• Danny Clark to IBMM

    The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has announced the hiring of Danny Clark as their Membership and Special Events Manager. This new position was created to help grow the membership of the organization, develop special events at the

  • Bluegrass Knowledge Test for 2017

    Veteran readers of this Wednesday column may recall that around New Year’s Day (that is to say sometime between December 26th and the first day of Spring), I present an annual bluegrass knowledge test, known officially as the “Bluegrass Knowledge

  • Bone Collector video from Julian & Chris

    Acoustic guitarists Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge have released a live music video of Bone Collector, the opening track from their upcoming album, Mount Royal. Like the new record, it features the two steel string virtuosos performing together in a

  • Steeldrivers reach 100,000 scans

    Longtime bluegrass lovers will recall the buzz that accompanied the release of the first album from The Steeldrivers in 2008. The self-titled project on Rounder featured a new sound in the bluegrass world, and was the first introduction for most

  • Dailey & Vincent LandFest moves to Georgia

    Dailey & Vincent have announced that their 5th annual annual bluegrass festival, LandFest, is moving from its original home in Denton, NC to the mountains of Hiawassee, GA for this fall. Now titled the Dailey & Vincent LandFest in the

  • Dub Crouch passes

    Missouri bluegrass legend and pioneer, Dub Crouch, passed away January 8, 2017. The  Lord called him home on "The Eighth Of January," in true bluegrass fashion. A banjo picker for over 60 years, Robert W. Crouch held an influential role

  • Earth & Wood – Tyler Grant

    Guitarist Tyler Grant, a National Flatpicking Champion and winner of the RockyGrass and Wayne Henderson guitar contests, among others, has spent much of his career in the jam band realm, playing with Drew Emmitt and Bill Nershi of Leftover Salmon

  • A visit to the Woodbine Opry

    One of the fun things about traveling around this great country is finding local music venues and local musicians. We found one such place a couple of years ago in Woodbine, Georgia. It is called the Woodbine Opry. It has