• Flecktones tour launches today

    The US tour in support of the upcoming B???la Fleck & The Flecktones CD, The Hidden Land, starts today in the band's home base of Nashville, TN. The first two shows will be performances with The Nashville Symphony on Friday

  • Buddy Merriam and Backroads – in Ireland

    Bluegrass Ireland, the Irish Bluegrass Blog, is reporting some additional show dates for the Buddy Merriam and Back Roads tour that starts today in the UK. Please note that a number of dates have been added to the tour by Buddy

  • Destination Music – Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

    BBC World Television is featuring Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in the first episode of it's series, Destination Music. Each week the series highlights the music of a different country. Week one is America and bluegrass music is the focus! Destination Music

  • IBMA ’06 showcase deadline approaching

    Bands interested in submitting an application to showcase at the 2006 IBMA World Of Bluegrass convention in Nashville need to get in gear to meet the January 16 deadline. The submission fee is only $15, though bands who are selected

  • The Secret Life Of Banjos

    California bluegrass banjo player Bill Evans has teamed with the legendary old-time and bluegrass musician Jody Stecher to present an all-banjo duo show that they call The Secret Life of Banjos. For these shows, the pair play on a

  • The Carter Family Fold

    This post is a contribution from Murphy Henry. Murphy is well know for her instructional method that uses no tab. Be sure to visit her site murphymethod.com to learn more about, and purchase, her teaching and instructional materials. I'm just

  • Earl Scruggs is a very funny man!

    This post is a contribution from Brad Davis. Brad is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and recording engineer who has worked with a literal who's-who of bluegrass music. Visit Brad online at braddavismusic.com. Several weekends ago, I was called to perform with

  • Bluegrass at The Kennedy Center

    March 26, 2006 is the date for a very special Grand Ole Opry show at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. The show is a part of three week festival at The Kennedy Center,

  • 3 Fox Drive on brief CA tour in early ’06

    3 Fox Drive will be headed west next month, with a number of show dates in California in mid-January of '06. The Nashville-based bluegrass band will be stopping in Tuolomne, Berkeley, Los Gatos and Redding between January 18-21. They will be