Still more MySpace bluegrass

It seems that these notes about bluegrass artists creating pages on are becoming a regular occurrence. Find our previous posts with info on bluegrass artist MySpace pages here.

Tim Stafford just contacted us to mention that he has a personal artist site, and a Blue Highway band space now up on

Kip Martin, a noted DC-area bass player, founder of the DC Bluegrass Union, and occasional correspondent for Bluegrass Today also has a presence on MySpace. has been heavily promoting their extensive membership base, boasting of more than 50 million registered users of the web-based community. A recent article in Web Pro News, however, suggests that the actual number of regular users may be much smaller. The author, David A. Utter, speculates that this “smaller number” may be 8-10 million visitors who log on at least once a week, which is still a fairly impressive number.

The site is especially popular with teen and college aged internet users, and the enduring advertiser interest in this demographic may be a primary reason for the attention is receiving from major media players.

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John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.