• 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

  • Grascals and Brad Davis online 6/20

    This Friday (6/20) offers two good chances to catch bluegrass artists online. From noon to 1:00 p.m. (EDT), The Grascals will be performing live on Knoxville, TN station WDVX's Blue Plate Special. The station broadcasts at 89.9 FM in the Knoxville

  • IBMA on MySpace

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has recently created a page on MySpace to help spread the word about the organization and its mission. At this time of year, that mission is largely centered on the 2007 World of Bluegrass convention and

  • Free Sierra Hull MP3 from Gibson

    Gibson has a page on their web site dedicated to several modern bluegrass artists who are having an impact on the music. As it happens, they all play Gibson mandolins. What a coincidence! The artists featured are The Infamous Stringdusters, Cherryholmes,

  • UK Bluegrass interviews Brian Wicklund

    UKBluegrass.com recently posted an interview with fiddle player, and instructor, Brian Wicklund. The interview centers around the instructional website BluegrassCollege.org. Brian was one of the founders of the site and continues to teach fiddle lessons online as one of the

  • StringNation video on YouTube

    Compass Records has launched a YouTube channel to promote the many fine artists who record for the label. They intend to feature music videos, concert footage and even funny moments with Compass artists. The first video is a live performance from

  • BluegrassCountry.org to require registration

    Starting this Friday (7/20) BluegrassCountry.org will require user registration in order to access their 24/7 bluegrass audio stream online. There is no charge to register, and users will not need to log in each time they access the stream unless

  • Cherryholmes contest winners announced

    Cherryholmes has announced the winners in a contest we told you about in late May, drawn from customers who pre-ordered a copy of their new CD, Cherryholmes II - Black and White, from their web site. The grand prize of a

  • XM Top 40 for July

    XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction (Channel 14) has relaesed their July Top 40, based on listener requests and how often individual albums are featured. June's top 5 albums were: #1 Cherryholmes II Cherryholmes #2 Long List Of Hearthaches The Grascals #3 Old Photograph Randy Kohrs & The Lites #4 Life Stories Larry Stephenson

  • King Wilkie uses online promotions for new CD

    King Wilkie and Rounder/Zoe have utilized online resources to push digital downloads of their latest CD, Low Country Suite, and to promote their summer dates. At Rhapsody.com, they are offering an alternate version of the song Rockabye, (Farewell Lonesome Dove) in