• Photos from Old Settler’s 2018

    The 2018 edition of the Old Settler’s Music Festival took place last month in Tilmon, Texas, just as it has since 1987. The stage shows bring together contemporary bluegrass acts with more progressive string bands and Grassicana performers. The promoters shared some

  • 2018 Georgia String Band Festival photos

    Georgia State fiddling champion Chris Ryan at the 2018 Georgia String Band Festival - photo by Bobby Moore On April 27-28, the city of Calhoun, GA celebrated its place in roots music history with the 12th annual Georgia String Band Festival. The

  • Fiddlers Convention comes to the Northeast

    Attention pickers and bluegrass music fans! There is now going to be a Fiddler’s Convention in the Northeast US! The first ever Northeast Fiddler’s Convention will be June 9, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to midnight at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield,

  • Nu-Blu in Flat Rock, MI

    The Huron Valley Eagles Club in Flat Rock, Michigan has hosted many of the great bluegrass acts in its storied history. Bill Monroe, Charley Waller, The Osborne Brothers, The Lonesome River Band, and Rhonda Vincent are just a few. This past

  • Bender Jamboree kicks off in style

    Sam Bush at the 2018 Bender Jamboree - photo © Erik Kabik When promoters announced the initial Bender Jamboree in Las Vegas last year, a lot of people wondered how well it would work. The concept was to take over a