• New issue of Silver Strings available online

    The December issue of Silver Strings, Angie Sumpter's free online magazine for new banjo players "of a certain age," is available on her web site for downloading. Each issue contains interviews and features designed to offer insight and encouragement

  • Free Strings from Roland White

    Well, not entirely free. You have to purchase Roland White's Mandolin Christmas instructional book/CD. If you do, Roland will send you set of strings for free. This book has lyrics and mandolin and guitar chord diagrams in addition to easy

  • Discount registration for St Louis Flatpick

    We just heard from Bull Harman that the discount registration for next year's St. Louis Flatpick expires on December 1. Anyone who signs up for this 3 day guitar and banjo workshop weekend by 12/1 can save $25 on the

  • SC State Bluegrass Festival in Myrtle Beach

    The 36th Annual South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival started yesterday on Thanksgiving. The line up is pretty impressive and if you're in the area this weekend you should consider attending. I'll be leaving in just a few minutes myself. It's a

  • Christmas with Hay Holler

    While searching for holiday gift ideas this weekend, many bluegrass fans may want to consider Christmas With Hay Holler, a compilation CD featuring a mix of Christmas favorites and new compositions with a holiday theme. The songs are performed by

  • 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