• Ralph Stanley to receive Governor’s Award

    Dr. Ralph Stanley has received quite a few awards during his distinguished career. Stanley has been awarded four Grammys. He was named the 2004 Virginian of the Year. He received a National Medal of Arts in 2006. In early 2008

  • The Country Gentlemen Tribute, Vol. 2

    Darren Beachley has written in to give us an update concerning the production of the second Country Gentlemen Tribute CD from Bill Yates. Darren and Bill are co-producing this new recording. The first CD was released in December of 2006. We

  • Big Al Goes Postal

    Big Al Johnson has gone postal. No, not like that. He's working for the US Postal Service. That doesn't mean he's not playing music though. Alan has a solid background as a fiddle player and bass singer, having toured with a

  • Rural Rhythm to Radio – #2

    Rural Rhythm Records has been releasing some really good bluegrass in the last few years. They've also been working hard to make sure we all get to hear this great music. One of their efforts in that regard has been

  • Carrie Hassler T-shirts

    Don't forget to enter our promotional giveaway for Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain. This promotion surrounds the recent release of CHHR2, the sophmore CD from the band. Our giveaway includes two prize packages that will be given away later this week.

  • Dan Tyminski on BluegrassRadio.org

    This afternoon at 1PM EST, BluegrassRadio.org will broadcast the just released Dan Tyminski Radio Special. Produced by Rounder Records and hosted by Brad Paul, the special includes a full hour of interview conversation with Dan Tyminski. Dan and Brad discuss the

  • Shannon Slaughter joins Lou Reid

    Lou Reid & Carolina have formally announced a band member change. Kevin Richardson has left the band to pursue a full-time gig with the Larry Stephenson Band. Lou, Christy and Trevor have expressed their best wishes for Kevin as he makes

  • Carrie Hassler: Pick 2 Update

    Yesterday we started the Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain promotional in coordination with the release of their latest recording CHHR2. Mark Roberts of WearBluegrass.com pointed out that one of the prize packages included tickets to a festival this Saturday, while the

  • Noam Pikelny on Chicago TV

    WTTW channel 11 in Chicago recently aired a brief (7:30 in length) news story about Noam Pikelny of Punch Brothers. The piece ran as part of their Chicago Tonight programing. The piece is essentially a short biographical work about Noam. It