• Ronnie Bowman interview in Roanoke Times

    The Roanoke Times, formerly the home town newspaper for noted bluegrass singer/songwriter Ronnie Bowman, closed the year with a brief catch up piece on the Franklin County, VA native. Times writer Ralph Berrier offers a brief overview of Ronnie's big

  • New look for Cedar Hill

    We just heard from Frank Ray, founder and mandolinist with the popular Missouri-based Cedar Hill, about some changes in the band's makeup as they head into the new year. Longtime bass player Ali Keisler and guitarist Jesse Durham will be

  • CMT.com lists Top Ten Bluegrass CDs for 2005

    CMT.com, the online side of cable network CMT (Country Music Television), has posted a list of their Ten Favorite Bluegrass Albums of 2005. The choices cover an interesting range of styles, and include both new and re-issue projects from legends and

  • Del McCoury interview in TN paper

    Del McCoury fans should enjoy reading this article, which ran in December 29 issue of The Daily News Journal in Murfreesboro, TN. Though published primarily as a preview piece on The Del McCoury Band's annual New Year's Eve concert in

  • UPDATE – link to Blue Highway on NPR

    We posted last week to let everyone know that Rob Ickes and Tim Stafford would be guests on National Public Radio's All Things Considered program on Christmas Day. At that time, we suggested that audio of the interview would appear

  • Boston Globe covers Berklee bluegrass

    We have posted several times about the recent embrace of traditional bluegrass instruments as a principal of study at the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, MA. While other post secondary schools facilitate the study of bluegrass music - most

  • Duhks debut CD to be released on Sugar Hill

    Canadian acoustic-fusion group The Duhks created quite a stir when their self-titled CD was released on Sugar Hill Records earlier this year. The band has been touring extensively since that time, and new fans have been regularly frustrated by the

  • Deering Banjos – Made In America

    John Ratzenberger's Made In America is a popular television program on the cable network, Travel Channel. The show journeys to sites all over the United States to highlight businesses, both large and small, who manufacture products here in America. A