• Dierks Bentley at Ole Smoky Distillery

    Music fans milling around at the Ole Smoky Distillery in Gatlinburg, TN on Tuesday got quite a treat. As Firewater Junction was performing, country superstar Dierks Bentley joined them on stage for a couple of bluegrass classics. Serious bluegrass fans (and Bentley

  • Simply Bluegrass premieres March 7

    Gabriel Communications will debut its latest set of Country's Family Reunion programs, Simply Bluegrass, this week on RFD-TV. Produced by Larry Black, host of Larry's Country Diner, it follows his familiar Reunion concept: gather up a room full of top

  • American Pickers video from The Grascals

    Mountain Home has released a debut music video for their upcoming album for The Grascals, When I Get My Pay. The song featured here is a tribute written for one of Grascal Jamie Johnson's favorite television programs, American Pickers, for which

  • Larry Cordle to release duets album

    One of the top songwriters in Nashville for more than two decades, few songsters have achieved half the success which Larry Cordle has attained. In addition to his stellar songwriting, he has been one of the coolest cats in bluegrass

  • Dierks loves him some banjo

    We've written many times on Bluegrass Today about country star Dierks Bentley's love for bluegrass music. Even before the release of his 2010 bluegrass album, Up On The Ridge, Bentley had recorded and performed with The Grascals, and shared the

  • American Songwriter’s Bluegrass Moment

    The May/June issue of American Songwriter magazine has a lot to offer bluegrassers, although not on the songwriting front. The country music issue is filled with insights about Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers, Dierks Bentley and the man himself,

  • Dierks and Punch Brothers on Ellen

    Today's edition of the Ellen Show will include a performance from Dierks Bentley and Punch Brothers. They are teaming up to reprise their combined efforts on Bob Dylan's Senór from Bentley's 2010 Up On The Ridge album. That track is included

  • Billboard bluegrass

    What do Alison Krauss, comedian/actor/novelist/art buff Steve Martin, classical cellist Yo-Yo Ma, classic rocker Tommy Shaw, and country star Dierks Bentley have in common? And what does that list have in common with Trampled by Turtles, Steve Ivey, Dr. Elmo (he

  • Elton John and Punch Brothers

    We have wondered several times on Bluegrass Today whether it shouldn't be a requirement that every artist in any field of music had to make a bluegrass record before they could be voted into their respective Hall of Fame. It seems