• New Della Mae album in May

    This World Oft Can Be, the second full-length release from Della Mae - and their first for Rounder - has been slated for a May 28 release. It was produced by Bryan Sutton, tracked at the old Johnny Cash studio near

  • Noam Pikelny announces 2013 tour

    Noam Pikelny, banjo player with Punch Brothers, is set to use some downtime with the band this year to tour in support of his 2011 solo project, Beat The Devil and Carry A Rail. The record had been nominated for

  • Friday World of Bluegrass images

    Friday was a busy day at Fan Fest, with big names on stage and fans, pickers, and everything in between roaming the Nashville Convention Center from early morning 'till the crack of dawn. Woody Edwards was crawling the halls capturing images

  • Shelby Means to Della Mae

    Boston-based alt-grassers, Della Mae, have announced Shelby Means as the new bass player with the band. Shelby played with a number of bluegrass groups in her native Wyoming, before moving to Nashville recently where she had been performing with The David Mayfield Parade.

  • Little Fiddle On the Prairie

    On Jan 6, artists from many genres will come together at the Loveless Barn in Nashville, TN, to celebrate an unsung American fiddle hero, Charles Ingalls. Yes, that Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls-Wilder. It is a widely known, but often forgotten

  • And a note from Bryan Sutton

    We also heard from Bryan Sutton this morning, who like Rob Ickes, was unable to attend Thursday's IBMA Awards Show and receive his trophy. Bryan's Guitar Player of the Year award was accepted by his Hot Rize bandmate Pete Wernick,