• Bluegrass Jam Tunes Books

    Running Dogs Publishing has just announced the second printing of its Jam Tunes books for bluegrass guitar and mandolin. Each volume is accompanied by two audio CDs featuring 25 tunes. Each tune consists of 3 practice tracks: slow with melody,

  • Koch Nashville no more

    Here's some unfortunate news for bluegrass fans, and for a number of popular bluegrass and acoustic music artists. One of the more promising and aggressive entries in the production and marketing of bluegrass recordings of late has been Koch Records

  • Cuppa ‘Jo – new Huber Banjos CD

    Following up on the critical success of their Team Flathead CD, Huber Banjos is set to release a second volume of recordings featuring popular bluegrass pickers on new Huber Banjos. Where Team Flathead focused on the banjos themselves, with each

  • New banjo man with Kenny & Amanda Smith

    Kenny & Amanda Smith are delighted to announce that their new banjo player will be Jason Davis, recently of Michelle Nixon & Drive. Only 17 years old, Jason has already established himself as a serious professional picker, and he is

  • Roger Murrah – songwriter

    Roger Murrah was inducted into the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame yesterday. Each year the group holds an annual dinner and awards ceremony. The reason this is news worthy on Bluegrass Today is because Mr. Murrah wrote a song titled

  • EWOB CD now available online

    We posted recently about the release of an audio CD with live recordings of the various showcase acts that performed at the 2005 European World of Bluegrass in The Netherlands this past May. At that time, there was no place online

  • New Gibson Brothers CD in January ’06

    Sugar Hill has announced January 2006 as the release date for the next CD project from The Gibson Brothers. The new project, entitled Red Letter Day, is said to contain 15 songs, five written by Eric and Leigh Gibson, with

  • Bela Fleck at Berklee

    On Tuesday, Bela Fleck's Trio! (Bela, Stanley Clarke, Jean Luc Ponty) performed in Boston, and they also gave a free clinic for students at the Berklee College of Music in the afternoon. Berklee students were also admitted to the Tuesday

  • UPDATE: David Lee Roth bluegrass CD

    What we originally reported as a David Lee Roth bluegrass CD is actually something in between that and a bluegrass tribute cover project. It clearly will not be a Roth release under his own name, but it seems likely that