• IBMM – Free Saturdays at the Museum

    Mike Lawing at the International Bluegrass Music Museum asked me to pass on this piece of news about a program at the IBMM. Free Saturdays at The Museum, is a program which provides professionally-taught bluegrass music lessons and acoustic, bluegrass instruments

  • Stolen – 1964 Gibson RB-250

    Gena Britt Tew just contacted me with an alert that her husband and herself were robbed yesterday while at work. The thieves got three instruments along with a few household items. They got the XBox, about 20 games, a Watch, tried

  • Bea Lilly, 1921-2005

    We are sorry to report that Bea Lilly, member of The Lily Brothers & Don Stover and a true pioneer in bluegrass music, passed away September 18, 2005 at the Duxbury House Alzheimer Care Center near Plymouth, MA. Mitchell Burt

  • OCRN seeking volunteer bluegrass DJs

    Gracie Muldoon, station manager and program director at Original Country Radio Network, is looking for folks who might want to serve as a volunteer DJ for a few hours each day, or even once or twice a week. OCRN

  • Opry show in New York

    As a part of it's 80th Anniversary celebration, the Grand Ole Opry will take a trip north later this fall for a rare show outside of Nashville. On Monday November 14, an official Opry concert will be held in New

  • Monroe’s Mandolin Rests in Hall of Fame

    The Country Music Hall Of Fame is now the resting place of Bill Monroe's mandolin. Yesterday the Museum held a ceremony in it's own Ford Theater on the 94th anniversary of Monroe's birth. Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder were on

  • Are you a true Del-head?

    The Del McCoury Band's web site now features the ultimate keepsake for the most dedicated Del heads out there - a limited edition, autographed Del McCoury bobblehead doll! Only 500 of the bobbleheads have been made, and each is hand numbered