• Congrats to Kristin and Wayne!

    It is announced on the Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time web site that Kristin Benson is expecting. Kristin plays banjo with the band, and is also on the faculty of the bluegrass music program at East Tennessee State University.

  • Del on with John Boy & Billy

    Del McCoury will be a featured guest this Thursday (6/15) on The Big Show, more commonly known as The John Boy & Billy show. It is broadcast from Charlotte, NC each weekday from 6:00-10:00 a.m. on nearly 100 stations and

  • New issue of Bluegrass Europe Magazine

    The June/July issue of Bluegrass Europe is available. This bimonthly, English language magazine is distributed to members of the European Bluegrass Music Association, and is bound with two additional European bluegrass publications, Bluegrass Buhne (German) and Strictly Country (Dutch). Editor

  • Vern Williams remembered in SF Chronicle

    We posted on Wednesday the news that legendary west coast mandolinist and vocalist Vern Williams had passed away on Tuesday afternnon (6/6). Today's edition of the San Francisco Chronicle has a nice remembrance of Vern, which his many fans will

  • New Thile CD samples up

    We posted last week about the upcoming solo project from Chris Thile, How To Grow A Woman From The Ground, which is really a band project, though solo in the sense of it being recorded and promoted outside of his

  • German bluegrass radio hosts seeks submissions

    We heard recenty from Rainer Zellner, a bluegrass radio host in Germany, seeking CD contributions from American artists. As regular readers may have noticed, Bluegrass Today is a strong and aggressive supporter of the efforts of bluegrass musicians and promoters