• Della Mae chosen for American Music Abroad

    Boston's favorite bluegrass gals, Della Mae, have been selected to participate in the US State Department's American Music Abroad program. A dozen acts were chosen to tour outside the United States, primarily in areas where access to live performances by American

  • Music From The True Vine

    Among the books mentioned in the University of North Carolina Press Fall/Winter 2011 catalogue is Bill C. Malone’s biography, Music From The True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life & Musical Journey. The recently-deceased Seeger was the son of musicologists Charles and Ruth Crawford Seeger

  • Banjo To Beatbox from Cathy and Marcy

    Multiple Grammy winners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer have a new CD, an 8 song EP collaboration with beatbox artist Christylez Bacon. The album is titled Banjo To Beatbox, and is Cathy and Marcy's latest collection of children's songs, performed

  • Lost and Found on WDVX

    The Friday (3/13) edition of Blue Plate Special on WDVX will include a performance by Lost & Found. Their set is sure to include selections from their new Rebel project, Love Lost and Found, due for release on March 24. This

  • Magic banjos?

    Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer have a new video podcast available on their web site - Cathy & Marcy in BANJOLAND. It's a fun romp through the world of banjos, designed to introduce the instrument to younger folks without a clear

  • New Bluegrass Podcast for Kids

    Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer have recently launched their first podcast, Cathy & Marcy's Song Shop. The target audience is kids, or families with kids. The podcast is intended to be a sing-along, play-along, laugh-along adventure for kids. The first episode

  • Banjos at the Birchmere

    In you're in the Eastern Virginia area, and a fan of old time banjo playing, here's an event you might want to check out this weekend. The Old Time Banjo Festival is happening tonight at the Birchmere. The event is,