• Christmas Mandolin from Emory Lester

    Mandolinist Emory Lester has a new CD of traditional Christmas melodies, Christmas Carols, from Quiet Fire Productions. Includes 11 instrumental versions of holiday clasics like Carol of the Bells, O Come O Come Immanuel, The Coventry Carol, We Three

  • Stelling Banjo Anthology CD

    Geoff Stelling tells me that while his new Stelling Banjo Anthology CD isn't set to be released until November 8 on Rebel Records, he will have copies available at IBMA this week, and that they can be ordered from the

  • 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

  • Acoustic Endeavors, On A Farm

    After almost three years of promises, the new release from Acoustic Endeavors is finally available. Like their two previous CDs, On A Farm contains all original material, written by Warren Amberson and Kelly Green, the band's primary vocalists. Other band

  • Bluegrass Jam Tunes Books

    Running Dogs Publishing has just announced the second printing of its Jam Tunes books for bluegrass guitar and mandolin. Each volume is accompanied by two audio CDs featuring 25 tunes. Each tune consists of 3 practice tracks: slow with melody,

  • Koch Nashville no more

    Here's some unfortunate news for bluegrass fans, and for a number of popular bluegrass and acoustic music artists. One of the more promising and aggressive entries in the production and marketing of bluegrass recordings of late has been Koch Records

  • Cuppa ‘Jo – new Huber Banjos CD

    Following up on the critical success of their Team Flathead CD, Huber Banjos is set to release a second volume of recordings featuring popular bluegrass pickers on new Huber Banjos. Where Team Flathead focused on the banjos themselves, with each

  • 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