• Sparks, Cowan, King Wilkie interviews online

    Here are three interviews we found this past few days in local newspapers' coverage of upcoming entertainment events. First up is King Wilkie, whose Reid Burgess was interviewed in The Dallas Morning News on July 23. He spoke with Mario Tarradell

  • WAMU 40th aniversary celebration

    WAMU, and it's online sister station BluegrassCountry.org, are celebrating the summer of 2007 as their 40th year broadcasting bluegrass music. It was in 1967 that Dick Spottswood and Gary Henderson, who were among the founders of Bluegrass Unlimited magazine that

  • Loads of bluegrass from the Opry

    There is a ton of bluegrass emanating from The Grand Ole Opry this weekend - on radio, online, and on TV. Friday night's radio broadcast will feature performances by Bobby Osborne, John Cowan and Mountain Heart, and Saturday's show has John

  • David Davis interview online

    Bluegrass mandolinist, singer and band leader David Davis was the subject of an interview this past weekend in the Seattle Times. He and his band, The Warrior River Boys, performed at the Darrington Bluegrass Festival on July 21, and spoke

  • Steep Canyon Rangers video bio

    The Steep Canyon Rangers have put together an 8 minute video bio to introduce themselves, and their upcoming Rebel release, Lovin' Pretty Women, to the YouTube audience. The video includes a live performance of the title track from the new

  • New Old Crow music video

    Old Crow Medicine Show has released a new music video for their song, I Hear Them All, from their 2006 CD, Big Iron World. The video was shot recently in the mid-city area of New Orleans by director Danny Clinch, and

  • Ricky responds to IBMA remarks

    Earlier this month, Ricky Skaggs was interviewed by The Daily Herald newspaper in central Utah. The topic of the piece by Alan Sculley was the recent recorded collaboration by Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby, and particularly a show they were

  • Free Ron Block transcriptions online

    Ron Block, guitar and banjo player with Alison Krauss & Union Station, has posted a number of free tabs on his web site. There are 22 in all, with both banjo and guitar transcriptions included, all available as free PDF/JPG

  • Larry Sparks piece at CMT.com

    There is an online feature about the latest Larry Sparks release, The Last Suit You Wear, up at CMT.com. Written by Edward Morris, the piece provides details about the new release, interspersed with comments from Sparks, along with a brief overview