• Kentucky for Me – Dale Ann Bradley

    Dale Ann Bradley’s career has taken her many places since she burst onto the bluegrass scene with her 1997 debut album, East Kentucky, and her new album, Kentucky for Me, comes full circle to remind us that her heart has

  • Terry Baucom retiring from the road

    Terry Baucom, one of the most iconic and important banjo players of the past five decades, has announced his intention of retiring from active touring. He will make one last appearance this weekend with his band, The Dukes of Drive,

  • Bob Mummert passes

    Bob Mummert, 69, drummer with Dailey & Vincent, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 26. The band shared this statement. "Today, our longtime friend and drummer, Bob Mummert, has passed. We are beyond shocked and devastated. At this time, we'd like to

  • Billy & Terry Smith reunion at Camp Springs

    The iconic Camp Springs Labor Day Bluegrass Festival, site of the first bluegrass festival held in North Carolina in 1969, returns to Bluegrass Park near Reidsville, September 1-3. The three-day festival includes some heavy hitters such as Larry Sparks, Junior Sisk,

  • Ken White named as IBMA Executive Director

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has named Ken White as their new Executive Director, effective October 2. He steps in for interim ED Paul Schiminger, who had returned to the position following the resignation of Pat Morris earlier this year. White

  • Photos from Pickin’ in Parsons 2023

    The Price Sisters at the 2023 Pickin' in Parsons Bluegrass Festival - photo © Laci Mack Thanks to Laci Mack for sharing these photos from the 2023 Pickin' in Parsons Bluegrass Festival, held at the Flat River Campground in Parsons, WV.

  • On This Day #70: Remembering Jan Jerrold 

    On this day …  On August 18, 1993, American-born British bluegrass activist Jan Jerrold passed away, aged 52. His importance in the popularity of bluegrass music in the UK could scarcely be overstated. Jan Jay Jerrold was born in Washington DC, on