• Your Blog authors visit XM

    When we first got to Nashville on Monday afternoon, Brance and I were able to stop by the studios of XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and meet with host Kyle Cantrell.

  • What happened to Bluegrassbox.com?

    The following is a Guest Contribution from Mike Wagner and Patrick Skerrett, who up until quite recently ran the popular live audio file trading site, Bluegrassbox.com. Their site has been discussed a good bit of late, starting with a Guest

  • IBMA Special Awards nominees for 2006

    One other set of award nominees were announced at today's IBMA press conference, the ones officially designated as "Special Awards." The following awards are determined by special procedures and committees are enlisted to review recommendations, consider nominations related to the

  • IBMA Hall of Honor Inductees for ’06

    In addition to the nominees for the International Bluegrass Music Awards, this morning's press conference also announced the two inductees into the IBMA's Hall Of Honor this year. First to be announced is The Lewis Family, widely described as "America's First

  • IBMA Press Conference photos

    Our good buddy Dave Carney was with us this morning at the IBMA Awards Nominations press conference, and shot some photos of the proceedings. He got a few of The Grascals and Alecia Nugent performing, of Doyle Lawson and Rhonda

  • Don Rigsby profiled on CMT.com

    We posted last month about the new CD by Don Rigsby & Midnight Call, Hillbilly Heartache. CMT.com did a nice feature on Don over the weekend, where they discuss his career in bluegrass music with such headliners as The Bluegrass

  • Galax winners list posted

    You can find a list of the winners from this past weekend's Old Fiddler's Convention in Galax, VA on the official festival web site. This year was the 71st annual event held in Galax, a convention that draws thousands of

  • IBMA Awards nominations on Tuesday

    The IBMA will announce the nominees for the 2006 International Bluegrass Music Awards on Tuesday (8/15) at 10:00 a.m. Brance and I will be covering the press conference in Nashville, and will post a complete list of nominees, along with