• Lilly Of The West is swingin’

    Lilly Drumeva, surely among Bulgaria and eastern Europe's most prominent bluegrass/country artists, has created a retrospective video using images from her 15 years as a professional entertainer with her band, Lilly Of The West. Along with the photographs, the video offers

  • EWOB 2011 in photos

    Once again, Jan de Mooy has sent along a terrific gallery of photos from the European World of Bluegrass, which took place in Voorthuizen, The Netherlands last week. Like its counterpart in the US, the International Bluegrass Music Association, EWOB

  • Sierra Hull is London bound

    Sierra Hull is coming over to the UK to play a couple of showcase dates to help launch the UK release of her new album, Daybreak (Rounder 0658), due to become available in July. The record hit in the US in

  • Red Wine Bluegrass Party

    We received a note on Monday from Richard Hawkins, who reports for both the Bluegrass Ireland Blog and the European Bluegrass Blog. He wanted to let us know about the terrific photo-essay he recently published, covering the 3rd annual Red Wine

  • Special C European tour winding down

    Here's another update from Greg Cahill on the 2011 Special Consensus European tour. We only had 2 hours sleep when we were shuttled to the airport in Oslo to catch the plane to Copenhagen on Wednesday. We were on time (after

  • Special C in Europe

    Here's an update from world traveler Greg Cahill and Special Consensus. Just a brief note to let everyone know we are having a great tour here in Europe. We played the Buhl Bluegrass Festival on May 14, then several dates in Germany

  • Donna Ulisse – Back in the USSR

    OK...  so there isn't a USSR anymore, and Donna Ulisse has never been and, therefore, can't return, but the Beatles reference was just too tasty to ignore. All that being said, Ulisse will travel from Nashville in July to headline at

  • Davidson Brothers are Here To Stay

    Aussie bluegrass brothers Hamish and Lachlan Davidson spent the last week of April in the US, tracking for their next Davidson Brothers album Here To Stay. They were assisted by Mike Bubb on bass, Bryan Sutton on guitar, Randy Kohrs

  • The Captain video from Toy Hearts

    The Toy Hearts, featuring British bluegrass sisters Hannah and Sophia Johnson, have released a video for the latest single from their Femme Fatale project. The song is The Captain, written and sung by the lovely Miss Hannah, with able support from