• Good numbers from EWOB

    We posted a number of times of late about the recently-concluded European World Of Bluegrass events held in May across the continent. The European Bluegrass Music Association celebrates May as Bluegrass Music Month, with coordinated festivals and events that ran

  • Lewis Family on CMT in July

    When we first announced the imminent release of The Lewis Family's new CD, Flying High, we mentioned that CMT had filmed some of the recording sessions for an upcoming edition of their CMT Insider program. The show has been scheduled to

  • Festival fan killed by Skaggs bus

    The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville has the story this morning of an unfortunate accident involving Ricky Skaggs' tour bus which occurred on Friday evening. A young man apparently wandered onto I-24 after leaving the Bonnaroo music festival site near Manchester,

  • Del McCoury to host Sirius show

    Sirius Satellite Radio announced yesterday that Del McCoury will host his own hour-long music program, exclusively available on Sirius Channel 65. Hand Picked with Del McCoury will debut on June 24, and air each Saturday at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern). Each week,

  • Rhonda Vincent on XM

    Rhonda Vincent will be the guest this week on Kyle Cantrell's Studio Special program, which runs on XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction (Channel 14). Each week Kyle welcomes a guest into the studio for interviews and live performance. Rhonda and The

  • A note from Ernie Thacker

    We just heard from David Russell with The Bluegrass Journal, who shared a note he had received from Ernie Thacker. Regular readers of Bluegrass Today have surely noted that Ernie was seriously injured in an auto accident back in April,

  • Seneca Rocks! in the studio

    Updated 6/16, 7:00 a.m. The recent history of bluegrass music has seen the occasion of a number of "part time" bands, made up of members of other full time touring acts. Perhaps the most prominent was The Bluegrass Album Band,

  • WHUS Bluegrass Cafe launches show blog

    The folks at WHUS in Storrs, CT who host Bluegrass Cafe (each Sunday from 4:00-6:00 p.m.) have started their own blog. The primary thrust of the new Bluegrass Cafe blog is to post their playlist each week, but site author

  • John Cowan Band e-card for New Tattoo

    We have mentioned New Tattoo, the just-released CD from The John Cowan Band, a number of times this past few months. It was officially released yesterday, and the band has created a full-featured e-card to help promote the CD. The