• 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.

  • Dreadnaughts reviewed in Acoustic Guitar

    The September edition of Acoustic Guitar magazine includes a review of seven dreadnaught guitars. In an eight page section the feature article assesses the merits of seven different makes of the cherished Dreadnought guitar, varying in price from $350 to $4,000

  • Player tips at BluegrassCollege.org

    BluegrassCollege.org is now offering a series of free playing tips from their prestigious faculty, updated daily on the front page of their web site. First up are two posts on warm-up tips for flatpickers from Tyler Grant and one for mandolinists

  • Smithsonian Magazine covers bluegrass jam

    Smithsonian.com is the online companion for Smithsonian Magazine, the monthly journal published by The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The web site recently published a report from Kenneth R. Fletcher about the weekly jam sessions at the Floyd Country Store, a

  • Katy Daley talks IBMA

    If you want to learn more about the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), and their upcoming World Of Bluegrass convention in Nashville, you can tune in to Katy Daley's show tomorrow (8/20) at 9:00 a.m. when she interviews Dan Hays,