• Bluegrass Island Band Competition

    The Bluegrass Island Festival on North Carolina's Outer Banks may be the fastest growing event in bluegrass. Just a few years out from their 2013 debut as the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, the Hemilright family of Manteo has continued to

  • Palatka Bluegrass Festival – February 2016

    The 12th February Palatka Bluegrass festival opened Thursday at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch. Florida band Penny Creek opened the show. Greg Cahill brought Special Consensus to the stage. Special C is in its 41st year of touring and always brings top notch music

  • New look for The Bluegrass Express

    After 15 years proudly representing Martha White, Rhonda Vincent has rewrapped her official tour bus, The Bluegrass Express, with new graphics. Vincent says that she is nothing but grateful for the long-running relationship with Martha White, whose support of bluegrass goes back

  • Pickin’ Party on Music City Roots tonight

    Nashville's Music City Roots is given over tonight to a 70th birthday celebration and pickin' party for John McEuen. It appears to be a big time planned to help celebrate the banjo picker and multi-instrumentalist who has spent 50 years

  • Happy 40th birthday to Aaron McDaris

    This past weekend Rhonda Vincent pulled off one of the most difficult feats in modern American life: a successful surprise birthday party for her banjo player, Aaron McDaris. The party was held on December 5 at Nashville's Music City Bar & Grill,

  • Saturday at SOIMF 2015

    Saturday at SOIMF - to regulars, and the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival to everyone else - kicked off with a breakfast for the members of the Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers Fan Club. Kenny Smith, Buddy Robertson, and Michael

  • Bluegrass Christmas 2015

    Well, I guess it's time to have a look at some of the special Christmas offerings available this year. Chris Jones got things started this week by pulling back the curtain on how holiday recordings are made. So we will try

  • 2015 GMA Dove Award winners

    Prior to last night's gala Dove Awards show produced by the Gospel Music Association in Nashville, the winner of the Bluegrass Song of the Year category was announced as God is There, recorded by Lizzy Long and Rhonda Vincent, and written by

  • Dove Awards tonight – Volume Five video

    The Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards are scheduled for tonight (10/13) in Nashville at the Lipscomb University Allen Arena. The show is sold out, but is being recorded for broadcast this weekend on the Trinity Broadcasting Network. Among the many awards to