• Bluegrass Blasphemy?

    Not long ago I came across a new blog site called Culture 11. The site's authors say their goal with the site is to provide some perspective on life in America as culturally conservative Americans find themselves facing changing times

  • North Carolina Banjo Clinic

    Cindy Baucom sent in a couple photos from the past weekend at the North Carolina Banjo Clinic in Burnsville, NC. The event was hosted by Rod Johnston of Village Productions. Instructors included Tom Adams, Graham Sharpe, Mike Scott and Terry Baucom.

  • The Raconteurs retell Old Enough

    Rock group The Raconteurs are retelling a recent single, Old Enough. The song is from their CD Consolers of the Lonely, released in March of 2008. Old Enough was released as a single barely a week ago. The release included

  • Bluegrass on a mission trip

    A mission team from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY recently took the Gospel, and some bluegrass, on a mission trip to Newfoundland. The team consisted of 19 students and faculty members from the seminary. The team put together

  • Another IBMA Travelogue

    For our readers who enjoyed Richard Thompson's IBMA travelogue entries, here's another that you may enjoy. This one comes to us from Larche Hardy, who serves as News Director for WMBB News 13 in Panama City, FL. Hardy tells the tail of

  • European Bluegrass Summit in 2009

    Following on the heels of a successful International Bluegrass Summit at this year's IBMA, a European Bluegrass Summit is planned to take place February 7-8, 2009 in B?ºhl/Baden, southern Germany. Anyone within the bluegrass community in Europe is invited to attend.

  • MoonShiner turns 26

    The November 2008 edition of MoonShiner Magazine marks the 26th birthday for the Japanese language magazine. Congratulations MoonShiner! Moonshiner (translated page) is the premier bluegrass and acoustic music magazine in Japan. Featuring product reviews, interviews, and lots of articles about vintage

  • Bluegrass Lesson Plans

    November 30 is the deadline for submissions in this year's Bluegrass Lesson Plan Competition. The contest is part of IBMA's efforts to bring the music we love to the next generation through it's Bluegrass In The Schools program. School teachers, home

  • EWOB 2009 application deadline

    We brought you news in September that European World of Bluegrass Festival was accepting band applications. The deadline for that application process is fast approaching. Applications must be received by November 20th for consideration. The festival is scheduled to take place May

  • Wayne Henderson interview

    A while back Modern Guitars conducted an interview with bluegrass guitarist and luthier Wayne Henderson. The interview was published at the end of September, but we somehow missed it in our IBMA rush. It is an extensive interview covering Wayne's unique