• Cuppa ‘Jo – new Huber Banjos CD

    Following up on the critical success of their Team Flathead CD, Huber Banjos is set to release a second volume of recordings featuring popular bluegrass pickers on new Huber Banjos. Where Team Flathead focused on the banjos themselves, with each

  • New banjo man with Kenny & Amanda Smith

    Kenny & Amanda Smith are delighted to announce that their new banjo player will be Jason Davis, recently of Michelle Nixon & Drive. Only 17 years old, Jason has already established himself as a serious professional picker, and he is

  • Countdown to IBMA…

    Your dutiful Bluegrass Blog authors will be leaving on Sunday (10/23) for the IBMA World Of Bluegrass Convention and Fan Fest in Nashville, TN. Blog posts may be down a bit between now and then as pre-IBMA preparations swing into

  • EWOB CD now available online

    We posted recently about the release of an audio CD with live recordings of the various showcase acts that performed at the 2005 European World of Bluegrass in The Netherlands this past May. At that time, there was no place online

  • New Gibson Brothers CD in January ’06

    Sugar Hill has announced January 2006 as the release date for the next CD project from The Gibson Brothers. The new project, entitled Red Letter Day, is said to contain 15 songs, five written by Eric and Leigh Gibson, with

  • Bela Fleck at Berklee

    On Tuesday, Bela Fleck's Trio! (Bela, Stanley Clarke, Jean Luc Ponty) performed in Boston, and they also gave a free clinic for students at the Berklee College of Music in the afternoon. Berklee students were also admitted to the Tuesday

  • Butch Robins, banjo picker… and blogger!

    Well known banjo player, former Bluegrass Boy, and now successful autobiographer Butch Robins has joined the blogosphere. His new blog is called The Cyber-Journal of Joseph Calvin "Butch" Robins, and is subtitled "The Thoughts Of An Itinerant Banjo Player." Much