• Aaron Ramsey to Volume Five

    Volume Five has announced a personnel change as they enter 2020. Aaron Ramsey has joined the group playing mandolin. Aaron has become a highly influential player in the bluegrass world of late. In his dozen years with Mountain Heart, he established

  • Track Premiere: No Headlights from Kristy Cox

    No Headlights is the title track from the next album by Kristy Cox, expected February 28 on Mountain Fever Records, released today as a single. It's a powerful song, written by Liz Hengber, Tammy Rogers, and Jerry Salley, which provides a promise

  • 2020 Bluegrass Knowledge Test

    It’s our annual quiz week. Before we begin, though, I’d like to rewind to Christmas Eve. The scene is a typical American household, but with an important twist: Little Billy and Lila are tucked all snug in their beds, but

  • Top 30 bluegrass Gospel songs of 2019

    Closing out our years-end charts for 2019, here are the Top 30 Gospel songs as played on bluegrass radio last year. The chart is generated by combing all the results from our Bluegrass Today Weekly Gospel Airplay chart.   ARTIST TITLE LABEL SONGWRITERS TOTAL 1 Alan Bibey &

  • Top 30 grassicana songs of 2019

    As promised, here are the year-end results of our weekly grassicana radio playlist chart, displayed as a 2019 Top 30. It was compiled by combining results from our 52 Bluegrass Today Grassicana Weekly Airplay chart reports over the year.   ARTIST TITLE LABEL SONGWRITERS TOTAL 1 Infamous Stringdusters Rise Sun Tape Time

  • Top 30 bluegrass songs for 2019

    Here is a year end run down of the most played songs on bluegrass radio for the year 2019. These numbers are compiled from our weekly bluegrass playlist charts, adding total spins to determine the songs played most frequently over

  • DC Bluegrass Festival returns in 2020

    The DC Bluegrass Festival, hosted in northern Virginia by the DC Bluegrass Union, will ve back in the spring of 2020 after a hiatus last year. This two-day indoor event was held from 2010-2018, but with much of the DCBU leadership