• Stolen instrument alert…

    The folks at Deering Banjo Company have asked the bluegrass community to keep an eye out for three Deering banjos that were stolen while the Deerings were in Minneapolis, MN. They had just finished presenting some workshops to dealers in

  • More bluegrass Halloween fun

    Danny Clark's 2017 Bluegrass Halloween party at the Bluegrass Bus Museum We did turn up a number of additional Halloween photos with a bluegrass theme, and even a couple of videos. Most of them came from Danny "Hootenanny" Clark, and his Halloween

  • On This Day #51 – Reno & Harrell 1967

    On this day … On November 2, 1967, Don Reno and Bill Harrell and The Tennessee Cut-Ups recorded two bluegrass Gospel tracks, Stepping Stone to Glory and I’m Just a Little Old Fashioned that were released as a single, King 45-6150. The

  • 32 Arrangements and Ideas for Bluegrass Banjo

    Are you a banjo picker who enjoys working through other musicians' ideas, or perhaps a banjo student looking for new tunes to learn? Then here's something you may appreciate. Jim Pankey is the banjo player with Chattanooga's Hamilton County Ramblers, and

  • Halloween bluegrass for 2017

    We've found a couple of photos of bluegrass artists dressed up for Halloween. First up, NewTown, in their scariest attire...... and a Who Wore It Best between Darrell Webb and Skip Cherryholmes.If you find any others, send 'em our way and

  • Harassment charges made against Kirt Webster

    The burgeoning cascade of sexual harassment charges being leveled against entertainment industry professionals looks to have enveloped someone prominent in the Nashville country and bluegrass scene. Kirt Webster, whose Webster Public Relations agency represents a number of familiar bluegrass acts, has

  • Jimmy Meyer seriously injured

    Jim Meyer at the Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival - photo by Tammy Harman Jimmy Meyer, formerly bass player with The MeyerBand, was badly injured last week in a fall at work. It resulted in him suffering a broken wrist, skull fractures,

  • Ivy Sheppard for Mayor!

    Does your town have a banjo player as Mayor? Well the folks in Mt Airy, NC have the opportunity to make that happen on November 7. Ivy Sheppard is a radio host and producer on WPAQ, who performs with the South

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