• Eric Uglum joins Backcountry

    I suppose it was only a matter of time... Eric Uglum's two mega-talented stepsons, Christian and Austin Ward, became members of Chris Stuart & Backcountry a few months back. Just recently, Chris' Backcountry label released a new CD from Eric and

  • Two great reviews for Tony Trischka

    Tony Trischka picked up a couple of great reviews from major city papers over the weekend for his new CD, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular. They appeared in Sunday's Charlotte News & Observer, and The Washington Post as well

  • Bluegrass College updated

    Online instructional resource The Bluegrass College, has undergone a complete website revamp. Based on feedback from it's ever-growing numbers of subscribers, the site owners have made changes intended to increase the site usability and ease of use. Site navigation is now

  • Stanley Brothers set from Time-Life

    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

  • David Guthrie joins The Churchmen

    Bluegrass Gospel favorites The Churchmen have announced the addition of guitarist/vocalist David Guthrie to their lineup. David had been a member of Lorraine Jordan and The Carolina Road Band, and has a solo Gospel CD of his own, Man Of

  • New CD from Sammy Shelor and Linda Lay

    The newest release in the Crooked Road series from the Virginia Folklife program is just out. It is by Linda Lay, Sammy Shelor & Crooked Run, and entitled Taking The Crooked Road Home. Linda Lay grew up in Bristol, VA singing

  • Ron Block – Doorway

    Ron Block has been a fixture in bluegrass music for a good while. From his work with the Weary Hearts to his current gig with Alison Krauss, Ron has inspired banjo and guitar players alike, and probably some songwriters as

  • Earl, Little Roy… and Lizzy Long

    What sort of talent must it take to convince bluegrass legends like Earl Scruggs and Little Roy Lewis to participate in the label debut release for a 23 year old artist? Or generate praise like this from Mr. Scruggs? "I have been

  • Midwest Banjo Camp 2007

    The 3rd annual Midwest Banjo Camp is set for June 1-3, 2007 on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. The faculty includes many of the biggest names in bluegrass and old time banjo, such as Alan

  • Jason Barie joins Larry Stephenson Band

    Since it's inception in 1989, The Larry Stephenson Band has been a four piece ensemble. Now, in 2007, the cast has been expanded to include a fifth member, Jason Barie, on fiddle. Jason's background includes classical, bluegrass, gospel, and country