• Roland White interview from Mel Bay

    Mel Bay has released a video interview with mandolin legend Roland White. In it, Erica Cantrell guides him through a discussion of his long and noteworthy career in bluegrass music, interspersed with musical interludes. Roland speaks of his time performing with

  • IBMA Workshop: Bill Monroe’s 100th birthday plans

    This post is a contribution from Mike Reed, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. See his profile here. One of the great things about attending the IBMA workshops is that you never know what direction the discussion may go. Fred Bartenstein, Nick

  • Classic Roland White reissue in June

    Tompkins Square is set to re-release a classic album from Roland White on June 1. I Wasn't Born To Rock'n Roll was initially released by Ridge Runner Records in 1976, while Roland was working as a member of Country Gazette, who

  • Roland White on WAMU

    Roland White will join Katy Daley this morning (7/14) on WAMU's Bluegrass Country to celebrate the music of his late brother, Clarence White. Tomorrow (July 15) will mark the 36th anniversary of the day when Clarence was killed by a drunk

  • Roland White on Fretboard Journal talk radio

    Fretboard Journal magazine's online talk radio show last week featured a lengthy interview with Roland White. They talk about both he and brother Clarence's music careers and about the new Clarence White instructional book/CD package that Roland has recently published. Clarence and

  • Clarence White book now available

    After what can only be described as a labour of love, Roland White has announced that his book, The Essential Clarence White - Bluegrass Guitar Leads, is now available. The 102-page spiral-bound book features 14 songs and tunes with variations, in

  • Workshop opportunities at IBMA

    With the annual IBMA World Of Bluegrass convention coming up (9/29-10/2), a number of instructional workshops have been scheduled in Nashville during that same time frame. Students of bluegrass instruments can take advantage of these opportunities during their visit, especially

  • Bluegrass Museum hosts Monroe-Style Mandolin Concert

    On the evening of September 8, 2007, downtown Owensboro Kentucky will be ringing with the sounds of bluegrass mandolin played in the traditional style of Bill Monroe. The International Bluegrass Music Museum is hosting their annual Monroe-style Mandolin Camp, and

  • Bluegrass Museum: 2007 Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp

    We failed to mention this when it was announced recently, but in case any readers don't know about it, here it is. The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY is moving forward with plans for it's second Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp.

  • Autism Awareness Benefit in Nashville

    This Tuesday and Wednesday nights will see quite a gathering of bluegrass talent at Nashville's legendary Station Inn, assembled to benefit the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee. Their goal is to help raise awareness of this serious neurological condition, as