• Episode #25 – Don Rigsby

    Episode #25 of The GrassCast features an interview with Don Rigsby. This interview was recorded last fall at IBMA. John visits with Don about the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music, his band Midnight Call, and Longview. This GrassCast is 17 minutes

  • IBMA Showcase acts for 2006 announced

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the showcase acts for 2006 World Of Bluegrass. These acts will perform before the decision makers in bluegrass music, expected to include more than 2,000 music industry professionals from all over the

  • Acoustic Planet Tour reprises in June

    Billboard.com is reporting that Bela Fleck & The Flecktones will launch an Acoustic Planet Vol. II tour this summer, with support from Yonder Mountain String Band, The Del McCoury Band, Natalie McMaster and Chris Thile. The tour will run for several

  • Rhonda Vincent on Opry TV this Saturday

    This week's Grand Ole Opry Live show on GAC will feature Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. You can catch it on the Great American Country cable TV network from 8:00-8:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Saturday, April 22, with encore presentations Sunday

  • EWOB master list online

    We made reference in a recent post to the many concerts, festivals and other events associated with the 9th Annual European World Of Bluegrass, held May 25, 26 and 27 2006 in Voorthuizen, The Netherlands. This festival and trade

  • Mountain Heart featured on CMT.com news

    Mountain Heart is featured in a current news story on CMT.com. The story focuses on the production of their newest album, Wide Open. This CD marks new territory for the band as they hired producer Mark Bright. Bright has produced

  • New issue of Bluegrass Europe

    Bluegrass Europe is a bi-monthly print publication which is sent to members of the European Bluegrass Music Association (EBMA). Written in English, it is also bound together with two other European bluegrass journals, the German language Bluegrass Buhne, and the

  • He Interviews Bluegrass Stars

    Wichita Rutherford's most recent podcast features an unusual interview. Most of the time he interviews bluegrass stars, but this time he interviews a rock star with some surprising ties to the music we love. The interview is with John Paul

  • New Lewis Family CD in May

    The next release from bluegrass gospel heavyweights, The Lewis Family, is expected to be delivered in time for their annual festival, held the first weekend in May. The CD, Flying High, will also be the subject of an upcoming edition