• New banjo blog – The Banjo Guru

    The good folks who manage Banjo.com have created a new banjo blog, for banjo players of course. It's called The Banjo Guru, and is a group blog written by a trio of experts: Mark Bramlett, John Drummond and Greg Earnest. Bramlett

  • Alison Brown Quartet on Mountain Stage

    The recent appearnce by The Alison Brown Quartet on Mountain Stage has just been posted on the show's NPR web page. They perform five songs from their latest Compass Records release, The Company You Keep. Brown has never limited herself to

  • Sam Bush on Music City Roots

    Sam Bush will celebrate yesterday's release of his latest CD, Circles Around Me, with a live radio show tonight (10/21) on WSM. He'll be on the second episode of Music City Roots, a new live concert venture broadcast each Wednesday at

  • Darren Beachley takes to the air

    Katy Daley, the 2009 IBMA Broadcaster of the Year, will have some help in the studio for her show this Thursday on WAMU's Bluegrasss Country. Darren Beachley and Mark Delaney (Darren Beachley & Legends Of The Potomac) will be on

  • Claire Lynch on Lonesome Pine RFD

    Claire Lynch will be featured in an interview Friday morning (10/16) with Carol Beaugard on her Lonesome Pine RFD program on WFDU, broadcasting in the New York City metro market. Carol spoke with Claire about her latest Rounder CD, Whatcha Gonna

  • Ralph Stanley on WAMU

    Ralph Stanley will be a guest today (10/14) on the Diane Rehm Show, broadcast on WAMU 88.5 FM in the Washington, DC metro market. He will join her live in the studio to discuss his autobiography, Man of Constant Sorrow:

  • Eric Gibson on WFDU

    Eric Gibson, the banjo-playing half of the notorious Gibson Brothers, will be interviewed Friday morning (10/9) on WFDU. He will join Carol Beaugard on her Lonesome Pine RFD program at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) to talk about their latest CD, Ring

  • WAMU in Nashville for IBMA week

    Once again, WAMU's Bluegrass Country will be broadcasting live from Nashville during IBMA week. They are dragging all the necessary technical gear, not to mention nearly a dozen staff and show hosts, to The Renaissance Hotel adjacent to the Nashville Convention

  • Bush, Jarosz on Prairie Home Companion

    This weekend's season-opening edition of A Prairie Home Companion will feature performances by a pair of mandolinists who smartly bookend the modern history of the instrument in bluegrass and Americana music. Sam Bush, the wizened veteran, recently received a Lifetime