• PopMatters – Best of Bluegrass 2012

    It’s that time of year again, where pundits assess various aspects of the past 12 months. One of the first to do so and publish their list of favourites is PopMatters, the international magazine of cultural criticism. PopMatters’ bluegrass Top Ten listing

  • Punch Brothers in This Is 40

    Among the many new films set to debut during the Christmas season is This Is 40, written and directed by Judd Apatow, with a bevy of hot Hollywood stars set to splash across the screen. Paul Rudd, Megan Fox, Leslie Mann,

  • Punch Brothers on Conan

    Video from Punch Brothers' visit to the Conan show last night has been posted online. Watch as the boys power through Movement and Location, Chris Thile's ode to the slider tailing away.   The band has just embarked on a whirlwind tour, which

  • Punch Brothers on CMT

    CMT.com has posted several videos from a recent performance by Punch Brothers, live in their Nashville studio. There are five full songs, taken from their current Who's Feeling Young Now album, and its predecessor, Antifogmatic. Here are a couple, starting with their

  • New Punch Brothers EP

    Punch Brothers will be releasing Ahoy on November 13, a five song EP CD including unreleased tracks from the sessions that produced their current album, Who's Feeling Young Now. The disc will contain three covers, a traditional bluegrass song and a new Punch

  • Punch Brothers – your roots are showing

    Punch Brothers are one of those acts that help define the dividing line between what is and isn't bluegrass music. Folks who embrace the oft-denigrated "big tent" philosophy see them as a direct antecedent to what Bill Monroe started nearly

  • Punch Brothers go Baroque at Telluride

    While at the 2012 Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado this June, Punch Brothers performed Rob Moose's transcription of J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 for bluegrass ensemble, with two violins. It was originally scored for three violins, three violas, three cellos,

  • Saturday at FloydFest 2012

    Goooood Sunday Morning to you from Floyd, Virginia! Before we talk about today, let’s backtrack and tell you what happened yesterday! There’s bluegrass and then there’s everything that happens when you take bluegrass and you start fooling around with its chemistry. Saturday

  • Day 1 of the 40th Annual RockyGrass

    This report from RockyGrass is a contribution from Jake Schepps and Christian Sedelmyer. This year’s RockyGrass sold out on February 27th, the earliest ever sellout for the festival by two months. For those lucky enough to get tickets, this year’s lineup is