• SoundArt Recordings: Videos

    Mandolinist Butch Baldassari, who has recently begun offering webcasting video lessons, has just made available 5 video lessons on his website. Four of the five tunes are found in his book/CD 30 Fiddle Tunes for the Mandolin. The book is

  • BlueRidge on XM’s Studio Special

    We have posted many times about Studio Special, a live music and interview program that runs weekly on XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction (Channel 14). Host Kyle Cantrell welcomes a different bluegrass act into the studio to record live performances

  • Strummin’ on the Tonight Show – Video

    For those of you that missed the David Lee Roth appearance on the Tonight Show last night, here's a link to a forum post containing a video clip of Roth's performance of the song Jump. The video is from YouTube.com

  • June edition of Silver Strings available

    The latest issue of Silver Strings is now available from Angie'sBanjo.com. This is a free, monthly online publication dedicated to providing both encouragement and instructional tips for folks learning to play the banjo beyond "a certain age." The June edition includes

  • David Lee Roth – TV update

    Brance posted yesterday with the show dates for David Lee Roth's television appearances to promote the new CMH release, Strummin' With The Devil, their Van Halen bluegrass tribute CD which is officially released today. We found a few more bits

  • Nothin’ Fancy message board

    Nothin' Fancy has launched a message board on their web site for fans and friends to discuss the band, their new CD, or anything else that may strike their fancy. The board is still new, and message traffic is still

  • Episode #31 – Jakub Racek

    Episode #31 of The GrassCast features an interview with Jakub Racek, guitarist, vocalist and primary songwriter for the Czech band, Monogram. This interview was recorded last October during the IBMA convention, the band's first visit to the US. This GrassCast is

  • Ralph Epperson, WPAQ founder passes

    The Winston-Salem Journal has a brief feature on yesterday's passing of legendary radio man Ralph Epperson, who launched WPAQ in Mount Airy, NC back in 1948. This station, along with another Epperson property, WBRF in Galax, VA, have been a