• Banjo NewsLetter 11/05

    I just got a note from Donald Nitchie about the next issue of Banjo Newsletter. In the November issue of the Banjo Newsletter we feature the new Smithsonian/Folkways release In Sacred Trust: The 1963 Fleming Brown Tapes by Hobart Smith,

  • IBMA Awards covered in Billboard

    Billboard.com, the online version of Billboard magazine, has a brief article about the IBMA Awards, written by Deborah Evans Price. It doesn't contain any news for readers of Bluegrass Today, but it is worth noting that the larger music industry

  • CMT.com and IBMA week

    CMT.com has put together a special web site feature for IBMA's big week in Nashville. They have assembled photo galleries, video clips, audio files and even a Fun & Games page where you can play an IBMA Nominee Trivia game

  • Nickel Creek, live in the studio

    Nickel Creek recently recorded a live show in the studios of WRAX in Birmingham, AL. The audio can be accessed online at Reg's Coffee House, a site run by Scott Register. Nickel Creek seems to be the closest thing to

  • Mike Compton, Mandolinist…Blogger

    Another bluegrass blog to bring to your attention. This time it's a blog by mandolin great Mike Compton. Mike has his own online journal featured on his website. He writes about what's happening in his life as a professional bluegrass

  • Olde Surber Station Radio Blog

    John started this with his post about Butch Robins' blog. Here's another bluegrass related blog. Jack Lewis hosts an internet bluegrass radio show titled: Bluegrass and Old Time Music Radio Show. Olde Surber Station Radio is a Live365.com network radio station... ...The show

  • Butch Robins, banjo picker… and blogger!

    Well known banjo player, former Bluegrass Boy, and now successful autobiographer Butch Robins has joined the blogosphere. His new blog is called The Cyber-Journal of Joseph Calvin "Butch" Robins, and is subtitled "The Thoughts Of An Itinerant Banjo Player." Much

  • Video of Vassar in the studio

    And speaking of Vassar Clements... Ampersand Records has made some video footage of Vassar in the studio available on their web site. It is a fairly large file, but does offer a memorable glimpse of a master at work. This