• 2016 Red Wine Bluegrass Party

    This report is a contribution from Martino Coppo, mandolinist and vocalist with Italy's Red Wine. Each year they host a themed show where they live in northern Italy called Red Wine Bluegrass Party, and Martino sends along some photos and a description. The

  • Pickin’ Friends – Red Wine

    I have to admit, I don’t keep up with the international bluegrass scene as much as I should. However, thanks to Bluegrass Today, I’ve had the opportunity to review quite a few strong albums from groups based outside of the

  • Red Wine Bluegrass Party

    We just heard from our favorite bluegrass winos, the guys in Red Wine, Italy's premiere bluegrass band. Last week they held another of their special concerts, called the Red Wine Bluegrass Party, in Genoa on November 7. Each year they tackle

  • Photos from 2015 Mountain Song Festival

    The Mountain Song Festival, hosted each year in September by The Steep Canyon Rangers in Brevard, NC  to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, appears to have been another great success. Artists from all over the world performed

  • The I in IBMA

    Bluegrass has been gradually working itself into a worldwide phenomenon, and this year's convention of the International Bluegrass Music Association really gave one a chance to see that. I made friends from all over Europe, Australia, and Asia while in

  • Someday You Will video from Red Wine

    Italy's Red Wine has a new music video for Liz Meyer's Someday You Will, a song from their latest album, Red. It's a low key video, with the band assembled in a a comfortable living room to run through the song.

  • Peter Rowan prepares for European tour

    As Peter Rowan prepares to tour Europe, he is in the Compass Records' studio recording his second album for the label. Along with his current band, Keith Little (banjo), Paul Knight (bass) and Mike Witcher (resonator guitar), Rowan has been joined

  • Red Wine Bluegrass Party

    We received a note on Monday from Richard Hawkins, who reports for both the Bluegrass Ireland Blog and the European Bluegrass Blog. He wanted to let us know about the terrific photo-essay he recently published, covering the 3rd annual Red Wine

  • Red Wine on Woodsongs

    There was an overseas invasion on Michael Jonathon's Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour on October 1. Both Boys of the Lough from Ireland and Scotland, and Italy's Red Wine were featured on a recent edition of the program, and the