• Phil Leadbetter leaving Wildfire

    Phil Leadbetter has announced his resignation from Wildfire, the band he helped create in 2001. Since the band's inception, Phil along with Curt Chapman, Robert Hale, Barry Crabtree and Darrell Webb have recorded 3 CDs for the Pinecastle record label.

  • Ron Stewart fiddle DVD

    AcuTab Publications has released their first fiddle instructional DVD, for JD Crowe & The New South fiddler, and celebrated session player, Ron Stewart. Entitled Playing Fiddle In The Bluegrass Style, it features Ron demonstrating ten songs and tunes he has

  • Randy Kohrs signs with Rural Rhythm

    Noted dobroist and vocalist Randy Kohrs has just signed a multi-project deal with Rural Rhythm Records. The first release in this new collaboration will be Old Photograph, Randy's fourth solo effort, due in the Spring of 2007. A single, Rockwell's Gold,

  • Tony Trischka talks about his new CD

    We posted last week about the upcoming project from Tony Trischka, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular, which will feature Tony in duets with Earl Scruggs, B?©la Fleck, Steve Martin, Alison Brown, Tom Adams, Bill Emerson, Kenny Ingram, Scott Vestal and Noam

  • Steve Dilling holiday tour

    As a member of IIIrd Tyme Out, Steve Dilling is accustomed to having the month of December free each year. The band has long blocked the last month of the year off their tour schedule, both to allow for time

  • Brazilian Bluegrass Hall Of Fame

    The Sao Paulo Bluegrass Music Association has established a Brazilian Bluegrass Hall Of Fame, which they call The Brazilian Bluegrass Pioneers. They have started a new section of their web site to honor the musicians who kindled an interest in bluegrass

  • Mountain Heart live show on FestivaLink

    We told you back in July that recordings were being made at the 2006 Grey Fox festival which would be available for purchase via FestivaLink, a web-based company dedicated to offering high quality festival recordings for sale online. They work closely