• Cliff Waldron at DCBU.org

    The DC Bluegrass Union has "reprinted" an article about Cliff Waldron which had originally appeared in the SPBGMA Bluegrass Music News when Cliff was inducted into their Hall Of Greats in 2004. For anyone who did not catch the article in

  • Rick Hayes on WFDU

    Rick Hayes, mandolinist with The Gibson Brothers, will join Carol Beaugard on Friday morning (8/1) for a discussion about his recent CD, Fly By Night. Carol's show, Lonesome Pine RFD, is broadcast from 9:00 a.m. to noon (EDT) on 89.1 FM

  • Billboard moves bluegrass chart online

    If you subscribe to Billboard magazine - or have perused a copy at the newstands recently - you will have noticed that the Top Bluegrass Albums chart has disappeared from the print edition of the magazine. This weekly chart, along with

  • Parmley embraces Cardinals legacy

    We got a note from Ron Spears, mandolinist and tenor singer with David Parmley & Continental Divide. He tells us that the band is still working on their next CD, to be released on Pinecastle Records, for whom Parmley had recorded

  • Cherryholmes on BluegrassCountry

    Cherryholmes will be on WAMU's Bluegrass Country for live music and conversation with Lee Michael Demsey this morning (7/19) at 10:00 a.m. Listeners can hear the interview on bluegrasscountry.org or on HD Radio WAMU 88.5 Channel 2 in the Washington,

  • The banjo’s African roots

    This afternoon's (7/10) Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU will include a segment at 1:30 p.m. (EDT) on the African roots of our beloved banjo. Kojo will welcome Malian musician Cheick Hamala Diabate and American banjoist Bob Carlin for a discussion, and

  • New C-Sky track online

    Bryan Simpson of Cadillac Sky just shot us a note with news about one of the songs on their upcoming CD, Gravity's Our Enemy, set for an August 19 Skaggs Family release. It's not really a single release, but one of

  • Dan Hays talking IBMA

    As many may be aware already, Kentucky-born Dan Hays is the Executive Director of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and has been in that position since August 1990. In a four-part collection of videos Hays discusses his career path, the

  • Cherryholmes in the NY Times

    Thanks go out to our friend Bill Evans, west coast banjoist and renowned instructor of the five string, for pointing us to this fine review of a free show by Cherryholmes in New York City's Madison Square Park this past

  • Dan Tyminski on WFDU

    Dan Tyminski will be the interview guest on this morning's (7/4) edition of Lonesome Pine RFD on WFDU-FM in the New York City market. Host Carol Beaugard caught up with Dan when he and his crack band were in