• Online Instructional Video

    From time to time we have discussed various ventures that involved online video instruction for bluegrass music. The idea has a great deal of appeal to bluegrass instructors, and some are actively involved in providing such instruction. Three that come

  • New release from Chatham County Line

    The latest CD from Chatham County Line, Speed of the Whippoorwill, was released in late May of 2006, and features 14 new original songs in the style that they like to call "new traditionalism." Like many young bands in and

  • IBMA announces songwriter showcase

    IBMA has announced the names of the ten songwriters invited to showcase during the IBMA Songwriter Showcase, held during their annual World Of Bluegrass trade show, where they can perform their original material for the assembled membership. The Songwriter Showcase will

  • New Grascals CD due 8/29

    We posted last week about the Grascals interview available on the Country Weekly web site, where they discussed their upcoming CD. The new project will be entitled Long List Of Heartaches, and will be released August 29 on Rounder Records. They

  • The Banjo Cruise

    We've got about 6 months to go before the cruise season is upon us, though the 2006 Alaska Bluegrass Cruise departed yesterday, and there are several bluegrass cruises we'll be telling you about. The first of which is The Banjo

  • Rebecca Hoggan profiled on Richmond.com

    Hit & Run Bluegrass' guitarist/vocalist, and Richmond VA native, is featured in an artist profile today on the Richmond.com web site. She discusses her influences, other musical interests and how she came to move from Virginia to Colorado six years

  • Lonesome Standard Time crossing the pond

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time are on their way to Europe for shows this week in Holland and Norway. 7/12/06 - Turfschip: Nieuwkoop, Holland 7/13/06 - FolkMuseum: Sandane, Norway 7/15/06 - FestivalGround: Breim, Norway We hope that bluegrass lovers in that part

  • Nothin’ Fancy fan contest

    Dedicated fans of Nothin' Fancy have a unique opportunity for self designation, in the form of a name contest being run by their publicists. It occured to a fan and poster on Nothin' Fancy's discussion board that fans of Rhonda