• Nickel Creek – Why Should The Fire Die?

    <br /> Why Should The Fire Die? the newest CD from the band Nickel Creek is released today. This CD features several songs that showcase the band's bluegrass roots, but remember that the band members have never, to my knowledge,

  • Darren Beachley at The Station Inn

    I just got off the phone with Kip Martin. He was telling me about quite a gathering that will be taking place tomorrow night, August 5th, at the Station Inn in Nashville. Kip is playing bass with Darren Beachley and

  • World of Bluegrass Podcast

    IBMA has just announced that Wichita Rutherford will host the first ever World of Bluegrass podcast live on the web today, Thurs. August 4, 2005. They plan for the podcast to be posted online twice monthly. The full text of

  • Jerry Douglas – The Best Kept Secret

    We just received a press release stating that Jerry Douglas has a new CD scheduled for release on September 20th, 2005. The CD The Best Kept Secret is on the KOCH Records label. Douglas, who produces quite a number of

  • The Grascals on ABC.

    This coming Tuesday (Aug 2) marks the first television appearance of the Nashville based bluegrass band The Grascals. From The Grascals website: Rounder Records bluegrass group The Grascals will make their network television debut as they perform "Viva Las Vegas" with Dolly

  • The Chapmans – Simple Man

    The Chapmans have released a new CD titled Simple Man. They have made available an eCard for this project. This is a great way to promote a new CD. you can listen to the tracks while reading about the recording,

  • Dale Ann Bradley at the Lowell Folk Festival.

    The Lowell Folk Festival in Lowell, MA takes place July 29-31. The sole ambassador of bluegrass music at this year's event is Dale Ann Bradley. From the Lowell Folk Festival website: Like her eastern Kentucky sisters and predecessors, Dale Ann is blessed

  • Commerce County Line Television Pilot

    I spoke with Brad Davis over the weekend and he was telling me about a new television show he is working on called Commerce County Line. Brad is currently living in Commerce County, Texas and named the show accordingly. Brad

  • Del McCoury – The Company We Keep

    The Del McCoury Band recently released their newest CD The Company We Keep and it's already on the charts. I won't link to Billboard because you have to be a subscriber to view their charts online. But I

  • Clay Jones – Mountain Tradition

    Currently a member of the band Mountain Heart, Clay Jones has just released his first solo CD, Mountain Tradition. The disc features: Adam Steffey on mandolin Ron Stewart on banjo Jason Moore on bass Jimmy Van Cleve on fiddle Barry Abernathy and Steve Gulley on