• Lovin’ Pretty Women radio premiere

    Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. marks the official radio premiere of the new Rebel Records CD from The Steep Canyon Rangers on XM Satellite Radio's Bluegrass Junction. Host Kyle Cantrell will play each of the tracks from Lovin' Pretty Women,

  • Mel Bay and Folkways release new banjo book

    Mel Bay has a new book of banjo transcriptions, American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style, taken from the classic Folkways field recordings released under the same title. Originally released in 1956, the LP version of these recordings, taken by musician and

  • RBW – RIP

    After 7 years of offering 3 day multi-instrument bluegrass seminars, Roanoke Bluegrass Weekend is calling it quits. Jointly hosted since November of 2002 by mandolin legend Herschel Sizemore and our own John Lawless, RBW has fallen prey to the many

  • Joe Booher joins NewFound Road

    Joe Booher is the newest member of Ohio based NewFound Road. Joe, who plays mandolin, will be filling the vacancy left by the departure of founding member Rob Baker. Baker made the decision to leave the band, after nearly six

  • Krauss on GAC rescheduled for 8/11-20

    In June we told you about an upcoming special on GAC TV, featuring Alison Krauss performing songs from her latest Rounder CD,  Hundred Miles Or More. In mid-July, we posted again to alert everyone that the initially announced air date

  • Cool Mandolin Company: An American Tradition

    Here's a new CD release that's worth mentioning. Cool Mandolin Company exists for the purpose of promoting the mandolin, especially to the younger generation. With that in mind, they have put together a CD of tracks from various artists, the

  • David Davis interview online

    Bluegrass mandolinist, singer and band leader David Davis was the subject of an interview this past weekend in the Seattle Times. He and his band, The Warrior River Boys, performed at the Darrington Bluegrass Festival on July 21, and spoke

  • Steep Canyon Rangers video bio

    The Steep Canyon Rangers have put together an 8 minute video bio to introduce themselves, and their upcoming Rebel release, Lovin' Pretty Women, to the YouTube audience. The video includes a live performance of the title track from the new

  • Roger Brown, Berklee College President

    Over the next few months, while college choices for rising high school seniors are forefront in the minds of many students and parents, we will present a series of interviews on Bluegrass Today with administrators/faculty members at colleges and universities

  • New Old Crow music video

    Old Crow Medicine Show has released a new music video for their song, I Hear Them All, from their 2006 CD, Big Iron World. The video was shot recently in the mid-city area of New Orleans by director Danny Clinch, and