• 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

  • Class Act Entertainment moves to old Atkins digs

    We posted last week about the fact that bluegrass booking agency Class Act Entertainment and country management company Don Light Talent were joining forces to offer management services to selected bluegrass acts. Class Act handles dates for an impressive roster

  • The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    Here's some encouraging news from our new friend, Richard Hawkins, editor of Bluegrass Ireland, the newsletter of The Irish Bluegrass Music Club. The Bluegrass Ireland Blog is hereby officially launched at www.bluegrassireland.blogspot.com. The text of the last issue of Bluegrass Ireland

  • Vilnius Bluegrass 2005

    This coming weekend marks an historic first for our bluegrass cousins in Europe, as the first ever bluegrass festival in Lithuania will be held in the capital of Vilnius. Billed as Vilnius Bluegrass 2005, the festival runs November 25-26 and