• A few more Tuesday night reflections

    I wanted to add a few impressions to what Brance posted earlier... Mountain Heart: I thought that their showcase was brilliant, and was very interested to see how they would approach this "going over to the other side" vibe. When the

  • Tuesday night photos

    Here is a gallery of photos from last night's (9/29) IBMA festivities. We are very fortunate this year to have Dean Hoffmeyer shooting for us during World Of Bluegrass. He is a Pulitzer-nominated photographer with The Richmond Times Dispatch, and his

  • IBMA: Tuesday night

    Just a quick update to say there is a ton of great bluegrass music being played this year. I saw three bands last night, all excellent. First, John and I were able to catch a Mountain Heart show. The band performed

  • New Steffey model?

    Sim Daley has introduced a new mandolin, built to Adam Stefffey's exact specifications. Sim hasn't decided yet whether it will officially be dubbed the Adam Steffey Model, but that is what it will be no matter what its called. It's the

  • Adam Steffey live at the Station Inn

    Adam Steffey will be hosting a special CD release event this evening in Nashville - and we are all invited! The CD, One More For the Road, was released on Tuesday and Sugar Hill and BMI have teamed up to sponsor

  • Busy week for Katy Daley

    In addition to preparing for IBMA, WAMU's Bluegrass Country host Katy Daley has several big interviews on tap this week during her morning show. This morning (9/23) at 9:00 a.m. (EDT), Katy will speak with Valerie Smith about her 3rd annual

  • Randy Kohrs: Devil of the Trail

    Randy Kohrs is in the process of finishing up a new acoustic CD. We don't have a title yet for the CD, but we're told an early fall release on Rural Rhythm Records is the plan. A single has just been

  • New CD from Adam Steffey

    Adam Steffey is surely one of the most recorded mandolinists in bluegrass this past 15 years or so. He has spent time with two powerfully influential acts - Alison Krauss & Union Station and Mountain Heart - where he has been

  • Kruger Brothers go grassy

    The Kruger Brothers have been a fixture on the folk and Americana circuit for the past ten years - since they moved to the US from their native Switzerland in 1997. Jens Kruger in particular has established himself as one of