• Skaggs instrumental CD on CMT

    We posted last month with news about the soon-to-be-released instrumental project from Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder. Entitled, Instrumentals, it features 11 tracks with Skaggs and his band, on a set of tunes authored by Ricky himself. CMT.com has a nice

  • Major Publishers Targeting Tablature Sites

    On the heels of the heated discussion on this site about trading live shows, comes this story about sites that share tablature. Major music publishers are continuing to pursue unauthorized music sites, including those offering tablature (mostly rock guitar tabs). The

  • Bluegrass Band Wins Disc Makers Award

    Most of you should be familiar with Disc Makers, the company that provides CD replication services to unsigned artists. Recently they held the Disc Makers Independent Music World Series (IMWS) West showcase in Los Angeles. This showcase was open to

  • Grascals CD previewed on XM

    We have posted a few times recently about the upcoming release from The Grascals, Long List of Heartaches, due on August 29 from Rounder Records. There are no audio samples available yet online, but starting today, XM Radio subscribers will

  • Pre orders now available for new Thile CD

    The new Chris Thile project, How To Grow A Woman From The Ground, won't be officially released until September 12, but Chris is now accepting pre-orders online. Anyone who orders in advance will also be entitled to two free digital

  • Vassar Clements Holiday Band DVD

    Alan Dalton wrote in recently to let us know about a DVD release of the last recorded performance of fiddle legend, Vassar Clements. The recording took place in Athens, Georgia on December 18, 2004. The performance featured Clement's Holiday Band;

  • The Mark Newton Band – Hillbilly Hemingway

    Produced by Carl Jackson for Rebel Records, The Mark Newton Band will release a new CD this fall entitled Hillbilly Hemingway. Pre-orders are being accepted right now, and there are audio samples available for 5 of the 12 songs on

  • Darrell Scott t-shirt and CD giveaway

    Here at Bluegrass Today we've teamed up with Darrell Scott to bring you the opportunity to win an autographed copy of his new CD The Invisible Man, along with a Darrell Scott t-shirt. All you have to do is go