• Tex Logan turns 85

    Our friend Fred Robbins was on hand for Tex Logan's 85th Birthday Bash in East Hanover, NJ recently, and filmed the better part of the day's activities. He has posted the first of what he says will be several videos, this

  • The littlest Flamekeeper

    Another bluegrass baby! Charlie Lawson, who plays guitar and sings lead with Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, is celebrating the birth of his first child, along with his wife, Melissa. Joyln Annette Lawson was born earlier today (4/4) at 1:55 a.m. at the

  • More remembrances of Earl Scruggs

    The tributes to Earl Scruggs are coming in faster than we can get them posted! No surprise, given the tremendous impact he had on musicians worldwide, and personally on the many friends he made in the bluegrass and country music

  • Paisley studio shots

    Tom Mindte of Patuxent Music sent along these photos of Danny Paisley in the studio with the Southern Grass, taken by Michael G. Stewart. They are tracking this week for a new album to be released on Pauxent later this year.

  • Danny Paisley in the studio

    Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass are in the studio tracking a new project for Patuxent Music. No details yet about songs to be included, nor a release date, but we do know that Danny is recording with Doug Meek on

  • 2012 Bluegrass All-Star Jam

    This past few years have seen a bluegrass variety show travel across the eastern US, billed as the Bluegrass All-Star Jam. Over the years it has hit dozens of cities, with a live concert featuring a bevy of top bluegrass

  • Study with Michael Cleveland

    Fiddlers in the Louisville, KY area - or those willing to make the trek - will have the opportunity to study privately with Michael Cleveland next year. Jeff Guernsey's Conservatory of Music in Jeffersonville, IN (just across the river from Louisville),

  • Frank Wakefield Tribute To Bill Monroe

    Frank Wakefield spent a lot of time Saturday night telling people how lousy he is. “I’m the world’s worst mandolin player,” he told a full house in Garrett Park, Md. “If you don’t believe it, just ask me.” Later, after the

  • Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival recap

    Every November and March, a couple thousand bluegrass fans from all across the continent flood the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH for one of the top indoor bluegrass festivals in the country: The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival. The festival is