• Happy Valley video from Wyatt Ellis

    Another new music video is available this week, this time from Tennessee's mandolin prodigy Wyatt Ellis, with a tune from his upcoming album, Happy Valley. In fact, it's the title track, one Wyatt wrote at 12 years old, like all of

  • 9th annual IBMM Mandolin Camp in November

    The International Bluegrass Music Museum will continue to host its annual mandolin camp at IBMM headquarters in Owensboro, KY under the direction of Mike Compton. Some confusion has arisen owing to Mike moving his Bill Monroe mandolin camp to Nashville, which had

  • $10K raised for Tony Rice in CT

    Last weekend, GuitartownCT Productions held their Tony Rice benefit at the Unitarian Hall in Hamden, CT. A bevy of top northeastern bluegrass talent performed to help raise money to support Tony financially while he works to reclaim his voice, and receive treatment for

  • Deadly Gentlemen take on Vampire Weekend

    The Deadly Gentlemen are part of the eclectic acoustic music scene in and around Boston, using the instrumentation common to a bluegrass band to create music that Mr. Monroe never imagined. The band is the brainchild of banjoist Greg Liszt, who

  • Noam Pikelny Manchicken live video

    Banjo wizard Noam Pikelny has posted a video from his ongoing tour in support of his current album, Beat The Devil and Carry a Rail. The video is for his original banjo tune, Manchicken, found on his 2004 CD, In The

  • The Festy – Volume 2

    While we had hoped to post live from the Infamous Stringdusters’ Festy in Nelson County, VA this past weekend, the lack of both power and signal made that a little more challenging than we had anticipated. It was, however, a