• Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart – 8/8/14

    Our August 8 Weekly Airplay chart is out, and Larry Sparks has returned to the #1 position with Bitterweeds from his 50th Anniversray album, Lonesome and Then Some. The Bluegrass Brothers also return to the Top 5 with Memories Of My Childhood, tied with Rhonda Vincent's

  • Jason Burleson back with Blue Highway

    We are delighted to report that Jason Burleson has been released from the hospital in Le Puy en Velay, France, and has been reunited with his Blue Highway brethren at the La Roche Bluegrass Festival. Upon arriving in France last week,

  • Jason Burleson out of the ICU

    Wonderful news from France... We just heard again from French banjo player Jean-Marc Delon, who lives quite near the hospital where Blue Highway banjoist Jason Burleson has been treated for an internal bleed this past few days. Just as the band arrived

  • Jason Burleson hospitalized in France

    While starting Blue Highway's tour in France this weekend, banjo picker Jason Burleson has taken ill and is currently hospitalized. At this point, no further details are available, other than that Jason is stabilizing. We will report with more information as it is

  • Weekly Airplay Chart – 5/30/14

    Have you checked this week's Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart? We see some changes at the top this week. Dailey & Vincent's version of Back To Hancock County has snagged the #1 spot away from Ashley Lewis, and both Detour and

  • Hat Creek Recording Company

    In bluegrass music, most of the attention is usually focused on the musicians themselves – they are the ones in the spotlight, after all. However, sometimes we forget to think about the men and women behind the scenes who work

  • Durango Meltdown coverage at Bluegrass Today

    I’m honored to be returning to Bluegrass Today as a guest blogger in highlighting events throughout the 2014 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown. As I did with the 2013 Telluride Bluegrass Festival, I’ll attempt to gain a bit of “behind the scenes”

  • Final day at the 2014 Roscoe Canady fest

    The final day of the 2014 Roscoe Canady Memorial Festival provided more fine entertainment. The show kicked off with a Florida band, Swinging Bridge. They were followed by Travers Chandler and Avery County. Newtown debuted their newest member – 8 week