• 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

  • Dierks Bentley is Fiddlin’ Around

    Dierks Bently has a new video from his heralded Up On The Ridge CD, which mixed some modern bluegrass in with his mainstream country sound. The new video is for the song Fiddlin' Around, the number he performed on the 2010

  • The Grascals & Friends from Cracker Barrel

    The Grascals have been Nashville's favorite bluegrass band since their debut album hit in 2005. The original members were noted session players and sidemen, who had worked in town for many years with a variety of country and bluegrass acts.

  • Bluegrass Grammy news

    The nominees for the 53rd Grammy Awards were announced last night, with a number of bluegrass artists prominent on the list, even outside the bluegrass category. Dierks Bentley received a Best Country Album nomination for his Up On The Ridge CD,

  • Dierks Bentley on Mountain Stage

    NPR.org has posted the audio from the recent Mountain Stage performance by Dierks Bentley, along with The Travelin' McCourys. They visited the show during the promotional tour they did in support of Up On The Ridge, Bentley's latest CD on Capitol.

  • Grascals and Dierks at BamaJam

    The folks who put on the Verizon Wireless Bamajam Music and Arts Festival 2010 earlier this month sent along some great photos of sets by The Grascals and Dierks Bentley. The Grascals and Bentley - who was promoting his new grassy

  • More Dierks: live on Imus and in WSJ

    He's everywhere! As we mentioned yesterday, Dierks Bentley is popping up all across the media promoting his newly released CD, Up On The Ridge. Newspapers, radio, online... He has also made quite a few television appearances, bringing his bluegrass-themed music to a