• The Lewis Family is Flyin’ High

    Perennial bluegrass Gospel favorites, The Lewis Family, have released their latest recording, Flyin' High. Audio samples are available and online ordering is enabled from the Lewis Family web site. The site also mentions that Miggie Lewis is scheduled for knee replacement

  • Alan Jackson bluegrass CD

    Sorry I missed this while I was away last week... Billboard and Reuters are reporting that country music superstar Alan Jackson is at work on a bluegrass album, produced by Alison Krauss, which is expected to be released in September of

  • Little Green Footballs and bluegrass

    We found a reference to Jerry Douglas and Alison Krauss on a widely read blog, known primarily for political comment and discussion. The blog has the unlikely name of Little Green Footballs, and it is consistently ranked as a Higher

  • New Kel Kroydon preview

    Tom Mirisola sent along a couple of photos of his latest Kel Kroydon banjo, a maple version of the KK-10, his American Made Banjo. The banjos are built by respected banjo maker Robin Smith in Nashville, and are available from

  • Thinking It Blue from Bononia Grass

    Among the things we are particularly proud to publicize and encourage on Bluegrass Today are the efforts of non-US bands and musicians who perform and record bluegrass music. Living as we do in the southeastern United States where this music

  • Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp in August

    The 8th annual Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp will offer two weeks of fiddle and traditional music instruction in a variety of styles between August 6-20, 2006. The camp is broken into two, seven day sessions (6-13, 13-20) with instruction in

  • Greenbroke – all star newgrass band

    We recently received another bit of interesting news from Dan Miller at Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, this time about a new "part time" band made up of some fiery newgrass super pickers performing sporadically as Greenbroke. Four talented bluegrass veterans--Dennis Caplinger (banjo

  • Bon Jovi bluegrass from CMH

    Nice Life - The Bluegrass Tribute to Bon Jovi, is the title of the latest edition of CMH Records' popular series of bluegrass cover projects is out today. Like the many others CMH has released, this one features grassified versions

  • Roanoke Bluegrass Weekend ’06

    Information on the 2006 Roanoke Bluegrass Weekend is now available on the RBW web site. The event will be held November 10-12 in Roanoke, VA and offers three days of intensive instruction in the fine points of playing bluegrass music. This

  • New Larry Stephenson CD this summer

    Pinecastle Records has announced that a new Larry Stephenson CD will be released in August. The new release, Life Stories, will contain two new songs from Tom T. and Dixie Hall, including one with the intriguing title, Knoxville Boy. Perhaps