• Cherryholmes: so long and farewell

    Cherryholmes has had quite a run of late. Over the past ten years, we've watched them go from a cute family bluegrass band of teen siblings, to a writing, touring and recording powerhouse of serious pickers and singers with their

  • JD Crowe update

    Great news for fans of JD Crowe's banjo picking! We just got an update from Mike Drudge at Class Act Entertainment on JD's rehab progress after suffering multiple fractures in his left arm back in February. Crowe slipped getting off the

  • Alison Krauss talks Paper Airplane

    Last week saw the release of Paper Airplane from Alison Krauss & Union Station, their first full band project since 2004. It's a splendid example of why this group, and their superstar lead singer, have made such a powerful impact well

  • Carlton Haney – a bluegrass life

    Carlton L Haney, one of the most colorful, larger-than-life characters in a bluegrass world full of strong personalities, passed away on March 16 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was 82 and he had suffered a stroke earlier in the month. Born

  • It’s here – The Speed Of Bluegrass!

    Today's the day! Our brand spanking new Bluegrass Blog theme song, The Speed Of Bluegrass, is now available as a digital single from iTunes or Amazon.com. We commissioned Jim VanCleve last year to compose a tune that would exemplify what we

  • The Speed Of Bluegrass

    Your Essential Bluegrass Connection That's our motto; that's what we bring. It's also the name of a great new tune by Jim VanCleve, which we have adopted as our theme song. It will be available as a digital single on March

  • Carolina Chocolate Drops

    Photographer Milo Farineau and his journalist wife, Diane, caught The Carolina Chocolate Drops on 2/25 in Charlottesville, VA. Here are Milo's photos, and Diane's interview with the group. The Carolina Chocolate Drops may have just won a Grammy for being great

  • Sierra Hull in 2011

    Sierra Hull has a number of major milestones coming up this year. On March 8, Daybreak, her sophomore CD from Rounder Records is set to hit, and she is currently at work in Tennessee on her first music video in

  • I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky

    From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, Bluegrass Today will celebrate the life of Bill Monroe each day by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This

  • IBMA 2010 coverage on Bluegrass Today

    Bluegrass Today is providing ongoing coverage of the 2010 World Of Bluegrass, Awards Show and Fan Fest in Nashville (9/27-10/2). We have roving correspondents prying into every nook and cranny at the Nashville Convention Center, and photographers doing the same. They'll