• Bluegrass workshop weekend in Calgary

    The Foothills Bluegrass Music Society in Calgary, Alberta is hosting their 1st Annual Chinookgrass Academy at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel in Calgary on February 11-12, 2006. Instructors include Bill Evans (banjo), John Reischman (mandolin), Eric Thompson (guitar), Trisha Gagnon (bass),

  • Steve Smith & Hard Road coming east

    Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Steve Smith, based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, will be bringing his music - and his band, Hard Road - back east for a number of shows in February 2006. Steve is a native of eastern Virginia,

  • Bobby Osborne – Try A Little Kindness

    Bobby Osborne, and the Rocky Top X-Press, were in the studio last year working on a new CD titled Try a Little Kindness. He is planning a release date of February 28, 2006, on the Rounder Records label. I was able

  • Red Henry on the Monroe Mandolin Camp

    We posted last week about the Monroe Style Mandolin Camp which will be hosted this fall by the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY. Among the instructors chosen for this new event is Red Henry, who passed along

  • Online downloads from Acoustic Disc

    Acoustic Disc, the mando-centric record company owned by David Grisman, has started experimenting with online music downloads. At this time, only four titles from their catalog can be purchased via download, but more are expected to be added should the

  • Pine Mountain Railroad on WTUF today

    Pine Mountain Railroad will be visiting the studios of WTUF in Thomasville, GA today (1/21), with an live guest spot featured at 3:00 p.m. (EST). They will spend some time chatting with show host "Lazy Len" Robinson, and also pick