• Jeff Scroggins & Colorado Swan Song

    If you follow Jeff Scroggins or other members of the band Colorado, you are no doubt aware they recently played their last show at the Joe Val Festival. This is not a big surprise, given no band member lives in

  • Final images from Wintergrass 2020

    Here is our last batch of images from Wintergrass 2020. Thanks again to Dave Berry for traveling up to Bellevue, WA to cover the festival, and to Mary Ann Goldstein for sharing her photos. But first, a pair of videos that

  • Wintergrass – Bluegrass Without Borders

    Wintergrass 2020 is off and running with workshops, shows, vendors, jamming and the like and all of the travelers seem to be claiming they brought the sun with them which is a rare winter occurrence in the Seattle area. As

  • California Report: Mike Wilhoyte

    Marin County based, Mike Wilhoyte, is quite possibly the best California bluegrass guitarist and singer that you’ve never heard of. If so, then you haven’t been listening, because he’s played in loads of bands with high profile pickers, and seems

  • Notes from SPBGMA 2020 – day 2

    Carly Smith with the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum at SPBGMA 2020 - photo by Dave Berry The second day is in full-swing at SPBGMA, most people have arrived and the scene is probably best described as a ten

  • SPBGMA Nashville 2020 Kickoff

    Like any bluegrass event, the first night is a little slow with vendor setup, friends getting reacquainted, scattered jamming, and shortened exhibition and concert hours. The 46th Annual SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards & 37th National Convention & Band Championship in