• New banjo man with Kenny & Amanda Smith

    Kenny & Amanda Smith are delighted to announce that their new banjo player will be Jason Davis, recently of Michelle Nixon & Drive. Only 17 years old, Jason has already established himself as a serious professional picker, and he is

  • 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

  • EWOB CD now available online

    We posted recently about the release of an audio CD with live recordings of the various showcase acts that performed at the 2005 European World of Bluegrass in The Netherlands this past May. At that time, there was no place online

  • New Gibson Brothers CD in January ’06

    Sugar Hill has announced January 2006 as the release date for the next CD project from The Gibson Brothers. The new project, entitled Red Letter Day, is said to contain 15 songs, five written by Eric and Leigh Gibson, with

  • Bela Fleck at Berklee

    On Tuesday, Bela Fleck's Trio! (Bela, Stanley Clarke, Jean Luc Ponty) performed in Boston, and they also gave a free clinic for students at the Berklee College of Music in the afternoon. Berklee students were also admitted to the Tuesday

  • UPDATE: David Lee Roth bluegrass CD

    What we originally reported as a David Lee Roth bluegrass CD is actually something in between that and a bluegrass tribute cover project. It clearly will not be a Roth release under his own name, but it seems likely that

  • A statement from Sammy Shelor

    The following is a statement from Sammy Shelor, in which he comments on and responds to the many rumors that have been circulating about him and the future of Lonesome River Band. We have enabled commenting on this post

  • New Dolly CD out today

    While perhaps not as completely a bluegrass project as a few of her recent ones, the new Dolly Parton CD, Those Were The Days - officially released today - is said to "retain the bluegrass-inspired sound that earned her two