• Keith Case passes

    Keith Case, former head of one of the most influential talent agencies managing roots and bluegrass music artists for the past 30 plus years, passed away on September 3, 2019. He was 79 years old.  Born on August 9, 1940, Case started

  • Carolina Bluegrass Band revisited

    Two years ago, Bluegrass Today talked with Russell Johnson, Ensemble Director, and Professor Jocelyn R. Neal, Associate Chair, Department of Music, about the establishment of the bluegrass music program at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill’s Music

  • A True Bluegrass Mandolin anthology

    Following up on the successful release of their True Bluegrass Banjo and True Bluegrass Fiddle CDs in 2012, Rebel Records has released two more anthologies True Bluegrass Mandolin and True Bluegrass Guitar (more of this latter compilation at another time). Drawing

  • Joe Hott to release two more singles and album

    Joe Hott’s career continues its upward trajectory with the release of two more singles from his forthcoming album, West Virginia Rail, on Rural Rhythm Records.  Emerging bluegrass artist 23-year-old, West Virginia born, Joe Hott has announced the soon to be released

  • The Miss Ellie String Band mission

    Haylee Kinsler, Shelby Peace, Hadassah White, Andi Strong, Halie Lynn, Emily Myers and Allison Broyles  “Her passion for traditional music led to the establishment of the Mountain Music School which over the past twelve years has attracted students from ages eight