• 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

  • Bela Fleck interview online

    Plum TV has posted a video interview with B?©la Fleck on their Vail, CO web site. Plum is an independent media outlet with local cable stations and web sites in 8 high end US markets: Vail, Aspen, Telluride, Nantucket, the

  • New John Cowan tracks on MySpace

    The John Cowan Band has posted some new audio tracks on their MySpace page, designed to showcase the newly revamped band sound. These recordings are otherwise unreleased and showcase John's more scaled down, acoustic approach since bringing new members into

  • Alison Krauss talks about 100 Miles

    Earlier this spring, Alison Krauss sat down with WGBH radio's Brad Paul to talk about her then upcoming compilation CD, A Hundred Miles Or More. The discussion was largely focused on the songs included on this recording, but she also talked

  • YouTube clips of Kids On Bluegrass

    Regular readers of Bluegrass Today know that we always like to highlight the efforts of young bluegrass musicians - and the people who assist them in learning to play. We have a number of stories we would like to share

  • Galax photos online

    Dean Hoffmeyer - banjo playing photographer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch - has posted a very nice multi-media slide show of images from the 72nd Annual Galax Old Fiddlers Convention on the Times-Dispatch web site. The photos are splendid and truly capture

  • Masters Of Mandolin at CMT.com

    CMT.com's Studio 330 Sessions has compiled clips from a number of their bluegrass-themed shows into a best of program they call Masters Of Mandolin. It includes performances by Ricky Skaggs, Chris Thile, Doyle Lawson, Marty Stuart and Ronnie McCoury. Not all

  • AutoCAD Wechter resonator guitar design

    Wechter Guitars has posted several YouTube videos with Abe Wechter showing how he uses computer assisted design software in creating the Scheerhorn-licensed resonator guitars he produces. Anyone interested in how this software has been embraced by the instrument building world

  • Banjo Lounge clawhammer chat

    We've posted several times over the past two years about online workshops hosted at The Banjo Lounge, with participants joining in via audio chat. To date, these workshops have all focused on three finger banjo picking, but in response to