• Innisfree video from Joe Walsh

    Northeastern US mandolinist Joe Walsh has released a live performance video of one of the songs on his new solo project, Borderlands. The album features a mix of Joe's original songs and tunes, along with a number of classics from

  • Introducing the Peregrines

    This post is a contribution from Joe Walsh, mandolinist and manager of a new Transatlantic bluegrass experiment, currently on tour in Europe called The Peregrines. Joe and the rest of the guys will be sending us occasional reports as their

  • Mando news from Berklee

    We caught up recently with Joe Walsh, mandolin instructor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and he shared some news from the growing 8 string community on campus. Joe says that they now have about ten mandolinists studying at

  • Three new videos from Mr. Sun

    Mr. Sun is a contemporary string band based in Boston featuring Darol Anger, fiddle virtuoso in most every style, along with a trio of youngsters: mando monster Joe Walsh, flatpicker extraordinaire Grant Gordy, and bass wizard Ethan Jodziewicz. They perform a

  • Cambrian Explosion in Boston?

    Here's word of another new EP coming from the burgeoning Boston contemporary bluegrass scene. This time it's guitarist Andy Cambria putting together a solo project with several of his friends. But Andy says that it's really more of a band project, recorded with

  • Walking Distance – John Mailander

    John Mailander is the latest bright light in the fiddle world to emerge from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he has studied under the tutelage of Darol Anger and developed into an adventurous and extremely capable player. His