• Drums in bluegrass? Cast your vote

    Our friends with the Sao Paulo Bluegrass Music Association in Brazil are sponsoring a web poll about the use of drums in bluegrass music. Obviously, there is nothing remotely scientific about this sort of poll, but those who feel strongly

  • Friday SPBGMA report

    This post is a contribution from Dave Roye. What at time to have web server issues! (Argh!) I finally got 106 more photos I took the from Friday Night Jam Sessions at SPBGMA on the website ... Is anybody having

  • SPBGMA Report – Thursday evening

    This post is a contribution from Dave Roye. Thursday evening was a pretty good turnout considering one of the biggest fundraiser's (Josh Graves) was going on as well as rain! I arrived at 7pm just in time for Heather Berry

  • SPBGMA this weekend

    We will have a number of correspondents at the 32nd Annual convention of the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America (SPBGMA) in Nashville, TN this weekend. Keep an eye on Bluegrass Today for any news or interesting

  • SPBGMA 2006 Convention and Awards

    We have posted about this previously, but don't forget that the SPBGMA 32nd Annual Awards and 23rd Annual National Convention are coming up in Nashville, TN on February 2-3-4-5, 2006. The convention features a Showcase of Bands, Workshops, Promoters and

  • SPBGMA Nominees for 2006 announced

    The nominees for the 2006 Bluegrass Music Awards from the Society For The Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America have been released. The winners will be announced and the awards handed out during the annual SPBGMA convention, held in Nashville

  • EWOB CD – audio samples online

    We had posted previously about the EWOB '05 CD featuring the various bands who showcased during the European World Of Bluegrass convention in The Netherlands this past May. We mentioned at the time that the CD could be ordered online

  • EBMA directory of European bluegrass resources

    The European Bluegrass Music Association is in the process of compiling it's biennial directory of bluegrass resources in Europe. Included are contacts for bands, clubs, festivals, luthiers, promoters, radio stations, associations, publications and any other resources that might be germane.

  • The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    Here's some encouraging news from our new friend, Richard Hawkins, editor of Bluegrass Ireland, the newsletter of The Irish Bluegrass Music Club. The Bluegrass Ireland Blog is hereby officially launched at www.bluegrassireland.blogspot.com. The text of the last issue of Bluegrass Ireland

  • Texas police officer wins songwriting award

    We recently received a note from David Culbertson, Secretary and Publicity Chairman for the Houston, TX Bay Area Bluegrass Association. He shared with us an article he had published in the BABA monthly newsletter back in September, and which we