• Russell Johnson to lead UNC bluegrass band

    The Music Department at the University of North Carolina has announced the creation of The Carolina Bluegrass Band, open to all students enrolled in classes at their primary Chapel Hill campus. It's part of the newly-created Bluegrass Initiative within the Department

  • BSU Grass at North Greenville University

    BSU Grass, a campus bluegrass band sponsored by the Baptist Student Union at North Greenville University in South Carolina, is planning a concert for April 29 to officially release their second album, Just Any Moment. While they receive no class credit for

  • New bluegrass graduates from ETSU

    The Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country music studies program at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City has announced the six newest graduates from their department, and two who received advanced degrees at the Fall commencement on December 12. Baccalaureate degrees

  • Bluegrass delegation to Kazakhstan

    Among the many interesting people we met this year at the World of Bluegrass convention were Damon Postle and Danny Bermel, a pair of doctoral students at the University of Georgia. They are in the process of developing pre-service teacher training in

  • The Doctor will see you now

    Dr. Crowe, that is! The University of Kentucky bestowed an honorary degree on Friday (12/14) to the legendary J.D. Crowe, marking his lifetime contributions to the bluegrass world, and the Bluegrass State. Crowe has been a life-long Kentucky resident, and a rabid

  • A big day for our Special Correspondent

    Congratulations to our Special Bluegrass Correspondent, John Goad. Yesterday (12/15) he graduated from East Tennessee State University, along with four other students, with a bachelor's degree in Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music Studies. Goad graduated with a dual major, accepting a history

  • Bluegrass faculty position open at ETSU

    The Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN is on the hunt for a new faculty member, starting with the Fall 2013 term. This is a tenure track position which will entail both