• Cold rain comes to Lake Havasu

    This report on the 14th annual Bluegrass On The Beach festival in Lake Havasu, AZ is a contribution from David VanGelder. While the blizzards and cold from back East may have risen to more spring-like temperatures, there was still no comparison to

  • Takeharu Kunimoto – An Appreciation

    This memorial appreciation is a contribution from Jack Tottle, Associate Professor Emeritus at East Tennessee State University. It is used by permission from Moonshiner magazine (JAPAN), originally published—in Japanese translation—February, 2016. Takeharu Kunimoto was among the most unusual, gifted, energetic and hard-working individuals I’ve

  • Dave Clark passes

    This remembrance of Dave Clark is a contribution from Sandy Rothman, long time Bay Area string musician and former Blue Grass Boy. David Clark: January 1, 1943–January 30, 2016 Soon after moving to Columbus, Ohio, from the San Francisco Bay Area in 1969

  • Tom Isenhour’s bluegrass museum

    Our friend Becky Johnson, also known by her 'street name' of Mrs. Bluegrass, recently visited mandolinist and music collector Tom Isenhour and shared this article and photographs for our readers. For Tom Isenhour it all started with board games, toys associated