• Merlefest videos on YouTube

    With more than 75,000 music lovers in attendance - a great many with video recorders of some kind - it should come as no surprise that dozens of videos shot at Merlefest 2008 have popped up on YouTube. Of course at

  • Blue Highway featured in Guitar Player

    Blue Highway has found itself once again in the pages of Guitar Player magazine, surely among the most widely-circulated periodicals for musicians in the world. Resonator guitarist Rob Ickes was profiled in those pages in February of 2007, and both he

  • Bluegrass Gospel Homiletics

    In the lyrics from the opening track (Show 'EM Your Sermon) of his 2004 album, The Gospel In Black And White, Marty Raybon insists that your life may be the only sermon someone will ever hear. If that someone is

  • Doyle at Kennedy Center

    Last night's (5/29) Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver concert at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC can be viewed online. The show runs just over an hour and includes a number of Doyle's most popular numbers, plus several songs from his current

  • Audie Blaylock on WDVX

    Audie Blaylock and Redline will be guests on today's (5/30) noontime edition of Blue Plate Special on WDVX. They have been hard at work on a new CD, which Audie promises will be chock full of hard-driving, traditional bluegrass music. They

  • Social site for flatpickers

    The folks at Flatpicking Guitar magazine has launched a new web site which they call The Flatpicking Guitar Network. It is designed like popular social networking sites (MySpace, Face Book) and allows users to post their own photos, news and videos

  • Catch Doyle on BluegrassCountry

    Short notice, but if you catch this piece in time, you can hear a Doyle Lawson interview this morning (5/29) on WAMU's BluegrassCountry.org. Doyle will join host Katy Daley on the phone at 9:00 a.m. to talk about his latest CD,

  • Tyminski on CMT Pure

    The live (in studio) performance by The Dan Tyminski Band on CMT's Studio 330 Up Close which we mentioned a few weeks back will be aired on CMT Pure starting later this week. The songs and interview clips from the show

  • Del soundcheck on WJLA

    Our friend Doug McKelway, who anchors the local news broadcasts for WJLA TV in Washington, DC, was invited to The Del McCoury Band's sound check yesterday prior to the start of DelFest in Cumberland, MD. Doug is also a fine banjo