• Bluegrass at Brandeis

    Often played in garages and fields, bluegrass is also found in the austere halls of academia. From the folk revival of the 1960's to today, bluegrass has enjoyed a special relationship with the college concert circuit. We've mentioned The Professors of

  • I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #79

    From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information

  • Bluegrass at Vol State

    Bluegrass music continues to garner attention in the halls of academia. When I was a student in 1990's, there were only two options for pursuing bluegrass music at the college level, SPC and ETSU. I chose SPC and had a

  • Brandon Green to ETSU

    Back in July, we posted about the job being advertised for a Bluegrass Lecturer at East Tennessee State University. The full time (9 month) position has been filled, with the post going to Brandon Green of Sophia, WV. Brandon has performed

  • More free studio time at MTSU

    We posted last fall when Robert Trapp, a Recording Industry student at Middle Tennessee State University, offered free studio time to any bluegrass band who would travel to Murfreesboro. Trapp had a project for his Recording Techniques class and, as

  • ETSU seeks Bluegrass Lecturer

    East Tennessee State University is currently taking applications for a position within the bluegrass department. The job is described as "Bluegrass Lecturer," while a quick review of the job description will reveal that lecturing on the history and theory of bluegrass

  • The Beatles To Bluegrass

    Tonight at 7PM, the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts presents “The Beatles to Bluegrass: An Evening of Virtuoso Guitar.” All proceeds from the concert will be given to youth scholarships for a Summer Guitar Camp

  • Checking in with Sarah Jarosz

    We had the opportunity recently to check in with Sarah Jarosz, who is doing double-duty as a touring singer/songwriter, and taking a full load of courses as a first year student at Boston's New England Conservatory of Music. Her debut

  • Bobby Osborne to receive honorary degree

    Bobby Osborne will be recognized next month during the graduation ceremony for the Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music in Hazard, KY on May 15. He will receive an honorary Associate Degree in Human Letters from Dr. Allen Goben,