• New Uglum/Ward CD available

    The Old Road To Jerusalem is the new CD from Eric Uglum, and his two talented stepsons, Christian and Austin Ward. It is just now released on Backcountry Records, with audio samples available online. Eric plays the guitar and mandolin,

  • Live at the Firehouse – a songwriter showcase

    The Dalton Little Theatre in Dalton, GA will host Live at the Firehouse, a songwriter showcase on January 26-27, 2007. The theatre is located in a renovated firehouse, which was built during the early 1900s. Invited participants include: Darin Aldridge,

  • Grasstowne hires a bass player

    And then they were five... Alan Bibey called to let us know that Grasstowne has finished the year with a full complement of pickers, having just brought Lee Sawyer on to play bass. He joins Alan on mandolin, Steve Gulley on

  • Blue Highway cuts with Jorma Kaukonen

    Jorma Kaukonen may never be a fixture on the bluegrass circuit, but the eclectic guitarist has been involved in a variety of roots music endeavors since his early days with The Jefferson Airplane in San Francisco's heady 1960s music scene.

  • Bluegrass at Theatre du Chatelet

    The European Bluegrass Blog has an interesting piece up about an historic concert at the renowned Th?©?¢tre du Ch?¢telet in Paris. This past October, noted French violinist Gilles Apap was featured in concert with the Pas-de-Loup Philharmonic Orchestra. Though recognized primarily

  • Osborne Brothers DVD from Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records has released the live concert video of The Osborne Brothers at Renfro Valley on DVD. The performance, recorded in 1994 and released on VHS video in 1997, features Sonny and Bobby with Terry Eldridge on guitar and vocals,

  • The Bluegrass Service

    I just discovered a new bluegrass gospel CD, The Bluegrass Service, by one Greg Adkins who is serving on staff at Powell Church in Knoxville, TN. Greg decided to use his love for bluegrass combined with his love for God

  • Mac Wiseman – On Susan’s Floor

    This post is a contribution from Richard Thompson, a founding member of the British Bluegrass Music Association, and a semi-regular correspondent and contributor for Bluegrass Today. He is also a longstanding contributor to British Bluegrass News, a quarterly print publication

  • Jewgrass music for the holidays

    There is an entire sub-genre of bluegrass, referred to as Jewgrass, performed by Jewish musicians around the country. A recent Harvard grad even wrote an award winning scholarly piece about the history of such music and I'll be publishing an

  • Grasstowne signs with Pinecastle

    We have posted many times recently about Grasstowne, this fall's big bluegrass start-up featuring Alan Bibey, Steve Gulley and Phil Leadbetter. This week's news is that the band has signed a 3 CD deal with Pinecastle Records, with work on the