• 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

  • Dave’s Dozen: 2016 Favorites

    One of the favorite parts of my work for Bluegrass Today is the steady stream of music that fills my mailbox and my inbox. A close second is the joy of discovering and testing new products. Hey, it’s a tough job,

  • Special Consensus ready for Europe

    It’s that time of year; well, every other year. As we welcome the new year Special Consensus are busy getting ready for a tour of the UK and Ireland, “26 straight days of traveling and performing on the same day”, says

  • Songwriter’s Backstory Vol. 5 – ‘Tis Sweet

    This month’s Songwriter’s Backstory features the bluegrass and country standard, 'Tis Sweet To Be Remembered, by American bluegrass star, Mac Wiseman. Internationally referred to as ‘the voice with a heart’, Wiseman is one of the original architects of the bluegrass