• 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,

  • David Grindstaff – Here & Now

    ETSU didn't make much of a splash in the first round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament last week, but they have a real winner in David Grindstaff, a student in their Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music program. His debut

  • Bluegrass at Denison University video

    We've posted twice recently about Ohio's Denison University, and their new academic focus on bluegrass within their music program. Beginning with the Fall '10 semester, students can complete their BA in music with a concentration in bluegrass. Bluegrass isn't new to

  • ACMA announces Kiser Scholarship at ETSU

    In recognition of East Tennessee State University now offering the first four year Bachelor's degree in bluegrass music, the Appalachian Cultural Music Association (ACMA) has announced the launch of a new scholarship for ETSU students in the name of the

  • Denison University adds bluegrass concentration

    Denison University in Granville, Ohio (30 miles East of Columbus) is a private, residential liberal arts and sciences college, which has consistently ranked within the top 60 Best Colleges ranking by U.S. News and World Report for the last several years. Denison