• A Bluegrass Gospel Songbook

    Rounder Records is set to release A Bluegrass Gospel Songbook on March 1, 2011. No, it's not an actual book, it's a CD. The disc features 13 tracks from some of the most loved bluegrass artists of recent years. There's not

  • Ed Helms and Lonesome Trio

    Ed Helms has gotten our attention before when he did a little picking on The Office. He's got a new movie heading to the big screen, and again he'll be injecting some music into the role. NPR invited Helms into

  • Bluegrass at Brandeis

    Often played in garages and fields, bluegrass is also found in the austere halls of academia. From the folk revival of the 1960's to today, bluegrass has enjoyed a special relationship with the college concert circuit. We've mentioned The Professors of

  • Banjo for iOS

    Bluegrass instruction has become increasingly mobile in recent years, as teachers and students alike take advantage of the opportunities afforded by developing technology. If you are interested in bluegrass instruction, you no longer have to order a DVD and wait

  • An intersection of bluegrass and art

    For all you delinquent bluegrass musicians out there who have yet to purchase your wife, or girlfriend, a Valentine's Day gift, we've got a solution for you. Get her a piece of jewelry that has roots in bluegrass music. DC based

  • David Grier in Acoustic Magazine

    The only magazine in the United Kingdom dedicated to acoustic music is aptly named, Acoustic Magazine. The most recent edition, #50 February, 2011, features an interview with guitarist David Grier. UK based banjo player Leon Hunt conducted the interview. The magazine

  • Steeldrivers in USA Today

    USA Today is running a story about five musical artists they feel are "under the radar" at the Grammys this year. One of their picks is bluegrass' own Steeldrivers. The story features a short introduction to the band, giving a brief

  • Do-It-Yourself Bluegrass Biz

    While there are independent artists in virtually all genres of music, and there are resources for learning to manage your career as an indie artist, each genre has its own distinguishing peculiarities. From bluegrass festivals, to coffee shop jam sessions,

  • Live chat with Jim Lauderdale

    If you're an established songwriter or an aspiring one, here's an event you'll want to take notice of. Jim Lauderdale will be participating in a live chat on Facebook, on Tuesday, February 1, at 7 PM EST. The chat will

  • Thomas and DeLancey concert taping tonight

    Tonight (1/21/2011) I'll be heading out to Garnett, KS to tape a concert by Linda Thomas and Dan DeLancey. Dan and Linda are a husband and wife team who perform bluegrass and old-timey music. Linda is a well known hammered