• New IBMA Keynote format is a hit

    Craig Havighurst with Dale Ann Bradley and C.J. Lewandowski at the WOB Keynote Address - photo © Frank Baker Dale Ann Bradley grew up in a Primitive Baptist Church where her father was the preacher and musical instruments were not allowed. Then

  • World of Bluegrass begins today!

    And so it begins... Once again, a large portion of the bluegrass industry is assembling today in Raleigh, NC for the International Bluegrass Music Association's annual convention, World of Bluegrass. If you are involved in this sort of music professionally, this

  • The Life Of A Musician with Brandon Adams

    A new program is scheduled to debut this fall on several PBS television affiliates, with a close association to bluegrass music. Titled The Life Of A Musician, the show is hosted by Brandon Adams, noted flatpicker and acoustic music performer,

  • Woodsongs Kids set to debut, seeking new talent

    The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, an all-volunteer-run non-profit Kentucky-based organization that is a worldwide multimedia celebration of grassroots music, is expanding. Filmed in front of a live audience, the one-hour musical conversation focusing on artists and their music has always

  • Todd Taylor’s Amazing Grace video

    Celebrated South Carolina banjo player Todd Taylor has released a single for his instrumental arrangement of the gospel classic Amazing Grace, as transcribed in his Hal Leonard book, Todd Taylor's Gospel Banjo. Since he was a preteen, Taylor has been performing all