• GAT3 Recording Program

    The recent explosion of digital recording technology available to budget-minded amateur and small studio recordists has resulted in a similar burst in educational opportunities for those interested in working in the field. Everything from DVD instruction to four year degrees in

  • Christmas single for Kenny & Amanda

    Kenny & Amanda Smith have released a new single, just in time for Christmas. It's When Love Was Born, written by Bernie Herms, Mark Schultz, and Stephanie Lewis, and previously recorded by Schultz. The Smiths cut their version recently with Austin Ward on

  • Kenny & Amanda at Fretboard Journal

    Fretboard Journal has posted this live video of Kenny & Amanda Smith performing a duet version of Catch Me If I Try, the title track from their most recent CD. http://vimeo.com/76357342   Though they do manage a web site, Fretboard Journal's primary publication

  • IBMA 2013 Red Carpet

    Here are some photos from yesterday afternoon's Red Carpet pre-show, just prior to the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, NC.  

  • Coverage from Rhythm & Roots this weekend

    We would like to welcome a new correspondent, Tim Carter, who will be sending us reports and photos from this weekend's Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, TN/VA. Tim hosts The Saturday Morning Bluegrass Show on WMTN in nearby Morristown, and

  • Albums of The Year? – 2012 Edition

    Billboard has released their year-end list of the top albums in bluegrass music. As always for the magazine's charts, these are strictly based on sales as measured by SoundScan, and dependent on both Billboard and SoundScan's definition of "bluegrass." Here is their 2012 list: 15. Bright Morning