• First two days at Telluride

    As 4 wildfires ravage the state of Colorado, Telluride Bluegrass rolls into it's 39th year. You can see smoke from a nearby wildfire in the photo of the mainstage at sunset. This year's fest looks to be a hot one with

  • Goat Rodeo from House of Blues on PBS

    Regular readers may recall us posting back in January about acoustic supergroup Goat Rodeo Sessions doing a live concert simulcast to movie theaters across the US. The event was streamed from the House of Blues in Boston on January 31, and

  • How To Grow A Band to debut in April

    After a handful of delays lasting several years, Mark Meatto's film, How To Grow A Band, is finally scheduled to open in April. The project is an in-depth look at Chris Thile's ambitious composition, The Blind Leaving The Blind, which he wrote

  • The Goat Rodeo Rides Again!

    One of the most talked about recording projects of 2011 was the combining of acoustic greats Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Yo-Yo Ma, and Edgar Meyer for their Goat Rodeo Sessions. It’s not straight bluegrass, but it’s not straight anything else

  • Bluegrass Nights At The Ryman 2012

    The docket for this summer’s Bluegrass Nights at The Ryman was announced this week. This series is an annual celebration of bluegrass sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. (CDT), and tickets are $26.50. Make sure you

  • Herschel Sizemore tribute

    In a long day of great music and great moments at Sunday’s benefit concert in Roanoke for Herschel and Joyce Sizemore, two backstage discussions captured the spirit of the man being feted and the music community that supported the event. One

  • Punch Brothers on Leno, and in Vanity Fair

    And speaking of Punch Brothers... They are scheduled to appear on Wednesday's edition of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and will perform Movement and Location, the first single from their just-released Who's Feeling Young Now? project. The show airs February 15 on