• Bluegrass Japan Blog

    I've been just a little bit obsessed with podcasts recently. As I was wondering around the internet over the weekend I discovered another bluegrass blogger who had a podcast. Nino is the guy's name and Bluegrass Japan is his blog.

  • Stolen Instrument Registry

    The Northern California Bluegrass Society is sponsoring a National Stolen & Missing Instrument directory. It allows for instant listing of a stolen instrument and is expected to be a useful resource for pickers, retailers, and law enforcement agencies alike. There

  • New podcast! – The GrassCast

    Bluegrass Today podcast we started a while back has been moved. It was originally intended only to be an occasional podcast when we had something of interest to share. It is now a weekly podcast that has been titled The

  • The GrassCast download problems – Resolved

    UPDATE: This issue seems to be resolved. They are still having some issues, but the iTunes feed seems to be working again so I've disabled the direct download from our servers (that eats up a bunch of bandwidth). Ok folks here's

  • Episode #1 – Jere Cherryholmes

    In our inaugural episode of The GrassCast John interviews Jere Cherryholmes. Cherryholmes won this year's Entertainer of the Year award from the IBMA. This interview was recorded live at the IBMA Fan Fest the day following the awards show. This GrassCast

  • The GrassCast is here!

    The GrassCast has finally arrived. Each week we'll be uploading a new podcast to the site. You can read about The GrassCast here. You will be able to download each individual episode directly from the site, or subscribe to the

  • AKUS on Conan

    Alison Krauss & Union Station are sheduled to perform on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on Thursday, November 10. No word yet on which song may be featured.

  • WPLN radio report on IBMA

    Nashville Public Radio station WPLN has an audio report on the recent IBMA convention, which you can access via their web site. The report is from Craig Havinghurst, who was also a panelist at at least one IBMA seminar during

  • COMING SOON: The GrassCast

    John and I recently returned from the IBMA 2005 trade show and fan fest. While there we recorded a great number of interviews with bluegrass professionals, including artists, songwriters, producers, and industry insiders. We will also be recording more interviews

  • Banjo NewsLetter 11/05

    I just got a note from Donald Nitchie about the next issue of Banjo Newsletter. In the November issue of the Banjo Newsletter we feature the new Smithsonian/Folkways release In Sacred Trust: The 1963 Fleming Brown Tapes by Hobart Smith,