• Ron Block comments on his new Huber

    We posted an announcement last week of the new Huber Ron Block model banjo. It is a near-replica of the pre war Granada Ron has been playing for many years, which was designed and will be marketed with his cooperation. Ron,

  • August issue of Silver Strings available

    We have posted many times about the online banjo magazine, Silver Strings, written especially for new banjo pickers getting started later in life. It is published monthly by Angie Sumpter of Angie'sBanjo.com. Each new issue is available at no cost

  • Hot banjo licks online

    Westvon Publishing has announced the release of the first two volumes in their Hot Banjo Licks series on HotBanjoLicks.com. They are configured to be sold digitally, and purchasers can immediately download tabs in a PDF booklet, and accompanying MP3 audio

  • New release from Tim Graves

    Tim Graves, former Osborne Brothers dobro man, and nephew of reso-pioneer Josh Graves, has a new CD available on Pinecastle Records. Titled The Good Things Outweigh The Bad, the new project features Tim as both lead vocalist and dobro player, along

  • Brad Davis on American Idol?

    Brad Davis, good friend and occasional contributor to Bluegrass Today, has a song featured on the American Idol web site. They have created an offshoot site called American Idol Underground to promote independent artists. A wide variety of genres are

  • Marty Rabon on XM Studio Special

    Marty Rabon joins Kyle Cantrell this week for the multiple broadcasts of his regular Studio Special program, which runs on XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction (Channel 14). Typically, the show features a mix of interviews, discussion and live performance, and

  • Tailor Made, new release from Phoenix

    We got a note from Eddie King with Phoenix, letting us know that they had recently received copies of their new CD, Tailor Made. Eddie plays mandolin with the Virginia-based group, which also includes David Coffey on guitar, Jim Green