• Welcome new IBMA Board members

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced three new members of their Board of Directors, chosen by their respective constituent membership. Welcome Joe Mullins, David Smith, and John Goad. The IBMA allows their professional members to select from among several categories

  • Security breach at Kickstarter

    Since so many of our readers  - both artists and fans - utilize Kickstarter as a crowd funding source, we are sharing this security notice they released today. On Wednesday night, law enforcement officials contacted Kickstarter and alerted us that hackers had

  • Donna Ulisse shows her Roots

    We are so used to the fact that Donna Ulisse's CDs consist entirely of her own songs that it comes as a surprise when she releases an album with only two of hers. This will be the case on the

  • Blue Ridge Artist Agency

    Michael Davis, founder of successful Southern Gospel artist representatives, The Dominion Agency, has launched a bluegrass division. Blue Ridge Artist Agency will be based within Dominion's Waynesville, NC offices, with a number of bluegrass acts on board. Davis and his team of

  • Christmas The Mountain Way

    Rural Rhythm has released a promotional video in support of their upcoming 2-disc package, Christmas The Mountain Way. It includes both an audio CD and a concert DVD recorded this past June in Pikeville, KY for BlueHighways TV, which will air

  • Meet Wayward Vessel

    Wayward Vessel is a popular bluegrass/Americana group based in Portland, OR. They've just returned from a tour in support of their second CD, Before The Grey, during which they snagged the second place trophy at the Telluride band competition. To introduce themselves

  • Monroeville does Bristol

    From all accounts, the charming young lads from Monroeville did bluegrass proud yesterday at the venerable Bristol Motor Speedway, where they performed the National Anthem prior to the Ford EcoBoost 300/Widow Wax 125 race. Rhonda Vincent, who was also involved in Saturday's

  • Bearfoot in residence at IBMM

    Bearfoot spent last week in Owensboro, KY, where they will be this week as well, serving as Artists In Residence with the International Bluegrass Music Museum. During this time they will perform at 22 nearby elementary schools, giving the students