• Earl Scruggs interviewed

    Country Music Goodness, a blog covering the wide spectrum of country music, published a brief interview with banjo ace Earl Scruggs yesterday, Sunday, September 14th, 2008. Although a very brief conversation, Scruggs is asked about his contemporaneous perception of his time

  • Bluegrass radio today (9/12)

    There are a number of opportunities to catch some special bluegrass programming and live music today (Friday, 9/12). At 1:00 p.m. (EDT), Carrie Hassler will be interviewed on WorldWideBluegrass.com. Carrie will join WWB host Gracie Muldoon to talk about her latest

  • Stringdusters interview on Acoustic Cafe

    The Infamous Stringdusters were featured last week on Acoustic Cafe. They joined host Rob Reinhart in the studio to talk about their latest CD (The Infamous Stringdusters), their songwriting process, and how they work together as a band. Several tracks from

  • The Bluegrass Intelligencer

    Among the non-music web sites that I enjoy most regularly are ones that use satire and faux-news stories in humorous ways. Sites like The Onion and Stuff White People Like really tickle my funny bone, though with humor being such

  • Baseball and bluegrass

    MLB.com, the official site of Major League Baseball, has noticed the theme of The Gibson Brothers' recent Sugar Hill release. The title track, Iron & Diamonds, tells an autobiographical story of where the brothers grew up in Lyon Mountain, NY

  • Steeldrivers on Bluegrass Underground

    Bluegrass Underground, the new live performance radio show we posted about last month, debuts tonight (8/29) on WSM. The show features a live performance by The Steeldrivers, recorded August 16 more than 300 feet underground at Cumberland Caverns in McMinnville,

  • Tennessee Shines on WDVX

    Tennessee Shines is a new live music radio show which debuts tonight (8/27) on WDVX, broadcasting at 89.9 FM in Knoxville, TN and via live audio streaming at wdvx.xom. The two hour show will be hosted by Jim Lauderdale and

  • Flatpicker Hangout launches online

    We told you last week about the launch of ResoHangout.com, a forum and social networking site for resonator guitarists, created by the folks who manage the popular Banjo Hangout and Fiddle Hangout sites. At that time we mentioned that a similar

  • C-Sky interviewed at ukbluegrass.com

    Our friends at ukbluegrass are looking forward to the appearance of one of the hottest new groups in bluegrass today, Cadillac Sky, at this year's Didmartin Bluegrass Festival at the end of the month. The 20th iteration of this event

  • Songwriters blog debuts

    Rick Jamison, a bluegrass songwriter based in northern California, has recently launched a blog about his craft, titled appropriately enough, On Songwriting. The new site went live on July 14, and Rick has already posted 5 songwriter profiles among 11 posts.