• GrassCast delayed

    This week's GrassCast episode - which usually is available on Thursday - will be delayed this week owing to Brance being down with the flu. If his voice recovers and he feels better in the morning, we hope to get

  • Cherryholmes on The Opry 4/8

    Cherryholmes will appear on The Grand Ole Opry radio show this Saturday, as will Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top Express. You can hear Cherryholmes during the 8:00-8:30 p.m. and 11:30-midnight slots. Bobby will be on during the 8:30-9:00 p.m.

  • Three Ring Circle video on Woodsongs

    We've previously mentioned the new CD from Three Ring Circle, a side project for Blue Highway dobro man Rob Ickes, Kentucky Thunder fiddler/mandolinist Andy Leftwich, and Nashville studio bass session stalwart Rob Pomeroy. Rob emailed yesterday to let us know

  • Rhode Island Bluegrass Music Association forms

    This past weekend in Pascoag, RI, a new regional bluegrass organization took flight. The recently formed Rhode Island Bluegrass Music Association (RIBGMA) hosted what they expect will become an annual bluegrass festival, staffed by volunteers and supported by a number

  • April BanjoNewsletter

    The April 2006 issue of Banjo NewsLetter has been mailed, and most subscribers should have it in the next few days if they haven't seen it already. Editor Donald Nitchie tells us that this issue contains Greg Cahill's interview with

  • Gibson Brothers video on YouTube

    We mentioned a few weeks ago that The Gibson Brothers' music video for I Got A Woman had been released, and was showing on CMT.com. It has now also been made available on YouTube - great news for Mac computer

  • Two bluegrass reissues from CMH

    In addition to the Pickin' On Kenny Rogers CD we mentioned yesterday, CMH released two compilation projects on April 4. Both feature reissued tracks that had appeared previously on CMH projects, and include some of the most prominent and heralded

  • The Bill Monroe Reader in paperback

    Tom Ewing is a member of one of the most exclusive clubs in all of bluegrass music. Having spent ten years as Bill Monroe's guitarist and lead vocalist, he can lay claim to the title of Bluegrass Boy, an honor