• New Bluegrass Music Profiles on the way

    The November/December issue of Bluegrass Music Profiles is in the mail, with Rhonda Vincent on the cover. Publishers Kevin and Lori Kerfoot tell us that this is their first Women In Bluegrass edition - an "all girls issue" - something

  • IBMA Board statement about Awards Show flap

    We have made a few references here on Bluegrass Today to the various reactions that have been generated by the "patriotic theme" of last month's International Bluegrass Music Awards in Nashville. The IBMA Executive Committe made some changes to the

  • Bryan Sutton DVD from Homespun

    Secrets for Successful Flatpicking is the title of a new instructional DVD on Homespun Video with current, and five time IBMA Guitar Player of The Year, Bryan Sutton. The DVD covers both lead and rhythm guitar playing and is described 

  • Michelle Nixon on XM’s Studio Special

    This week's edition of Studio Special on XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction (Channel 14) features bluegrass singer Michelle Nixon. The show will be a mix of live performance by Michelle and her Band (Drive), and conversation with host Kyle Cantrell. The

  • Two new Pinecastle releases

    Pinecastle Records has two new CD releases that should be of interest to readers of Bluegrass Today. Jack Cooke has spent the past 37 years working as the bass player with Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys. Before that, he

  • Alison Krauss and Vince Gill on CMT

    The Alison Krauss/Vince Gill pairing on CMT's Cross Country which we mentioned last month is scheduled to debut on Friday (10/27) at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The concept behind Cross Country is to have two popular artists performing together on stage, with

  • Washburn D-10 wins major award

    Washburn Guitars is proud to note that their D10S guitar was honored earlier this month during the prestigious Music Industry Association Awards in London. The MIA is a British musical products trade association, roughly equivalent to NAAM, which started as

  • Hot topics on The B

    We have a number of new posts up on The B, with at least one that is generating some interesting back and forth. Check the post on Live Soundboard Recordings to witness the virulent disagreements elicited by the opposing sides

  • Mark Newton on XM

    Mark Newton will be on XM's Bluegrass Junction tomorrow (10/25) with a World Premier of his new Rebel release, Hillbilly Hemingway. The CD won't be officially released until November 7, but Mark and producer Carl Jackson will join XM's Kyle Cantrell