• Greg Cahill on recent UK/Ireland tour

    The following article, originally titled Greg Cahill - Reflections From On The Road, appears in the current issue of British Bluegrass News (Spring 2009). He composed it upon returning from a three week tour by Special Consensus in the British

  • Signs from Special C

    Next Tuesday (March 24) is the release date for Signs, the latest Pinecastle release from Special Consensus. It's a very good album, showcasing one of the strongest editions of Special C in some time. Founder and banjo player Greg Cahill will

  • Greg Cahill on Bluegrass Country

    Special Consensus' Greg Cahill will join Katy Daley on WAMU's Bluegrass Country on Tuesday morning (2/24) at 9:00 a.m. Katy tells us that Greg will be calling in from home in the Chicago area before they head down to Florida for

  • Special Consensus – Signs

    Another forthcoming CD release from the folks at Pinecastle Records is Signs (PRC1169) from Special Consensus. Greg Cahill, with the band on tour in Ireland, took a few moments away from preparing for RTE Radio's Mooney Show last week to

  • IBMA prez on Jerry Springer

    Word had reached us about a banjo player being featured in a number of recent episodes of The Jerry Springer Show - the notorious "reality TV" show based in Chicago. The banjo picking was intended not as a performance, but

  • A cold, frosty mug of Special C

    Tonight is a special night for Greg Cahill and the guys in Special Consensus. When they perform tonight at The Livery in Benton Harbor, MI they will not only throw down some solid bluegrass for the listening audience, they'll also be

  • IBMA ’07 report on Irish radio

    Niall Toner will be on Ireland's RT?â Radio 1 this week with the first two installments of his Nashville Sessions series, recorded while he was in attendance at the IBMA World Of Bluegrass convention earlier this fall. These shows will air

  • Greg Cahill checks in

    We heard yesterday from Greg Cahill, banjo player and road manager with the well-traveled Special Consensus - and in his spare time, President and Chair of the IBMA Board of Directors. Greg has long been out in front when it comes

  • Greg Cahill on WorldwideBluegrass.com

    If you tune in (log on) to WorldWideBluegrass.com at 6:00 p.m. EDT this evening (7/31), you can hear an interview with Greg Cahill, banjo player with Special Consensus, and Board Chair for the IBMA. He will join WWB host Uncle

  • Special Consensus – The Trail Of Aching Hearts

    The Trail Of Aching Hearts is the newest recording by Chicago based bluegrass band, Special Consensus. Led by banjo player Greg Cahill, current IBMA President, Special Consensus has been producing great bluegrass music 12 albums, and this lucky number 13