• IBMA Hall of Honor Inductees for ’06

    In addition to the nominees for the International Bluegrass Music Awards, this morning's press conference also announced the two inductees into the IBMA's Hall Of Honor this year. First to be announced is The Lewis Family, widely described as "America's First

  • IBMA Press Conference photos

    Our good buddy Dave Carney was with us this morning at the IBMA Awards Nominations press conference, and shot some photos of the proceedings. He got a few of The Grascals and Alecia Nugent performing, of Doyle Lawson and Rhonda

  • Don Rigsby profiled on CMT.com

    We posted last month about the new CD by Don Rigsby & Midnight Call, Hillbilly Heartache. CMT.com did a nice feature on Don over the weekend, where they discuss his career in bluegrass music with such headliners as The Bluegrass

  • Galax winners list posted

    You can find a list of the winners from this past weekend's Old Fiddler's Convention in Galax, VA on the official festival web site. This year was the 71st annual event held in Galax, a convention that draws thousands of

  • IBMA Awards nominations on Tuesday

    The IBMA will announce the nominees for the 2006 International Bluegrass Music Awards on Tuesday (8/15) at 10:00 a.m. Brance and I will be covering the press conference in Nashville, and will post a complete list of nominees, along with

  • Carrie Hassler signs with Rural Rhythm

    Carrie Hassler has plenty to celebrate these days. The debut CD with her band, Hard Rain, is being produced by Mountain Heart's Jim VanCleve, and the first single, Seven Miles From Wichita, is being distributed to radio via Prime Cuts

  • Long live the Queen!

    Rhonda Vincent has been described as the Queen of Bluegrass Music on more than one occasion, but on September 1, it will become official. The folks who put on the National Old Time Country & Bluegrass Music Festival in Missouri