• Ickes, Pikelny, Driessen on YouTube

    After teaching at Sore Fingers Week in England earlier this month, Rob Ickes, Noam Pikelny and Casey Driessen did some touring in the UK as The Nashville Acoustic All Stars. The folks at ukbluegrass.com posted yesterday with links to three video

  • Bluegrass Banjo Meets Mainstream TV

    The following is a contribution from our newest correspondent, Tom Travis. Tom writes from England where he is prominent in bluegrass journalism and on radio, and also performs with his band, Bluegrass Incident. Here is his critique of a recent

  • More good words in Country Music People

    Here's another post from our semi-regular correspondent, Richard Thompson. He writes from England, where he is also a longstanding contributor to British Bluegrass News, a quarterly print publication where he also briefly served as editor. Typically, the April edition of the

  • New banjo music from Jayme Stone

    Jayme Stone is a banjo player whose music is hard to categorize. In fact, you might say that it has no boundaries. You could say the same thing about his whereabouts. With a new CD, The Utmost, due for release in

  • Big Sky from The Isaacs

    Big Sky is the name of the next CD release from Gospel favorites, The Isaacs, which will hit the street on April 24. It was produced by Mark Bright, who has a string of Grammy Awards, and who also produced

  • 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