• XM’s Greatest Hits during IBMA week

    Studio Special, XM Satellite Radio's weekly program of live performance and interviews with bluegrass artists, has a mix of their most popular shows set to run during IBMA week. Instead of one new show, airing multiple times over the course of

  • Doyle Lawson – GrassCast Interview #46

    Doyle Lawson is our guest in this episode of The GrassCast. John and Doyle spoke recently just after the press conference announcing this year's IBMA Award Nominees. Doyle and Rhonda Vincent were the hosts for the press conference. If you

  • Scott Rouse featured in Frets Magazine

    I remember when I was in school at South Plains College studying bluegrass music and recording technology, a friend of mine came in one day with a CD and said "You've got to hear this!" It was a recording that

  • EBMA 2007 info posted online

    The European Bluegrass Music Association has just posted details and information for the 2007 European World Of Bluegrass Festival and Trade Show. It is scheduled for May 17-19 in Voorthuizen, NL. Information in PDF form is available for bands interested in

  • Osborne Brothers show offered to broadcasters

    We just heard from Fred Bartenstein about a special Osborne Brothers radio special he has been working on for nearly two years. It was produced by WNKU (Northern KY University) and Bgrass Inc., a nonprofit which Bartenstein chairs, dedicated to

  • Daughters of Bluegrass perform on XM

    Lorraine Jordan and nine of her fellow Daughters Of Bluegrass join Kyle Cantrell of XM Satellite Radio on this week's edition of Studio Special on XM Channel 14. They performed songs from the new CD, Back To The Well, and

  • Dolly Parton acoustic compilation set

    Sugar Hill is set to release an interesting 4-disc set from Dolly Parton on October 10. The box set will consist of three audio CDs and a DVD, and will be distributed as Dolly Parton, The Acoustic Collection 1999-2002. The set

  • Chris Thile – GrassCast Interview #45

    This episode of The GrassCast features an interview with mandolin master Chris Thile. We recorded this interview yesterday evening via the thilephone. Chris is on the road promoting his new CD, How To Grow A Woman From The Ground, and took

  • Chris Thile video contest on YouTube

    As we have mentioned many times this past few months, the new CD from Chris Thile, How To Grow A Woman From The Ground, is officially released today. To help promote the CD, Sugar Hill Records is sponsoring a video contest,

  • Hot Rize DVD coming soon

    Great news for Hot Rize fans. Pete Wernick has announced that a DVD will soon be available featuring a concert originally filmed in 1987. Both the original Hot Rize band (Pete on banjo, Tim O'Brien on mandolin, Charles Sawtelle