• 2019 Armuchee Bluegrass Festival report

    This report is a contribution from Audie Finnell, who also provided the photos. Armuchee Bluegrass Festival,  the oldest continuous festival in Georgia,  wrapped up its 47th annual season over the Labor Day weekend. Hosting 2 festivals during the year (Memorial Day

  • Nofugrass 2019 report

    This report from the 3rd annual Nofugrass in Spain comes from Lluis Gomez, noted Spanish banjo player and teacher. Bluegrass and old time music is growing in Spain, with more musicians, festivals, and fans every year. Case in point is Nofugrass

  • Photos from RockyGrass 2019

    Chris Luquette and Frank Solivan of Dirty Kitchen at the 2019 RockyGrass Festival - photo by Kevin Slick Thanks to Kevin Slick, President of the Colorado Bluegrass Music Society, for sharing these photos from the 47th annual RockyGrass Festival in Lyons,

  • High Mountain Hay Fever 2019 report

    Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers at the 2019 High Mountain Hay Fever Festival in Colorado This report is a contribution from Kevin Slick, President of the Colorado Bluegrass Music Society and member of Annie Savage & Savage Hearts. High Mountain Hay

  • Dave “Hagar” Nelson passes

    This remembrance of Hagar Nelson is a contribution from Art Stevenson of Art Stevenson & High Water in Wisconsin. I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our old friend and band mate Dave “Hagar” Nelson on July 5, 2019,

  • 2019 Barcelona Bluegrass Camp report

    This report is a contribution from Lluis Gomez, noted Spanish banjo player and teacher. Many thanks to Lluis for his work spreading bluegrass in Europe. The 4th Barcelona Bluegrass Camp was held this past February 22-23, 2019, in Barcelona. It is

  • Friday photos from SOIMF 2019

    Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers at the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival - photo © Michael Gabbard Michael Gabbard was in the house for the Friday concerts during Spring 2019 Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, put on twice a year

  • Withlacoochee River Bluegrass Festival 2019

    This report from the 2019 Withlacoochee festival comes from Nancy Jordan, Marketing Manager at Tin Roof Shack Productions in Florida. It was an exciting festival once again at the Withlacoochee River Bluegrass Festival in Dunnellon, FL, presented by Tin Roof Shack Productions.

  • Appalachian Road Show at Joe Val

    Appalachian Road Show at the 2019 Joe Val Bluegrass Festival - photo © Dave Hollender This review is a contribution from David Hollender, a Professor in the Ensembles Department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is a classically