• 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

  • IBMA seeks comment on Awards Show guidelines

    The Board of Directors of the International Bluegrass Music Association has accepted a report from the recently formed Awards Show Guidelines and Oversight Task Force, which sets out their recommendations for Board supervision and responsibility for the annual awards presentation. This

  • Reno-style banjo DVDs

    Jason Skinner is a devoted student of the banjo style of Don Reno. At age 29, he's spent 15 years studying the Reno style, and has set out on a crusade to bring more banjo players to embrace Don's music

  • Tommy Ramone’s acoustic CD

    If you scour the web for general music industry news, you may have noticed that the most recent successful recording artist from another genre to embrace bluegrass is Tommy Ramone, from The Ramones, the notorious alternative rock band of the

  • From Led Zep to The g’Earls

    When we posted last week that audio samples from the upcoming Uncle Earl CD, Waterloo, Tennessee, were up on the Rounder site, we also mentioned that the new project had been produced by John Paul Jones, former bass player and

  • Jim Lauderdale on CMT.com

    CMT.com has a lengthy interview posted on their site with Jim Lauderdale. The interview is about Jim's new CD, Bluegrass, about which Brance spoke so highly last month. Jim talks about his discovery of bluegrass music while still a young teen. When