• Thile-Meyer CD in September

    Nonesuch is set to release a CD/DVD combo project from Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile, titled Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile. The CD includes 12 new instrumental compositions the two have c0-written, performed with Thile on mandolin and Meyer on bass. The

  • Blue Moon Rising celebrates new CD

    Blue Moon Rising is celebrating last month's release of their 4th recording, One Lonely Shadow, with a CD release party tonight (8/22) at The Shed in Maryville, TN. The new album has been getting strong airplay from bluegrass radio, and the

  • The Duhks – Fast Paced World

    Fast Paced World, the new CD from The Duhks, was released yesterday on Sugar Hill Records. The Canadian band got its start in a string band format, but has since evolved into a far more eclectic and adventurous sound. Founder -

  • Good news on Chap-TV

    Longtime readers of Bluegrass Today will recall the story of Kylie Chapman which we covered earlier this year. She is the infant daughter of John Chapman and his wife Vickie, who was born on March 22, 2008. John, Vickie and all

  • Olympic spirit – Chinese bluegrass

    With so much of the world focused this week on the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, it seems fitting that a video of Chinese bluegrass has been posted on YouTube. Here is Mei Han's Red Chamber picking a solid version

  • Rob Ickes – new CD/DVD

    Blue Highway's resophonic guitar master Rob Ickes has a new project released this week (8/8). Contemporary Dobro Artistry is a CD/DVD set from Mel Bay Publications that offers both CD audio and DVD video of Rob in a variety of live

  • Y’all Wire lists top bluegrass videos

    Y'all Wire, a large country music video web site, has announced their Top 8 Bluegrass Videos for 2008 to date. The video ratings are based on the site's Multivariate Audience Meter, which measures a video's popularity of "audience engagement." In

  • Sparrow Quartet at Newsweek.com

    The July 21, 2008 issue of Newsweek magazine included a feature on banjo player, vocalist and songwriter Abigail Washburn and her current touring and recording venue, Sparrow Quartet. The magazine's Brian Braiker caught up with Abby and fellow quartet members B?©la

  • Parmley embraces Cardinals legacy

    We got a note from Ron Spears, mandolinist and tenor singer with David Parmley & Continental Divide. He tells us that the band is still working on their next CD, to be released on Pinecastle Records, for whom Parmley had recorded