• Mixed Lead Style for 2 Finger Banjo

    Sebastian Schröder has released the third volume in his series of instructional books on 2 finger banjo, a pre-bluegrass style that has enjoyed a surge in popularity among serious students of American old time music of late. The first two books

  • Ask Sonny Anything… Dress for Success!

    Ask Sonny Anything is a recurring feature where our readers pose questions to the great Sonny Osborne, one half of the iconic Osborne Brothers who redefined bluegrass music in the 1960s, and noted banjo maven and collector of fine prewar

  • Welcome Maybelle Fisher!

    I’m proud to announce the family is growing once again. Parents Mason and Raven Fisher are excited to bring home bluegrass baby Maybelle Lee Fisher today. Folks should remember Mason as the banjo player for the Dowdy Brothers band. Congratulations Mason,

  • Mac Benford passes

    Mac Benford, celebrated old time banjo player, died on February 15 at age 79. He had been diagnosed with a stage 4 lung cancer three years ago. On noting his passing, his family expressed gratitude for having had this much additional

  • Mike Lilly: funeral arrangements

    As reported by Bluegrass Today on Thursday, banjo innovator Mike Lilly passed away on February 12, 2020, while in care at Hospice of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio.  Funeral arrangements are available now and details are as follows … Visitation: The family will receive

  • Hey Man drops from Danny Barnes

    Danny Barnes, the unbridled and eclectic west coast banjo man, has a new album on the way. Like most of his recorded work, Man On Fire, features Barnes' highly original music, and takes his banjo and vocal escapades far beyond