• Bluegrass Beatles – mystery solved!

    OK... last post on the Bluegrass Beatles photo. I heard yesterday from Sherri Chekal, who I had only recently met through her connections to the TriState Bluegrass Journal, and BluegrassTalkRadio.com. She laid claim to the Photoshop work on that classic Beatles

  • CMT.com and IBMA week

    CMT.com has put together a special web site feature for IBMA's big week in Nashville. They have assembled photo galleries, video clips, audio files and even a Fun & Games page where you can play an IBMA Nominee Trivia game

  • Downtown Nashville parking site

    Andy Friedman, my indispensable operations manager at AcuTab, passed along a site he found: "While searching on-line for parking lots in Nashville I ran across this excellent reference site: Park It Downtown. It includes a printable color coded map of

  • Koch Nashville no more

    Here's some unfortunate news for bluegrass fans, and for a number of popular bluegrass and acoustic music artists. One of the more promising and aggressive entries in the production and marketing of bluegrass recordings of late has been Koch Records

  • Nickel Creek, live in the studio

    Nickel Creek recently recorded a live show in the studios of WRAX in Birmingham, AL. The audio can be accessed online at Reg's Coffee House, a site run by Scott Register. Nickel Creek seems to be the closest thing to

  • Cuppa ‘Jo – new Huber Banjos CD

    Following up on the critical success of their Team Flathead CD, Huber Banjos is set to release a second volume of recordings featuring popular bluegrass pickers on new Huber Banjos. Where Team Flathead focused on the banjos themselves, with each

  • New banjo man with Kenny & Amanda Smith

    Kenny & Amanda Smith are delighted to announce that their new banjo player will be Jason Davis, recently of Michelle Nixon & Drive. Only 17 years old, Jason has already established himself as a serious professional picker, and he is