• Class Act and Don Light to combine efforts

    Maybe it's something in the water... Just yesterday, we posted about The Jackson Agency and New Frontier Touring working together to better represent a number of bluegrass acts. Today, we see that Class Act Entertainment and Don Light Talent have done

  • The Jackson Agency teams with New Frontier Touring

    The Jackson Agency has just announced a special arrangement with New Frontier Touring to represent a number of bluegrass acts including: The John Cowan Band, The Gibson Brothers, John McEuen, and Wildfire. The Jackson Agency, along with Hope River Entertainment, is

  • Whiskey Lullaby – CMA Song of the Year

    I just spoke with Dave Carney. Dave is in New York City celebrating with his boss Keith Urban who won two awards from the CMA earlier this evening. It was loud wherever he was so we didn't speak for long,

  • Texas police officer wins songwriting award

    We recently received a note from David Culbertson, Secretary and Publicity Chairman for the Houston, TX Bay Area Bluegrass Association. He shared with us an article he had published in the BABA monthly newsletter back in September, and which we

  • Keith Sewell eligible in 3 Grammy categories

    We noticed that Keith Sewell is in the running for nominations in 3 Grammy categories: Best Bluegrass Album - Love Is a Journey by Keith Sewell Best Gospel Performance -When Love Came Down by Keith Sewell and Ricky Skaggs Best Gospel Song -When

  • Free Saturdays at IBMM debuts with a bang

    About six weeks ago, we posted about a new program being offered by the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY. The program is the museum's Free Saturdays, where people interested in learning bluegrass music can obtain both free instruction

  • Nashville NARAS honors its own

    The Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy held a gala awards presentation on Monday, November 7, to honor four creative artists within the Nashville area. The Academy, who sponsors the annual Grammy Awards, honored Alison Krauss, Earl Scruggs, Tim McGraw

  • Dollywood Audition Tour

    Dollywood Entertainment Park will be conducting auditions for performers in five cities during January of 2006. They are looking for singers, actors, specialty performers, instrumentalists, stage managers and technicians for the April 1 - December 30 season. Auditions will be