• Song Of The Mountains Season 6 on DVD

    15 performances from the 6th season of the popular Song Of The Mountains television program have been assembled into a DVD that is now available for sale. The show typically offers live, half hour sets from both established and up-and-coming bluegrass and traditional

  • Merlefest Day 4

    Here's a day 4 report on Merlefest 2011 from Georgia Lowrance, delayed by poor connectivity on Sunday. She provided us daily updates, with photos, from her position on the ground in Wilkesboro last weekend. The bulk of the photos

  • I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #31

    From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information

  • FestivalLink collection to benefit grassers

    FestivaLink, the online purveyor of live show downloads, has released a special package of sets from Merlefest 2010, with a portion of the sales proceeds going to benefit the Bluegrass Trust Fund. The fund is administered by the International Bluegrass Music

  • More bluegrass radio options today

    Here's a couple more good radio options to consider for today (7/21). At 11:00 a.m. (EDT) this morning, Donna Ulisse will be on Sirius-XM's Bluegrass Junction with Kyle Cantrell. She will be on the Track-By-Track program, playing through all the songs

  • Doc Watson bio published

    Blooming Twig Books has published Blind But Now I See, the first comprehensive biography of seminal flatpicking pioneer Doc Watson, written by Kent Gustafson. The book follows this acoustic music sensation from his time growing up blind in the rural south

  • Doc Watson Healthy & Home

    We have word that Doc Watson is home and recovering nicely from his recent surgery. In spite of a slight problem on the way home that caused a return to the hospital, Doc arrived at home last night and is healing