• Episode #23 – Bob Black

    Episode #23 of The GrassCast features John's interview with bluegrass banjo player and author, Bob Black. They discuss his book Come Hither to Go Yonder. The book is full of Bob's remembrances of the time he spent playing banjo with

  • Jon Randall on Commerce County Line

    We've told you in the past about Brad Davis' new TV show Commerce County Line. This weekend his guest on the show is Jon Randall. Jon has played guitar and sung with such bluegrass greats as Earl Scruggs and Sam

  • Bryan Sutton on WNCW tomorrow

    Bryan Sutton will be the in-studio guest on this week's Goin' Across The Mountain show on WNCW 88.7 from Spindale, NC. Bryan and his dad, Jerry, will join host Dennis Jones to pick a few tunes and talk about the

  • Dove award winners

    Wednesday night (April 5), the Gospel Music Association held their annual awards ceremony at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, TN. Alison Krauss & Union Station won the Bluegrass Recorded Song Of The Year award for Living Prayer,

  • GrassCast delayed

    This week's GrassCast episode - which usually is available on Thursday - will be delayed this week owing to Brance being down with the flu. If his voice recovers and he feels better in the morning, we hope to get

  • Cherryholmes on The Opry 4/8

    Cherryholmes will appear on The Grand Ole Opry radio show this Saturday, as will Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top Express. You can hear Cherryholmes during the 8:00-8:30 p.m. and 11:30-midnight slots. Bobby will be on during the 8:30-9:00 p.m.

  • Three Ring Circle video on Woodsongs

    We've previously mentioned the new CD from Three Ring Circle, a side project for Blue Highway dobro man Rob Ickes, Kentucky Thunder fiddler/mandolinist Andy Leftwich, and Nashville studio bass session stalwart Rob Pomeroy. Rob emailed yesterday to let us know

  • Rhode Island Bluegrass Music Association forms

    This past weekend in Pascoag, RI, a new regional bluegrass organization took flight. The recently formed Rhode Island Bluegrass Music Association (RIBGMA) hosted what they expect will become an annual bluegrass festival, staffed by volunteers and supported by a number

  • April BanjoNewsletter

    The April 2006 issue of Banjo NewsLetter has been mailed, and most subscribers should have it in the next few days if they haven't seen it already. Editor Donald Nitchie tells us that this issue contains Greg Cahill's interview with