• Online banjo magazine for new/old players

    Angie Sumpter had launched a new online banjo magazine designed to offer stories and encouragement for folks who are starting out on banjo later in life. The new banjo-zine is called Silver Strings and can be viewed or downloaded

  • Audie Blaylock & Redline join Lonesome Day

    Guitarist and vocalist, Audie Blaylock (former member of Jimmy Martin's Sunny Mountain Boys and more recently Rhonda Vincent & The Rage), has signed with Lonesome Day Records to record and release the debut CD for Blaylock and his band, Redline. Joining

  • Bluegrass at Berklee!

    I just received a very welcome bit of news from my friend, Dave Hollender, a professor at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, announcing their newly established program to accept bluegrass musicians to study and receive a degree

  • New Wildfire CD expected in September

    Rattle The Chains is the title of the newest Pinecastle release for Wildfire, with a release date set for September 20, 2005. At this point, there isn't much info available on either the Widfire or Pinecastle web sites, though we

  • Central Texas Bluegrass! Volume 2

    The Central Texas Bluegrass Association has released their second CD of tunes from member bands. There are 23 tracks on the disc presented by thirteen bands/artists who are featured on the project including the Austion Lounge Lizards and Adam Wright

  • Pinecastle releases Ultimate Pickin’ CD

    This new compilation CD is due for a September 6 release from Pinecastle Records. The 20 instrumental tracks were selected from the popular Bluegrass '96-'99 CD series produced by Scott Vestal, now out of print. These recordings featured contemporary interpretations