• I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #144

    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

  • Blueridge Music Hall of Fame 2010

    The Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame has announced their 2010 inductees. Located in the Wilkes Heritage Museum, Wilkesboro, NC, the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame aims to preserve the rich musical heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Wilkesboro,

  • Crowes are Brothers-n-Harmony

    The Crowe Brothers have a new CD on Rural Rhythm, Brothers-n-Harmony, which again showcases their brand of traditional bluegrass and country music, with an emphasis on brother duets. The 12 tracks include classics from the Louvin Brothers and Don Reno, along

  • FGM: The Pioneers of Flatpicking

    The latest issue of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine is now mailing to subscribers. This issue is Volume 11, Number 4 - May/June 2007. The cover story this time around is The Pioneers of Flatpicking. The pioneers of bluegrass guitar covered in

  • Reno-style banjo DVDs

    Jason Skinner is a devoted student of the banjo style of Don Reno. At age 29, he's spent 15 years studying the Reno style, and has set out on a crusade to bring more banjo players to embrace Don's music

  • RenoFest 2006 winners

    We just heard from our friend Russ Jordan with a list of the winners of the 2006 RenoFest competition. RenoFest Guitar Contest: 1. Steve Lewis 2. Seth Taylor 3. Randy Lucas 4. Chris Hale 5. Matt Lindsey RenoFest Banjo Contest: 1. Eric Hardin 2. Seth Taylor 3.

  • RenoFest 2006 adds band competition

    The 9th annual RenoFest will be held March 24-26, 2006 in Hartsville, SC. Billed as a celebration of the life and times of Don Reno, this event has included both concert performances and instrumental competitions, for banjo and guitar -