• IBMA Awards on the BBC

    The recent IBMA Awards have been covered in the mainstream press here in the US, and we have posted links to a few stories that we found. This morning, we found one on the BBC News web site, originally posted

  • EWOB CD now available online

    We posted recently about the release of an audio CD with live recordings of the various showcase acts that performed at the 2005 European World of Bluegrass in The Netherlands this past May. At that time, there was no place online

  • San Paolo Bluegrass Club postage stamp

    Our Brazilian friend Erio Meili, President of the Sao Paulo Bluegrass Music Association sent us this photo of the postage stamp which they had created to help publicize their organization. The Brazilian postal authority, Empresa Brasileira de Correios, is under

  • Spaces filling up for UK bluegrass camp

    Though the popular Sore Fingers bluegrass instructional camp in England won't be held until April of 2006, reports are that the slots are rapidly filling up. UK and European bluegrass pickers who want to take advantage of this highly

  • Jim Hurst Bluegrass Band in Ireland

    The Jim Hurst Bluegrass Band is preparing for a ten day tour of Ireland in early October. Traveling with Jim for this tour are Steve Smith on mandolin, Scott Anderson on banjo, and Jim's son Brandon Hurst on bass. Stops

  • Debut CD from top European bluegrass band

    Carmel Sheerin & The Ravens, voted European Bluegrass Band of the Year for 2005 this past May, will release their first CD, Runaway, in late August. The band is based in Ireland and features vocalist Carmel Sheerin, her three brothers