• Big show on WDVX March 30

    Blue Plate Special has a special 90 minute edition of the program on tap for Friday (3/30) on WDVX. It's a triple bill featuring live (in studio) performances from The Jerry Douglas Band, Kenny & Amanda Smith and Missy Raines and

  • Pete Wernick in Making Music

    Making Music Magazine is a glossy, bi-monthly print publication dedicated to the amateur musician and the pursuit of their musical goals. Now in their third year, the magazine means to provide stories of inspiration as well as tips to assist

  • New DL&QS CD released today

    We've posted many times about the new secular CD from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, More Behind The Picture Than The Wall. It's officially released today (3/27), and can be purchased wherever bluegrass music is sold, online or in the real

  • Tony Trischka interview at CMT.com

    CMT.com has a piece up that features an interview with banjo picker Tony Trischka. It is focused on his recent release, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular, which includes Tony and a host of celebrated banjoists in twin banjo arrangements. Earl Scruggs,

  • Thile Carnegie Hall show reviewed

    When Brance reminded us last week about the debut of The Tensions Mountain Boys at Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall), I was hoping to see at least one review in the New York press over the weekend. But no... I've been on

  • RealNetworks on the new royalty rates

    If you've not yet tired of the discussion about the newly announced royalty rates for Internet radio (now apparently being reconsidred), you might be interested in this post from Wired magazine's blog. It contains the full text of the testimony that

  • Claire Lynch on WFDU Friday morning

    Claire Lynch and her talented band will be the guests on Friday morning (3/23) with Carole Beaugard on Lonesome Pine RFD. The show airs from 10:00 a.m. until noon (eastern) on WFDU FM, broadcast from the campus of Fairleigh Dickinson

  • Vintage bluegrass posters

    Here's a fun site with images of vintage music show posters. It's run by Mitch Diamond, who calls himself The Kardboard Kid. Mitch has been collecting these posters and hand bills since 1970, and has amassed a substantial number