• Free AKUS track with pre-order

    Traveling this past weekend, I spent almost 8 hours on the road. Much of it was taken up in careful, repeated listening to Paper Airplane, the upcoming project from Alison Krauss & Union Station. You won't be shocked to learn

  • Another AKUS video tease

    Rounder has released another short video tease from the upcoming Alison Krauss & Union Station album, Paper Airplane. The song is Dimming Of The Day, one of the most stirring and emotive tracks on this fine CD. The entire record is

  • Free AKUS track online

    Alison Krauss & Union Station are giving away a free MP3 of the title track from their upcoming Rounder CD, Paper Airplane. All it will cost you is your name and email address so they can contact you when the album

  • Paper Airplane takes off April 12

    Rounder Records has announced April 12 as the release date for Paper Airplane, the long-anticipated new album from Alison Krauss & Union Station. This will be the first band project since 2004, and the first since Alison's genre-bending, mega-hit album

  • Charlie Louvin benefit nets $20K

    The October 30 benefit concert for Charlie Louvin we told you about last month turned out to be a great success. Charlie, the surviving half of the legendary Louvin Brothers duet, is suffering from pancreatic cancer and is overwhelmed by

  • More video entries rolling in

    As Friday's deadline approaches, entries in our Have Bass Will Travel video contest are coming in bunches. The contest was announced in conjunction of the release of Alison Krauss bass man Barry Bales' AcuTab instructional DVD, and he has been getting

  • Get Low hits next week

    Can lightning strike twice? Rounder Records and Sony Picture Classics are hoping so as they plan the July 27 and 30 releases of the soundtrack and the new film, Get Low. It's a quirky, 1930s period piece set in the rural

  • Barry Bales video contest

    Have Bass Will Travel... That's the name of a clever YouTube video created by AKUS bass man Barry Bales, and of the video contest we are running on Bluegrass Today in conjunction with the recent release of his AcuTab bass

  • Acoustic bass DVD from Barry Bales

    AcuTab is set to release the first instructional DVD for one of the most celebrated pickers in bluegrass music. Barry Bales - A Solid Approach To Acoustic Bass is set for an April 27 release. Bales is well-known for his work