• BanjoFest 2019 at the American Banjo Museum

    Every September brings cooler temperatures, the state fair with mouth-watering food, and the giant ferris wheel to Oklahoma City. Bricktown is the epicenter of talent the first weekend of the month, September 6-9, at the American Banjo Museum where BanjoFest

  • 2019 Armuchee Bluegrass Festival report

    This report is a contribution from Audie Finnell, who also provided the photos. Armuchee Bluegrass Festival,  the oldest continuous festival in Georgia,  wrapped up its 47th annual season over the Labor Day weekend. Hosting 2 festivals during the year (Memorial Day

  • Tall Fiddler – Michael Cleveland

    It’s a testament to Michael Cleveland’s regal reputation within the bluegrass community that a host of special guests were apparently all too eager to join him on his new LP, the aptly dubbed Tall Fiddler. Of course, whether he was

  • Camp Springs reopens for 50th Anniversary

    50 years ago on Labor Day weekend, the first bluegrass festival in North Carolina was held at Camp Springs Bluegrass Park. This past weekend, the inaugural event resumed, following the labor of its new owners, Cody and Donna Johnson of

  • Mansfield Jamfest 2019 shares the wealth

    Last weekend saw the 3rd annual Mansfield Jamfest in Mansfield, Ohio. Festival promoters Chris and Missy Smith took over the festival from Missy's dad in 2017, and the event has seen record growth in the last 3 years. The crowd

  • 2019 Fly In Festival report

    I have been attending Bluegrass Festivals since the early seventies both as a band member and a spectator. When my friend Tim Corbett invited me to the Fly In Festival 2019, the fourth one, I decided to invite my friend Melinda