• Grey Eagle from Mighty Poplar

    We know what all you traditional grassers thought when the news about the latest bluegrass supergroup, Mighty Poplar was announced. Yeah, they're all high level pickers on the more progressive side, but can they cut the grass? In short... yes. Yes

  • Executive Director Pat Morris leaving IBMA

    A family medical issue is given as the reason for Pat Morris, the Executive Director of the International Bluegrass Music Association, to be stepping down from his position after only two years. His exit is set for March 24. Morris says

  • Barnimal from Sami Braman

    Sami Braman is a Nashville fiddler who grew up in Seattle, who has her first album of original fiddle music, Riveter, set for release next month on Padiddle Records. If you recognize her name, it may be from her time

  • Fundraising campaign for Chainsaw Bryant

    If you've ever attended Rudy Fest or the Poppy Mountain Music Festival in Kentucky, chances are you've met Jerry "Chainsaw" Bryant. For some time Chainsaw has done maintenance on site, helped park cars, and done odd jobs at Poppy Mountain.

  • Laura’s Tune from Ben Krakauer

    Ben Krakauer is a banjo player and composer, and an Assistant Professor of Music at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC. His academic specialty is in ethnomusicologist, and he holds a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from the University of Texas at

  • Roses drops for Jackson Hollow

    Today is the release date for Jackson Hollow's debut album for Mountain Fever Records, Roses, and to celebrate, they are also releasing a single for the title track. The band is fronted by the husband and wife team of Mike Sanyshyn,