• Pinecastle releases Ultimate Pickin’ CD

    This new compilation CD is due for a September 6 release from Pinecastle Records. The 20 instrumental tracks were selected from the popular Bluegrass '96-'99 CD series produced by Scott Vestal, now out of print. These recordings featured contemporary interpretations

  • Trading fiddlers

    The annual fall rotation of band members continues, as this weekend marks the official start of fiddlers Mike Hartgrove with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Jesse Stockman with The Isaacs. Mike returns to Quicksilver almost two years to the day that

  • Pickin’ On David West

    After producing 60 Pickin' On CD projects for CMH Records, David West is featured on a compliation project for Fireheart Records, entitled Off The Rails. The newly released CD contains 14 instrumentals from the Pickin' On series which David performed

  • Voices Of Mountain Music interviews online

    Blue Ridge Country Magazine, in conjunction with WVTF Public Radio, Blue Ridge Public Television, The Blue Ridge Institute at Ferrum College and West Virginia Public Radio, have made a series of interviews with noted bluegrass artists available online. The interview series

  • September issue of Banjo NewsLetter

    The September issue of Banjo NewsLetter will feature Tony Trischka's interview with Bad Livers banjo player Danny Barnes, and profiles of Canadian 3-finger picker Larry Good, and Spanish picker Lluis Gomez. As always, regular columns will be included from:

  • Tim O’Brien to release two CDs 9/13

    Sugar Hill Records is announcing that singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim O'Brien will release two new recordings simultaneously on September 13. The two projects (Cornbread Nation and Fiddler's Green) were initially conceived as a single CD release but expanded into this

  • Conflict of interest?

    The question of conflict of interest has arisen with regard to the the fact the authors of Bluegrass Today also operate businesses that market products and services to the bluegrass community. Please be assured that we will always pass along