• Cindy Baucom on Louise Scruggs

    This post is a contribution from Cindy Baucom. Cindy hosts the syndicated radio show Knee Deep In Bluegrass. She is also the IBMA 2005 Bluegrass Broadcaster of the Year. Like so many others, I was very saddened by the passing of

  • Louise Scruggs, Obituary

    The Nashville Tennessean obituary for Louise Scruggs is available online for anyone who would like to read it. It relates the very basic details of her life, as you would expect in an immediate newspaper obituary, along with brief tributes from

  • UT/Knoxville hosts banjo history exhibit

    The University Of Tennessee at Knoxville's McClung Museum is currently hosting a Special Exhibit on the history of the banjo. Entitled The Banjo: From Africa to America and Beyond, the exhibit is a mix of art, photos, instruments and live

  • Louise Scruggs passes

    We are sorry to report that Louise Scruggs, beloved wife of Earl Scruggs as well his long time business manager, passed away today at approximately 2:00 p.m. in Nashville, TN. She had been hospitalized for some time, and despite some

  • IBMA Teacher Workshops in Denver/Boston

    A number of IBMA sponsored teacher workshops are scheduled for the middle of February, designed to familiarize classroom teachers, school administrators, home school parents and education students with bluegrass music - and how they might incorporate it in their own

  • SPBGMA this weekend

    We will have a number of correspondents at the 32nd Annual convention of the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America (SPBGMA) in Nashville, TN this weekend. Keep an eye on Bluegrass Today for any news or interesting

  • Josh Graves benefit on SPBGMA eve

    Anyone heading to Nashville for the SPBGMA convention this weekend might want to catch a special benefit show on Thursday night. The show is the McReynolds Memorial Bluegrass Music Spectacular and will be held on Thursday February 2 at The

  • Banjo NewsLetter Reader’s Survey

    Banjo NewsLetter subscribers are encouraged to complete the 2006 BNL Reader's Survey online. The survey involves a few dozen questions about subscribers' musical interests, skill level, and length of time studying/playing the banjo, as well as instrument and accessory preferences.