• Bluegrass in Slovakia

    Not long ago we brought you a story about Stephen Mougin playing in Slovakia. The tour is done, Stephen is back in the states and on the road with Sam Bush again, but he sent us some reflections on the

  • World banjo music on CBC tonight

    And yet even more great music on the radio today... Tonight (10/26) at 8:00 p.m., Canadian banjoist Jayme Stone will be featured on CBC Radio 2's Canada Live program. CBC will be broadcasting a pair of concerts featuring Stone's eclectic tastes

  • Stephen Mougin in Slovakia

    Stephen Mougin, of the Sam Bush Band, just emailed in to let us know that he is currently visiting Slovakia and doing a number of shows with friends while there. He played last weekend with the band Fragment. Fragment has toured

  • US pickers to assist Welsh counterparts

    Spring 2008 will find a bevy of top American bluegrass musicians heading to Wales to serve as instructors at the Transatlantic Bluegrass School. The school will be held starting on May 7 in the scenic coastal village of Newport, Pembrokeshire

  • Abrams Brothers on WWB

    This evening (10/23) at 6:00 p.m., you can tune into Uncle Billy Dunbar's show on WorldWideBluegrass.com and hear John Abrams talk with Billy about his work as one half of The Abrams Brothers.  Along with his younger brother James, these

  • John Lowell interview on ukbluegrass.com

    Our friends at ukbluegrass.com have recently published a lengthy piece on guitarist, singer and songwriter John Lowell. John will be on the faculty of the 2008 Sore Fingers bluegrass camp in England, where he will teach songwriting. The article covers a

  • Transatlantic Sessions with Jerry Douglas

    BBC Four will be airing a new series of the Transatlantic Sessions beginning this month. The show brings together musicians from both sides of the Atlantic, from the US, Ireland and Scotland. The various musicians will perform both solo and

  • Flatpick guitar meet in Milan

    Roberto Dalla Vecchia is organizing what he feels sure is the first ever meeting of Italian flatpickers, scheduled for September 22 in Milan. The site of this six string summit will be the Italian Music Fair MEET, which Roberto describes

  • Dutch radio CD request

    We received a note from Marcel Hanson, who works with a local radio and TV station in Holland. They include a variety of country and American type music, including bluegrass and folk. Many US artists and labels are reluctant to ship

  • Czech bluegrass in Pittsburgh

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ran a story last week about Czech bluegrass band Druha Trava, who are touring in the US and Canada through the rest of September. The Gazette's Nate Guidry interviewed Robert Krestan, who founded the group in 1991 about