• 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

  • IBMA nominees on Bluegrass Today

    Bluegrass Today will offer expanded coverage of the International Bluegrass Music Association's press conference to announce the nominees for the 2005 IBMA awards. Working closely with the IBMA, we will have a full listing of all nominees in each category

  • Grascals to open for Dolly in NYC

    The Grascals will perform at Radio City Music Hall on August 18 as the opening act for Dolly Parton. This show will be the second stop on Dolly's Vintage Tour and will feature a guest performance by the country superstar

  • Vassar Clements, 1928-2005

    1d7 It is with great sadness that we note that Vassar Clements, legendary fiddler and dear friend to many people in bluegrass music, passed away this morning at 8:35 am. Bluegrass Today extends our deepest sympathies to Vassar's family and his

  • Debut CD from top European bluegrass band

    Carmel Sheerin & The Ravens, voted European Bluegrass Band of the Year for 2005 this past May, will release their first CD, Runaway, in late August. The band is based in Ireland and features vocalist Carmel Sheerin, her three brothers