• Mile Twelve home safe again

    Here’s the third report from Boston’s Mile Twelve as they travel through Ireland sharing their contemporary bluegrass sound. The band is Evan Murphy on guitar, Nate Sabat on bass, BB Bowness on banjo, and Bronwyn Keith‐Hynes on fiddle. The three week tour of Ireland has come

  • The Peregrines make it to Denmark

    This post is a contribution from Grant Gordy, guitarist with a new Transatlantic bluegrass experiment, currently on tour in Europe called The Peregrines. The guys will be sending us occasional reports as their tour progresses. To start off, I had a fantastic welcome to

  • Curly Strings takes first at EWOB ’16

    This report on last weekend's 2016 EWOB festival in Europe is a contribution from Jos van der Lelie, host of the All Around Bluegrass and Master's Garden programs on The Bluegrass Mix. At the annual European World Of Bluegrass festival in Voorthuizen, The

  • More from Mile Twelve in Ireland

    Here's the second report from Boston's Mile Twelve as they travel through Ireland sharing their contemporary bluegrass sound. The band is Evan Murphy on guitar, Nate Sabat on bass, BB Bowness on banjo, and Bronwyn Keith‐Hynes on fiddle. We're reaching the halfway point

  • Bluegrass delegation to Kazakhstan

    Among the many interesting people we met this year at the World of Bluegrass convention were Damon Postle and Danny Bermel, a pair of doctoral students at the University of Georgia. They are in the process of developing pre-service teacher training in

  • Night Drivers in Güglingen

    Güglingen, Germany. Day 8 of European tour: We just wrapped up a show at the Altes Theater in Heilbronn, Germany. As with last week’s show in Prague, this was a double bill with Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley. It’s a charming

  • New music from Grazztrio

    Grazztrio, a Spanish string band who writes and performs original instrumental music on banjo, mandolin, and bass, have released a couple of new tunes. The group consists of Lluis Gómez on banjo, Oriol González on mandolin, and Maribel Rivero on bass. The

  • Henhouse Prowlers do Zambia

    Henhouse Prowlers have returned to Africa on another cultural exchange mission for the US government. This report of their time in Zambia comes from guitarist Star Moss. Day 1 For those just tuning in: the Henhouse Prowlers are on our second American Music Abroad (AMA)