• True Bluegrass Guitar – Various Artists

    At the same time as releasing a set of mandolin recordings from the Rebel and County Records’ vaults, Rebel Records has made available a bluegrass guitar anthology, True Bluegrass Guitar. Digging deep into their archives Rebel Records has assembled recordings by some

  • SamJam 2019 report

    Sideline with Styx Hicks after their set at SamJam 2019 - photo by Mike Sullivan The SamJam 2019 bluegrass festival was one for the record books! The energy at this festival is something rarely seen at bluegrass events these days. Sammy Karr

  • 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