• Eddie Adcock on his major award

    We caught up with Eddie Adcock today and he shared these reflections on being selected as the recipient of the 2014 Steve Martin prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music. In addition to a lovely trophy, the prize includes a

  • Artie Werner remembers Ron Murphy

    Artie Werner, bass player, band manager and booking agent, shared these words of remembrance for his friend, Ron Murphy, who passed away yesterday. Ron and his wife of 40 years, Lora formed The Muddy River Band in 1977, played a heavy

  • More from Big Hillbilly Bluegrass in Oman

    Here’s another report from Bob Perilla, who is in Oman with the better part of his Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. They will be performing in the northeast African nation for two weeks for the US State Department, and sharing stories of their travels with us

  • Big Hillbilly Bluegrass in Old Muscat

    Here’s another report from Bob Perilla, who has arrived in Oman with the better part of his Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. They will be performing in the northeast African nation for two weeks for the US State Department, and sharing stories of their travels

  • Big Hillbilly arrives in Oman

    Here's a brief report from Bob Perilla, who has arrived in Oman with the better part of his Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. They will be performing in the northeast African nation for two weeks for the US State Department, and sharing stories

  • Della Mae in Brazil

    While much of the world's attention was focused on Brazil earlier this month, Della Mae was touring the country spreading the bluegrass message on behalf of the US government. Mandolinist Jenni Lyn Gardner sent this brief report on their activities. In

  • Sheridan Festival evacuated by fire

    This report comes from C.J. Lewandowski, mandolinist with Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show. He was working at the Sheridan festival as the following took place. The photos were taken by Steve Jackson. The Sheridan Bluegrass Fever Festival was evacuated on

  • Feller & Hill do Norway

    Feller & Hill are spending a week in Norway, performing at a major country music festival and trying to see as much of the countryside as they can. Tom Feller shared this report. Norway is beautiful and it has just kept

  • Red, White & Bluegrass 2014

    This early report from the 2014 edition of the Red, White & Bluegrass festival last week is a contribution from Jessica Boggs, an enthusiastic bluegrass fan in East Tennessee. Sweltering heat couldn’t keep fans from coming out to the first day