• ETA Bluegrass Cruise

    Here is another cruise option for those who are considering the purchase of vacation packages for their favorite blog authors (and don't forget our spouses!). This is the 9th Annual ETA Bluegrass Cruise. They lay claim to being the original bluegrass

  • Bahamas Bluegrass Cruise

    Here's another bluegrass cruise for you to ponder when planning the family vacation. It's the Bahamas Bluegrass Cruise and, you guessed it, it's traveling to the Bahamas! It sails out of Port Canaveral, FL and the dates for the cruise

  • New IBMA newsletter online

    Many of the articles from the July/August issue of International Bluegrass, the official publication of the IBMA, can be found on the organization's web site. It is distributed by mail to all professional members, but not available in print otherwise. The

  • Bluegrass At The Ryman

    There are three shows left in the 2006 Bluegrass Nights At The Ryman series and I thought I'd tell you about them. If you are in the Nashville area on any of these three dates then you should make an

  • IBMA announces songwriter showcase

    IBMA has announced the names of the ten songwriters invited to showcase during the IBMA Songwriter Showcase, held during their annual World Of Bluegrass trade show, where they can perform their original material for the assembled membership. The Songwriter Showcase will

  • Lonesome Standard Time crossing the pond

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time are on their way to Europe for shows this week in Holland and Norway. 7/12/06 - Turfschip: Nieuwkoop, Holland 7/13/06 - FolkMuseum: Sandane, Norway 7/15/06 - FestivalGround: Breim, Norway We hope that bluegrass lovers in that part

  • Grey Fox audio on FestivaLink

    The popular Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in NY is celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year by joining forces with FestivaLink to make audio from this year's fest available for online purchase. These will be full-length recordings which can be purchased

  • New IBMA board members announced

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the election of several new members to its Board Of Directors, the governing body charged with setting long range goals and priorities for the organization. Election of board members is done by an

  • Bluegrass vacation giveaway from Into The Blue

    Into The Blue, the most widely syndicated bluegrass music radio program in the US, is giving away a vacation getaway package to coincide with the IBMA World Of Bluegrass and International Bluegrass Awards show in Nashville, September 27-30. Winners will receive

  • Crooked Jades heading to Britain

    The Crooked Jades, purveyors of "vintage music" in the truest sense of the word, are set to embark on a tour of the UK in July. The band is configured as an old time string band, but their music and