• Benson baby photo on LST site

    Just a quick update to our mention earlier this week about the birth of Hogan Wayne Benson, whose parents Wayne and Kristin Benson are well known to bluegrass fans. There is a hospital photo of young master Benson up on Larry

  • Jerry Douglas’ IBMA Kenote Address online

    One of the events we discussed here on Bluegrass Today during IBMA week in Nashville last month was Jerry Douglas' Keynote Address to the organization on September 25. As I mentioned in that post: His address seemed to focus on three basic

  • New Little House CD available

    It's a fair bet that many of our US readers were, at one point in their life, readers of the popular children's books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. If not, odds are that they watched episodes of the equally popular television

  • Herschel Sizemore mandolin book reprinted

    When AcuTab's book of Herschel Sizemore mandolin transcriptions went out of print earlier this year, the company had no plans for a reprint. Though the book had found an appreciative audience with serious students of bluegrass mandolin, declining book sales

  • Welcome Hogan Wayne Benson

    We just received news of the arrival of Hogan Wayne Benson, who was born on October 6, 2006. His parents are Kristin Scott Benson, banjo picker with Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, and Wayne Benson, mandolinist with The John

  • New South audio now up on iTunes

    When I profiled Lefty's Old Guitar, the new release from J.D. Crowe & The New South yesterday, I mentioned that no audio samples had yet turned up online. The Rounder site still has no audio, but samples are now available in

  • WorldWideBluegrass.com under new management

    Original Country Radio Network, previous owner of 24/7 online bluegrass outlet WorldWideBluegrass.com, has folded operation. Ownership and operation of WWB has been undertaken by Gracie Muldoon, who functioned as both an on-air host and station manager while the streaming radio

  • Christie Lynn’s new CD on Gusto

    Porter Wagoner may not be among the names that come to mind when you think of bluegrass music, but he has recently produced a recording of bluegrass and Gospel by his former duet partner, Christie Lynn. The CD, Christie Lynn