• 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

  • Sierra Hull video in the studio

    Well, it seems like the theme on Bluegrass Today of late is candid video shot in the recording studio. First we had The Infamous Stringdusters, Cadillac Sky and Blue Moon Rising, and now we feature footage from Sierra Hull. She spent

  • Two big DVD debuts for Sierra Hull

    Sierra Hull, the diminutive song bird and fiery mando-monster, celebrated a pair of milestones last week. March 16 saw not only the release date of her first mandolin DVD, Secrets Songs & Tunes, but also the DVD release of Billy

  • Sierra Hull starts new CD next week

    Sierra Hull is having an eventful freshman year in college. She entered the Berklee College of Music last fall with the promise and pressure that comes with Berklee's prestigious Presidential Scholarship, and found herself juggling the arduous first year class load

  • Wednesday night at IBMA

    You know that we had a busy IBMA when it's Sunday morning before I have a chance to post comments on the Wednesday night showcase performances. Sugar Hill hosted a reception late Wednesday afternoon, and I enjoyed speaking with a number

  • More from Barry Bales…

    Barry Bales also shared some details about the upcoming Alison Krauss & Union Station album when he was with us in the studio this week. They are heading into the studio later this month with an eye towards completing rhythm tracks

  • The Chadwick Folding Bass

    Brance and I spent the past two days in the studio with Barry Bales, shooting an AcuTab bass DVD which will be released later this year. Adam Steffey, Kenny Smith and Jim Mills were also on hand for the shoot. Barry

  • Dan Tyminski Video: The Truth

    Earlier in the month we told you about the Dan Tyminski video for the title track from his album Wheels, released June 17 on Rounder Records. Rounder has revealed a little about the making of the video and the picturesque setting

  • Dan Tyminski Band on YouTube

    Our friend David Conner shared this YouTube link with us. It features a number of videos shot during an appearance by The Dan Tyminski Band at The Birchmere on March 1 of this year. Ten songs from the show are posted,

  • The Dan Tyminski Band – a review

    Brance and I had the opportunity to see The Dan Tyminski Band in concert on Friday (2/29) at The Jefferson Center here in Roanoke, VA. We had been looking forward to seeing them perform since the formation of the band