• Irish bluegrass band to tour US

    Carmel Sheerin & the Ravens invaded the US bluegrass scene last fall at the IBMA World Of Bluegrass in Nashville. Having been selected as the top European Bluegrass Band in 2005 by the European Bluegrass Music Association, this Irish group

  • Event submissions for EWOB by 3/15

    The European Bluegrass Blog has a post from Rienk Janssen this morning noting that submissions for the 2007 European World Of Bluegrass Guide must be received by March 15 to be included in the official publication. This would include European bluegrass

  • EWOB lineup for ’07 announced

    The European Bluegrass Blog has posted the lineup of entertainers for this year's European World Of Bluegrass festival in Voorthuizen, The Netherlands. It will be held May 17-19, 2007 and includes a trade show, a performance festival, a business conference

  • Claire Lynch to Europe

    Our friends at The European Bluegrass Blog have noted that Claire Lynch has scheduled a one-week European tour for the first week of May '07. She'll perform in Austria, Holland and Germany, and promoter Karl Heinz Siber indicates particular excitement about

  • Slovakian bluegrass – 2 new releases

    Our friends over at The European Bluegrass Blog have a post up about a pair of new releases from Slovakia. They are Light In The Storm from The Tom?°?° Pe?°ko Band, and Kvapky rosy from Bluegrass Time. Both feature Tom?°?° Pe?°ko

  • Bluegrass at Theatre du Chatelet

    The European Bluegrass Blog has an interesting piece up about an historic concert at the renowned Th?©?¢tre du Ch?¢telet in Paris. This past October, noted French violinist Gilles Apap was featured in concert with the Pas-de-Loup Philharmonic Orchestra. Though recognized primarily

  • EBMA launches European Bluegrass Blog

    Our friends at the European Bluegrass Music Association have launched their own blog, The European Bluegrass Blog. It is intended to replace the EBMA's email newsletter, and will be updated regularly with news of interest to the European bluegrass community. Bands,

  • Thinking of touring in Europe?

    That is the title of a new section on the European Bluegrass Music Association's web site, designed to offer some tips and guidelines for bluegrass bands considering the feasibility of a European tour. Included is information on obtaining EBMA's European Bluegrass

  • EBMA 2007 info posted online

    The European Bluegrass Music Association has just posted details and information for the 2007 European World Of Bluegrass Festival and Trade Show. It is scheduled for May 17-19 in Voorthuizen, NL. Information in PDF form is available for bands interested in

  • Good numbers from EWOB

    We posted a number of times of late about the recently-concluded European World Of Bluegrass events held in May across the continent. The European Bluegrass Music Association celebrates May as Bluegrass Music Month, with coordinated festivals and events that ran