• Vote for Punch Brothers on ESPN

    Brance posted a few weeks back about the online fan poll on ESPN's Baseball Tonight web site to choose among nine new versions of the venerable diamond classic, Take Me Out To The Ballgame. The competition was arranged to mark the

  • Bluegrass surf music?

    Here's a video that's simply too precious for words... Our friend Dave Hollender found this on Dailymotion.com. It's a clip of Donna and Ronnie Stoneman from 40 plus years ago. Here how the clip is described at Dailymotion... "Here's a Bluegrass-Hullabaloo crossover performance:

  • Chapmans offer free track download

    The Chapmans are hoping to use the leverage of viral marketing to help promote their next recording project. They have a new single release, which is being offered as a free digital download online. The track is a remake of Redwood

  • Jayme Stone: Africa to Appalachia

    Following John's recent post concerning the upcoming release of Africa To Appalachia, the Los Angeles Times Music Blog conducted an interview with Jayme Stone recently. The interview was published last Thursday. The primary focus is an exploration of the connections between

  • Bluegrass radio for June 20

    If you'll be near your computer, there are a number of online shows you might want to catch today (6/20). At 11:00 a.m. this morning, Jimmy Gaudreau will join host Carol Beaugard on Lonesome Pine RFD, broadcast from 9:00 a.m. to

  • Bush league baseball

    Chris Thile isn't the only bluegrass picker with a pure love for baseball. Sam Bush is another, and his fondness for America's pastime was recently chronicled on the Baseballisms site. Sam's video remembrances of growing up playing baseball are especially poignant,

  • Alison Brown photo essay online

    The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle has put together a series of multimedia portraits of acts performing on the 2008 Rochester Jazz Festival. The act chosen as the highlight from Sunday's (6/15) performance was the Alison Brown Quartet. As many of our

  • Dan Band celebrates on The Opry

    Dan Tyminski will celebrate today's (6/17) release of Wheels, his new Rounder CD, with an appearance on the Tuesday Opry in Nashville. Their set will be during the show's first segment, between 8:00-8:30 p.m. (EDT). The Tuesday Opry broadcast is

  • Opry bluegrass weekend

    Once again, The Grand Ole Opry has some bluegrass to offer in this weekend's broadcasts. Friday night's Opry (6/13) will feature performances from Mountain Heart, The Whites and Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top X-Press while Saturday (6/14) night has 3 Fox

  • Claire Lynch on WFDU

    Speaking of Claire Lynch... She will be joining Carol Beaugard on Lonesome Pine RFD this morning (6/13) at 11:00 a.m. to talk about all things Claire. The show airs on WFDU-FM 89.1 FM in the New York city metropolitan area, and over