• A strong debut from No Time Flatt

    You’ve heard of Lester Flatt, of course, and up-and-comers Flatt Lonesome, but what about No Time Flatt? The west Tennessee-based band recently released their debut album, a self-titled effort filled with a number of classics and more recent bluegrass favorites. The

  • Larry Sparks and Dave Adkins in Elkhorn City

    Two of bluegrass music’s biggest voices joined forces Friday, November 3 for an evening of traditional grass at the Breaks Interstate Park, located on the Virginia/Kentucky border. The Russell Fork River Bluegrass Show, a first-time concert that both the park

  • Stolen instrument alert…

    The folks at Deering Banjo Company have asked the bluegrass community to keep an eye out for three Deering banjos that were stolen while the Deerings were in Minneapolis, MN. They had just finished presenting some workshops to dealers in

  • Sister Sadie to Wilson Pickins

    Powerhouse group Sister Sadie is the latest addition to Melanie Wilson’s ever-growing roster at Wilson Pickins Promotions. The all-star female band, which racked up quite a bit of airplay and fan attention after the release of its first, self-titled album

  • Linefork film on Lee Sexton, banjo man

    A film spotlighting eastern Kentucky old-time banjo master Lee Sexton has begun a series of screenings across the United States, beginning at Harvard University last week and continuing at several venues throughout Kentucky this week. Linefork follows Sexton, who is

  • John Lawless of Bluegrass Today

    John Lawless addresses the audience at the 2017 IBMA Special Awards ceremony - photo by Frank Baker For John Lawless, editor and co-founder of Bluegrass Today, receiving an IBMA Distinguished Achievement Award “was a bit surreal.” According to Lawless, being at

  • Terry Herd of Bluegrass Today

    Some old records, a game of hide and seek, and a rusty banjo string first set broadcaster and businessman Terry Herd on the path towards the world of bluegrass. What began with a love of sharing music with friends reached