• Ronnie Reno receives Blue Blaze Award

    Sam Stout, President & Coordinator of the Smithville Fiddlers Jamboree and Shan Williams, Director of Marketing for the festival, present Ronnie Reno with the Blue Blaze Award. Photo courtesy of Dwayne Page/WJLE Bluegrass icon Ronnie Reno stepped on the stage of the 48th Annual

  • Grand Ole Opry quilt from The Amazing Quilter

    Bluegrass greats Flatt & Scruggs, Bill Monroe, The Osborne Brothers, Jim & Jesse, Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, Rhonda Vincent, Dailey & Vincent and many more bluegrass stars are making a special appearance. They, and other bluegrass and country acts, who

  • Becky Buller Band Bluegrass Birthday Bash

    Not only can the Grammy-nominated songwriter put together a fine run of alliteration to name a special occasion, but she also really knows how to throw a party.  “Thank you so much to each and everyone one of you for coming

  • Michael Cleveland wins Blue Blaze Award

    Michael Cleveland receives the 2018 Blue Blaze Award from Sam Stout - photo by Bill Conger Grammy-nominated fiddler Michael Cleveland has another trophy for his immense collection after he was honored yesterday (July 7) at the 47th annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and

  • Becky Buller talks songs… and momming

    Wearing a multitude of hats as songwriter, singer, fiddle player, bandleader, mom and wife, Becky Buller is definitely an overachiever. “I just do what I can and definitely probably try to do too much,” she says, juggling between the interview with

  • Bobby Osborne – Still Going Strong

    Bluegrass music icon Bobby Osborne proves he’s not down for the count with his new CD, Original. “I really thought I was never going to get to record anymore,” the 85-year-old legend told Bluegrass Today. “I tried three or four of