• Steve Huber – in the shop full time

    Steve Huber, owner and builder of the popular Huber Banjo line, has stepped back from performing to focus his attention on banjo production, and just played his last show with The Kenny & Amanda Smith Band. Steve expressed a mix

  • BlueRidge signs with Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records and BlueRidge have joined forces, with Alan Bibey & Co. signing with the Florida-based label for their next recording, a Gospel project slated for an early 2006 release. In addition to Bibey on mandolin, BlueRidge is made up

  • eFolkMusic downloader

    eFolk Music is a download site that may not be as familiar as some of the big guns in the market, but with a focus on folk and acoustic music, it may be one that readers of Bluegrass Today will

  • New Turtle Hill banjo stolen

    We just received a notice from Dave Schenkman of Turtle Hill Banjo Company in Bryantown, MD that a recent shipment of three new Turtle Hill Woody banjos included one empty box, from which a banjo had been removed, and the

  • San Paolo Bluegrass Club postage stamp

    Our Brazilian friend Erio Meili, President of the Sao Paulo Bluegrass Music Association sent us this photo of the postage stamp which they had created to help publicize their organization. The Brazilian postal authority, Empresa Brasileira de Correios, is under

  • Will somebody answer that… mandolin?

    Butch Baldassari, Nashville mandolinist and owner of Sound Art Recordings, has made a number of mandolin cell phone ring tones available for online purchase and download. These are actual recordings of mandolin music, not MIDI files, and appear to be

  • Spaces filling up for UK bluegrass camp

    Though the popular Sore Fingers bluegrass instructional camp in England won't be held until April of 2006, reports are that the slots are rapidly filling up. UK and European bluegrass pickers who want to take advantage of this highly