• Scholarship opportunity at ResoSummit

    ResoSummit, Rob Ickes' annual workshop weekend for resonator guitarists is scheduled this year for November 10-13. As always, there are 3 days of instruction and performances by some of the top slide artists in Nashville and beyond. This year, Rob and

  • A feel good bluegrass story

    A rare few of us have never had trouble meeting new people or standing in front of an audience. Most people can relate to being a little bashful at times, especially as a kid. Some of us come out of

  • New faces of Discover Bluegrass

    We posted last month about the upcoming revision to the IBMA's Discover Bluegrass DVD, a major part of the organization's efforts to cultivate interest in bluegrass music among younger students. Though most of the material in this video will remain

  • A bridge too big?

    What happens when you turn a 16 year old banjo player loose in wood shop? Well, if you're Kentuckian David Barnett, you make a gigantic banjo bridge. He used time in his carpentry class to create a monster bridge measuring 22''

  • AKUS at The White House

    Alison Krauss & Union Station will be in Washington, DC today (7/21) to help the Obamas celebrate American country music, and demonstrate the music to middle and high school students. There will be a workshop from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at The White

  • Kate Lee – Less Is More!

    We have written in the past about Kate Lee, a talented young singer, fiddler and songwriter from New York. Kate has just now turned 16 and continues to impress audiences throughout the northeastern US and beyond with her poise and

  • Green on the Vyne

    Bluegrass Today always pays special attention where young pickers are concerned. The education and nurturing of our next generation of bluegrass artists is a matter of great concern to many formerly young people such as myself who care deeply about