• A Skaggs Family Christmas show dates

    This weekend marks the first of several special holiday shows from the Skaggs Family. Billed as A Skaggs Family Christmas, the show features performances from Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, The Whites (Ricky's spouse, Sharon, and his in-laws), and three

  • Christmas with Hay Holler

    While searching for holiday gift ideas this weekend, many bluegrass fans may want to consider Christmas With Hay Holler, a compilation CD featuring a mix of Christmas favorites and new compositions with a holiday theme. The songs are performed by

  • Class Act Entertainment moves to old Atkins digs

    We posted last week about the fact that bluegrass booking agency Class Act Entertainment and country management company Don Light Talent were joining forces to offer management services to selected bluegrass acts. Class Act handles dates for an impressive roster

  • The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    Here's some encouraging news from our new friend, Richard Hawkins, editor of Bluegrass Ireland, the newsletter of The Irish Bluegrass Music Club. The Bluegrass Ireland Blog is hereby officially launched at www.bluegrassireland.blogspot.com. The text of the last issue of Bluegrass Ireland

  • Vilnius Bluegrass 2005

    This coming weekend marks an historic first for our bluegrass cousins in Europe, as the first ever bluegrass festival in Lithuania will be held in the capital of Vilnius. Billed as Vilnius Bluegrass 2005, the festival runs November 25-26 and

  • Del McCoury Band at Berklee

    We just received another report from David Hollender, a good friend of Bluegrass Today, and a professor at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music in Boston, MA. He wrote to let us know about a recent performance at the school

  • Booie Beach recovering from surgery

    We are delighted to note that Booie Beach, guitarist with Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, is home and recovering nicely from thyroid surgery. The LST web site reports that Booie was hospitalized earlier this month, and that fans and