• Best Bluegrass Album – Grammy Nominations

    Tim Stafford wrote in to tell us that the Grammy nominations are out. Category 43 Best Bluegrass Album (Vocal or Instrumental) is the one that interests us. Here's the list of nominees: Marbletown - Blue Highway Cherryholmes - Cherryholmes The Grascals

  • Earl Scruggs’ condition

    An official statement is expected today from Earl Scruggs' management concerning his health and current condition following a fall in Myrtle Beach a week ago. We will release it here as soon as we receive it. In researching this over the

  • Vilnius Bluegrass 2005 – post fest update

    Just two weeks ago, bluegrass music scored another historic first as the first international, three-day bluegrass festival was held in Lithuania. The festival, which we mentioned previously here, was entitled Vilnius Bluegrass 2005. We just received some photos from the festival,

  • Free Strings from Roland White

    Well, not entirely free. You have to purchase Roland White's Mandolin Christmas instructional book/CD. If you do, Roland will send you set of strings for free. This book has lyrics and mandolin and guitar chord diagrams in addition to easy

  • EBMA directory of European bluegrass resources

    The European Bluegrass Music Association is in the process of compiling it's biennial directory of bluegrass resources in Europe. Included are contacts for bands, clubs, festivals, luthiers, promoters, radio stations, associations, publications and any other resources that might be germane.

  • Earl Scruggs takes a spill in Myrtle Beach

    Earl Scruggs appears to be in good shape following an unfortunate accident at the conclusion of his show this past Saturday. Scruggs was performing at the South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival in Myrtle Beach and fell approximately four feet from

  • Copper Creek’s 2006 Bluegrass Calendar

    The 2006 Copper Creek Bluegrass Calendar is now available. Each year, the calendar chooses a different theme for the photographs, and each date shows birthdays of prominent bluegrass artists, both living and deceased, and important dates in the history of