• Cherryholmes on The Opry – and YouTube

    Cherryholmes will be appearing on tonight's Tuesday Grand Ole Opry, in the initial segment that airs from 8:00-8:30 p.m. The Opry broadcast is available over the air in the Nashville market on WSM AM 650, and simulcast worldwide via online streaming

  • Follow-up: small world department

    In an interesting twist of fate, we found a connection between two recent stories that had run on Bluegrass Today earlier this month. Faithful readers will recall the story from May 7 about North Carolina mandolinist John Santa and his new

  • Photos from EWOB 2008

    Jan de Mooy from The Netherlands sent along a number of terrific photos he took during the European World of Bluegrass festival in Voorthuizen earlier this month. He captured images of of 12 different bands on stage, from 9 different European

  • Stringdusters in Europe on YouTube

    Chris Pandolfi, banjo player with The Infamous Stringdusters, is debuting his talent as a documentary filmmaker during the band's current European tour. He will be posting video updates on YouTube while the band is overseas, with the first three available

  • The Baghdad Bad Boys

    No matter where you find yourself in the world, a bluegrass jam is sure to lift your spirits. We often take for granted the availability of jam sessions here in the US, while our overseas contemporaries are somewhat harder pressed

  • 2008 European Bluegrass Band Awards

    Singer/songwriter Liz Meyer wrote in to let us know how the EWOB festival went this past weekend. She tells us the weather was great in Voorthuizen and the music was even better. For three days this small Dutch town was teaming

  • Why banjo and extreme sports don’t mix

    Here's a cautionary tale for bluegrass musicians who also like to try their hand at risky extreme sports. It comes from Jens Koch, the superb young banjo player with Swedish bluegrass group, G2. Three years ago - before G2 caught the

  • European Bluegrass Festival Calendar

    The European Bluegrass Music Association (EBMA) has a very comprehensive European festival schedule online on their new website. The listing provides information regarding each concert, including the date, location, name of the event, appropriate website or email link, and additional

  • Banjo workshop in Belgium

    As the International Bluegrass Music Association is at pains to remind us, bluegrass music is a truly worldwide phenomenon. Though the IBMA is based in the US, and the largest part of the membership resides here, no small part of