• Win Free Tickets to see Earl Scruggs

    Earl Scruggs is a national treasure. He is one of the greatest musicians in American history, and seeing him live is a thrill. If you are a banjo player it's extra special. Our friend Cindy Baucom of Knee-Deep In Bluegrass, has

  • Paul Warren tribute CD

    Paul Warren has, rightly, been lauded as the greatest "breakdown" fiddler in a career that saw him work with Johnnie & Jack, Kitty Wells, the Wilburn Brothers, Flatt & Scruggs and Lester Flatt and the Nashville Grass. Now Paul's son Johnny

  • Bluegrass Grammy nominations

    The nominees for the 51st Grammy Awards have been announced, and the bluegrass category is filled with familiar names. Here are the nominees for Best Bluegrass Album for 2009. Cherryholmes III: Don't Believe - Cherryholmes Del McCoury Band - Live At The 2008

  • Earl Scruggs – Live At The Ryman

    Rounder has shipped the CD version of Earl Scruggs with Family & Friends, The Ultimate Collection - Live at the Ryman, first released digitally on September 30 of this year. It features Scruggs with his sons Gary on bass/vocals and Randy

  • Charlie Daniels live DVD

    Koch Records has announced the release yesterday (11/11), of Charlie Daniels And Friends Live From Nashville concert video. The DVD, Preachin', Prayin', Singin',  features the likes of Mac Wiseman, Earl, Gary and Randy Scruggs, Del, Ronnie and Rob McCoury as well

  • Earl Scruggs with Family and Friends

    Rounder Records is preparing a unique release for a new live album from banjo patriarch Earl Scruggs. Earl Scruggs with Family & Friends - The Ultimate Collection, Live At The Ryman will be released as an audio CD on November 18,

  • Earl Scruggs interviewed

    Country Music Goodness, a blog covering the wide spectrum of country music, published a brief interview with banjo ace Earl Scruggs yesterday, Sunday, September 14th, 2008. Although a very brief conversation, Scruggs is asked about his contemporaneous perception of his time

  • Bobby Hicks recovering nicely

    We posted back in April that fiddle master Bobby Hicks had broken the ring finger of his left hand, and had undergone surgery to repair the damage. Imagining how devastating such an injury could be to a musician, we were delighted

  • Bluegrass Nights At The Ryman, Summer 2008

    The 2008 series of Bluegrass Nights At The Ryman begins this Thursday, June 26. The annual summer series of shows staged at the so-called mother church of country music, Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, will include appearances by Vince Gill, Earl Scruggs,