• San Francisco Mandolin Festival

    Thanks to the folks at Mandolin Caf???, where we saw this item about the upcoming Festival Of The Mandolins to be held on April 23 in San Francisco, CA. This all-day event is sponsored by the Croatian American Cultural Center,

  • Free string band concert/workshops in NC

    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro School Of Music will host StringFest, a free one day event on April 7 which celebrates and explores traditional old time music from the Appalachian regions of North Carolina. The event will

  • New Claire Lynch CD due in late March

    New Day is the title of the upcoming CD from Claire Lynch - her fifth for Rounder Records - and her new band, the appropriately named Claire Lynch Band. The band includes Jim Hurst on guitar, David Harvey on mandolin,

  • Larry Sparks on The Opry 3/25

    Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers will be featured on the Grand Ole Opry radio broadcast this weekend. Larry will appear in the 8:00-8:30 and 11:00-11:30 time slots, both eastern time. Unfortunately, the GAC cable television network is not carrying this

  • Bobby Osborne tribute concert on XM

    The historic Belcourt Theater in Nashville will be the site for a CD release/tribute concert for Bobby Osborne's Try A Little Kindness project on Thursday, March 23. The show will feature Bobby Osborne and The Rocky Top X-Press, plus special

  • NashCamp Summer Sessions for 2006

    The popular and acclaimed NashCamp has announced their Music Camps for 2006, with three, week-long events during the summer, and a weekend banjo retreat in the fall. First up is two weeks of bluegrass instruction, aptly named Bluegrass Weeks. Each of

  • Bluegrass author to be feted in NJ

    Stephanie Ledgin has worked for many years as a photographer, journalist, radio announcer, editor and event producer in the world of bluegrass, old time and folk music. Her 2004 book, Homegrown Music: Discovering Bluegrass has been heralded as a