• Happy 80th birthday to Del McCoury!

    Happy 80th Birthday Del McCoury …  Bluegrass and acoustic music musicians, young and old, have come together to help Bluegrass Today send an electronic ‘birthday card’ to Del McCoury to mark this wonderful occasion.  Ronnie and Allison McCoury and family offer affectionate

  • Gibson Bill Monroe Hall of Fame mandolin

    Gibson created quite a stir among mandolin aficionados at last week's NAMM Show in Anaheim with the first public display of their new Bill Monroe Hall of Fame mandolin. It was built by Gibson master luthier David Harvey and his team

  • Edd Easter passes

    Edward Easter, one third of the iconic Easter Brothers, died earlier this morning. He was 84 years of age. The Easter Brothers were surely among the first families of bluegrass Gospel, performing together for more than 60 years. Along with brothers

  • Huge turnout for Alan Perdue benefit concert

    Alan Perdue and Junior Sisk at Alan's benefit concert - photo by Sandy Hatley They came, they ate, they picked, they listened, they gave. Saturday night, over 1,000 people packed into Uwharrie Ridge School in Trinity, NC, to support Alan Perdue,

  • David Parmley suffers heart attack

    David Parmley, fearless leader of David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, and former lead singer of The Bluegrass Cardinals, suffered a heart attack on Friday evening following their show at the Sheperdsville Music Barn in Sheperdsville, KY. According to his wife, Beckie,

  • International Harvester video from Chosen Road

    Chosen Road has released a new single this week, the first from their upcoming Poor Mountain Records album, Appalachian Worship, expected later this year. The single is part of a collaboration project between the band and The North American Mission Board, an

  • Sim Daley back to instrument work in Cornwall

    Sim Daley, well noted for his excellent hand-crafted musical instruments when based in Nashville, Tennessee, is setting up his workshop once again. This time in Looe, Cornwall, England, where he grew up.  He reported recently …  "I am setting up my workshop

  • Adam Steffey is back – with Volume Five!

    With the announced departure of Colby Laney as guitarist with Volume Five, the band has announced a couple of big changes. Jacob Burleson will switch from mandolin to guitar, and the band will welcome the big daddy, Adam Steffey, into the