• The March Banjo Newsletter

    We just heard from Banjo NewsLetter publisher Donald Nitchie with some details about the March 2006 issue of the magazine - the longest running banjo periodical of its kind. This month we feature an interview with Nashville picker Charlie Cushman, by

  • Wichita joins WSM

    We recently reported that Into The Blue, the largest syndicated Bluegrass radio show in America, has expanded to 3 hours. Now host Terry Herd has joined WSM 650 AM in Nashville and confirms that "World Renown Podcast Superstar" Wichita Rutherford

  • Red Shipley tribute/benefit concert

    This post is a contribution from Dave Roye, known to many of our readers as Crawdaddy Dave. Some of northern Virginia's finest bluegrass musicians will be performing in a musical tribute to bluegrass radio personality Red Shipley on Saturday, March 25th,

  • Deering on Made In America this week

    Just a quick reminder that the Deering Banjos episode of John Ratzenberger's Made In America program on the cable network Travel Channel is scheduled to run on Tuesday, March 7. The show airs at 9:00 p.m. (EST), but as always,

  • Gibson Brothers on XM

    The Gibson Brothers will be Kyle Cantrell's guests on Studio Special this next few weeks on XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction. The Gisons recorded some live music with Kyle in the studio, and discussed their new CD, Red Letter Day,

  • Wichita interviews Bela Fleck

    Our good buddy Wichita Rutherford interviews Bela Fleck in the latest episode of his podcast 5 Minutes With Wichita. As usual, it's hilarious and worth spending 5 minutes on. I was a little worried for my friend at one point,

  • Episode #18 – Bobby Hicks

    Episode #18 of The GrassCast features an interview with fiddle legend Bobby Hicks. John and Bobby discuss his storied career in both bluegrass and country music - starting with Bill Monroe while still his teens, through The Bluegrass Album

  • Flatpicking Guitar covers Ron Block

    The March/April 2006 issue of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine includes an extensive cover story on Ron Block, who serves as both banjoist and guitarist with Alison Krauss & Union Station. The companion audio CD has two tunes that Ron recorded

  • Ragin’ Live on PBS affiliates

    One of the hottest bluegrass video projects of the past year has been Rhonda Vincent & The Rage's Ragin' Live. Released simultaneously on DVD and audio CD in March of 2005, Ragin' Live captured Rhonda and the band in a