• 3 Fox Drive on brief CA tour in early ’06

    3 Fox Drive will be headed west next month, with a number of show dates in California in mid-January of '06. The Nashville-based bluegrass band will be stopping in Tuolomne, Berkeley, Los Gatos and Redding between January 18-21. They will be

  • New from IIIrd Tyme Out in ’06

    We have word from Steve Dilling of IIIrd Tyme Out about a number of new releases from the band expected in 2006. They filmed a live show last month at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonburg, KY - the venue where

  • New beginner banjo DVDs from AcuTab

    After more than ten years creating and publishing celebrated instructional materials for intermediate and advanced level banjo players, AcuTab Publications is releasing the first three DVDs in their new Learn To Play Bluegrass Banjo series for folks just getting started

  • King Wilkie on MySpace

    Bluegrass hipsters King Wilkie have created a page on the popular web community, myspace.com. If you are already a member of myspace.com, you can join other King Wilkie fans and friends online, share comments and subscribe to the band's blog. myspace.com

  • EWOB CD – audio samples online

    We had posted previously about the EWOB '05 CD featuring the various bands who showcased during the European World Of Bluegrass convention in The Netherlands this past May. We mentioned at the time that the CD could be ordered online

  • Scott Rouse speaks about Charlie Daniels CD

    As John mentioned in his earlier post we recorded an interview with Charlie Daniels for this week's edition of The GrassCast. Prior to the interview I had a chance to email a few questions to Scott Rouse the producer. At

  • New Solo CD From Andrew Collins

    Andrew Collins has a new solo CD out, Little Widgets. I went to school with Andrew at South Plains College in Levelland, TX. He is now considered one of the premier mandolinists in Canada. Andrew lives in Toronto where he

  • New issue of Silver Strings available online

    The December issue of Silver Strings, Angie Sumpter's free online magazine for new banjo players "of a certain age," is available on her web site for downloading. Each issue contains interviews and features designed to offer insight and encouragement

  • Free Strings from Roland White

    Well, not entirely free. You have to purchase Roland White's Mandolin Christmas instructional book/CD. If you do, Roland will send you set of strings for free. This book has lyrics and mandolin and guitar chord diagrams in addition to easy