• Punch Brothers video at FolkAlley.com

    Video from a Punch Brothers Concert for Folk Alley has been posted online. The show was recorded on April 2 in Kent, OH and both sets of music can be viewed at FolkAlley.com The concert contains a complete performance of The

  • Vote bluegrass on CMT Pure

    Last week was a good'n for bluegrass and old time music on the CMT Pure 12-Pack Countdown video competition. Uncle Earl's Steak O' Lean was the #1 viewer-voted video, and Mountain Heart's Road With No End was #2. These two beat

  • Punch Brothers at berklee.edu

    Our friend Dave Hollender gave us a nice report last month after Chris Thile and Punch Brothers offered a clinic at the Berklee College of Music in Boston on April 7. Dave shared some photos and a nice run down

  • Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper on WDVX

    Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper will be performing live today (5/2) at noon on WDVX's Blue Plate Special. Presumably, they will include material from their upcoming Rounder release, due out in late July. Blue Plate Special is broadcast on WDVX-FM 102.9 in

  • Rhonda Vincent video debut

    The new music video from Rhonda Vincent has debuted this morning on CMT.com. It's for the song I Gotta Start Somewhere from her latest Rounder project, Good Thing Going. Watch the full video on CMT's Country Music Blog. You can also see

  • More Merlefest commentary on CMT.com

    CMT.com's Country Music Blog has just published Merlefest remembrances from three bluegrass artists. Rhonda Vincent, Blue Highway (Tim Stafford) and Sierra Hull share some thoughts about last weekend's mega-fest in North Wilkesboro, NC. Sierra had an especially poignant memory to cherish

  • Bluegrass Wife Swap on YouTube

    If you missed last week's episode of Wife Swap on ABC - which featured bluegrass family The Stockdales as one of the participants - don't despair. As might have been expected, the show has appeared on YouTube, broken into five

  • Travis Book blogs for CMT.com

    Travis Book, bass player and singer with The Infamous Stringdusters, has been engaged by the folks at CMT.com's County Music Blog to report from the road during their upcoming European tour. The 'Dusters will spend the entire month of May

  • Interested in how to make a fiddle?

    If so, there's a PodCast on UNC - TV that may be appealing. Go to the PBS website for The Woodwright's Shop, and select the show number 2707 (requires realPlayer). There you can meet fiddler Joe Thrift, a modern luthier who