• Free Music From The Lonesome River Band

    The new Lonesome River Band is giving away some free music on their newly redesigned website. The site just went live this morning and features the latest band news, tour dates, biographical information for the new band members, and some

  • SPBGMA Award winners listed

    A complete list of 2006 award winners is now posted on the SPBGMA web site. The awards were presented in Nashville on Sunday (2/5) during SPBGMA's 23rd National Convention. Unlike the awards given by the IBMA, which are selected in several

  • Cherryholmes at SPBGMA

    We just heard from the folks at Skaggs Family Records that Cherryholmes was awarded the Entertaining Group of the Year trophy, and Cia Leigh Cherryholmes was given Banjo Performer of the Year - the same two awards they took at

  • The Grascals at SPBGMA

    Another SPBGMA Awards update... The Grascals are delighted to pass along the awards they took home: Album of the Year - THE GRASCALS Song of the Year - Me and John and Paul Instrumental Group of the Year Mandolin Performer of the Year - Danny

  • SPBGMA Awards

    We have not yet found a listing of the complete SPBGMA Awards, but will post the winners (or a link to a list) when we find them. We did receive a note from Julia Yocum with Rhonda Vincent's fan club with

  • Final SPBGMA report

    This post is a contribution from Dave Roye. I know I am a little late on the SPBGMA update ... 3 hours of sleep the past few nights from editing all the photos paid it's toll on me. Friday was an incredible

  • Wichita Rutherford produces Mountain Heart

    Our good friend Wichita Rutherford has just released a video of him producing the band Mountain Heart. There is some great footage of them working with Wichita in the studio as he brings out the best in this band. You

  • Drums in bluegrass? Cast your vote

    Our friends with the Sao Paulo Bluegrass Music Association in Brazil are sponsoring a web poll about the use of drums in bluegrass music. Obviously, there is nothing remotely scientific about this sort of poll, but those who feel strongly