• Bill Evans: The Banjo in America

    Known far and wide as a scholar specializing in banjo music, Bill Evans is bring the banjo to America. Bill performs in variety of ensemble settings, including his band Rustler's Moon, and shows with fiddler Megan Lynch. Bill also works as

  • John McGann – mandolin at Berklee

    We've written often about Berklee College Of Music in Boston and their recent embrace of the banjo and mandolin as principal instruments. Like most top music schools, Berklee requires all degree students to complete a minimum of two years of

  • SteelDrivers on CMT Unplugged

    The SteelDrivers can be seen and heard on this week's edition of Unplugged at Studio 330 at CMT.com. They perform music from their recent self-titled debut release, and talk about the band, the material they write, and what sets them apart

  • Science Channel visits First Quality

    A recent edition of the How It's Made program, broadcast on The Science Channel, focused on the banjo - and how it's made. To film this segment, the producers and crew visited First Quality Musical Supply in Louisville, KY where The

  • Blue Highway: Through the Window of a Train

    Blue Highway releases their new CD, Through The Window Of A Train today. You can find our post with links to the audio samples here. We also previously posted video footage, provided by our friends at Lotos Nile, of the first

  • Randy Kohrs unveils new Lites

    Resonator guitarist and vocalist Randy Kohrs has named several new members of his touring band, The Lites. Joining Randy and existing members Ashley Brown on fiddle, Andrew Crawford on guitar and Chris Williamson on bass are Mike Sumner on banjo, Jesse

  • Wichita Directs Video for The GrooveGrass Boyz

    The GrooveGrass Boyz have tapped media marketing wizard, Wichita Rutherford, to direct the video for their new single "Crank That (Farmer Boy)". When I asked Wichita about it here's what he had to say: The folks at GrooveGrass