• 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

  • Aaron McDaris CD on Pinecastle

    Aaron McDarris is the banjo player with The Larry Stephenson Band, and his debut release is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11 on Pinecastle Records. The CD is entitled First Time Around, and though it isn't clearly stated on the Pinecastle

  • High Ground on Bluegrassradio.org

    We just received a note from Rick Altis with High Ground, noting that they have been selected as the Artist Of The Month on BluegrassRadio.org. Previous recipients of this distinction include Valerie Smith and Blue Moon Rising. Audio samples are available

  • Larry Sparks on Prairie Home Companion

    Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers will be a featured musical guest on the popular Prairie Home Companion radio show tonight (10/8). If you're not sure who may broadcast the show in your area, you can search their station list, or

  • Bluegrass Talk Radio debuts online

    Talk radio has become a real competitor to music programming in many broadcast markets, with topics of discussion covering politics, sports, religion and local issues. With the advent of podcasting, the possibilities for this sort of "narrowcasting" have simply exploded. Bluegrass

  • Del McCoury Band on TV this week

    The Del McCoury Band will be appearing on Opry Live on the Great American Country (GAC) cable TV network on Saturday, October 8 (8 p.m. eastern). This is the live telecast of the Grand Ole Opry radio broadcast, so folks

  • Justin Carbone CD out on Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records has just released a solo project for Justin Carbone, current guitarist and vocalist with Chicago-based Special Consensus. Prior to joining Special Consensus in 2004, Justin was a member of 2nd Edition, a band he had founded in 1998

  • New AKUS tour dates added for November

    Alison Krauss & Union Station have added a number of new dates to their October/November touring schedule. The shows all appear to be east coast and north central US dates. More details available on the AKUS web site. Your blog