• Chris Thile & The Tensions Mountain Boys

    During the course or our interview back in September of 2006, Chris Thile indicated that the How To Grow A Band would eventually become The Tensions Mountain Boys. That metamorphasis is about to occur. Tomorrow, March 17, 2007 The

  • Earl Scruggs celebrates DVD release

    Earl Scruggs will be celebrating the release of volumes 1 & 2 of the Flatt & Scruggs TV show DVDs we told you about here, by signing copies in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum store on March

  • Tony Rice back next week

    This week was set to be the start of an east coast tour by Peter Rowan and Tony Rice, in support of their Rounder CD, Quartet. Folks checking on these dates have been seeing cancellation notices, mentioning a recent injury

  • Buncombe Turnpike – still kicking at CMT.com

    We've posted many times this past few weeks with updates about CMT.com's online video competition for unsigned artists, with the winner being flown to Nashville to record a segment for CMT.com's Studio 330 Sessions. Our focus has been on the bluegrass

  • Special Consensus – The Trail Of Aching Hearts

    The Trail Of Aching Hearts is the newest recording by Chicago based bluegrass band, Special Consensus. Led by banjo player Greg Cahill, current IBMA President, Special Consensus has been producing great bluegrass music 12 albums, and this lucky number 13

  • Alison Krauss compilation audio samples

    Also posted today at Rounder.com are audio samples from the upcoming Alison Krauss compilation, A Hundred Miles Or More - A Collection. When we first posted about this CD last month, we mentioned that it was created to showcase the

  • Irish bluegrass band to tour US

    Carmel Sheerin & the Ravens invaded the US bluegrass scene last fall at the IBMA World Of Bluegrass in Nashville. Having been selected as the top European Bluegrass Band in 2005 by the European Bluegrass Music Association, this Irish group

  • New Quicksilver audio up at Rounder.com

    Audio samples for all 12 tracks on the new Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver release, More Behind The Picture Than The Wall, are now available on the Rounder Records web site. The CD won't be available until March 27, but pre-orders