• Free online music courses

    We got a note this morning from Kelly Sonora at MatchACollege.com about their latest listing of Open Couseware Collections for musicians online. The list contains links to 50 sites offering free courses, classes and lectures from a wide range of educational

  • Blue Night from bluegrasscollege.org

    The folks at bluegrasscollege.org have put together a video sample from their latest online lesson. The song is Blue Night, sung by Tim O'Brien, with instrumental solos taught by Bill Evans (banjo), Rob Ickes (resonator guitar), Tyler Grant (guitar), Matt

  • Wayne Henderson interview

    A while back Modern Guitars conducted an interview with bluegrass guitarist and luthier Wayne Henderson. The interview was published at the end of September, but we somehow missed it in our IBMA rush. It is an extensive interview covering Wayne's unique

  • Africa to Appalachia on Mountain Stage

    Audio from a recent performance on Mountain Stage by Canadian banjoist Jayme Stone and Malian kora player Mansa Sissoko, is now available online. They perform music from their recent CD collaboration, Africa To Appalachia. The kora is an African harp-like

  • Cindy Baucom profile online

    Cindy Baucom, host of the syndicated radio program Knee Deep In Bluegrass, is profiled in the November issue of All About Women magazine, a regional publication in Boone, NC. The piece, From the Runway to the Airway, She's Still The Queen

  • Grascals on Woodsongs

    Online video for this past Monday's edition of the Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour featuring The Grascals is now available. The guys sing a number of songs from their latest CD, Keep On Walkin', and host Michael Jonathon talks with each

  • Bluegrass radio – Saturday 10/25

    More big bluegrass doin's on online radio this Saturday (10/25). At 1:00 p.m. (EDT) former Foggy Mountain Boys Jody Rainwater and Curly Seckler will join Steep Canyon Rangers for a live set on WSVS AM 800 in Crewe, VA. They will

  • Free Punch Brothers tracks at Daytrotter

    Punch Brothers fans can check out three live cuts from the guys posted at Daytrotter.com. There are live versions of Punch Bowl and the first movement of The Blind Leaving The Blind, both tracks from the band's current CD, Punch. They

  • Bluegrass radio – Friday 10/24

    There are two special bluegrass radio shows on Friday morning (10/24) that will be streamed live online. Unfortunately, their air times coincide, so you'll have to choose your own best option. First up at 10:15 a.m., Jeanette Williams will join Carol

  • IBMA wrap up from Ted Lehmann

    Our friend Ted Lehmann has posted a very nice overview of the recent IBMA convention in Nashville on his blog. He titles his piece IBMA - Why You Should Care, and uses nearly fifty of his fine photos to make the