Bluegrass A La Carte (9/14)

John DuffeyJohn Duffey to be inducted into Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame
“The late, great John Duffey, who fronted the first important bluegrass crossover band, Seldom Scene, until his death in 1996, will become the 33rd member of the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame when he is inducted September 24 during the upcoming Uncle Pen Days festival.”

Del McCoury was Ruined for Life by Bluegrass
The National Endowment for the Arts interviews Del McCoury in the latest episode of their podcast, Art Works. Del discusses how hearing Earl Scruggs ruined him for life. The podcast is 27 minutes long and very entertaining, as one would expect from Mr. Bluegrass.

Bluegrass heaven in the Czech Republic
The European Bluegrass Blog discusses the bluegrass scene in the Czech Republic over the summer of 2010.

Buy Cheap Bluegrass Guitar Solos
The website is not one I would recommend purchasing from. The website is called Buy Cheap, and I thought it was funny how the site name ended up in front of the title of the product. They intended it to mean that you are buying the product cheaply, but I read it as buying guitar solos that were of inferior quality. No offense intended toward Steve Kaufman.

Bluegrass Hotties
Country music blog The Boot lists their picks for the 10 “Hottest Women Over 40 in Country Music.” Bluegrass maven Rhonda Vincent makes the list, along with Patty Loveless and Emmylou Harris.