• IBMA Travelogue # 2

    Our own intrepid correspondent, Richard Thompson , has arrived in Nashville from the UK to attend the IBMA convention next week. This is his first trip to IBMA in 20 years, and we thought that his impressions and considerations would

  • Bluegrass Opry this weekend

    The Grand Ole Opry is taking on a bluegrass flavor this weekend as the World Of Bluegrass prepares to descend on Nashville. Tonight's Friday Opry (9/26) will feature Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs, The Whites, Grascals and Jesse McReynolds. On Saturday night, they'll

  • Top stars to honor Bill Monroe

    Some of bluegrass music's top present-day stars will honor Bill Monroe on September 30 in the annual Bill Monroe Bluegrass Celebration, which will take place on Tuesday, September 30 at the Opry House in Nashville. The Bill Monroe Bluegrass Celebration, presented

  • Sierra Hull on The Opry

    Already a Grand Ole Opry veteran as a high school senior, bluegrass prodigy Sierra Hull has a very special appearance scheduled for tonight's Friday Opry (9/19). Sierra has a dozen or more Opry appearances under her belt, but those were all

  • Grascals, Grascals, Grascals…

    If it seems like The Grascals are everywhere these days... well maybe it's because they are. They are showing up TV and radio every few days, and there are two more chances to catch them coming up. The guys will be

  • Join C-Sky for their CD release party

    Like most bands, Cadillac Sky has some special events lined up today to commemorate the release of their new CD, Gravity's Our Enemy. Unlike most bands, however, they will perform on The Grand Ole Opry, and then host a CD

  • Stringbean murderer to go free?

    The July 26 edition of The Tennessean, Nashville's hometown paper, has a story sure to be of interest to the many fans of Dave Akeman, a.k.a. Stringbean, one of the most beloved entertainers in the history of traditional string music. He

  • Flamekeeper does The Opry

    Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper will appear on tonight's (7/25) Grand Ole Opry broadcast, surely sporting tunes from their upcoming Rounder CD, Leavin' Town, due for release on July 29. They are scheduled during the 9:00-9:30 p.m. segment (EDT). Michael will also appear

  • Randy Kohrs’ Opry adventure

    Randy Kohrs sent along a few photos from his appearance on The Grand Ole Opry last weekend. Joining him were the members of The Randy Kohrs Band, Ashley Brown on fiddle and vocals, Mike Sumner on banjo, Elio Giordano on bass,

  • Dan Band celebrates on The Opry

    Dan Tyminski will celebrate today's (6/17) release of Wheels, his new Rounder CD, with an appearance on the Tuesday Opry in Nashville. Their set will be during the show's first segment, between 8:00-8:30 p.m. (EDT). The Tuesday Opry broadcast is