• Money Matters: A musical investment

    Casey Henry wrote in to tell us about an interesting radio show she heard. She listened while driving, then found it online and sent us a link. It's from a radio show call Marketplace Money and the episode is Money

  • The Grasgals

    Here's a blog I recently discovered, A Whiff of Smiff, that is written by the wife of one of the Grascals. She's written a post that features all the Grascal wives. These gals are troopers for being married to full

  • Ernie Thacker health update – 7/14/06

    Back in April of this year we brought you the sad news of Ernie Thacker's automobile accident. From time to time since then we have reported back on his condition. Here's another update that we just received from David Russell

  • Lewis Family homeplace restoration effort

    Gospel veterans Jeff & Sheri Easter are spearheading an effort to restore the original Lewis Family Homeplace in Lincolnton, GA. This is the house where Mom and Pop Lewis raised their children, and where members of the legendary Lewis Family

  • Lonesome Standard Time crossing the pond

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time are on their way to Europe for shows this week in Holland and Norway. 7/12/06 - Turfschip: Nieuwkoop, Holland 7/13/06 - FolkMuseum: Sandane, Norway 7/15/06 - FestivalGround: Breim, Norway We hope that bluegrass lovers in that part

  • Ken Perlman receives fiddle grant

    Noted clawhammer banjoist and fingerstyle guitarist, Ken Perlman, has been awarded a grant through the Museum of Civilization in Ottawa to do a follow-up study on the fiddle music of Prince Edward Island. He will travel once again to PEI

  • Bourgeois BK Slope D

    For all you guitar lovers out there, Pantheon Guitars has recently announced a new model. The Bourgeois BK Slope D features premium bearclaw Sitka spruce top, figured mahogany back and sides, brazilian rosewood headstock, fretboard, bridge and bridge plate, and

  • New guitar CD from Roberto Dalla Vecchia

    We have recently gotten word of a new CD by noted Italian flatpicker, Roberto Dalla Vecchia. The project is entitled Grateful, released oddly enough on the Fingerpicking.net Records label. It features a number of Roberto's original tunes and guest performances

  • The Best of 5 Minutes With Wichita Vol. 1

    Podcasting superstar Wichita Rutherford has just opened an online store where you can purchase a DVD of The Best of 5 Minutes With Wichita Vol. 1. The disc features 19 fan favorite interviews and videos from TV and video podcasts,