• Strait Drive – I’ll Take A Page From Your Book

    The New Jersey based group Straight Drive has released its first band CD on Cabinwood Music. The CD has been receiving airplay throughout the US and abroad. Straight Drive has been performing for four years and has played many Bluegrass festivals,

  • Justin Carbone CD out on Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records has just released a solo project for Justin Carbone, current guitarist and vocalist with Chicago-based Special Consensus. Prior to joining Special Consensus in 2004, Justin was a member of 2nd Edition, a band he had founded in 1998

  • Appalachian Mandolin and Dulcimer

    Mandolinist Butch Baldassari and dulcimer legend David Schnaufer have just released a new cd of duets showcasing traditional music of the Appalachian Mountains. Appalachian Mandolin and Dulcimer contains 14 songs that Baldassari and Schnaufer perform on a variety of mandolin

  • Steve Huber – in the shop full time

    Steve Huber, owner and builder of the popular Huber Banjo line, has stepped back from performing to focus his attention on banjo production, and just played his last show with The Kenny & Amanda Smith Band. Steve expressed a mix

  • Sam Bush records with Garth Brooks

    Sam Bush recently went into the studio with Garth Brooks to record for what is thought to be a new upcoming project from Garth that will be available in Walmart Stores everywhere. Billboard reports that Garth recently inked an exclusive

  • BlueRidge signs with Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records and BlueRidge have joined forces, with Alan Bibey & Co. signing with the Florida-based label for their next recording, a Gospel project slated for an early 2006 release. In addition to Bibey on mandolin, BlueRidge is made up

  • eFolkMusic downloader

    eFolk Music is a download site that may not be as familiar as some of the big guns in the market, but with a focus on folk and acoustic music, it may be one that readers of Bluegrass Today will