• WNRV goes online

    WNRV, AM 990, here in the New River Valley, has gone online. Their live feed is not yet operational, but they are working on it, and tell me it should be available soon. The website is up and running though, and

  • Rhonda Vincent video update

    Following up on John's post yesterday, I spoke with Rhonda, via email, about the new video. She is very pleased with the results, not so pleased about the bronchitis, and offered a couple more of her favorite photos taken during the

  • George Shuffler turns 83

    Bluegrass Today would like to wish a very happy 83rd birthday to George Shuffler. George was born April 11, 1925. Shuffler is viewed by many as a pivotal figure in the development of bluegrass guitar styles. He spent 18 years with

  • Cherryholmes on XM Radio

    Our good friend Wichita Rutherford is hosting the family band Cherryholmes on his XM Radio show this afternoon. Wichita's show is called The Grand Old Time Machine. He travels back and forth through time playing the best of bluegrass from today

  • EWOB 2008

    Pickers from all over Europe, as well as a few from here in the states, will be gathering the Dutch village of Voorthuizen next month for the 11th annual European World of Bluegrass Festival. The festival takes place May 1-3,

  • Gibson Brothers download: Picker’s Blues

    Yesterday we offered the first of two track downloads from the new CD by The Gibson Brothers'. The CD, Iron & Diamonds is released today, April 8, 2008. The guys, along with the folks at Sugar Hill Records, are making these

  • Cindy Baucom: 25 years of bluegrass radio

    Cindy Baucom is an award winning bluegrass radio personality. Her syndicated show, Knee-Deep In Bluegrass, is broadcast on radio stations around the country. Recently the show added several new affiliates. WXBC 104.3 FM, in Hardinsburg, KY is now airing the show every

  • Gibson Brothers download: Iron & Diamonds

    The Gibson Brothers' new CD, Iron & Diamonds, will be released tomorrow, April 8, 2008. The guys, along with the folks at Sugar Hill Records, were kind enough to offer two free downloads to our readers here on Bluegrass Today This

  • Cherryholmes Receive Key to the City of Bluegrass

    Wichita Rutherford, the duly elected Mayor of Bluegrass, presented the family band, Cherryholmes, with the key to the "City of Bluegrass" last week. This is the first time the key has been awarded in bluegrass history and Wichita was understandably excited

  • Is iTunes number one?

    In late February we posted the news that iTunes had moved into the number two position in the ranking of the top music retailers in the US. The same group (NPD) has just released a new report for the first