• Mike Armistead, Poster Boy for OTM SHO-CARD

    This week readers of the San Francisco Chronicle can enjoy a great bluegrass-oriented feature written by Sam Whiting. The article prominently features two bluegrass art forms that have joined and prospered at an East Bay neighborhood English pub, the Kensington Circus

  • Flatt & Scruggs Tribute Band live online

    What are you doing for Earl Scruggs' birthday on Friday? Earl turns 88 on January 6, and banjo players worldwide will bow towards Flint Hill, NC to pay homage to the man who brought 3 finger, bluegrass-style banjo to the forefront

  • That Old Familiar – David Thom

    Besides being a regular correspondent for Bluegrass Today and a West Coast Bluegrass Ambassador, David Thom is also a performing artist who has released yet another fine album, That Old Familiar, on Swollen Records. Recorded at Lewietoons Studio in Berkeley, CA,

  • 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