• IBMA accepting Board of Directors nominations

    Have you ever considered getting more involved with the International Bluegrass Music Association, the only trade organization dedicated to bluegrass music and the business of bluegrass? If so, now may be the right time to act. The IBMA is seeking candidates

  • Music City Roots goes Live with new label

    Music City Roots, Nashville's roots radio and television program focusing on live performance, is stepping into the record label business, releasing live sets from a variety of artists who have appeared on the show. Calling the series Live!, each will

  • Ring The Bell for Chet O’Keefe

    Another member of our extended bluegrass family has suffered a loss from fire, perhaps the most fearsome and unforgiving predator we can face, Chet O'Keefe from Washington state, who wrote Ring The Bell for The Gibson Brothers, had been loading his trusty road

  • O’Connor Family Coming Home August 5

    Rounder Records has announced August 5 as the release date for Coming Home, the debut album from the O'Connor Band featuring Mark O'Connor. For Mark, who dominated US fiddle competitions as a teen in the 1970s, he's coming home to the music that

  • 50 Years of Bean Blossom

    This coming Saturday - June 11, 2016 - sees the commencement of the 50th Annual Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Music Festival; eight days of top quality bluegrass music at one of the most famous venues in the world, in

  • Drinkin’ Alone video from The Steeldrivers

    The SteelDrivers have just released a new music video for Drinkin' Alone, one of the tracks on their current album, The Muscle Shoals Recordings. It's a song written by former 'Drivers lead singer and current county 'it guy,' Chris Stalpenton, along

  • Dog Days from The Railroaders

    Dog Days is the name of the first radio single from The Railroaders, one of the newest groups to hit the bluegrass scene. It's a song from Patrick Robertson, a contemporary bluegrass number that tells the classic story of a loner with

  • Bluegrass fantasy camp for fans

    We’re all adjusting to a world in which recordings and other music projects are being funded in new ways. Even established artists recording for established record labels are now using fan-driven funding campaigns to finance their work. This can either