• Weisberger Elected IBMA Chairman

    Veteran songwriter and bass player Jon Weisberger was elected chairman of IBMA’s board of directors today, as the World of Bluegrass conference got underway in Raleigh, N.C. Weisberger, who had been co-chairman, replaces Stan Zdonik, who was chairman for three years

  • Chris Jones at The Station Inn

    Wednesday night, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers held forth at the Station Inn in Nashville to celebrate the release of their new Rebel CD, Lonely Comes Easy. Fortunately, we had a photographer on hand to capture the event, our Sales

  • Missy Werner tracking this month

    We heard last week from Jon Weisberger, who caught us up on a new project he is producing for Missy Werner. "Missy was in Nashville at Ben Surratt's Rec Room studio last week to do some recording for her next album.

  • Lonely Comes Easy from Chris Jones

    The next recording from Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, Lonely Comes Easy, has been scheduled for an August 27 release on Rebel. It's the third project from this edition of the band. Ned Luberecki is on banjo, Jon Weisberger on bass, and

  • In lieu of… Chris Jones

    Since Chris Jones is touring in Europe this week with his band, The Night Drivers, and therefore shirking his weekly column for Bluegrass Today, here is some video of the boys at the Garchinger Bürgerhaus in Munich this past weekend. The song

  • Chris & the Night Riders head east

    I know... Chris Jones' band is the Night Drivers. I just couldn't resist joining in the fun after he's written so often about the many erroneous variations on his band name he's observed over the years. My favorite is his

  • Lots o’ grass on Music City Roots

    Tonight's (2/6) edition of Music City Roots will feature a bluegrass-centric lineup. They are billing the show as Bluegrass and Friends, since two of the shows acts will be billed in that fashion. Jon Weisberger & Friends will feature the noted