• Big doin’s at Graves Mountain

    The Graves Mountain Festival of Music has been a staple event on the bluegrass calendar each year since they held their first event 18 years ago. Held annually on or near the Memorial Day weekend, Graves has had a traditional

  • Hillbilly Goddess video preview

    Alecia Nugent's next CD, Hillbilly Goddess, isn't due for release until May 12, but it has already generated something of a buzz in the music world. Early reviews and response from radio have been solidly positive, and both Rounder Records

  • Alecia Nugent is a Hillbilly Goddess?

    Rounder Records has announced January 13, 2009 as the release date for the next CD project from songstress Alecia Nugent. Like her two previous albums, Hillbilly Goddess is a showcase for Nugent's vocal chops, and features some of the most

  • New IBMA Board Members

    The annual IBMA elections concluded recently with the addition of four new board members. Only professional members vote in board elections. Elected representatives serve for a period of three years beginning with their installment on September 29, 2008. Here are the four

  • Carl Jackson on Songwriter Chat

    Tonight's Songwriter Chat from the folks at The Bluegrass Guide will feature an online discussion with Carl Jackson. He will join host Eric Gibson on Tuesday, 2/26 at 8:00 p.m. (EST) to talk about his craft, and take questions from

  • Where did the time go…?

    That's how Katy Daly titled an email to us recently which included this photo of a young Carl Jackson jamming at the Bean Blossom festival in 1973. It was taken by her fellow show host on BluegrassCountry.org, Hubie King. Katy's show airs

  • Wednesday night at IBMA – part 2

    Here's the second part of late night wanderings around the showcases. There was some really great music being played late last night, and I didn't even make it to any of the jam sessions happening on various floors of the