• Gibson Skaggs model mandolin video

    We posted about the Ricky Skaggs signature Master Model F5 mandolin when it was announced at IBMA '06, and again when it first appeared on Gibson's web site. The mandolin is being officially introduced this week at the Winter NAMM show,

  • NYC bluegrass site launches

    We heard this week from Adam Nash, who has recently launched a site, NYCbluegrass.com, to help provide a central source for information on bluegrass events in the New York City area. The site includes an events calendar, a message board and

  • Beard/Auldridge on BluegrassCountry.org

    Recently, Katy Daly and Jen Hitt of WAMU and BluegrassCountry.org traveled to Hagerstown, MD with Mike Auldridge to visit the shop of resonator guitar maker Paul Beard. They recorded their discussions with Beard and put them together to broadcast as

  • Rhonda Vincent in Reading Eagle

    Yesterday's edition of The Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) carried an interview with Rhonda Vincent in advance of her show this weekend in West Reading. Her fans may enjoy reading through the article, as it includes some insights into her early

  • Bill Evans banjo workshop online 2/11

    The Banjo Lounge is hosting another of their periodic online banjo workshops on February 11. This one will be conducted by Bill Evans, and will focus on playing bluegrass banjo accompaniment, or backup. Bill has two popular instructional DVDs about banjo

  • Wilders/Red Stick video from Pinecone

    PineCone, also known as the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music, has posted two live performance video samples on their MySpace page. The videos are for The Wilders and The Red Stick Ramblers, both of whom are slated to appear at the

  • New Mountain Heart on The Opry tonight

    Mountain Heart unveils their new sound this weekend on The Grand Ole Opry, introducing guitarist/vocalist Josh Shilling for the first time on last night's Friday Opry, and performing again tonight on the Opry radio broadcast. They got a call back from

  • Ricky Skaggs in The Washington Post

    The performance this weekend by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA has generated some press in and around the US capital. Richard Harrington has a lengthy piece in today's Washington Post which looks at Ricky's long

  • Daughters Of Bluegrass on YouTube

    On October 28, 2006 The Daughters Of Bluegrass took home the coveted Recorded Event of the Year award for their second CD release, Back To The Well. The evening before the awards were announced, they also performed at an official

  • Bobby Osborne on WWB

    Bobby Osborne will be the special guest tomorrow (1/5) on the Muldoon In The Afternoon show on WorldWideBluegrass.com. Bobby will join host Gracie Muldoon at 1:30 p.m. (EST) to discuss his plans for 2007, and his long and storied career in