• Bill Keith banjo workshop online

    The Banjo Lounge will be hosting an online banjo workshop with Bill Keith on Octber 17. The workshop will run from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (EST), and will be facilitated by their voice chat system. The fee to participate is

  • Randy Kohrs on Uncle Josh

    Here is another remembrance of Uncle Josh Graves, who passsed away last Saturday (9/30) in Nashville after a long battle with a number of serious health concerns. It is from dobroist, and Graves devotee, Randy Kohrs. Upon hearing of Uncle Josh

  • Vassar Clements Holiday Band DVD – Reminder

    Farley Daniel wrote in and reminded us about the Vassar Clements Holiday Band DVD release party on October 14th at the Melting Point in Athens, GA. A couple of guests have been included in the lineup for the evening's performance. Fiddle

  • Remembering Uncle Josh

    Over the next few days, we hope to publish a number of brief tributes to Josh Graves from resonator guitarists whose own music was shaped in part by Josh's. This first comes from Mike Auldridge: Josh Graves influenced my life beyond mere

  • Josh Graves Funeral Arrangements

    We just received word concerning the funeral arrangements for Uncle Josh Graves. The funeral will be held at the Madison Funeral Home in Madison, TN. The visitation is today, October 2 from 2-8 pm and tomorrow from 10 am to 1

  • Uncle Josh passes away

    Dan Hayes, Executive Director of IBMA, was just by the booth here in the exhibit hall and was talking to John when his phone rang with the bad news. Josh Graves passed away this morning here in Nashville. Uncle Josh

  • New lesson up at BanjoTrain.com

    We just heard from our friend, Lee Kauffman, operator of the BanjoTrain web site, and banjo picker with Lonesome County, here to do some showcase shows during IBMA week. He wanted to let us know that he has a new lesson

  • Chris Thile at IBMA

    Surely a highlight of IBMA week for me so far was the showcase performance last night from Chris Thile & How To Grow A Band. (more photos here) Regular readers of Bluegrass Today will have noted that I have expressed great