• Dr Arm from Banjolit

    US grassers are rapidly getting used to the idea of bluegrass music being a truly international endeavor. It may be, and may long remain, a primarily American musical form, but important contributions from beyond our shores are a regular component

  • Richard Cifersky with Velvet Blue

    Slovak banjoist Richard Cifersky will be visiting the US again later this month. He will serve as a staff instructor during Acoustic Music Week at Lincoln Memorial University, and perform with east Kentucky's Velvet Blue while he's over. Richard plans to be in the States

  • Tales from Fragment’s reunion tour – Day 5

    Fragment, one of the most popular central European bluegrass bands ever, is celebrating their 30th anniversary by doing a reunion tour. Bass player and vocalist Jana Mougin is chronicling their tour for us at Bluegrass Today. Day 5: November 27 Kaufbeuren,

  • Richard Cifersky at IBMA

    Shortly after arriving at IBMA in Raleigh, we had a chance to chat with Slovak banjo picker Richard Cifersky, who shared news about his new solo album, his new band (Bill Faster), and his ongoing efforts to promote bluegrass music

  • Fast video from Bill Faster

    Slovak bluegrass band Bill Faster have released their first music video for the song Fast, written by guitarist/vocalist Dusan Hronec and Alan Jackson. The group is made up of noted Eastern European musicians, including Richard Ciferský on banjo, Anton Národa on