• Bluegrass workshop weekend in Calgary

    The Foothills Bluegrass Music Society in Calgary, Alberta is hosting their 1st Annual Chinookgrass Academy at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel in Calgary on February 11-12, 2006. Instructors include Bill Evans (banjo), John Reischman (mandolin), Eric Thompson (guitar), Trisha Gagnon (bass),

  • Casting call for Broadway bound pickers

    We posted a few months ago about the stage show produced at Barter Theater in Abingdon, VA about the life of The Stanley Brothers, called Man Of Constant Sorrow. At that time, we mentioned that the show, while only appearing

  • Kim Fox on Muldoon In The Afternoon today

    Gracie Muldoon will be interviewing Kim Fox of 3 Fox Drive during her show this afternoon (1/27) on The Original Country Radio Network. The show, Muldoon In The Afternoon, runs from 4:00-6:00 p.m. (EST) and the Fox interview will be

  • Steve Smith & Hard Road coming east

    Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Steve Smith, based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, will be bringing his music - and his band, Hard Road - back east for a number of shows in February 2006. Steve is a native of eastern Virginia,

  • BluegrassRadio.org turns two

    We received a note from Clyde Scott at BluegrassRadio.org marking their second anniversary providing bluegrass music programming on the web. "The success of the past two years has been overwhelming to say the least. I look forward to many more years

  • Red Henry on the Monroe Mandolin Camp

    We posted last week about the Monroe Style Mandolin Camp which will be hosted this fall by the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY. Among the instructors chosen for this new event is Red Henry, who passed along

  • Nickel Creek on Leno tonight

    Nickel Creek will be the musical guest on tonight's edition of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC. They will perform Jealous Of The Moon from their current CD release Why Should The Fire Die? The show airs at

  • Online downloads from Acoustic Disc

    Acoustic Disc, the mando-centric record company owned by David Grisman, has started experimenting with online music downloads. At this time, only four titles from their catalog can be purchased via download, but more are expected to be added should the