• Friday and Saturday at Charlotte

    Friday dawned sunny and warm for an ideal bluegrass festival day at the 2016 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival in Charlotte, MI. A group of young siblings calling themselves Sugar Creek Bluegrass opened the show. They range in age from seven to

  • Dave’s Dozen: The Best of 2015

    The good news for bluegrass fans last year: A lot of terrific music was released. So much, in fact, that it made picking my annual best-of list harder than usual. I eliminated bands that recorded songs I wrote because of

  • 2015 Bluegrass Radio Airplay Chart

    Here again is our annual recounting of the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart, showing the Top 30 songs played during 2015 based on total spins from bluegrass radio. It's a great mix of new songs from our music's top writers, along with

  • Jerry Cole to IIIrd Tyme Out

    Russell Moore has announced that he has officially hired Jerry Cole as bassist with IIIrd Tyme Out. Jerry has been touring with the band for several months now since the group's previous bass player, Blake Johnson, has been on medical leave suffering with

  • IIIrd Tyme Out in Bristol

    This review of IIIrd Tyme Out's CD release concert is a contribution from Jessica Boggs. When Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out walked on to the stage in the Birthplace of Country Music Museum’s Performance Theater in Bristol, Virginia, last Friday

  • It’s About Tyme coming in September

    Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out have announced a September 4 release for their latest CD, It's About Tyme. This will be their first album of new material since Prime Tyme in 2011. Their most recent was Timeless Hits From The Past

  • Bluegrass On The Grass 2015

    Thankfully, Frank Baker was in attendance this year for the 2015 Bluegrass on the Grass Festival in Carlisle, PA. This was the 20th Anniversary of this free festival held on the campus of Dickinson College. He sent along these images