• Late Night – Danny Bowers

    North Carolina banjo picker, Danny Bowers, has released a solo project entitled Late Night. Bowers, who is banjoist with Travis Frye and Blue Mountain, started playing music at age 10. According to Bowers, he is a pure-blooded banjo nerd. For

  • Photos from the Banjo Summit

    Thanks to Kevin Slick, President of the Colorado Bluegrass Music Society, for sharing these photos of the The Banjo Summit, hosted in Fort Collins, CO November 14-16. The Summit was organized by Jake Schepps, and featured instruction from Tony Trischka,

  • Ask Sonny Anything… Monroe and his Loar

    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

  • Lost John video from Frank & Allie Lee

    Frank & Allie Lee have released a single and a music video from their upcoming 2020 album on Bake Tone Records, Treat A Stranger Right. The accomplished old time duo are also recognized for their work with The Freight Hoppers. Frank's

  • NC BanjoFest makes its mark in the dark

    Assembled banjo pickers at the 2019 North Carolina BanjoFest - photo by Gary Hatley The show must go on and it did, despite a two hour power outage during a rainstorm, at the North Carolina Banjofest this past weekend in Clemmons,

  • Irish Medley #2 video from Robert Mabe

    Virtuoso banjoist Robert Mabe has released a new single with a video this month, a set of three Irish fiddle tunes billed as Irish Medley #2. Included are his arrangements of Morrisons Jig, Banish Misfortune, and an unknown reel. Mabe is