• Conner Vlietstra to The Price Sisters

    The Price Sisters have announced the hiring of Conner Steven Vlietstra to be their new, full-time guitarist. He has already done some shows with the band, but will begin his stint officially as soon as the girls get back from

  • Eastman and Bourgeois announce new partnership

    Bourgeois Guitars and Eastman Music have announced a new partnership that offers advantages to both companies, while allowing Dana Bourgeois to continue making guitars as he has been in his Maine facility. The structure of their arrangement is an interesting one,

  • True Bluegrass Guitar – Various Artists

    At the same time as releasing a set of mandolin recordings from the Rebel and County Records’ vaults, Rebel Records has made available a bluegrass guitar anthology, True Bluegrass Guitar. Digging deep into their archives Rebel Records has assembled recordings by some

  • Away From The Mire video from Billy Strings

    Modern grass flat picker Billy Strings has released a music video for the second single from his upcoming HOME album on Rounder, that is as provocative and challenging and his envelope-pushing sound. From the effects on his guitar in the

  • Simon Rick passes

    Bluegrass lovers in central Europe are mourning this week after the sudden and tragic passing of Simon Rick on August 8 in an automobile accident in Osnabrück, Germany. He was 39 years of age. Simon was a noted guitarist and singer

  • Congratulations John and Kourtney

    Another beautiful summer bluegrass wedding! On June 29, John Meyer and Kourtney Teubel were married on Kourtney's family's farm near Peoria, IL, where she grew up. The weather cooperated and gave them a lovely day for an outdoor wedding. John is well