• Michael Cleveland on the DL

    We have learned that fiddle superstar Michael Cleveland will miss his scheduled show today (9/18) at Dumplin’ Valley in Kodak, TN. Michael was admitted to the hospital earlier this week when he began to feel poorly on the way to fill

  • Don’t forget to vote!

    Just two weeks left to vote in our 2010 Bluegrass Blog Awards poll! It's our annual unofficial vote that matches the final IBMA awards ballot. Early results have The Gibson Brothers running away in several categories. They are way ahead in

  • Marshall Wilborn on the mend

    Marshall Wilborn is taking a leave of absence from his gig with Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper to complete treatment for Lyme disease. He tells us that the treatment, which lasts 28 days, is going well. Marshall will be back with the

  • Michael Cleveland swings it solid

    Everybody in the bluegrass world knows what a monster fiddler Michael Cleveland is, but it seems that he impressed some gypsy jazz folks this past weekend as well. Michael and Flamekeeper were in Butte, MT performing at the National Folk Festival

  • Flamekeeper in the studio

    We caught up with Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper earlier this week. They are at Hilltop Studios in Nashville working on their next project for Rounder Records, which they hope to see released sometime this fall, though no date has been

  • Jim Roe checks in

    We heard this week from Jim Roe of Roe Entertainment, who shared some follow-up to a couple of stories we have covered on Bluegrass Today of late. Roe Entertainment handles representation for a number of popular bluegrass acts, including Lonesome

  • Michael Cleveland on Knee Deep In Bluegrass

    Cindy Baucom captured a couple of interviews recently for Knee Deep In Bluegrass at the Bluegrass All-Star Jam in Stillwater, OK. She spoke with both Michael Cleveland and Marshall Wilborn of Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, and both will be part

  • Making bluegrass history in DC

    New bluegrass fans may not realize the impact that the Washington, DC area had on the history of our music, especially if they live far from the nation's capitol. In the 1970s and '80s a very active bluegrass scene had sprung

  • Dale Ann with Michael Cleveland

    Here's another interesting package show for 2010. Dale Ann Bradley will be collaborating next year with her old friend and former employee, Michael Cleveland, when she goes on the road with his band, Flamekeeper, for select shows next year. These dates