• Free Mandolin Tabs from Mike Compton

    Mike Compton, one of the leading Monroe style mandolinists in the world today, has a section of his website devoted to providing free tablature and sheet music to his fans and admirers. Some of the tunes are standards like Billy

  • The Grascals video on VH1 Country

    The Grascals video for "Me and John and Paul" began airing on VH1 Country yesterday, January 30th. We've previously told you about this video here and here. And don't forget we featured an interview discussing the video in last week's episode

  • Van Heffer – The CD

    If any of you have been following the Van Heffer documentary podcasts from Wichita Rutherford, then you may already know that the CD is going to be released on Feb 7th. This may just be a first for a bluegrass

  • Banjo NewsLetter Reader’s Survey

    Banjo NewsLetter subscribers are encouraged to complete the 2006 BNL Reader's Survey online. The survey involves a few dozen questions about subscribers' musical interests, skill level, and length of time studying/playing the banjo, as well as instrument and accessory preferences.

  • Mac Wiseman in Bluegrass Unlimited

    The February edition of Bluegrass Unlimited contains an article that might be of interest about Mac Wiseman. Here's an excerpt to whet your appetite. In the last year or two, as he's rounded the curve of 80, he's recorded as a

  • Subscribe to The GrassCast via iTunes

    Just a quick reminder to our readers who enjoy listening to The GrassCast, our weekly audio podcast, that you can use Apple's popular iTunes software to subscribe to the podcast. The use of the word subscribe may confuse some folks,

  • Knee-Deep In Bluegrass adds affiliate stations

    IBMA Broadcaster of the Year Cindy Baucom has announced the addition of several new affiliate stations that are now carrying her show Knee-Deep In Bluegrass. The new stations are: WDKN, Dickson, TN WFFF, Columbia, MS WIXE, Monroe, NC WABO, Waynesboro, MS KLTF, Little Falls,