• David Thom and Don Rigsby

    California bluegrass singer David Thom and Kentucky warbler Don Rigsby are headed into the studio soon to record an album of duets. The two first met in a Flatt & Scruggs tribute band assembled by banjoist Bill Evans for a California tour

  • Bluegrass at SXSW

    David Thom, California bluegrass guitarist, mandolinist and singer, will be performing at a number of 'unofficial' showcases during the South By Southwest conference, held annually in Austin, TX next week. Unofficial parties are held throughout Austin during the week of the conference,

  • Bluegrass for the Rockaways

    California is about as far from New York as you can get in the US, but people there were as struck by the personal tragedies following Tropical Storm Sandy as were the rest of us who escaped unscathed. A group of

  • Flatt & Scruggs Tribute Band live online

    What are you doing for Earl Scruggs' birthday on Friday? Earl turns 88 on January 6, and banjo players worldwide will bow towards Flint Hill, NC to pay homage to the man who brought 3 finger, bluegrass-style banjo to the forefront

  • That Old Familiar – David Thom

    Besides being a regular correspondent for Bluegrass Today and a West Coast Bluegrass Ambassador, David Thom is also a performing artist who has released yet another fine album, That Old Familiar, on Swollen Records. Recorded at Lewietoons Studio in Berkeley, CA,

  • That Old Familiar from David Thom

    Our own David Thom has just released his latest album, That Old Familiar. It includes a handful of his compositions along with arrangements of some familiar numbers from both the bluegrass and country music catalogs. Of course, David isn't really "ours"

  • BandRx for your Facebook page

    About 6 months ago somebody high up in the biz told me, “If you don’t have a MySpace account, you’re missing it.  When it comes to a web presence for bands and musicians, MySpace has all the credibility.” I hadn’t looked

  • That Old Familiar from David Thom

    California guitarist, bandleader, and Bluegrass Today contributor David Thom tells us he has just finished mastering for That Old Familiar, his new solo project. The CD is being produced by Laurie Lewis out of her Berkeley, CA studio LewieToons. David says