• Gibson Brothers Journal

    While not exactly a blog, the Gibson Brothers have a journal on their site that is updated as they have time to write from the road. Yesterday I noticed that Eric had posted an interesting entry about songwriting. Here's an

  • Eric Gibson online chat

    Eric Gibson of The Gibson Brothers will be taking part in an online chat session this evening (1/10) from 8:00-9:00 p.m. on The Bluegrass Guide web site. Eric will be discussing their upcoming CD, Red Letter Day, on Sugar Hill

  • How it come to be wrote: Some Day

    This post is a contribution from Tim Stafford, founding member of bluegrass supergroup Blue Highway, and a celebrated and sought-after songwriter and producer outside of the band. He was also a member of Alison Krauss & Union Station before the

  • ASCAP Songwriters Convention in April ’06

    The American Society of Composers and Performers, more commonly known as ASCAP, has announced plans for a national conference dedicated solely to songwriting and composing. The debut event, dubbed the I Create Music EXPO, is scheduled for April 20-22, 2006

  • Texas police officer wins songwriting award

    We recently received a note from David Culbertson, Secretary and Publicity Chairman for the Houston, TX Bay Area Bluegrass Association. He shared with us an article he had published in the BABA monthly newsletter back in September, and which we

  • IAMA competition deadline 11/9

    The deadline for submissions in the International Acoustic Music Awards is rapidly approaching, with entries requiring a postmark no later than November 9 to be accepted. The competition is open to all independent songwriters and artists, and several of their

  • 2005 International Songwriting Competition

    The 2005 International Songwriting Competition deadline for submission is October 31. We don't know a whole lot about this contest, but it looks like they have some very real prizes and several categories that would be acceptable for a bluegrass

  • UPDATE: Roger Murrah – songwriter

    I was just contacted by Roger Murrah, the songwriter I blogged about here. Speaking of his induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, he had this to say. It's quite an honor that I'm still learning how to live with. I

  • Roger Murrah – songwriter

    Roger Murrah was inducted into the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame yesterday. Each year the group holds an annual dinner and awards ceremony. The reason this is news worthy on Bluegrass Today is because Mr. Murrah wrote a song titled