• ZGrass: Bluegrass on IPTV

    The Bluegrass Music Channel LLC is working to launch ZGrass in April of 2009. ZGrass will provide bluegrass music video content, both music videos and concert performances, to IPTV networks worldwide. The website is currently live with a small offering of

  • Mac Wiseman breaks a leg

    In show business the phrase "Break a leg" is used frequently to encourage a performer by wishing them good luck without saying "good luck," which is considered bad luck. Unfortunately, Mac Wiseman literally broke his right femur just above the knee

  • Bluegrass History

    The Charlotte Observer ran a piece a couple days ago featuring an interview with author Tom Warlick. Warlick co-wrote a book with his wife Lucy, in 2007 titled: The WBT Briarhoppers: Eight Decades of a Bluegrass Band Made for Radio. The

  • Lloyd Loar for sale

    Here's an interesting story of a Lloyd Loar Mandolin that was recently discovered. The instrument had belonged to the lady's grandfather, but no one in the family was currently playing it. Thinking it would be good for one of the kids

  • Jack Black Bluegrass?

    Bluegrass music has had no shortage of funny men down through the years. From Stringbean to Wichita Rutherford, bluegrass fans have been able to enjoy a good laugh along with the music. Jack Black is a funny man for sure. He's

  • Dierks Bentley & Ronnie McCoury

    Country artist Dierks Bentley is gearing up for the release of his new CD, Feel That Fire. As in the past Dierks is showing his love of bluegrass by including some bluegrass on his new recording. His first, self-titled, CD included

  • Steve Martin: The Crow

    We've already told you about Steve Martin's upcoming CD, The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo. Now we've learned that the CD is set for a January 27, 2009 release, exclusively on Amazon.com for the first 90 days. It

  • Win a Sirius/XM radio from Wichita

    Wichita Rutherford made an appearance on CMT over the weekend. He was featured on CMT Insider's "The Year in a Nutshell," along with several other comedians. They asked Wichita some questions and during his responses he talked about some famous

  • The Infamous Stringdusters – live download

    The Infamous Stringdusters have just made their first live download available. The band has been multi-tracking their live shows since June of 2008. This first download is from a September 13, 2008 show in Normal, IL, at the Illinois State