• Earl Scruggs: Banjo Icon

    Banjo aficionados and Earl Scruggs devotees, in particular, will be enthused, nay, excited, by the news of a forthcoming book about the banjo innovator, Earl Scruggs: Banjo Icon, published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Earl Scruggs’s career as a banjo player

  • Stove Up – Danny Barnes

    When a Danny Barnes album shows up in the mail, you have no idea what to expect. His creativity and musical adventures have kept him from being pigeonholed into any specific genre or style. So as you open his new

  • Clawgrass goes to the Opry

    Mike Snider and Mark Johnson on the Grand Ole Opry - photo by Nicole Christianson Florida's Mark Johnson, inventor of the clawgrass style of banjo, had a big moment last weekend when he traveled to Nashville to appear on the Grand

  • Special Consensus at Fodor’s Grove

    What does a bluegrass fan do after two weeks of bluegrass festivals? Find a bluegrass concert the day after the last festival! Special Consensus was completing a Florida tour on Sunday with a house concert at Fodor’s Grove. Special C plays

  • Saturday at Wintergrass 2017

    John Reischman and Scott Nygaard at Wintergrass 2017 - photo © Tara Linhardt Each year the Wintergrass festival has a theme that they weave throughout the festival. They notify all the musicians hired for the festival as well, and they also

  • Burn Another Candle coming from Jenni Lyn

    Katherine St. Records in Nashville has announced an April 7 release for Burn Another Candle, the first solo project from Jenni Lyn Gardner since the recent hiatus of Della Mae. She's written eight of the album's twelve tracks, combining her background