• Victory lap for George Shuffler

    Some time back, we mentioned the efforts of Dixie Bee-Liners to publicize the campaign to see seminal bluegrass guitarist George Shuffler inducted into the IBMA Hall of Fame. Their contribution was a commitment to perform The Stanley Brothers' Will You Miss

  • Bee-Liners on a Shuffler strike

    We've all heard of hunger strikes, where some lone voice refuses to eat in protest, risking their very life to draw attention to some perceived wrong. It has had its noble practitioners over the course of recorded history Well... the Dixie

  • Benefit show for John Shuffler

    We got a note last week from our friend Big Mike Ramsey about an event that many of our readers will want to support. It's a benefit show scheduled for this weekend (5/9) for John Shuffler, one of the unsung

  • George Shuffler turns 83

    Bluegrass Today would like to wish a very happy 83rd birthday to George Shuffler. George was born April 11, 1925. Shuffler is viewed by many as a pivotal figure in the development of bluegrass guitar styles. He spent 18 years with

  • George Shuffler in the news

    We posted last month about pioneering bluegrass guitarist George Shuffler being recognized by the North Carolina Arts Council for his lifetime of contributing to the world of traditional and bluegrass music. George worked with The Stanley Brothers for many years,

  • George Shuffler to receive award

    George Shuffler, pioneering cross picking guitarist and one of the memorable personalities in bluegrass music, will be acknowledged by the North Carolina Arts Council with its annual Folk Heritage Award on October 25 in Raleigh, NC. Shuffler will lunch with NC

  • FGM: The Pioneers of Flatpicking

    The latest issue of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine is now mailing to subscribers. This issue is Volume 11, Number 4 - May/June 2007. The cover story this time around is The Pioneers of Flatpicking. The pioneers of bluegrass guitar covered in