• Celebration Of Life available now

    We had posted several weeks ago about an upcoming Skaggs Family Records project called Celebration Of Life, a two CD set recorded live at the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival to benefit the St. Jude Children"s Research Hospital in Memphis,

  • Ralph Stanley Does The Carter Family

    The second release of new Ralph Stanley recordings on Columbia is due on May 30, 2006, entitled A Distant Land To Roam - Songs Of The Carter Family. The new project was produced by T. Bone Burnett, whose collaborations

  • County Records reissue profiled on NPR

    Last week, All Things Considered on NPR carried a feature on County Records' 3 CD reissues containing field recordings of clawhammer banjo music. Originally released on vinyl in the mid-60s, these recordings were heralded by folklorists, and celebrated by fans

  • Mike Cleveland says “Let ‘Er Go Boys!”

    Fiery fiddler, and three-time IBMA award winner, Michael Cleveland's new CD, Let 'Er Go Boys! is out on Rounder Records. It features 17 tracks, with guest artists Vince Gill, Del McCoury, Dan Tyminski, Larry Sparks, Tim O'Brien, Jeff White, Audie

  • John Cowan – New Tattoo

    We recently told you about the upcoming June release of John Cowan's new CD, New Tattoo. At the time there were no audio samples available online. But recently John's Myspace page has been updated with some audio from the new

  • Harrisonburg paper highlights SPBGMA winner

    Tuesday's edition of the Harrisonburg, VA Daily News Record featured an article on Eastern Mennonite University student (and Harrisonburg resident) Reed Jones, who plays guitar with Billie Renee & Cumberland Gap. They took first prize in the 2006 SPBGMA International

  • More bluegrass on MySpace

    From time to time we posted updates to let you know of bluegrass artists who have a myspace page. You can find our previous posts with info on bluegrass artist MySpace pages here. We've also found a couple more and

  • IIIrd Tyme Out at YahooGroups

    Fans of the award-winning bluegrass group IIIrd Tyme Out can now interact with one anther and get up-to-date info on the band's activities on their Yahoo Groups site. There is no cost to join the group, and members can read