• Musician Tips from BluegrassCountry.org

    Our friends at BluegrassCountry.org have launched a new feature as part of their 40th Anniversary celebration of bluegrass programming on WAMU. It's called Musician Tips and will be a weekly audio segment with prominent bluegrass artists sharing advice on a

  • Russ Barenberg on WPLN today

    Sorry for the last minute notice on this... Flatpicker supreme Russ Barenberg will be the guest on today's (8/21) edition of Live in Studio C on Nashville's WPLN FM. The show airs each Tuesday at 11:06 a.m. Nashville time (noon eastern),

  • Free King Wilkie track in iTunes

    A track from King Wilkie's latest CD, Low Country Suite, has been selected as the Discovery Download in iTunes for this week. Any iTunes subscriber can get the track (Wrecking Ball) at no charge starting tomorrow (8/21) through next Monday

  • Bill Monroe in Newsweek

    Bill Monroe is the subject of a recent article published as a web exclusive on the Newsweek Entertainment section of MSNBC.com. The article is written in remembrance of the man who influenced so many, and forever altered the landscape of American

  • New live Dusters tracks on MySpace

    As they had promised earlier this summer, The Infamous Stringdusters have some new live tracks for free download on their MySpace page. The new tunes are This Weary Heart and 40 West, offering a fine chance to hear this young

  • Banjo bandits still at large

    America's Most Wanted - Banjo Edition... CBS 13 in Sacramento, CA has the news of two banjo bandits who obtained a priceless 1931 Vegavox tenor banjo via burlarious entry into the owner's car in late July, and recently attempted

  • Dierks Bentley interviews Sam Bush

    We all seem to enjoy celebrity interviews. They give us a peek into the lives of the people who's music we love so much. So how could we not love a celebrity interview conducted by a celebrity? In a web exclusive

  • Jerry Douglas shopping in NYC

    The current (8/20) edition of The New Yorker magazine includes, as a part of its weekly Talk Of The Town section at the front of the book, a piece on dobro megastar Jerry Douglas. Daniel Menaker accompanied Douglas on a shopping

  • Good News out today

    The new CD from Charlie Sizemore, Good News, is out today (8/14) on Rounder. It's been five years since there was a new studio project from this soulful bluegrass balladeer, songwriter and former Clinch Mountain Boy, and his many fans

  • From Russia with Licks

    The Knoxville News Sentinel ran a feature on Sunday (8/12) on Cheerful Diligence, a group of young bluegrass pickers from Russia who are spending their summer in East Tennessee. The five college students are in the US as a part