• Brian Wicklund is your FiddlePal

    Bluegrass fiddle player and teacher Brian Wicklund has a brand new website for fiddle players at FiddlePal.com. Brian is the author the best-selling fiddle books, The American Fiddle Method. He is also a member of the acoustic power trio, Brother

  • Classic Oak titles reissued

    Long-time students of bluegrass instruments will recall with fondness the name Oak Publications, a division of Music Sales that released some fine instructional manuals for banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle and bass starting in the 1970s. While the brand has remained

  • Own Ron Stewart’s French fiddle

    Now that Ron Stewart is playing banjo with The Dan Tyminski Band, he is parting ways with his prized French fiddle that had been his main axe this past ten years or so. It is a Francois Guillmont French Violin

  • The Ebony Hillbillies

    The Tacoma, Washington, based The News Tribune has published a story about what it considers to be a stand out band at the 15th Annual Wintergrass festival during this past weekend's shindig. The Ebony Hillbillies weren't even expected to be

  • Sore Fingers Bluegrass week

    Our friend Laura Leder from Cool Mandolin Company emailed recently to ask us to remind students of bluegrass and old time music - both here in the US, and in the UK and Europe - about Sore Fingers Week

  • Brandon Godman to New Found Road

    Fiddler Brandon Godman has come onboard with New Found Road, effective this past weekend. He did his first shows with the band at the SPBGMA convention in Nashville - where they picked up an award for Gospel Group of the

  • Kate Lee – ready for some attention

    We make a special effort here on Bluegrass Today to avoid choosing or promoting stories based on our personal likes and dislikes, or putting them forward based on anything but news judgment. Like any rule, of course, there are a few

  • Jon Glik on the fiddle again

    Jon Glik, 56, one of bluegrass music's top fiddlers, is fit enough able to play again after a year where he almost died, according to a report on Baltimore's Eyewitness News a few days ago. Regular readers will recall our previous

  • Fiddle Music at Missouri State University

    Missouri State University in Springfield, MO has created an Ozarks Studies Program intended to preserve the culture and history of the Ozarks. The program focuses on the collection and study of information about the culture and people of the