• New Gibson Brothers CD in January ’06

    Sugar Hill has announced January 2006 as the release date for the next CD project from The Gibson Brothers. The new project, entitled Red Letter Day, is said to contain 15 songs, five written by Eric and Leigh Gibson, with

  • Bela Fleck at Berklee

    On Tuesday, Bela Fleck's Trio! (Bela, Stanley Clarke, Jean Luc Ponty) performed in Boston, and they also gave a free clinic for students at the Berklee College of Music in the afternoon. Berklee students were also admitted to the Tuesday

  • Butch Robins, banjo picker… and blogger!

    Well known banjo player, former Bluegrass Boy, and now successful autobiographer Butch Robins has joined the blogosphere. His new blog is called The Cyber-Journal of Joseph Calvin "Butch" Robins, and is subtitled "The Thoughts Of An Itinerant Banjo Player." Much

  • A statement from Sammy Shelor

    The following is a statement from Sammy Shelor, in which he comments on and responds to the many rumors that have been circulating about him and the future of Lonesome River Band. We have enabled commenting on this post

  • New Monroe music park in Kentucky

    The Nashville Business Journal is reporting that James Monroe (son of Bill), will open a bluegrass music park in Franklin, KY in the spring of 2006. The site is just north of the KY/TN border, about 45 miles from Nashville.

  • New Dolly CD out today

    While perhaps not as completely a bluegrass project as a few of her recent ones, the new Dolly Parton CD, Those Were The Days - officially released today - is said to "retain the bluegrass-inspired sound that earned her two

  • Video of Vassar in the studio

    And speaking of Vassar Clements... Ampersand Records has made some video footage of Vassar in the studio available on their web site. It is a fairly large file, but does offer a memorable glimpse of a master at work. This