• Medical fund established for Ernie Sykes

    Among formerly young people, one of the most fearsome health risks is stroke. The warning signs are often invisible, but the devastating effects can be dreadful, especially to a musician who makes their living and their life with their hands.

  • GHS adds Pure Nickel mandolin strings

    GHS Strings in Battle Creek, MI has added a new set to its offerings for mandolin. Their Pure Nickel strings are available in two gauges, medium and medium light. Nickel strings were preferred by many string musicians in the 1950s for

  • Michael Cleveland instructional fiddle video

    Bluegrass fiddle master Michael Cleveland, the most awarded fiddler in IBMA history, has released his first instructional video for sale and download online. Working with his friend and fellow fiddle freak Gil Benson, Michael has determined that video is the ideal

  • D’Addario inks deal with Eastman Guitars

    D’Addario Strings has announced a new partnership with Eastman Guitars to provide strings for shipping on all of their new instruments, including acoustic and electric guitars, and mandolins. Eastman has been very aggressive in providing both Asian-made orchestral instruments to the

  • Martha Moore to SOURCE Hall of Fame

    Martha Moore, a Nashville-based publicist who has served both the bluegrass and country music markets, will be honored later this year when she is inducted into the SOURCE Hall of Fame. SOURCE was formed in 1991 as a resource for women

  • Ken Irwin takes AirPlay Direct Award

    Ken Irwin photo at Podunk Bluegrass Festival in 2014 © Ted Lehmann Last week (on March 7, 2017) AirPlay Direct announced that they had honored Ken Irwin with their “Iconic Innovators” Award for 2017. The award is presented annually to the member

  • Thalia Capos introduces wooden flatpicks

    Thalia Capos, whose innovative clamp-style devices using exotic wood veneers to improve the aesthetic have become such a hit, have taken the next logical step in guitar accessory production. The company was founded back in 2010 when Chris Bradley, a mechanical

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