• Fine Times At Our House video from Kaia Kater

    A good many serious bluegrass fans were surprised by some of the names on the list of IBMA's 2016 World of Bluegrass Showcase artists invited to perform at their convention in Raleigh, NC later this year. Some were new acts understandably unfamiliar

  • Foxhounds video from Kathy Kallick

    The Kathy Kallick Band has released a music video for the title track of their current album, Foxhounds. The song is one of Kathy's filled with allusions to the Father of Bluegrass, with that old time bluegrass sound we all

  • Curly Strings takes first at EWOB ’16

    This report on last weekend's 2016 EWOB festival in Europe is a contribution from Jos van der Lelie, host of the All Around Bluegrass and Master's Garden programs on The Bluegrass Mix. At the annual European World Of Bluegrass festival in Voorthuizen, The

  • Inconveniently In Love With You video

    Here's a new music video from Rust & Roses, a collaborative effort between country singer Rusty Van Sickle and bluegrass gal Ashley Lewis. The two have been writing and performing around Nashville of late, and have made this video for Inconveniently In

  • European update from The Peregrines

    This post is a contribution from Ben Somers, bassist with a new Transatlantic bluegrass experiment, currently on tour in Europe called The Peregrines. The guys will be sending us occasional reports as their tour progresses. The story so far……we left England by train on

  • New welcome sign in Sandy Hook, KY

    The town of Sandy Hook, Kentucky may be small in size (population under 700), but it looms large in the hearts of bluegrass and country music fans as the hometown of the late Keith Whitley. Sandy Hook is only 25 miles from

  • Beyond The Waterfall from Dan Levenson

    Mel Bay will soon release a new book of old time tunes from banjo and fiddle favorite, Dan Levenson. Beyond The Waterfall contains 40 lesser-played tunes arranged for both banjo and fiddle, presented in banjo tablature and standard notation. Levenson suggests

  • Angeline The Baker from The Bankesters

    We haven't heard much from The Bankesters of late, so we were delighted to discover this live video they shot during a recent performance on WSIU-TV, the PBS affiliate station run by Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. The band was in