• Silver Anniversary for Dr. Banjo

    Here's another big milestone in the bluegrass world. Pete Wernick, aka Dr. Banjo, is celebrating his 25th anniversary offering his Winter Banjo Camps in Boulder, CO. Wernick has long been known as a pioneer in bluegrass banjo instruction. His beginner book,

  • Pete Wernick – The Doctor Is In

    Pete Wernick, Dr. Banjo to you and me, was the subject of a recent video segment for TimesCall.com, the online home of the Longmont Daily Times-Call, Pete's hometown paper. The video visits Pete at his banjo practice cabin, which he built

  • Pete Wernick with Long Road Home

    Pete Wernick will be working next week on a live recording with Long Road Home, a bluegrass band based in Boulder, CO. They will be tracking May 25-27 at the Etown Hall in downtown Boulder, with admission proceeds going towards

  • Silver Anniversary for Dr. Banjo

    Pete Wernick will celebrate 25 years leading instructional camps for banjo pickers when he convenes his Winter Banjo Camps in January 2009. The camps are held in Boulder, CO and separate events are held for beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Pete

  • Bluegrass in Reader’s Digest

    Should you pick up the August '08 issue of Reader's Digest - as millions of us do each month - you'll find an article by David Hochman that tells a story that will be familiar to many of our readers. Hochman

  • Australian Bluegrass Blog

    Here's another new entry in Bluegrass Todayging community - The Australian Bluegrass Blog. The site is managed by Greg McGrath, a serious Aussie bluegrass enthusiast who I met last spring when he was visiting in the US. Greg also maintains Gippsland

  • IBMA ’07 report on Irish radio

    Niall Toner will be on Ireland's RT?â Radio 1 this week with the first two installments of his Nashville Sessions series, recorded while he was in attendance at the IBMA World Of Bluegrass convention earlier this fall. These shows will air

  • Scholarship available to banjo camp

    Pete Wernick tells us that he has one scholarship yet to be awarded for his Advanced Banjo Camp in Colorado January 21-26, 2008. The scholarship is intended for players who might otherwise not have the resources to attend Pete's camps, and

  • Pete Wernick on Steve Martin wedding

    We posted yesterday afternoon about Hot Rize performing during and after Steve Martin's "surprise" wedding ceremony at his home in Los Angeles on July 28. As we might have suspected, Pete Wernick (Dr. Banjo) was in the thick of the