• MerleFest 2012 in pictures

    The 25th MerleFest was a blast and I had an amazing time shooting all of the spectacular musicians. This was my 5th time at the festival, and even though I wandered around quite a bit from stage to stage, I

  • Dehlia Low on hiatus

    Popular old time/bluegrass group Dehlia Low has announced that they are coming off the road in 2012 to dedicate more time to new families. In a statement released this afternoon, the band indicates that the hectic schedule they endured last year

  • Merlefest Day 4

    Here's a day 4 report on Merlefest 2011 from Georgia Lowrance, delayed by poor connectivity on Sunday. She provided us daily updates, with photos, from her position on the ground in Wilkesboro last weekend. The bulk of the photos

  • Merlefest day 3

    Here's a day 3 report on Merlefest 2011 from Georgia Lowrance, delayed by poor connectivity on Sunday. She has promised us daily updates, with photos, from her position on the ground in Wilkesboro. So many stages... so many artists... so little

  • The Troubadours kill at Merlefest

    We've spoken highly in the past about The Troubadours, a talented young band from East Tennessee. They made the trek this weekend to Merlefest, and came away covered in glory. Yesterday we posted the winners of the banjo and guitar competitions,

  • Merlest 2011 contest winners

    And speaking of Merlefest... The winners have been announced for this year's banjo and guitar contests. First place in the Doc Watson Guitar Championship, held on Thursday (4/28) went to Eric Hardin of Warrensville, NC, who received Boucher Alencia Goose guitar

  • Merlefest day 2

    Here's a day 2 report on Merlefest 2011 from Georgia Lowrance. She has promised us daily updates, with photos, from her position on the ground in Wilkesboro. The Creekside Stage is one of the smaller stages tucked away in a corner

  • Merlefest Day 1

    Here's a day 1 report on Merlefest 2011 from Georgia Lowrance. She has promised us daily updates, with photos, from her position on the ground in Wilkesboro. Finally the day had arrived. Today was the first day of Merlefest 2011, the

  • Melefest 2011 on Bluegrass Today

    For the first time, Bluegrass Today will have a correspondent on site at Merlefest, next weekend's mega music festival in Wilkesboro, NC. The event includes performances over four days from perhaps the most widely divergent roster of musical acts you can