• 1987 Hot Rize DVD now available

    The Hot Rize concert DVD we mentioned a few weeks ago has been released, and can be ordered now from the Hot Rize web site. It features a concert performance at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Lousiville, KY from

  • IBMA flap picked up by The Tennessean

    This morning's edition of The Tennessean, Nashville's primary daily newspaper, has a story about the turmoil that has erupted inside the IBMA leadership over the performance by the US Navy band Country Current during last week's International Bluegrass Music Awards. I

  • KRFC receives major grant from CPB

    We got a note earlier this week from Andrea Bradstreet, who hosts the Rocky Mountain Breakdown bluegrass show on KRFC, aired from Fort Collins, CO. She wanted to share a story that ran in The Coloradan on October 1, which described

  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass on NPR

    National Public Radio's Morning Edition program had a feature this morning on the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, which takes place this weekend in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. This is a free, annual event which is undertaken as a gift

  • Andy Hall remembers Uncle Josh

    Here is another remembrance of Uncle Josh Graves, who passed away last Saturday in Nashville. This one is from Andy Hall, dobro player with The Infamous Stringdusters. His influence on me, and all Dobro players can't be overstated. I've spent many hours

  • Rob Ickes on Josh Graves

    We are pleased to publish another tribute to Uncle Josh Graves, this one from the 2006 IBMA Dobro Player of the Year, Rob Ickes. I was able to go to the service on Tuesday, and it was a really nice tribute

  • Bill Keith banjo workshop online

    The Banjo Lounge will be hosting an online banjo workshop with Bill Keith on Octber 17. The workshop will run from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (EST), and will be facilitated by their voice chat system. The fee to participate is

  • IBMA Awards Show flap reverbrates

    A number of people have contacted us, asking about the controversy during last week's International Bluegrass Music Awards, or wondering why we haven't covered it on Bluegrass Today. Both Brance and I were at the show (live blogging backstage), and