• Opry show in New York

    As a part of it's 80th Anniversary celebration, the Grand Ole Opry will take a trip north later this fall for a rare show outside of Nashville. On Monday November 14, an official Opry concert will be held in New

  • Breakfast with Bluegrass

    Jon Randall, joined by Rob Ickes and David Pomeroy, is scheduled to appear SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 at 8am / 7c on A&E Television Network's BREAKFAST WITH THE ARTS. The 2-hour program, featuring interviews with prominent performers, writers, directors, artists and

  • Online banjo magazine for new/old players

    Angie Sumpter had launched a new online banjo magazine designed to offer stories and encouragement for folks who are starting out on banjo later in life. The new banjo-zine is called Silver Strings and can be viewed or downloaded

  • WHUS : Bluegrass Cafe

    Myrna Riquier, a broadcast producer on WHUS, 91.7 FM, in Storrs Connecticut, has asked me to share with you that the bluegrass radio program Bluegrass Cafe can be heard worldwide by web savvy bluegrass fans via the station's internet webcast

  • The Americana Honors & Awards

    This is a follow up to my last post about the happenings this week in Nashville. Tomorrow night, Sept 9th, the Ryman Auditorium will host The Americana Honors & Awards show. Here's the line up for the show. In one unforgettable

  • The Americana Music Conference

    Today is the start of The Americana Music Conference. I spoke via email with Mark Montgomery, president of The Americana Music Association and owner of Echo Music. Mark gave me the low down on what's happening this week at the

  • Bluegrass on the Opry this weekend

    This coming weekend's Grand Ole Opry broadcasts promise a heaping helping of bluegrass music, with Ricky Skaggs, The Whites, Jesse McReynolds & The Virginia Boys and Mountain Heart all slated to perform. The shows are Friday, September 9 and Saturday,

  • Banjos on Letterman

    Pete Wernick informs us that he has been invited to be a part of a unique banjo event in New York later this month, including a performance at the New Yorker Magazine's New Yorker Festival 2005 on September 24, and

  • Central Texas Bluegrass! Volume 2

    The Central Texas Bluegrass Association has released their second CD of tunes from member bands. There are 23 tracks on the disc presented by thirteen bands/artists who are featured on the project including the Austion Lounge Lizards and Adam Wright