• Goat Rodeo from House of Blues on PBS

    Regular readers may recall us posting back in January about acoustic supergroup Goat Rodeo Sessions doing a live concert simulcast to movie theaters across the US. The event was streamed from the House of Blues in Boston on January 31, and

  • The Goat Rodeo Rides Again!

    One of the most talked about recording projects of 2011 was the combining of acoustic greats Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Yo-Yo Ma, and Edgar Meyer for their Goat Rodeo Sessions. It’s not straight bluegrass, but it’s not straight anything else

  • Goat Rodeo Sessions on Leno

    Another important release this week is Goat Rodeo Sessions, a superstar project from Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Yo-Yo Ma which dropped yesterday (10/25) on Sony Masterworks. The group was featured on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night,

  • Chris, Aoife and a Goat Rodeo

    A third sneak peek video is out in advance of the October 24 release of The Goat Rodeo Sessions. This superstar project features four renowned instrumentalists, each widely-acknowledged as among the finest to ever play their instruments. Chris Thile is on mandolin,

  • Noam Pikelny: Beat The Devil and Carry A Rail

    Punch Brothers' banjo monster Noam Pikelny is set to releases his second solo project, Beat The Devil and Carry A Rail, on Compass October 25. Fellow Punch Brothers Chris Thile and Chris Eldridge provide mandolin and guitar respectively, while Punchy fiddler

  • Photos from the Festy Experience

    Milo Farineau took in the debut Festy Experience, the recently-concluded three day music event headlined by The Infamous Stringdusters adjacentent to the Devils Backbone Brewing Company in Nelson County, Virginia. The entertainment featured a who's who of modern bluegrass and jam

  • Childsplay – Waiting For The Dawn

    Bob Childs is a noted violin maker based in Cambridge, MA. His instruments are played by members of Boston's acclaimed symphony orchestra as well as folk, old time and Irish musicians worldwide. Childs is a fiddler himself, having imbibed the fiddle