• The Osborne Brothers – Live in Germany

    Pinecastle has wonderful news for fans of The Osborne Brothers. They are set to release a 3 disk set recorded on July 30, 1989 in Streekermoor, Germany entitled, appropriately enough, The Osborne Brothers: Live In Germany. Tom Riggs at Pinecastle

  • Bluegrass entries in CMT video contest

    We posted back in November when CMT announced their Music City Madness video contest, timed and structured to coincide with the annual NCAA basketball tournaments. We mentioned at the time that CMT was hoping to get some bluegrass entries, and

  • IIIrd Tyme Out concert DVD update

    Here's an update on the status of the concert DVD of IIIrd Tyme Out's Round III at the Mac. When the CD was released last August, we posted that the DVD was expected to be released not long afterwards. The August

  • Revenge of Banjo

    Greg Cahill, the fearless leader of Special Consensus, sent along a link to a hilarious bit of video on YouTube. It's a short clip from the 1969 spaghetti Western, Sabata, featuring William Berger who played a character named Banjo. The clip

  • Osborne Brothers DVD from Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records has released the live concert video of The Osborne Brothers at Renfro Valley on DVD. The performance, recorded in 1994 and released on VHS video in 1997, features Sonny and Bobby with Terry Eldridge on guitar and vocals,

  • Brad Pitt a mandolin player?

    This one probably should have been filed under celebrity gossip or something, but we don't have a category for that. Anyway, according to the PR Inside website, Brad Pitt is learning to play the mandolin. And not for a role

  • 1987 Hot Rize DVD now available

    The Hot Rize concert DVD we mentioned a few weeks ago has been released, and can be ordered now from the Hot Rize web site. It features a concert performance at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Lousiville, KY from

  • Dolly Parton acoustic compilation set

    Sugar Hill is set to release an interesting 4-disc set from Dolly Parton on October 10. The box set will consist of three audio CDs and a DVD, and will be distributed as Dolly Parton, The Acoustic Collection 1999-2002. The set

  • Hot Rize DVD coming soon

    Great news for Hot Rize fans. Pete Wernick has announced that a DVD will soon be available featuring a concert originally filmed in 1987. Both the original Hot Rize band (Pete on banjo, Tim O'Brien on mandolin, Charles Sawtelle