• Keith Sewell eligible in 3 Grammy categories

    We noticed that Keith Sewell is in the running for nominations in 3 Grammy categories: Best Bluegrass Album - Love Is a Journey by Keith Sewell Best Gospel Performance -When Love Came Down by Keith Sewell and Ricky Skaggs Best Gospel Song -When

  • Free Saturdays at IBMM debuts with a bang

    About six weeks ago, we posted about a new program being offered by the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY. The program is the museum's Free Saturdays, where people interested in learning bluegrass music can obtain both free instruction

  • Nashville NARAS honors its own

    The Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy held a gala awards presentation on Monday, November 7, to honor four creative artists within the Nashville area. The Academy, who sponsors the annual Grammy Awards, honored Alison Krauss, Earl Scruggs, Tim McGraw

  • Dollywood Audition Tour

    Dollywood Entertainment Park will be conducting auditions for performers in five cities during January of 2006. They are looking for singers, actors, specialty performers, instrumentalists, stage managers and technicians for the April 1 - December 30 season. Auditions will be

  • Bluegrass Japan Blog

    I've been just a little bit obsessed with podcasts recently. As I was wondering around the internet over the weekend I discovered another bluegrass blogger who had a podcast. Nino is the guy's name and Bluegrass Japan is his blog.

  • Poppy Mountain Bluegrass on DVD

    A DVD highlighting the 2005 Poppy Mountain Bluegrass festival is now available from Keepsake Video Productions. The DVD disc is entitled The Poppy Experience. Not having seen the disc, we can't really comment of the content or the quality of

  • Stolen Instrument Registry

    The Northern California Bluegrass Society is sponsoring a National Stolen & Missing Instrument directory. It allows for instant listing of a stolen instrument and is expected to be a useful resource for pickers, retailers, and law enforcement agencies alike. There

  • Will Keys: 1923-2005

    Will Keys, a popular if not beloved old time banjo player from East Tennessee, passed away on November 4 after a battle with multiple illnesses, including a large and aggressive tumor in his brain. Keys was known for his distinctive

  • Stolen Instruments Recovered

    We previously posted about the instruments stolen from the home of Gena Britt - Tew. Gena just wrote in with the great news that the instruments have been recovered and returned. Here's her email. My instruments were recovered! Yeah!! I got