• Washburn D-10 wins major award

    Washburn Guitars is proud to note that their D10S guitar was honored earlier this month during the prestigious Music Industry Association Awards in London. The MIA is a British musical products trade association, roughly equivalent to NAAM, which started as

  • Our readers put the “I” in IBMA

    A look at the stats from yesterday and this morning shows just how truly international the interest in bluegrass music is - at least based on our readership. Here's a visitor map showing where our most recent 2500 readers are located.

  • EBMA 2007 info posted online

    The European Bluegrass Music Association has just posted details and information for the 2007 European World Of Bluegrass Festival and Trade Show. It is scheduled for May 17-19 in Voorthuizen, NL. Information in PDF form is available for bands interested in

  • Bill Monroe Tribute shows

    This post is another contribution from Richard Thompson, who has provided several special pieces to Bluegrass Today as we recall Bill Monroe today. In light of this ten year anniversary, many aficionados have organised special events to mark the occasion. Last

  • Crooked Still heading for Ireland

    Our friend Richard Hawkins over at The Bluegrass Ireland Blog is reporting that Crooked Still, the innovative Boston-based string band, is heading back to Ireland for a follow-up tour later this month. They made quite an impact when they visited

  • The Del McCoury Band shine in new arenas

    This post is a contribution from Richard Thompson, a founding member of the British Bluegrass Music Association. He is also a longstanding contributor to British Bluegrass News, a quarterly print publication where he also briefly served as editor. He wrote

  • Lonesome Standard Time crossing the pond

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time are on their way to Europe for shows this week in Holland and Norway. 7/12/06 - Turfschip: Nieuwkoop, Holland 7/13/06 - FolkMuseum: Sandane, Norway 7/15/06 - FestivalGround: Breim, Norway We hope that bluegrass lovers in that part