• Flux capacitor for banjo

    Tom Nechville, owner of Nechville Musical Products, has never been one to shy away from innovation in the banjo world. His Heli-Mount banjo frame (which replaces the brackets and coordinator rods), and the Nechville Meteor solid body electric banjos have

  • Free downloads from Barons Of Bluegrass

    James Reams, Walter Hensley & The Barons of Bluegrass are offering free downloads of three songs from their latest release, Wild Card, via Download.com. These are the full tracks from the CD in an unrestricted MP3 format, ready for burning to

  • New faces with Lonesome River Band

    Sammy Shelor let us know today that he has two new members with him in Lonesome River Band. To be precise, it's actually one new member, and one returning. Brandon Rickman is back with the band, playing guitar and singing lead,

  • More Ultimate Pickin from Pinecastle

    Some of the more popular bluegrass instrumental projects of recent years have been in a Pinecastle series which came to be called the Bluegrass Annual projects, as each was designated by the year in which it was released. Seven CDs

  • Trischka/Martin on Ellen posted on YouTube

    As one would have expected, someone has posted the video from Tony Trischka and Steve Martin's appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last Thursday up on YouTube. They were on to promote Tony's Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular CD, and played one

  • SuperGrass photos online

    California photographer Tom Tworek has recently posted a gallery of images he shot at SuperGrass, the California Bluegrass Association's annual indoor winter festival, which ran February 1-4. These were taken from the stage, and are mostly close up, portrait shots of

  • Jim Lauderdale in Sweden

    Shortly after we posted last week about the interview with Jim Lauderdale on CMT.com, we heard from our friend, Jens Koch, who plays banjo with the young Swedish bluegrass group, G2. Jens wanted to let us know that Jim would be

  • Bluegrass Music Profiles launches bluegrass chart

    Bluegrass Music Profiles has been publishing a bi-monthly print magazine since 2003, focusing on the personal side of bluegrass artists and personalities. They have just announced the debut of their bluegrass music charts, based on radio airplay from their list