• MACC 2016 kickoff

    The 2016 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival kicked off on Wednesday, July 19th at the Hoover Y Park in Columbus, OH. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins' annual event is held in memory of their daughter, Mandy Adkins, who passed away

  • Final images from Bluegrass On The Grass

    Here are the remainder of Frank Baker's photos from the 2016 Bluegrass On The Grass festival held on the campus of Dickinson College in Pennsylvania each year. This batch captures images of The Dismembered Tennesseans and Big Country Bluegrass along with

  • Tippecanoe & Bluegrass Too debuts in Indiana

    A brand new bluegrass festival debuted this past Saturday, July 2nd, at Exploration Acres in Lafayette, IN. Tippecanoe & Bluegrass Too held it's very first event on the grounds of Exploration Acres, a corn maze and u-pick pumpkin patch that operates

  • Grateful Ball Tour in October

    Good news for bluegrass loving Dead Heads! The Jeff Austin Band and The Travelin' McCourys have decided to recreate their successful Grateful Ball concert as a week-long tour this October. The original show was held at Urban Chestnut Brewing in St. Louis

  • More photos from Norwalk 2016

    The Friday stage show at the Norwalk Music Festival was kicked off by a local band, Vertical Limit, playing strong, traditional bluegrass. They were followed by Columbus, Ohio’s Out of Mind Bluegrass Band. Co-promoter Kurt Hickman brought his band, Harbourtown to

  • A Show for Joe in September

    Joe Wilson, who died in 2015, was an unsung hero in the world of traditional music. His work was almost always behind the scenes rather than on stage, but his passion for the music and culture of the Appalachian region

  • Bluegrass on the Grass 2016

    Once again, Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania has hosted their free festival, Bluegrass on the Grass on campus. It's an event for the local community, as most students are gone now for summer vacation, but faculty and staff also often

  • Brown County Bluegrass lives on

    Good news for bluegrass fans in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The Brown County Bluegrass Festival, held for 25 years in Georgetown, OH, will continue this year in August. Managed since 1990 by Don Morgan and his family, the festival had

  • Ralph Stanley remembered at Norwalk

    The Friday night show at the Norwalk Music Festival closed out with a tribute to Ralph Stanley and the Stanley Brothers. Festival co-promoter, Chris Smith, and Junior Sisk teamed up to present this touching tribute. Chris had this to say just before

  • 2016 Songwriters Contest finalists at Podunk

    The Podunk Bluegrass Festival has announced the finalists in their 2016 Songwriters Contest. The three selected songwriters will perform their songs at the festival on August 13 on the main stage in Hebron, CT. In addition to cash prizes and tickets to