• Opry bluegrass show during IBMA week

    The Grand Ole Opry's Tuesday Night Opry series will have a decidedly bluegrass theme on October 25 when IBMA is in town. Billed as the Great Bluegrass 80th Anniversary Signature Show, the concert will feature performances by Rhonda Vincent,

  • Gulf Coast Bluegrass, post-Katrina

    The Legends of Bluegrass & Country Music Festival, scheduled for October 6-8 in Columbia MS, has been canceled as a result of the damage suffered in the area from hurricane Katrina. The festival does not appear to have an online

  • Bill Monroe birthday bash at the Opry

    OK... it's part of a celebration of the Grand Ole Opry's 80th anniversary, not Bill Monroe's birthday, but the Opry is hosting a special Bill Monroe Bluegrass Celebration on October 15 at 1:00 p.m. The show will feature performances by

  • Scruggs, et al on Letterman tonight

    Don't forget that Steve Martin will be a featured guest on The Late Show featuring David Letterman tonight (9/21), with a number of prominent banjo pickers in tow for a special performance. Earl Scruggs, Tony Ellis, Pete Wernick and Charles

  • Bea Lilly, 1921-2005

    We are sorry to report that Bea Lilly, member of The Lily Brothers & Don Stover and a true pioneer in bluegrass music, passed away September 18, 2005 at the Duxbury House Alzheimer Care Center near Plymouth, MA. Mitchell Burt

  • Moody Bluegrass In Concert

    Moody Bluegrass - A Nashville Tribute To The Moody Blues is nominated for the IBMA Recorded Event of the Year award, and features a dozen Moody Blues songs performed in a bluegrass style by some top bluegrass artists. Following on

  • OCRN seeking volunteer bluegrass DJs

    Gracie Muldoon, station manager and program director at Original Country Radio Network, is looking for folks who might want to serve as a volunteer DJ for a few hours each day, or even once or twice a week. OCRN

  • Chris Burton – The Way I See It

    Singer, picker and songwriter Chris Burton has released his debut CD, The Way I See It. The material is a mix of Chris' original songs with some less familiar covers. He plays banjo, mandolin, guitar and bass on most tracks,