• Kenny Smith guitar album

    Also completing a solo project for a Spring release is flatpicker extraordinaire Kenny Smith. The as-yet untitled album will be released on the new label recently founded by Gat3 studios, where Kenny has been recording since his departure from Lonesome

  • Terry Baucom is In A Groove

    We have news today on upcoming projects from two of the most celebrated instrumentalists in contemporary bluegrass. First up is In A Groove, a solo record from Terry Baucom, his first such effort after more than 30 years as a bluegrass

  • Bass Strummit 2011 report

    David Morris attended Bass Strummit III as the winner of Barry Bales’ Have Bass, Will Travel video contest on Bluegrass Today. Here, he shares his thoughts from the workshop. If you need to reach him, he’s probably practicing. Sorry, honey, but

  • Don’t forget to vote!

    Just two weeks left to vote in our 2010 Bluegrass Blog Awards poll! It's our annual unofficial vote that matches the final IBMA awards ballot. Early results have The Gibson Brothers running away in several categories. They are way ahead in

  • Donna Hughes finds her subs

    Back when I used to peruse the club listings in the New Yorker magazine, dreaming of the night life in NYC, I would always note the disclaimer they would insert in their directory. It ran something like this: Club owners

  • And the winner is…

    Barry Bales has chosen the Grand Prize winner in our Have Bass Will Travel video contest. It was selected from among the six finalists chosen last week by readers of Bluegrass Today. May we have the envelope please? The prize goes

  • Have Bass Will Travel finalists

    OK...  our readers have spoken. We have our six finalists for the Have Bass Will Travel video contest. The contest started as a fun promotion for Alison Krauss & Union Station bass man Barry Bales' AcuTab instructional DVD, A Solid Foundation