• Why you should listen to bluegrass radio

    Years ago, before the advent of the iPod, I used to listen to bluegrass radio quite a bit. Once I began using iTunes, my radio listening began to decline. Most of the music I consumed came from my existing music

  • A La Carte Bluegrass (2/16)

    Ah, Love (Statler Brothers Included) When the New York Times compiled their Valentine's Day playlist, attempting to avoid "love’s dark side" proved almost impossible, until they included a track from the new Statler Brothers cover album by "the frisky bluegrass duo

  • Instrumental Artwork

    Larry Robinson is one of the finest artists in the music business. And by artist I mean he decorates guitars and banjos, among other things, with intricate and beautiful inlays. Robinson has been in the business since the early 1970's

  • Denison University adds bluegrass concentration

    Denison University in Granville, Ohio (30 miles East of Columbus) is a private, residential liberal arts and sciences college, which has consistently ranked within the top 60 Best Colleges ranking by U.S. News and World Report for the last several years. Denison

  • Own a Disney Bass

    Music has always been an integral part of Disney movies. So much so, that one of the annual youth events hosted at Walt Disney World is Disney Magic Music Days, which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. One part

  • The Banjo Project – a documentary

    One of the most defining aspects of the bluegrass sound is the addition made by the 5-string banjo. It is the most "American" of all the instruments comprising a bluegrass band.  There is a lot of lore, and misinformation, about

  • Leadbetter and Bennett

    Some guys are always busy. Never content to be doing just one thing, Uncle Phil Leadbetter is one of those busy people. He currently performs as a member of the award winning band Grasstowne, but Uncle Phil has decided to fill up

  • Dailey & Vincent Sing The Statler Brothers

    Out this week is the latest CD offering from one of bluegrass music's hottest bands, Dailey & Vincent. The boys have just released Dailey & Vincent Sing The Statler Brothers. The CD is part of the Cracker Barrel Old Country

  • Mic placement tips from Randy Kohrs

    For those interested in the process of recording bluegrass music, mic choice  and placement is an important key. Grammy Award winning producer and IBMA winning dobro player, Randy Kohrs recently recorded a short how-to video for Royer Labs on this