• Mary Meyer video for War Against Silence

    Just when you think the talented Meyer family from Missouri has infiltrated every corner of bluegrass music, we see this new video of Mary Meyer produced by Corey Smith and War Against Silence to prove there's even more to this musical

  • Changes for The Kevin Prater Band

    The Kevin Prater Band has announced a bit of mid-season alteration in their lineup, motivated by the departure of guitarist Rick Bartley who is now touring with his brother, Shayne, as The Bartley Brothers. Now working with Kevin are the Burrows brothers

  • Railroaders call it quits

    No one who follows bluegrass music closely needs to be told that bands come and go as the vagaries of fate and the music industry may dictate. Here's news of another such story. The Railroaders, a group of bluegrass veterans who

  • Earthworks making waves in bluegrass

    For a great many musicians and studio folks, Earthworks microphones are known primarily for their reference and choral applications. Recognized for their remarkable sonic accuracy and lack of tonal colorization, these somewhat odd-looking microphones, with their long cylindrical shape and small,

  • Dark Hollow video from Flashback

    Here's another video of Flashback shot during their set at the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival in Ohio earlier this summer, and it shows another side of their musical personality. In addition to new material written in the band, they also look

  • Dove Award nominees announced

    Yesterday (8/10) The Gospel Music Association announced their nominees for the 2016 Dove Awards. The awards will be distributed on October 11 in Nashville's Allen Arena. As always, they have a category for bluegrass Gospel music, and the 2016 nominees for

  • 45th Takarazuka Bluegrass festival in Japan

    Saburo and Toshio Watanabe celebrated their 45th anniversary hosting the Takarazuka festival in Sanda City, Japan this past weekend. The pair have run B.O.M. Service (Bluegrass and Old Time Music) in the nearby city of Hyogo since 1972, selling American and European bluegrass

  • Loser video from The Cleverlys

    The Cleverlys have dropped their latest video, a stylized theatrical reenactment of Loser, with a bluegrass twist. That's right... they've reworked Beck's rap/rock hit from 1994 for their upcoming Cash Crop EP, due August 12 from Average Joes Entertainment. It's a