• Sarah Jarosz talks Follow Me Down

    It's been a big week for young Sarah Jarosz. Having just finished exams in her fourth semester at the New England Conservatory of Music, she started touring in support of her new record, Follow Me Down, which hit on Sugar Hill

  • How To Grow A Band debuts this week

    This Friday, April 15, will mark the official premiere of How To Grow A Band, the documentary film by Mark Meatto that followed Chris Thile and Punch Brothers across the US and the UK over the past two years. It

  • Elton John and Punch Brothers

    We have wondered several times on Bluegrass Today whether it shouldn't be a requirement that every artist in any field of music had to make a bluegrass record before they could be voted into their respective Hall of Fame. It seems

  • Bluegrass Grammy news

    The nominees for the 53rd Grammy Awards were announced last night, with a number of bluegrass artists prominent on the list, even outside the bluegrass category. Dierks Bentley received a Best Country Album nomination for his Up On The Ridge CD,

  • An interview with Punch Brothers

    When Punch Brothers performed last month at Watermelon Park in Berryville, VA, Milo Farineau found a chance to speak with fearless leader and mandolinist Chris Thile and banjoist Noam Pikelny before the show. Milo also sent along photos he took

  • Paste: Punch Brothers are aliens

    There is much to report from and about Punch Brothers, Chris Thile's merry band of alt-bluegrass pranksters. Their current Nonesuch album, Antifogmatic, has just been released on vinyl for all you audiophiles out there. It is packaged with a copy of

  • Still more Punch Brothers

    Punch Brothers continue to pop up everywhere you look, offering more evidence of how large an audience they have found for their unique acoustic/bluegrass/pop/rock hybrid. Two more prestigious publications have taken a look at their output in the past few