• Karl Shiflett to Patuxent Music

    The next album from Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, Sho-Nuff Country, will be released on Patuxent Music. Their signing with the Maryland label run by musician and audio engineer Tom Mindte was announced last week. Like their last project, Sho-Nuff Country

  • David Long back to Big Country Show

    Karl Shiflett has announced that David Long has returned to play mandolin with The Big Country Show. Long has a well-earned reputation as a master of traditional and early bluegrass mandolin styles, and is resuming a position with Karl he

  • Sheridan Festival evacuated by fire

    This report comes from C.J. Lewandowski, mandolinist with Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show. He was working at the Sheridan festival as the following took place. The photos were taken by Steve Jackson. The Sheridan Bluegrass Fever Festival was evacuated on

  • SPBGMA snippets

    Terry and I have been enjoying spending time here at SPBGMA with so many of the fine folks who create, promote, broadcast and write this wonderful bluegrass music we love so well. Roland White spent much of the afternoon at the

  • Take Me Back – Karl Shiflett

    From their high-spirited, energy-filled show to the playful lyrical delivery, Texas-based band The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show always seems to deliver a memorable performance. With the release of their latest album Take Me Back, Shiflett and company seem