• 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,

  • A few more links to IBMA stories

    We found a few more articles in the online versions of print papers covering the IBMA events this past week. The Nashville City Paper had a story earlier in the week about the IBMA Business Conference, and a new one

  • IBMA Awards covered in Billboard

    Billboard.com, the online version of Billboard magazine, has a brief article about the IBMA Awards, written by Deborah Evans Price. It doesn't contain any news for readers of Bluegrass Today, but it is worth noting that the larger music industry

  • Cherryholmes on The Opry Saturday night

    This year looks to be a great one for Cherryholmes at IBMA. They are nominated for a number of awards, including the unprecedented combination of Emerging Artist and Entertainer Of The Year. Both Cherryholmes and Rhonda Vincent will be

  • Nashville papers cover IBMA week

    We have found a few stories in the Nashville papers about the IBMA presence here this week. Here's a story from The Nashville City Paper, and another from The Nashville Business Journal. There is another article bylined Nashville that appeared in Reuters/Billboard

  • Wichita Rutherford podcasts Knoxville

    Wichita Rutherford just emailed me and let me know about something new he is doing. He's podcasting for the city of Knoxville, TN. Every Monday starting October 31st he'll have a new podcast all about what's going on in Knoxville.

  • CMT.com and IBMA week

    CMT.com has put together a special web site feature for IBMA's big week in Nashville. They have assembled photo galleries, video clips, audio files and even a Fun & Games page where you can play an IBMA Nominee Trivia game