• The Carter Family Fold

    This post is a contribution from Murphy Henry. Murphy is well know for her instructional method that uses no tab. Be sure to visit her site murphymethod.com to learn more about, and purchase, her teaching and instructional materials. I'm just

  • Washburn adds new bluegrass models

    Chicago-based Washburn Guitars has announced the debut of two new bluegrass instruments, aimed at players looking to move up to a professional grade axe, but with budget restrictions to consider. A new banjo, the B160, and a new mandolin, the M120,

  • Serious threat to bluegrass? A rebuttal

    The following is a contribution from Kip Martin, a semi-regular guest contributor to Bluegrass Today. The views expressed are his, and are not necessarily those of the authors of Bluegrass Today. Commenting is enabled for all ViewPoint posts, so please

  • Picturing The Banjo

    You and I know the importance of the banjo today, as well as the historical importance of the instrument. Importance to the music we love, bluegrass. But what about the broader historical background behind the banjo? The Corcoran Gallery

  • Earl Scruggs is a very funny man!

    This post is a contribution from Brad Davis. Brad is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and recording engineer who has worked with a literal who's-who of bluegrass music. Visit Brad online at braddavismusic.com. Several weekends ago, I was called to perform with

  • Wichita’s philosophy of bluegrass

    This post is a contribution from world renowned podcast celebrity Wichita Rutherford. Be sure to visit his site 5MinutesWithWichita.com to listen to his weekly podcast featuring interviews with bluegrass stars. Bluegrass is an important part of our lives. Some see it