• Gravity video from The Infamous Stringdusters

    Compass Records has released a music video for the quasi-title track from The Infamous Stringdusters' latest album, Laws Of Gravity. It's a narrative video that represents the story of the song, Gravity, written by bassist Travis Book and his extra-talented wife,

  • Benefit show for Tommy Long next month

    Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road had announced in early March that their long time guitarist and lead singer, Tommy Long, would be taking a medical leave of absence from the band to undergo treatment for throat cancer. Now, Lorraine has scheduled

  • Lucas Ross talks Son Of A Beekeeper

    This interview with banjo playing comedian Lucas Ross is a contribution from Pamm Tucker with Walker's Folk Mania Media. She met with him at the American Banjo Museum a few weeks ago in Oklahoma City. Lucas Ross discussed The American Banjo

  • Hillbilly Gypsies announce new members

    The Hillbilly Gypsies, an eclectic bluegrass outfit from Morantown, WV, has announced a couple of new members. One is back for a return engagement, and the other is a new member. The band is pleased to welcome back former bass player

  • Pick that Rubab solid, brother

    We just got a note from The Henhouse Prowlers, who are doing a US State Department tour in Pakistan. They have become unofficial musical ambassadors for the USA, touring repeatedly in parts of the world where few Americans visit, sharing

  • Hillbilly Heroes from Hammertowne

    Kentucky's Hammertowne has released a debut single in advance of their next project for Mountain Fever Records. It's the title track from Hillbilly Heroes, written by the band's guitarists, Dave Carroll and Scott Tackett. Scott sings the song that tells about

  • IBMA ballot reboot, restarts on Tuesday

    First round balloting for the 2017 International Bluegrass Music Awards, which was to have begun last week, has been stopped with a new ballot being prepared for voting members today. While there was no error in the existing ballot, some members