• Irish bluegrass band to tour US

    Carmel Sheerin & the Ravens invaded the US bluegrass scene last fall at the IBMA World Of Bluegrass in Nashville. Having been selected as the top European Bluegrass Band in 2005 by the European Bluegrass Music Association, this Irish group

  • Important IBMA deadlines approaching

    Recent updates on the official IBMA web site list a number of important deadlines to keep in mind. April 16 is the last date to apply for funding from their International Outreach Program, which issues grants to further projects that "foster

  • Event submissions for EWOB by 3/15

    The European Bluegrass Blog has a post from Rienk Janssen this morning noting that submissions for the 2007 European World Of Bluegrass Guide must be received by March 15 to be included in the official publication. This would include European bluegrass

  • Flamekeeper to Canada in April

    Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper featuring Audie Blaylock have a 10 day Canadian tour in the works for next month. Their first show is on April 20 in Ontario, where they will spend the largest part of their time in Canada. All

  • The Duhks in ATT blue room

    The Duhks recently recorded a live set, complete with interviews, for AT&T blue room. Click on their photo on the blue room front page, or look in the Live Performances tab, upper left. They perform Out Of The Rain, Down To

  • New CD from Paul Craft

    Paul Craft has long been known as one of the premier songwriters in bluegrass music, and he has enjoyed tremendous success in pop and country music as well. His song, Midnight Flyer, was a hit for The Osborne Brothers in

  • The Osborne Brothers – Live in Germany

    Pinecastle has wonderful news for fans of The Osborne Brothers. They are set to release a 3 disk set recorded on July 30, 1989 in Streekermoor, Germany entitled, appropriately enough, The Osborne Brothers: Live In Germany. Tom Riggs at Pinecastle

  • Niall Toner – online, and on the air

    We received a note recently from Niall Toner, who hosts Roots Freeway on RTE Radio One in Dublin, Ireland. His show runs on Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. (GMT/WET) and features a mix of bluegrass, old time, traditional country and blues.

  • Jim Lauderdale in Sweden

    Shortly after we posted last week about the interview with Jim Lauderdale on CMT.com, we heard from our friend, Jens Koch, who plays banjo with the young Swedish bluegrass group, G2. Jens wanted to let us know that Jim would be