• Noam Pikelny coming to ArtistWorks in 2020

    ArtistWorks, the multi-instrument, multi-genre video learning system for online instruction, has announced that they will be bringing banjo wizard Noam Pikelny onto their faculty in the spring of this year. From the time he hit the scene as a member of Leftover

  • There is Nothing like Noam Alone

    Until recently, we have known Noam Pikelny as one of the crew. Whether he was knocking us out as part of his Punch Brothers posse, sending us reeling with Leftover Salmon, or throwing it down with fellow young bluegrass all-stars,

  • Noam Pikelny rules the Internet!

    Noam Pikelny's new solo album, Universal Favorite, has generated a lot of attention in the mainstream music media since its release last month. Some of this is surely due to his prominence as a member of Punch Brothers with Chris

  • Noam Pikelny solo project in March

    Rounder Records has announced a March 2017 release for Universal Favorite, their first recording for Noam Pikelny. Noam's last project, Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe, brought him a handful of awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association in 2014.

  • Noam Pikelny goes solo

    Banjo wizard Noam Pikelny is taking leave of his Punch Brothers bandmates - for the next few weeks at least - to venture out on his first solo performance tour. And by solo, we mean solo; just him on stage

  • Noam Pikelny joins Martin banjo prize board

    Steve Martin has announced that Noam Pikelny, current banjoist with Punch Brothers, has joined the Board which selects the recipients of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music. Noam had been the inaugural prize winner in

  • Noam and Aoife on tour

    Two of the most celebrated artists in the vicinity of bluegrass music - with two of the coolest names - Noam Pikelny and Aoife O'Donovan, are winding up a duo tour over the next week across the Midwest. To help promote

  • One Song Romance – Michael Barnett

    Modern American string music, in the folk rather than classical tradition, has a number of hot spots around the country. The lure of commercial work brings a good many talented young practitioners to Nashville, where they often band together or