• Crossroads Ogden by Jens Kruger premieres this week

    This weekend in Ogden UT, a new composition by banjoist Jens Kruger will be premiered with Chamber Orchestra Ogden to help culminate the sesquicentennial of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in nearby Promontory in 1869. Crossroads Ogden will be performed

  • Jens Kruger back in action

    The Kruger Brothers at the May 2018 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival - photo by Frank Baker After six weeks off, three surgeries and two hospital stays, banjo stylist Jens Kruger is back on the road with the Kruger Brothers. Their day-night doubleheader of

  • Jens Kruger to undergo kidney surgery

    Jens Kruger, celebrated North Carolina banjo player, and one-half of the popular Kruger Brothers, has scheduled surgery for early next month to remove a tumor recently discovered on one of his kidneys. The tumor was discovered while Jens was hospitalized for

  • Roan Mountain Suite from Jens Kruger

    Jens Kruger, celebrated North Carolina banjoist, by way of Switzerland, will be premiering a new composition of his with The Kruger Brothers and The Kontras Quartet, on October 15. The concert is scheduled at The Paramount Center in Bristol, TN. Titled Roan

  • International Bluegrass at Tir Na Nog

    Occasionally, International Bluegrass has been a touchy subject with complaints that organizations like the IBMA have not paid sufficient attention to the requirements of those outside the borders of the USA. But to me, the international bluegrass music community has, for the

  • Saturday at HoustonFest 2014

    Saturday marked the second and final day of HoustonFest 2014, bringing an even larger crowd to Felts Park in Galax, Virginia. The Generation Bluegrass Youth Project opened the Main Stage followed by the Snyder Family who could be seen jamming