• Preview Punch Brothers track on Reverb Nation

    We've posted repeatedly about Punch Brothers, the most recent permutation of Chris Thile's supremely talented band of acoustic superpickers. Their debut release on Nonesuch Records is due on 2/28/08 built around Thile's composition, The Blind Leaving The Blind - a magnum

  • Bluegrass Mix broadcasting online

    Bluegrass Mix is the latest internet bluegrass radio station to launch, going live just a few days ago. Founders Roger Randolph and Julie Raye Huffman describe it as their "Christmas present to bluegrass fans around the globe." Though the stream is

  • Cages Bend

    Another CD we received at IBMA that we haven't yet mentioned is Now I'm Lonely from Cages Bend. It's a release well worth your attention, and we had held off posting about it on Bluegrass Today until online distribution was

  • McCoury New Years Eve video

    Del McCoury's web folks have posted a clever and humorous video to promote the now annual New Year's Eve Party at The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Joining Del and the boys will be Ronnie Bowman, Drew Emmitt, Jon Fishman, Vince Herman

  • Toby and Rob on Ellen

    Here's a YouTube clip of Toby Keith singing Please Come Home For Christmas on the Ellen show December 6. Rob Ickes is prominently featured on dobro. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1BoXgzC4f0

  • Bluegrass FM follows new broadcast model

    Pete Stover, general manager of Bluegrass FM, sent us a note about the launch of their second all bluegrass radio station in Virginia. What makes this regional story of wider interest is the income stream they use to support the station's

  • Bill Anderson talks bluegrass

    Whisperin' Bill Anderson may not be among the first names which come to mind when you start talking bluegrass. His success came as a country singer and songwriter, and he has managed to thrive as a songsmith in the modern

  • Flamekeeper on WFDU today

    Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper will perform live on the air later this morning (12/7) from the studios of WFDU FM 89.1 in New Jersey. The band will join hosts Carol Beaugard and Steve Lutke on Lonesome Pine RFD from 11:00 a.m.

  • Two new CDs from Flatpicking Guitar

    Flatpicking Guitar Records has two new CD releases which you may want to consider when contemplating gifts for your favorite flatpicker - or flatpicking fan. Plaidgrass is a band whose foundation concept is a mixture of Celtic music instrumentation with a

  • Rhonda Vincent interview online

    Also just up on the Rounder Records site is a brief interview with Rhonda Vincent regarding her upcoming CD, Good Thing Going. They discussed several aspects of the project's creation including recording at home, who she chose to track with her,