• 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,

  • Dailey & Vincent audio samples up

    Rounder has just posted audio samples for all 12 tracks on the widely-anticipated and self-titled debut release from Dailey & Vincent. There are also four full length tracks from the CD available for online listening on the band's MySpace page. Check

  • Bluegrass Blog on the radio this morning

    Don't forget that our own John Lawless will be interviewed this morning on the Lonesome Pine RFD show, carried on WFDU 89.1 FM. The show broadcasts from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, and serves the New York City metro market.

  • James Monroe out of the concert biz

    The Associated Press is reporting that James Monroe, son of the Father of Bluegrass Music, is selling the concert hall he has been running near the Kentucky/Tennessee state line, about 40 miles north of Nashville. The son of the late bluegrass

  • Lawless interview on WFDU Friday

    Your humble blogger will be a guest this coming Friday morning (11/30) on WFDU-FM, broadcast on 89.1 FM in the New York City metro market. I'll join hosts Carol Beaugard and Steve Lutke at 10:15 a.m. (EST) to talk about

  • Bluegrass Opry tonight

    Tonight's (11/27)edition of the Tuesday Opry has both Rhonda Vincent & The Rage and Cherryholmes scheduled to perform. This will be Rhonda's last show for 2007, as she and the band are taking December off to recuperate from a very

  • Milestone for ukbluegrass.com

    Congratulations to our friends at ukbluegrass.com! They have just completed their first year online promoting British Bluegrass, and are celebrating with a giveaway for their UK readers. Prizes are drawn from recent releases from a number of prominent bluegrass Brits (Howard

  • Chapmans in Best Of Bands video competition

    It's not just Randy Kohrs who is shocking the pundits with the power of grassroots bluegrass fans in effecting online balloting. The Chapmans also find themselves as the sole bluegrass artists in a head-to-head competition with a bevy of pop and

  • Uncle Earl video online

    The new music video from Uncle Earl can be viewed online, at www.stereogum.com. The video is for the tune, Streak o' Lean, Streak o' Fat from their current CD, Waterloo, Tennessee. It is a comical and quirky take on the tune,