• Instruments stolen at IBMA (?) recovered

    We just received this note from Casey Henry: The Nashville Metro Police department has recovered two stolen instruments. A banjo and a mandolin. If anyone wants to claim them they should contact Detective Mavity at 615-862-7611. The Nashville police must be somewhat

  • 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

  • Hurricane Wilma

    Hurricane Wilma has had a devastating impact on the state of Flordia, leaving 5.9 million people with out electricity. A web hosting company, which is home to several of our advertisers, is located in Flordia and is currently experiencing an

  • Bluegrass Beatles – mystery solved!

    OK... last post on the Bluegrass Beatles photo. I heard yesterday from Sherri Chekal, who I had only recently met through her connections to the TriState Bluegrass Journal, and BluegrassTalkRadio.com. She laid claim to the Photoshop work on that classic Beatles

  • Bluegrass Jam Tunes Books

    Running Dogs Publishing has just announced the second printing of its Jam Tunes books for bluegrass guitar and mandolin. Each volume is accompanied by two audio CDs featuring 25 tunes. Each tune consists of 3 practice tracks: slow with melody,

  • 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

  • Bela Fleck at Berklee

    On Tuesday, Bela Fleck's Trio! (Bela, Stanley Clarke, Jean Luc Ponty) performed in Boston, and they also gave a free clinic for students at the Berklee College of Music in the afternoon. Berklee students were also admitted to the Tuesday