• New April Verch CD in February ’06

    Take Me Back is the title of the next Rounder Records CD project from Canadian fiddler and vocalist April Verch, due for a February 14, 2006 release. As with previous Verch CDs, this one is said to combine her love

  • ASCAP Songwriters Convention in April ’06

    The American Society of Composers and Performers, more commonly known as ASCAP, has announced plans for a national conference dedicated solely to songwriting and composing. The debut event, dubbed the I Create Music EXPO, is scheduled for April 20-22, 2006

  • Class Act and Don Light to combine efforts

    Maybe it's something in the water... Just yesterday, we posted about The Jackson Agency and New Frontier Touring working together to better represent a number of bluegrass acts. Today, we see that Class Act Entertainment and Don Light Talent have done

  • Dr. Banjo profiled in Denver Post

    The Denver Post has an interesting feature on Pete Wernick, by staff writer Ed Will, which includes both background and lengthy interviews with our own Dr. Banjo. The article is not so much about Pete's music, but on his

  • New magazine for acoustic instument lovers

    Fretboard Journal is a new quarterly magazine for acoustic instrument players, builders and collectors. The inaugural issue includes an interview with David Grisman, a history of Santa Cruz Guitars and a profile on "the Millionth Martin." Fretboard Journal is published and

  • Three new CDs from CMH out today

    CMH Records has three new titles being released today which may be of interest to bluegrass fans - especially those with a broad spectrum of musical interests. First is a new release in their popular Pickin' On series, in which bluegrass

  • Texas police officer wins songwriting award

    We recently received a note from David Culbertson, Secretary and Publicity Chairman for the Houston, TX Bay Area Bluegrass Association. He shared with us an article he had published in the BABA monthly newsletter back in September, and which we

  • Comments from some of our readers

    We received a number of comments from site visitors this past few weeks, especially during and just after our coverage of the IBMA convention in Nashville. From time to time, we will publish them for everyone to read. You are

  • Keith Sewell eligible in 3 Grammy categories

    We noticed that Keith Sewell is in the running for nominations in 3 Grammy categories: Best Bluegrass Album - Love Is a Journey by Keith Sewell Best Gospel Performance -When Love Came Down by Keith Sewell and Ricky Skaggs Best Gospel Song -When