• New podcast! – The GrassCast

    Bluegrass Today podcast we started a while back has been moved. It was originally intended only to be an occasional podcast when we had something of interest to share. It is now a weekly podcast that has been titled The

  • The GrassCast download problems – Resolved

    UPDATE: This issue seems to be resolved. They are still having some issues, but the iTunes feed seems to be working again so I've disabled the direct download from our servers (that eats up a bunch of bandwidth). Ok folks here's

  • Episode #1 – Jere Cherryholmes

    In our inaugural episode of The GrassCast John interviews Jere Cherryholmes. Cherryholmes won this year's Entertainer of the Year award from the IBMA. This interview was recorded live at the IBMA Fan Fest the day following the awards show. This GrassCast

  • The GrassCast is here!

    The GrassCast has finally arrived. Each week we'll be uploading a new podcast to the site. You can read about The GrassCast here. You will be able to download each individual episode directly from the site, or subscribe to the

  • AKUS on Conan

    Alison Krauss & Union Station are sheduled to perform on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on Thursday, November 10. No word yet on which song may be featured.

  • WPLN radio report on IBMA

    Nashville Public Radio station WPLN has an audio report on the recent IBMA convention, which you can access via their web site. The report is from Craig Havinghurst, who was also a panelist at at least one IBMA seminar during

  • COMING SOON: The GrassCast

    John and I recently returned from the IBMA 2005 trade show and fan fest. While there we recorded a great number of interviews with bluegrass professionals, including artists, songwriters, producers, and industry insiders. We will also be recording more interviews

  • Banjo NewsLetter 11/05

    I just got a note from Donald Nitchie about the next issue of Banjo Newsletter. In the November issue of the Banjo Newsletter we feature the new Smithsonian/Folkways release In Sacred Trust: The 1963 Fleming Brown Tapes by Hobart Smith,

  • A few more links to IBMA stories

    We found a few more articles in the online versions of print papers covering the IBMA events this past week. The Nashville City Paper had a story earlier in the week about the IBMA Business Conference, and a new one

  • IBMA Awards covered in Billboard

    Billboard.com, the online version of Billboard magazine, has a brief article about the IBMA Awards, written by Deborah Evans Price. It doesn't contain any news for readers of Bluegrass Today, but it is worth noting that the larger music industry