• Welcome Mark Stoffel to the USA!

    This post is a contribution from Mark Stoffel, mandolinist with Chris Jones & the Night Drivers. It was written following his naturalization as an American citizen last week. As we look past this year's extremely divisive election, it may do

  • Hello World video from Jig Jam

    Irish contemporary bluegrass group JigJam has released a music video for the title track of their latest album, Hello World. It displays the band's penchant for incorporating elements of modern pop music in their bluegrass sound, driven by the strong vocals

  • O’Connor Band at the City Winery

    Last night, O'Connor Band performed at Nashville's City Winery, and the stars of Music City's bluegrass scene came out to enjoy the show. Our own Terry Herd was in the audience, and he sent along a few photos and some

  • Chad Hurley to Cumberland Gap Connection

    Mike Bentley has announced that Chad Hurley will be the new mandolinist with Cumberland Gap Connection. He takes the spot vacated by Matthew Hiser, who is leaving to take advantage of an opportunity with his day job, one which leaves him without

  • Curtis Bumgarner to Blue Mafia

    Blue Mafia has announced the departure of banjo player, Calib Smith, and the addition of new five slinger, Curtis Bumgarner, to the band. Bluegrass fans will recall seeing Curtis with Adkins & Loudermilk over the past few years, and more recently working

  • Mike Conner back among the living

    Mike Conner, bass player with the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band, is scheduled to be released from the hospital today in Knoxville after a long week flirting with disaster. Conner suffered a ventricle fibrillation on Saturday, October 30, causing his heart to stop

  • 2016 BMAI Award Winners

    The winners of the 1st Annual Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa Awards were announced during an awards show in Moravia, Iowa on Sunday October 30, 2016. Awards were distributed as the closing event at the Association's 7th Annual Honey Creek Resort Festival. And the winners

  • 20 Questions with Katy Daley – Blake Williams

    20 Questions with Katy Daley is a new, ongoing feature here at Bluegrass Today. The column may be new, but you all know the contributor, Katy Daley, a familiar voice from the Katy Daley Show each weekday morning at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. As the situation