• Congratulations Lachie and Jade!

    Oops. We missed another bluegrass wedding last month. Lachlan Davidson and Jade Bentley were married on February 12 in the town of Avenel in Victoria, about an hour north of Melbourne in southeastern Australia. Lachlan (Lachie to friends) is the mandolin and fiddle playing half

  • Banjo tabs from Hamish Davidson

    Hamish Davidson, the banjo-playing half of Australia's Davidson Brothers, has published Bluegrass Banjo Davidson Style, a book of banjo tabs from his recorded solos with the band. A total of 28 songs/tunes are included, each presented in hand-written, metered tablature. There

  • Special C does Australia

    We heard last week from Greg Cahill, who shared a few words (and photos) about Special Consensus' recent trip Down Under. Special C made the first band trip to Australia last week to play the MountainGrass festival in Harriettville (about 4

  • Davidsons come up big in Aussie awards nominations

    When the nominees were announced for the 2015 Australian Golden Guitar awards on Monday, there was great news for Aussie grassers The Davidson Brothers. Their names were called in four separate categories, including song awards for two tracks from their current Wanderlust

  • Davidson Brothers talk Aussie bluegrass

    During World of Bluegrass last month we took the opportunity to chat with The Davidson Brothers, who were in Raleigh as an official invited Showcase act. The boys travel from their native Australia to the USA every year or so,

  • Wanderlust – The Davidson Brothers

    While they generate headlines in their native Australia, The Davidson Brothers aren't nearly as well known in the US, something they hope to remedy with their showcase appearances at the 2014 World of Bluegrass convention coming up next month. And with

  • Wanderlust in June from the Davidson Brothers

    Australia's Davidson Brothers, Hamish and Lachlan, have completed work on a new album, Wanderlust, which is due to hit on June 20. The brothers are the continent's most celebrated bluegrass act, and are also quite popular in the thriving Aussie country