• Skaggs and Hornsby on CMT tonight

    Brance told us last month about a new CD due next month that features a studio collaboration between pop star Bruce Hornsby and bluegrass' Ricky Skaggs. He also made reference to a live show taping for CMT's Crossroads show recorded

  • Carolina Star profiled in Washington Post

    This morning's edition of The Washington Post carries a nice feature piece on John Starling & Carolina Star. Written by Post staffer Richard Harwood, the article highlights the return of DC-area music scene stalwarts John Starling, Mike Auldridge and Tom Gray,

  • New Alison Krauss collection due April 3

    Rounder Records has announced the imminent release of A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection, from Alison Krauss, due on April 3, 2007. This new compilation will feature 16 tracks which showcase Alison's work outside of her recordings as a

  • LRB on DVX today

    Don't forget to log on to the streaming audio from WDVX at noon today to hear Lonesome River Band and Belinda Gail and Curly Musgrave on The Blue Plate Special. WDVX broadcasts at 89.9 FM from Knoxville, TN, and live online

  • Banjo humor

    Our friend David Russell passed along this link, which is bound to warm the hearts of banjo haters everywhere - or anyone with a sense of humor that appreciates banjo deprecating whimsy. It's found on the site of White Tree Productions,

  • New CD from Paul Craft

    Paul Craft has long been known as one of the premier songwriters in bluegrass music, and he has enjoyed tremendous success in pop and country music as well. His song, Midnight Flyer, was a hit for The Osborne Brothers in

  • The Osborne Brothers – Live in Germany

    Pinecastle has wonderful news for fans of The Osborne Brothers. They are set to release a 3 disk set recorded on July 30, 1989 in Streekermoor, Germany entitled, appropriately enough, The Osborne Brothers: Live In Germany. Tom Riggs at Pinecastle

  • Pete Wernick banjo backup DVD

    Pete Wernick, a.k.a. Dr. Banjo, has long been regarded as one of the pre-eminent banjo instructors in bluegrass music. His book, Bluegrass Banjo, published in 1974, has sold over 200,00 copies and taught thousands to become banjo pickers over the