• Red Prairie Dawn at Sore Fingers

    Folks stateside may not be familiar with Sore Fingers Week, a major annual event on the bluegrass calendar in the UK. It's a week long camp offering instruction in bluegrass and old time music, bringing teachers from across Europe and

  • That Old Familiar – David Thom

    Besides being a regular correspondent for Bluegrass Today and a West Coast Bluegrass Ambassador, David Thom is also a performing artist who has released yet another fine album, That Old Familiar, on Swollen Records. Recorded at Lewietoons Studio in Berkeley, CA,

  • That Old Familiar from David Thom

    California guitarist, bandleader, and Bluegrass Today contributor David Thom tells us he has just finished mastering for That Old Familiar, his new solo project. The CD is being produced by Laurie Lewis out of her Berkeley, CA studio LewieToons. David says

  • Mike Witcher exits New Hip

    Mike Witcher, who has played resonator guitar with Missy Raines and the New Hip since its inception in 2002, has announced his departure from the group. In addition to being a fine musician, Witcher also has a photography business, and

  • Dirty Kitchen: studio journal #2

    Here's another update from our friends Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen. The guys are currently in Nashville and working hard a new recording. They've graciously decided to give us all a window into the process. They're sending along updates every

  • New reso book from Mike Witcher

    Mike Witcher, current reso man with Missy Raines & The New Hip, has published a second instructional book for resonator guitar. Resonator Guitar: 20 Bluegrass Jam Favorites contains precisely what the title suggests. Mike has created intermediate level arrangements for 20