• The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    Here's some encouraging news from our new friend, Richard Hawkins, editor of Bluegrass Ireland, the newsletter of The Irish Bluegrass Music Club. The Bluegrass Ireland Blog is hereby officially launched at www.bluegrassireland.blogspot.com. The text of the last issue of Bluegrass Ireland

  • Van Heffer Video Podcast Documentary

    Our old buddy Wichita Rutherford is at it again. Always staying just ahead of the curve, Wichita starts a video documentary podcast this week. Here's the deal. Wichita plays (played) guitar in a band called The Over the Mountain Boyz.

  • Nickel Creek videos on VH1

    Following up on the post about Sean Watkins' online CD release... VH1 has several Nickel Creek videos available online, including the two music video releases from their latest Sugar Hill release, Why Should The Fire Die, plus three songs from that

  • Sean Watkins CD released online

    Nickel Creek guitarist Sean Watkins has announced the release of his third solo project, Blinders On, and has enabled digital downloads of either individual tracks or the entire project from the Nickel Creek web site. Individual tracks are offered for $.99

  • Episode #3 – IBMA reactions part 2

    In episode #3 of The GrassCast we continue our theme from last week as we share excerpts from interviews we conducted with a number of bluegrass personalities. We asked them to share their thoughts about the 2005 IBMA trade show

  • Alison Krauss on CBS tonight

    Alison Krauss performs tonight on a CBS special tribute to Johnny Cash. Watch for Alison and band member Ron Block (along with Carmella Ramsey) as they perform "Wildwood Flower." Alison also performed with Dwight Yoakam on "If I Were A

  • Dr. Banjo profiled in Denver Post

    The Denver Post has an interesting feature on Pete Wernick, by staff writer Ed Will, which includes both background and lengthy interviews with our own Dr. Banjo. The article is not so much about Pete's music, but on his

  • New magazine for acoustic instument lovers

    Fretboard Journal is a new quarterly magazine for acoustic instrument players, builders and collectors. The inaugural issue includes an interview with David Grisman, a history of Santa Cruz Guitars and a profile on "the Millionth Martin." Fretboard Journal is published and