• Jerry Douglas is a Bluegrass Star!

    At this past weekend's Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-Off in Farmers Branch, Texas, Jerry Douglas accepted the 2016 Bluegrass Star Award from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation. Douglas is the sixth recipient of this annual award, instituted in 2010 to honor artists who advance bluegrass

  • Bluegrass Heritage sends a kid to camp

    Young Liam Purcell was the recipient of a music scholarship from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation's Play It Forward program, allowing him to attend the Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy during last weekend's Five String Fest in North Carolina. Liam lives in nearby Deep

  • Huber banjo auction to benefit Play It Forward

    We've written before about the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation and their instrument lending program for young pickers, Play It Forward. Bluegrass students aged 8-16 can have access to quality banjos, fiddles, mandolins or guitars for renewable one year loans at no

  • Brandy Miller and her new Huber banjo

    This has been an eventful year for young Brandy Miller. The 14 year old banjo picker's debut CD, BrandyGrass, was released in May, and in June, she ventured to Nashville to record for the next Daughters of Bluegrass project, Pickin' Like