Duncan duo tour, you will after watching this five minute preview.   These two masters of their instruments will be out starting May 17, touring together through the end of June. Find […]


Into My Own – Bryan Sutton

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

For a great many years, Bryan Sutton has flown under a lot of people’s radar. Those ‘in the know,’ or closely connected to the acoustic music world, recognized the fiery flatpicker as the first guitar gunslinger with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder in the late ’90s, […]


Noam Pikelny and Stuart Duncan hit the road

| April 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ask any musicologist about the origins of old time and bluegrass music, and a disquisition on banjo and fiddle music won’t be far behind. Particularly in the Appalachian regions where self-sufficient immigrants from the British isles and their descendants tended to aggregate – and where […]


Noam & Friends 2013 video recap

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

To help promote the second stage of the Noam Pikelny & Friends tour, a video with highlights from the Fall of 2013 has been released. The tour is primarily in support of Noam’s stellar 2013 release, Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe, but […]


Tony Trischka’s Great Big World

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The banjo world is eagerly awaiting the next installment from 5 string magnifico Tony Trischka, Great Big World, due February 4 from Rounder. Trischka first emerged on the scene in the early 1970s as part of the eclectic string music scene around Syracuse University. He […]