• The Bluegrass Way – People I Like

    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. I don"t think I"m alone when I say I"ve never met

  • Crooked Jades heading to Britain

    The Crooked Jades, purveyors of "vintage music" in the truest sense of the word, are set to embark on a tour of the UK in July. The band is configured as an old time string band, but their music and

  • Del McCoury Band heading to the UK

    The Del McCoury Band will spend the second half of July touring in the British Isles, with 7 shows during that time in England, Scotland and Ireland. Fans in the UK will have a chance to see this powerful and

  • Wichita Rutherford – Cases are Sacred Places

    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. Have you ever gotten a look inside somebody"s instrument case?

  • Good numbers from EWOB

    We posted a number of times of late about the recently-concluded European World Of Bluegrass events held in May across the continent. The European Bluegrass Music Association celebrates May as Bluegrass Music Month, with coordinated festivals and events that ran

  • Festival fan killed by Skaggs bus

    The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville has the story this morning of an unfortunate accident involving Ricky Skaggs' tour bus which occurred on Friday evening. A young man apparently wandered onto I-24 after leaving the Bonnaroo music festival site near Manchester,

  • A note from Ernie Thacker

    We just heard from David Russell with The Bluegrass Journal, who shared a note he had received from Ernie Thacker. Regular readers of Bluegrass Today have surely noted that Ernie was seriously injured in an auto accident back in April,

  • Kristin Benson update

    We posted yesterday with news that Kristin and Wayne Benson were expecting their first child in October. We mentioned that we weren't sure what Kristin's plans might be for the future, either with regard to playing banjo with Lonesome Standard

  • Huber Banjos launches Vintage Series

    Huber Banjos got its start in 1997 when Steve Huber introduced his Vintage Flathead banjo tone ring. Steve's earlier investigations had shown him that the alloys used in most modern banjo tone rings differed significantly from that which was used