• The Next Best Thing

    Is there a more powerful name than Vincent in the bluegrass world right now? Rhonda V. is topping the charts and maintaining a brutal touring schedule, while her brother Darrin supplies the requisite Vincent in the new powerhouse act, Dailey &

  • New recording studio at ETSU

    When looking for a higher education in the area of bluegrass music, there are limited choices. The one I chose was South Plains College in Levelland, TX. One of the things I loved about the school was the close association

  • Playing For The Future

    Since we're on the topic of benefit concerts, here's another one. The Emory & Henry College Appalachian Center for Community Service is sponsoring a benefit concert this Friday, September 7, 2007. The concert, billed as Playing for the Future, will take

  • Ralph Stanley’s 80th Birthday Dinner

    Dr. Ralph Stanley will be celebrating his 80th Birthday tonight at a dinner to support The Ralph Stanley Museum & Traditional Mountain Music Center in Clintwood, VA. The dinner begins at 6 PM at Meadowview Convention Center in Kingsport, TN.

  • Tater Tate benefit show and fund

    Here's a chance for bluegrass lovers everywhere to "give back" to a man who has contributed mightily to the development of our music. Clarence "Tater" Tate, who spent many years on stage as a member of Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Boys, is

  • Kristin Benson at ETSU

    We have posted a number of time of late about the recent change at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston to allow students of traditional fretted stringed instruments to pursue a music education at their institution. While this