• Sirius celebrates bluegrass independence

    Our friends at Sirius Bluegrass, Chris Jones and Ned Luberecki, have an interesting twist on the US celebration of Independence Day this weekend. Instead of songs with patriotic themes, they will instead feature the music of the many celebrated artists who

  • Banjos at NAMM

    Tim Carter of The Carter Brothers sent along a couple of photos from the Summer NAMM show, being held in Nashville this weekend. NAMM (National Association of Music Merchandisers) holds two large trade shows each year, where manufacturers and distributors of

  • Ned and Cindy do the Awards Show

    The IBMA has announced that Cindy Baucom and Ned Luberecki will be the producers for the 2008 International Bluegrass Music Awards show. They will be tasked with coordinating the artists who will perform and the many presenters who will announce

  • Sirius Bluegrass on the job

    Over the last few weeks, we've followed The Infamous Stringdusters on their European tour (final video below), watched weekly excerpts from their latest promotional video and offered readers the chance to win valuable prizes associated with next week's new CD

  • Sirius Super Pick Off

    Starting this evening at 5:00 p.m., and running through the end of the game on Sunday night, Sirius Bluegrass will celebrate Super Bowl weekend with a bluegrass Pick Off. On-air hosts Chris Jones, Ned Luberecki and Joey Black have compiled the

  • Double Banjo Sirius Spectacular

    Here's a late Christmas present from Sirius Bluegrass... Later this morning, they will present a live, in-studio performance of the music from Tony Trischka's award-winning recording, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular. The CD features Tony in duet with some of the most

  • Sirius Bluegrass Top 17

    Count Down Yonder is the name of the newest show to debut on Sirius Bluegrass, channel 65 on the Sirius Satellite Radio network. Each Friday at 3:00 p.m. they will announce and spin the top 17 songs as determined by listener

  • Nedski with Steve and Tony

    We got a note this morning from Ned Luberecki, banjo player extraordinaire, and one of the hosts of the Sirius Satellite Radio Bluegrass channel. Ned had been out with Tony Trischka this past week, supplying the second banjo for a string

  • Father of Bluegrass Day weekend on Sirius

    What better way for a bluegrass fan to celebrate Father's Day than with the music of the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe? That's exactly what the folks at Sirius Satellite radio's bluegrass channel (65) think. They will feature wall-to-wall Monroe music

  • Midwest guitar/banjo workshop March 10-12

    St. Louis Flatpick is scheduled to run March 10-12, offering midwest guitar pickers - and now banjo players as well - a chance to study with some well known and highly qualified instructors. In addition to guitar instructors Tim May