• That Old Familiar from David Thom

    Our own David Thom has just released his latest album, That Old Familiar. It includes a handful of his compositions along with arrangements of some familiar numbers from both the bluegrass and country music catalogs. Of course, David isn't really "ours"

  • Bill Evans In Good Company

    In Good Company is the working title for Bill Evans' next album, currently in the final production phase. It will be the third solo project for this noted banjo picker, educator and entrepreneur, whose earlier releases include Native & Fine

  • Bluegrass Jamming Essentials from AcuTab

    AcuTab Publications has released the fifth DVD in their Power Pickin' series designed to help serious students of bluegrass music improve their craft, and get more enjoyment from the time they spend with their instrument. Bluegrass Jamming Essentials - Play With

  • NashCamp Banjo Retreat 2009

    Bill Evans sent a note last week with news of the 2009 NashCamp Banjo Retreat scheduled for October 16-18 just outside of Nashville. As always, they have a crackerjack staff of banjo instructors on tap, and Evans was especially pleased to

  • Bill Evans model Kel Kroydon banjo

    Bill Evans is the latest professional banjo player to be recognized with a signature model Kel Kroydon banjo, made by the American Made Banjo Company. Bill's banjo has a maple neck and resonator, with a Hearts and Flowers inlay in the

  • WDVX: Bill Evans & Megan Lynch

    Yesterday we told you about the new CD, Let's Do Something, from Bill Evans and Megan Lynch. The duo is performing live on WDVX Blue Plate Special today at 12 noon EST. The show will also include the Steep Canyon

  • Cherryholmes in the NY Times

    Thanks go out to our friend Bill Evans, west coast banjoist and renowned instructor of the five string, for pointing us to this fine review of a free show by Cherryholmes in New York City's Madison Square Park this past

  • Crowe, Cushman joins NashCamp staff

    J. D. Crowe and Charlie Cushman join Sonny Osborne, Alan Munde, Ned Luberecki, Bill Evans and Frank Neat to round out the teaching staff for the 8th Annual NashCamp Banjo Retreat, October 17-19th at the Hachland Hills Vineyard in Joelton,

  • Bill Evans: The Banjo in America

    Known far and wide as a scholar specializing in banjo music, Bill Evans is bring the banjo to America. Bill performs in variety of ensemble settings, including his band Rustler's Moon, and shows with fiddler Megan Lynch. Bill also works as