• Bluegrass stage at 2006 ECMA conference

    The East Coast Music Association's annual conference, which begins today and runs through Monday (2/27) in Charlottetown, PEI, is Eastern Canada's annual celebration of the music and the artists of Atlantic Canada. In its 17th year, the ECMA Awards show

  • Marty Stuart on GAC

    Marty Stuart, who just released a live bluegrass CD, will be featured on Great American Country's "GAC Classic," this evening, Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. (ET). Stuart will telling some amazing tales of his life in the music business. "From

  • More bluegrass on MySpace.com

    Gracie Muldoon, one of our regular correspondents and a popular Internet bluegrass cybercaster, responded to our post last week about Nothin' Fancy on MySpace.com.???She wanted to let us know that a good many bluegrass bands had pages there, and that

  • Jayme Stone web site

    Jayme Stone, an adventurous young progressive banjo player from Canada, profiled last summer on the cover of Banjo NewsLetter, is now living in Boulder, CO, and has a new web site to announce. Jayme has immersed himself in the music

  • John Cowan Band records for Sony Connect

    The John Cowan Band was recently in the studio where they recorded a number of tracks for exclusive online distribution through Sony's Connect. Sony is presenting Connect as an alternative to Apple's iTunes Music Store. The Cowan tracks should be

  • Washington Post on DC bluegrass scene

    The Washington Post ran an article in Sunday's edition about the gradual resurgence of bluegrass music in our nation's capitol. This piece, by Michael Alison Chandler, discuses how DC was once a hotbed of activity for bluegrass and acoustic music,

  • 1ooo photos from SPBGMA!

    Dave Roye, who kept us updated from Nashville during the recent SPBGMA convention, has just been in touch to let us know that he has posted nearly 1000 photos from the event on his web site. "Thanks to everyone who let

  • Wichita interviews Alison Krauss

    If you haven't listened to this week's episode of 5 Minutes With Wichita then you should get yourself over there and give it a listen. Wichita's guest this week is Alison Krauss and this interview is worth 5 minutes! Everyone

  • Episode #16 – Ronnie Bowman

    Episode #16 of The GrassCast features an interview with singer/songwriter Ronnie Bowman. John and Ronnie talk about Ronnie's new CD It's Gettin' Better All The Time, having a #1 hit on country radio, and what it's like living in Nashville. This

  • Steve Dilling launches his own web site

    IIIrd Tyme Out banjo picker Steve Dilling has just notified us that he has his own website, www.sdilling.com. Note that the URL is "sdilling" as opposed to "stevedilling," and there's a good reason for that. The web site is actually