• CA Banjo Extravaganza this weekend

    Bill Evans' rolling banjothon series, The California Banjo Extravaganza, is pushing through northern CA this weekend with four more concerts and a workshop for banjo maniacs on the west coast. Each year Bill grabs two other top names in the banjo world,

  • Joe Newberry endorses Straight Up Strings

    Straight Up Strings has announced a new endorsement program, and a new endorser. The company, which markets acoustic instrument strings with specialized gauges designed by veteran industry tech Roger Siminoff, is happy to welcome Joe Newberry on board as an endorser

  • Even more photos from Delaware Valley

    We aren't finished yet with Frank Baker's photos from the 2016 Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival. There's one more gallery after this, and we are delighted to announce that he will be with us at the World of Bluegrass in Raleigh

  • Friday at Grey Fox 2016

    Friday of Grey Fox 2016 was jam packed full of a wide variety of traditional and progressive bluegrass and related musics, legends, and new faces and sounds. Whether one wanted to see names that they had known and followed for

  • Joe Newberry Shifts Gears

    You might not know Joe Newberry, but you know his work. You’ve heard his picking and singing as a regular on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion. And you’ve heard his award-winning songs – Singing As We Rise, The Darker the Night

  • Mike Compton and Joe Newberry Live

    The modern musical arts based on traditional string music divide into many camps. Some use the instruments familiar to old time and bluegrass to push boundaries, while others demonstrate an almost fanatical devotion to the old masters. In between you can

  • Triple banjos on PHC

    Here's video of Bill Evans, Noam Pikelny and Joe Newberry's triple banjo version of Arkansas Traveler from last Saturday's edition of A Prairie Home Companion.   There are some further audio clips from the show, including an Earl Scruggs medley, on the