• New beginner banjo DVDs from AcuTab

    After more than ten years creating and publishing celebrated instructional materials for intermediate and advanced level banjo players, AcuTab Publications is releasing the first three DVDs in their new Learn To Play Bluegrass Banjo series for folks just getting started

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bluegrass Jam Tunes Books

    Running Dogs Publishing has just announced the second printing of its Jam Tunes books for bluegrass guitar and mandolin. Each volume is accompanied by two audio CDs featuring 25 tunes. Each tune consists of 3 practice tracks: slow with melody,

  • Steve Huber – in the shop full time

    Steve Huber, owner and builder of the popular Huber Banjo line, has stepped back from performing to focus his attention on banjo production, and just played his last show with The Kenny & Amanda Smith Band. Steve expressed a mix

  • New banjo backup DVD with Bill Evans

    Following up on the success of their first two instructional DVDs on bluegrass style backup for banjo, AcuTab has announced the release of Power Pickin' Volume 3 - Playing Banjo Backup In A Bluegrass Band, featuring Bill Evans. This new

  • Gibson loses trademark infringement case on appeal

    Though this particular case does not involve Gibson's bluegrass division (Original Acoustic Instruments), it should be of interest to anyone who follows instruments or instrument building. Especially in the five string banjo world, questions about Gibson's ability to protect the

  • Are you a true Del-head?

    The Del McCoury Band's web site now features the ultimate keepsake for the most dedicated Del heads out there - a limited edition, autographed Del McCoury bobblehead doll! Only 500 of the bobbleheads have been made, and each is hand numbered

  • Huber/AcuTab marketing association to end

    As of September 1, 2005, AcuTab will no longer function as the marketing and promotional arm of Huber Banjos, nor the sole source for ordering and customer service. This exclusive relationship which has existed since Huber Banjos launched in 2001