• Another bluegrass baby!

    Erik Igelström, mandolinist with G2, and his wife Hanna, are celebrating the birth of their second son. "On Thursday 26th of November 1:05 p.m. (local Swedish time), we had our second son at Södersjukhuset in Stockholm. We actually haven't decided

  • G2 at IBMA

    G2 is another example of a band that took full advantage of their opportunities at IBMA this year. The trip from Sweden involves considerable expense and preparation, and these five talented musicians were determined to leave as big a footprint

  • Steve Martin in London, England

    Comedian Steve Martin had the opportunity on Tuesday night (11/10) to demonstrate to a British audience that he is a serious musician, and according to Wednesday’s review of his performance in the Guardian national newspaper he succeeded. Martin was on British

  • A promise fulfilled

    The following is an account from Wayne Taylor, describing his tour this past September in England and Scotland with his group, Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa. On September 21, 1995 in Rosine, Kentucky, the US Navy's Country Current bluegrass group performed for

  • Ashby Abroad, final chapter

    Once again, Special C mandolinist Ashby Frank has been sharing his impressions of the band's European tour with the readers of Bluegrass Today. They were on the continent through October 25, with shows in Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and Czech Republic.

  • Ashby Abroad, part 3

    Once again, Special C mandolinist Ashby Frank will be sharing his impressions of the band's European tour with the readers of Bluegrass Today. They will be on the continent through October 25, with shows in Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and Czech

  • December bluegrass package tour in Germany

    Bluegrass Jamboree is the name attached to a two-week road show in Germany set for December. Headlining is Steep Canyon Rangers, who will be fresh off their US tour with Steve Martin, and hawking their newly-released CD, Deep In The Shade.

  • Ashby abroad, part 2

    Once again, Special C mandolinist Ashby Frank will be sharing his impressions of the band's European tour with the readers of Bluegrass Today. They will be on the continent through October 25, with shows yet in Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and

  • Ashby Abroad

    Once again, Special C mandolinist Ashby Frank will be sharing his impressions of the band's European tour with the readers of Bluegrass Today. He left from Nashville this past Wednesday, and sent his first travelogue installment from just outside Copenhagen