• Michael Kelly Mandolins: New Models

    Michael Kelly Guitar Company, located in Clearwater, Flordia, announced last week the production of several limited edition mandolin models. These special production mandolins will be released incrementally over the course of the next six months. Some are completely new models,

  • Terry Baucom Sullivan banjo

    Back in February, Brance teased with news that one of Terry Baucom's post-Quicksilver episode 2 endeavors would include a signature banjo model, noting that further details would be forthcoming. Now comes the official announcement: After much anticipation, it is being announced that

  • Rounder and Borders Celebrate Bluegrass Month

    May is Bluegrass Month and Rounder Records has teamed up with Borders Books & Music to promote and celebrate bluegrass music at all Borders stores nationwide. During the entire month, when you purchase a Rounder bluegrass release you'll receive

  • Music Theory for Dummies

    Anytime I teach at banjo workshops - or spend time with serious beginner-to-intermediate pickers - I hear questions about the best way to learn something about music theory - the structure and "rules" that govern how we define musical tones

  • Colorado Case announces merger

    Colorado Case Company has announced an agreement to purchase Cavallaro Case Covers, makers of the Small Dog Case Cover line. The merger is expected to be concluded by July 1, 2007, with the Medford, MA facilities of Cavallaro being relocated

  • David Grier’s Supercharged Flatpicking on DVD

    We just discovered that David Grier's instructional video Superchared Flatpicking is now available on DVD. This video has been around for a number of years on VHS only. For all the flatpickers out there this is a classic must have. The

  • Bob Taylor – Mel Bay Instrumental Innovators

    Bob Taylor, the man behind the immensely popular Taylor Guitars, is the subject of a new documentary-style DVD distributed by Mel Bay Publications. It's part of their new Instrumental Innovators series, which profiles instrument makers who have had a major impact