• Steep Canyon Rangers on The Opry

    Steep Canyon Rangers have a guest spot on tonight's (9/25) Grand Ole Opry broadcast. It will be their second visit to the Opry stage, and banjo picker and primary songwriter Graham Sharp tells us that they will be highlighting material from

  • Adam Steffey live at the Station Inn

    Adam Steffey will be hosting a special CD release event this evening in Nashville - and we are all invited! The CD, One More For the Road, was released on Tuesday and Sugar Hill and BMI have teamed up to sponsor

  • Busy week for Katy Daley

    In addition to preparing for IBMA, WAMU's Bluegrass Country host Katy Daley has several big interviews on tap this week during her morning show. This morning (9/23) at 9:00 a.m. (EDT), Katy will speak with Valerie Smith about her 3rd annual

  • Mark Brinkman on Music from Foggy Hollow

    Just last month, we published a Songwriter Profile featuring an interview with Mark "Brink" Brinkman. Brink is also profiled this week on Music from Foggy Hollow, hosted each week on WAMU's Bluegrass Country by Mike Kear. Mike plays some of Brink's

  • Béla Fleck live online

    What a tough gig... Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer are touring in Hawaii, and we are all invited to join them today - in the cyber sense of the word. Their live show in Honolulu at the Road Runner

  • Lovell Sisters on the Opry

    This has been quite a summer for The Lovell Sisters, a group of young bluegrass siblings from Georgia. Their latest CD, Time To Grow, was released on their own label, 2 DefPig Records, and they had an eventful tour season. This Saturday

  • Thile interview at violinist.com

    Chris Thile will be debuting his new Mandolin Concerto with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra in Denver this weekend. The piece, in three movements, was commissioned by the Colorado Symphony (and six other orchestras) for mandolin and orchestra. It is scored

  • The Great North Strum

    A lot of readers were touched by the story of banjo teacher Patrick Costello regaining his hearing with an implant that transmits sound directly to the cochlea via bone conduction. After reading the story earlier this month, Mark Davies contacted

  • Ricky Skaggs solo stream on iLike

    The folks at Skaggs Family Records have created a free streaming site on iLike for the upcoming Ricky Skaggs CD, Solo - Songs My Dad Loved. You can listen to all 13 tracks in full on iLike until the release date

  • Sierra Hull on Blue Plate Special

    Young mandolin prodigy Sierra Hull has started classes at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, but is still touring with her band, Highway 111. She is adapting to having to fly to make the dates, but mixing school work