• Bell Buckle Music Cruise – Jan 30 – Feb 3

    Bell Buckle Records is hosting their 3rd annual Bell Buckle Music Cruise. The cruise will sail to Coco Cay and Nassau, Bahamas on Royal Caribbean's Sovereign of the Seas. The dates for the cruise are set for January 30 -

  • Del McCoury Band at Berklee

    We just received another report from David Hollender, a good friend of Bluegrass Today, and a professor at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music in Boston, MA. He wrote to let us know about a recent performance at the school

  • Booie Beach recovering from surgery

    We are delighted to note that Booie Beach, guitarist with Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, is home and recovering nicely from thyroid surgery. The LST web site reports that Booie was hospitalized earlier this month, and that fans and

  • Bluegrass CDs containing Sony’s XCP software

    Sony/BMG recently came under fire for releasing CDs with XCP Digital Rights Management software. This software is a rootkit software and opened the door to virus writers. This form of content protection was so hotly debated (not to mention the

  • Sean Watkins CD released online

    Nickel Creek guitarist Sean Watkins has announced the release of his third solo project, Blinders On, and has enabled digital downloads of either individual tracks or the entire project from the Nickel Creek web site. Individual tracks are offered for $.99

  • NewFound Road signs with Rounder Records

    NewFound Road has signed with Rounder Records. They are currently in the studio, with Rob Ickes producing their first project for the label. NFR has a journal on their site and the most recent entry contains this: We"re honored to be a

  • New April Verch CD in February ’06

    Take Me Back is the title of the next Rounder Records CD project from Canadian fiddler and vocalist April Verch, due for a February 14, 2006 release. As with previous Verch CDs, this one is said to combine her love