• Del on WAMU and Marty Stuart

    Delheads have two chances to experience his Delness this weekend from the comfort of their homes or workplaces. This morning (1/30) just after 9:00 a.m., he will join Katy Daley on WAMU's Bluegrass Country to talk about he and the band's

  • Kathy Mattea to deliver some Coal

    For some Kathy Mattea is to West Virginia what Patty Loveless is to Kentucky, although the former hasn't embraced bluegrass music as has the latter - until now, perhaps. Raised near Charleston, West Virginia, Grammy-award winning singer Mattea is to release

  • Marty Stuart donates Lester Flatt’s guitar

    It seems Marty Stuart has given quite a Valentine's Day gift to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. On Wednesday, February 13, 2008, he donated Lester Flatt's old 1950 D-28 to the museum. History tells us Lester bought the

  • Another honor for Flatt & Scruggs

    Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs were honored last night as they were inducted into Nashville Songwriters Association International's Hall Of Fame at their 38th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony. Marty Stuart inducted Flatt & Scruggs, recalling how he

  • Marty Stuart to host XM show

    Country and bluegrass stalwart Marty Stuart has signed on to host a one hour weekly radio program on XM Satellite Radio. Marty Stuart's American Odyssey will debut on Friday, October 5 at 8:00 a.m. on XM's classic country channel, America

  • More bluegrass Grammy news

    There are a number of other bluegrass artists with Grammy nominations announced yesterday. Rhonda Vincent and Bobby Osborne are nominated in the Best Country Collaboration With Vocals category for Midnight Angel, from Rhonda's All American Bluegrass Girl CD. The Del McCoury Band

  • Merle Haggard bluegrass CD

    From Ronnie Reno, via J.D. Rhynes, who posted on the California Bluegrass Association web site, comes word that Merle Haggard is working on a bluegrass project. That CBA news posting elicited a response from Elida Ickes on the CBA message board

  • Marty Stuart to host IBMA Awards show

    The IBMA has announced that the host for this year's International Bluegrass Music Awards show will be Marty Stuart. The show will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on September 28, 2006, at which time the