• US pickers to assist Welsh counterparts

    Spring 2008 will find a bevy of top American bluegrass musicians heading to Wales to serve as instructors at the Transatlantic Bluegrass School. The school will be held starting on May 7 in the scenic coastal village of Newport, Pembrokeshire

  • Violin Shop Concerts, Vol II

    We also heard last week from Fred Carpenter, who runs The Violin Shop in Nashville. He shared some of his plans for IBMA week later this month, which will include their participation during the Grand Masters Fiddle Contest (9/28-29), and

  • Carpenter Violin Shop Concerts on DVD

    Fiddlers, and fans of fiddle music in the Nashville area, have made a point to catch the occasional concerts held at The Violin Shop on Old Hickory Boulevard. The shows are always intimate, performed with no amplification in a 60

  • Episode #18 – Bobby Hicks

    Episode #18 of The GrassCast features an interview with fiddle legend Bobby Hicks. John and Bobby discuss his storied career in both bluegrass and country music - starting with Bill Monroe while still his teens, through The Bluegrass Album