• Top 30 bluegrass songs of 2018

    Here it is folks... The Top 30 bluegrass songs as reflected by radio play over the course of 2018. This chart was compiled by combining results from our 52 Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay chart reports over the year. How did your favorite

  • Bits & Pieces video from Ralph & Ondra

    Czech grassers Ondra Kozák and Ralph Schut have created a music video for the title track of their latest album, Bits & Pieces. Both are exceptional musicians, well known throughout the bluegrass scene in eastern Europe, and other than the occasional pronunciation of a

  • SPBGMA Midwest Bluegrass Awards nominees

    In addition to their national bluegrass awards, the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America has announced the nominees for their 45th annual Midwest Bluegrass Awards. Winners are to be announced at their 36th Midwest Convention in Jefferson City, MO

  • 2019 SPBGMA Award nominees

    The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America has announced the nominees for their 45th annual Bluegrass Music Awards. Winners will be announced February 3, 2019 at their 36th national convention at Nashville's Sheraton Music City hotel. And the

  • Kelly Kessler leaving her post at IBMA

    IBMA will have some big shoes to fill for 2019 and beyond. Kelly Kessler, the association’s director of communications and professional development, is leaving to become a faculty member at Middle Tennessee State University. Kessler, who has been with IBMA since

  • Frank D Ray to SPBGMA Hall of Greats

    Frank D Ray, leader of the Ozark bluegrass band Cedar Hill, has been named as the 2019 SPBGMA Hall of Greats inductee.   He has been playing in bluegrass bands since 1964. The mandolin player for the group, he sings the lead,

  • Leadership Bluegrass class of 2019

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced their 2019 class for Leadership Bluegrass, an annual, three-day academy intended to generate future pacesetters in the bluegrass industry. Attendees are selected in a competitive process through an application process, and those selected