• NAMM 2017 report from Nu-Blu

    This report from the 2017 Anaheim NAMM show comes from Daniel Routh, guitarist and vocalist with Nu-Blu. The band spent four days there earlier this month, where they represent their sponsor, Peterson Tuners, and bluegrass music, giving Daniel a chance

  • Feels Like Home – Mary Beth Cross

    In today’s music world, where the boundaries between genres are ever blurrier, many artists choose to step outside of their musical comfort zone and record an album in a different style. Sometimes they take a huge leap – Steven Tyler,

  • Volume Five banjo tabs coming soon

    Patton Wages, banjo player with Volume Five, is producing a tablature book with all the solos and selected backup from their Drifter and Voices albums. The transcriptions were created by Russell Sawler, who has done tabs for numerous JD Crowe

  • Tyler Collins all healed up

    In November 2016 we reported that the boys in the Darrell Webb Band had experienced a serious auto crash in route to a number of performances in Florida. Unfortunately, the accident left reso player Tyler Collins hospitalized in Jacksonville for

  • Old Salt Union to Compass Records

    Garry West and Alison Brown hook up out in front of their office to sign a new contract with Old Salt Union. Compass Records in Nashville has announced the signing of Old Salt Union, based in Illinois just east of St.

  • Q&A with Katy Daley – Claire Lynch

    Q&A with Katy Daley is a new, ongoing feature here at Bluegrass Today. The column may be new, but you all know the contributor, Katy Daley, a familiar voice from the Katy Daley Show each weekday morning at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. As she transitions away

  • Boston Bluegrass Union Heritage Awards for 2017

    The Boston Bluegrass Union has announced the recipients of their 2017 BBU Heritage Awards. These honors are bestowed each year upon artists and industry professionals whose work has involved substantial contributions to the furtherance of bluegrass music in New England.

  • Introducing 40 Horse Mule

    Not everyone who moves to Nashville to work in the music business comes thinking that they will hit the big time, but an awful lot do. Some arrive just hoping to find a gig as a sideman, and many never

  • Larry Stephenson Band in Crystal River

    The Larry Stephenson Band appeared at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church in Crystal River, Florida this past Friday evening. They were fresh off a Danny Stewart bluegrass cruise and the audience was treated to two sets of top notch music. Each