• Up On The Ridge – Dierks Bentley

    Today, June 8, marks the official release of Dierks Bentley's much anticipated 'bluegrass album,' Up On The Ridge. We have spoken of it several times here on Bluegrass Today, and Bentley has been making a full-on media push this past

  • More festival photos – from DelFest

    Photographer Bill Merlavage was in attendance at DelFest this past Memorial Day weekend in Maryland, and would seem to have had his camera close at hand all four days. He tells us that it was a fantastic show this year. Bill

  • Del McCoury invites us all to DelFest

    Del McCoury shares his remembrance of the genesis of the first bluegrass festival in 1967 while discussing how that experience led to his desire to host his own festival in this promotional video for DelFest, held over Memorial Day weekend

  • Dierks Bentley – Up On The Ridge

    We've posted a few times already about country crooner Dierks Bentley, and his upcoming CD, Up On The Ridge. It is due on June 8 from Capitol Records, with an assist from Sugar Hill, and is being promoted as his

  • Del McCoury interviewed

    For all you Delheads out there, you know who you are, here's a recent interview with the man himself, Del McCoury, in the York Daily Record. York as in Pennsylvania. Del has won a great many awards during the course of

  • Another award for Del McCoury

    As if he didn't have enough already... Del McCoury will be among the 2010 Pennsylvania Governor's Arts Awards Honorees when they are presented on April 8. He will accept the Artist of the Year award, also known as the Hazlett Memorial

  • Study with the McCourys again at Delfest 2010

    The Travelin' McCourys will team up again to offer three days of instrumental bluegrass instruction prior to Delfest 2010 in Cumberland, MD. The band, more widely known as The Del McCoury Band minus Del, consists of Ronnie McCoury on mandolin, Rob

  • Del on the mend

    Del McCoury is resting at home, recovering from gall bladder surgery performed on Saturday (12/12). He had been admitted the prior Thursday to Sumner Regional Hospital in Hendersonville, TN. According to Chris Harris of McCoury Music, the surgery was conducted without

  • New releases of late

    A number of CDs we have discussed recently on Bluegrass Today have hit this past few weeks. The sophomore release from Grasstowne, The Other Side Of Towne, came out on October 6. As visible as these guys have been since they