• Michael Stockton’s IBMA vlog

    Michael Stockton isn't just a dobro player extraordinaire, he's also pretty good with a camera. A point and shoot camera on a homemade selfie stick, to be exact. The Flatt Lonesome slide man went around this past week's IBMA convention videoing

  • Top 10 moments from SamJam 2017

    This past weekend marked the second annual SamJam Music Festival, held at the Pike County Fairgrounds in Piketon, OH. The festival is growing at an amazing rate, with Sammy Karr and Rick Greene at the wheel. These guys strive to

  • New rules in place for SPBGMA 2018

    It seems lately that the growing fad is for chaos and rumors bouncing off the bluegrass walls about upcoming conventions and awards shows. Who's running what? What new rules are in place? Who put a Baby Ruth in the swimming

  • Glen “Cookie” Inman passes

    Only 70 years old, Glen "Cookie" Inman left this earth for a better home on Friday July 14, 2017. His big smile and charismatic sense of humor will be missed sorely in the bluegrass community. While trimming grass at his

  • Debut album from Colonel Zachary Wright

    On February 3rd, Colonel Zachary Wright released a self-titled album steeped in bluegrass tradition. At 15 years old, Zachary is an ace at the Stanley style of banjo playing and this album sure showcases him and his Stanleytone. Don't let

  • The Lore of the Loar (#72058) – part 1

    Mandolin players and vintage instrument  aficionados know exactly what I'm talking about with one word.... Loar. The groundbreaking facelift of Gibson mandolins by Lloyd Loar were the first of the modern day F-5 (and A-5) styled instruments. The Master Model

  • Dub Crouch passes

    Missouri bluegrass legend and pioneer, Dub Crouch, passed away January 8, 2017. The  Lord called him home on "The Eighth Of January," in true bluegrass fashion. A banjo picker for over 60 years, Robert W. Crouch held an influential role

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