• Ralph Stanley on WNCW

    More great radio for Friday (2/25). Ralph Stanley will be calling in to WNCW during the 2:00 p.m. hour (EST) to talk with Dennis Jones about the good doctor's upcoming Gospel CD, A Mother's Prayer. The album is expected this Spring

  • Emerging Artist Support Group forum

    We posted in January about a new group of musicians and industry professionals in the bluegrass world who have come together to create and nurture opportunities for new and emerging artists in our community. They are just getting started, but

  • Gibson Brothers – Help My Brother

    Fellow bluegrass blogger Ted Lehmann has published a lengthy and detailed review of Help My Brother, the new CD from The Gibson Brothers, due February 22 from Compass Records. Ted goes song-by-song through the album, and includes more than a dozen

  • Win autographed lyric sheet from Sam Bush

    The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards are scheduled for this Sunday, February 13 and Sam Bush is using the occasion of his nomination of Circles Around Me in the Best Bluegrass Album category as the basis for a fun Facebook promotion. Sam

  • Doyle on Reno’s Old Time Music Festival

    Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver will be the guests on this weekend's edition of the Reno's Old Time Music Festival on  RFD-TV. The show is hosted by Ronnie Reno, and regularly features the best in traditional bluegrass music. We understand that Doyle

  • Josh Goforth on RBI

    Josh Goforth, fiddler with Carolina Road, will be the guest on this weekend's Best Of Bluegrass show on Radio Bluegrass International. The show, hosted by Bob Mitchell, airs on Fridays from 9:00-11:00 a.m. (EST) and again on Sundays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Bob

  • WaPo goes all Mike Auldridge on us

    Today's (1/30) edition of The Washington Post has a lengthy special feature on DC native and bluegrass reso-legend Mike Auldridge. The article By Bill Friskics-Warren chronicles Mike's discovery of the instrument, and his storied career in bluegrass music through the eyes

  • Do-It-Yourself Bluegrass Biz

    While there are independent artists in virtually all genres of music, and there are resources for learning to manage your career as an indie artist, each genre has its own distinguishing peculiarities. From bluegrass festivals, to coffee shop jam sessions,

  • Win a Northfield mandolin from Mandolin Cafe

    Mandolin Cafe and Northfield Mandolins are giving away a Model NF-F5M F-Style mandolin, valued at $2500. To enter, you simply need to provide your name and email address before January 31. Only one entry is allowed per email, and no registration

  • MandoHangout launches today

    Eric Schlange, proprietor of the popular Hangout sites online, is today launching his latest venture, Mando Hangout. It is powered by the same engine as his other popular sites (Banjo, Fiddle, Flatpicker, and Reso Hangouts), and boasts the same features