• Nefesh Mountain live on DittyTV

    Memphis-based DittyTV will be featuring a live concert with Nefesh Mountain over the next few days on their streaming channel. The network focuses on live music and interviews with Americana and roots artists of every kind, and can be accessed

  • Farida Guitars now available in the US

    Farida Guitars, a popular brand in the UK and a number of Asian nations, is coming to America with a line of four slope-shoulder dreadnoughts, and a pair of 00-sized guitars. Sidestreet Distributing in Lansing, MI will be the exclusive

  • Old Country Store video from Turning Ground

    Bonfire Recording has released a new music video for Kentucky's Turning Ground. It's the title track from their current project, Old Country Store. The video was shot, appropriately enough, in an old country store by Bonfire Studios. Webb’s Grocery was the shoot

  • No more Highland Travelers

    Things move fast in the bluegrass world. Influential bands can come together quickly and make a big impact, only to disappear when plans and family situations change. And so it goes with Highland Travelers, a group which popped up earlier this

  • Roy Clark passes

    The bluegrass and banjo playing world has lost a great champion today, as we note the passing of singer and multi-instrumentalist, Roy Clark. The smiling face of the banjo for so many Americans as a host on Hee-Haw for nearly

  • 615 Hideaway to launch Bluegrass Fridays

    Since early in 2017, The 615 Hideaway has been creating streaming video content highlighting the many musical faces of Nashville. They produce 2-3 shows each week for online distribution, featuring pop, country, rock, folk, and bluegrass artists, showcasing new music

  • LaTresa Smith sings Bright Star for Christmas

    LaTresa Smith has released a single ahead of her upcoming album, one with a Christmas message appropriate for the season. Bright Star is a duet with her fellow Nashvillian, Billy Droze, which Latresa wrote. She retells the story of the Nativity

  • Banjo straps from Banjolit

    Our Slovak friends with Banjolit have introduced a new line of banjo straps which they will ship anywhere in the world. These are ultra-high quality, handmade straps made from the finest soft leather for comfort and durability. The three styles on

  • Merle Monroe signs with Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records has announced the signing of a new bluegrass act, Merle Monroe, consisting of a pair of veterans coming together to share the particular kind of music they love best. The two principals are Tim Raybon, long time grasser and

  • Herschel Sizemore recovering well at home

    Herschel Sizemore, a true hero in the bluegrass mandolin world, is back home after a brief hospitalization last week. He had been in hospital to have a pacemaker installed to help regulate his heartbeat. The Sizemore family says that he already