• Grandpa Banjo, aka John McEuen at IHOP

    After a horrible thunderstorm at G-Fest 2017 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, fiddler Kyle Dillingham, Monica Taylor of the Cherokee Maidens, and Steve Short from Byron Berline’s band and I headed to the International House of Pancakes for breakfast and coffee. Kyle

  • John McEuen – Made In Brooklyn

    At 70 years of age, most of us are thinking about slowing down and enjoying a well-deserved rest. But not John McEuen. The banjo maven has 50 years of professional music behind him and says that he is as excited about his

  • Pickin’ Party on Music City Roots tonight

    Nashville's Music City Roots is given over tonight to a 70th birthday celebration and pickin' party for John McEuen. It appears to be a big time planned to help celebrate the banjo picker and multi-instrumentalist who has spent 50 years

  • Red Carpet 2009: John McEuen

    Speaking of Steve Martin (see previous post), here's another in our series of 2009 Red Carpet videos. These were filmed immediately prior to the IBMA Award Show. This particular video features Doug McKelway interviewing John McEueun, who was instrumental in the production

  • John McEuen on WFDU

    John McEuen will be a guest on today's (10/30) edition of Lonesome Pine RFD, airing on WFDU-FM in the New York City metro market. The interview was conducted by host Carol Beaugard earlier this week, when John stopped by the

  • Behind the scenes with the Dirt Band

    Speed Of Life, the new CD from The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, was released on September 22, distributed by Sugar Hill Records. We'll have an interview with the band's "utility infielder," John McEuen,  as a part of our IBMA Red Carpet