• Ron Block on WFDU

    Ron Block will be the featured guest on Friday's (12/12) edition of Lonesome Pine RFD on WFDU-FM. He will join host Carol Beaugard from 11:00 a.m. until noon to talk about his new AcuTab banjo instructional DVD, A Fresh Look At

  • Ron Block banjo DVD

    Banjo players have been clamoring for instructional materials from Ron Block for years, but his busy schedule with Alison Krauss & Union Station has prevented him from dedicating the time to it. Until now... His first banjo instructional DVD will be

  • Sierra Hull on Bluegrass Breakdown

    Sierra Hull was the featured guest on this past weekend's edition of Bluegrass Breakdown, hosted by Dave Higgs on Nashville Public Radio. She was joined in the studio by Cory Walker (banjo, resonator guitar), Ron Block (guitar, banjo) and Beth Lawrence

  • Tuesday night random

    Tuesday night at IBMA I found myself wandering around on the lower two levels of the convention center during the After Hours Showcases. I heard a bunch of great music, and got to visit with a number of friends I

  • Ron Block Santa Cruz guitar

    The Santa Cruz Guitar Company introduced their latest artist signature model at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville last month. It's for Ron Block, celebrated banjo player and guitarist with Alison Krauss & Union Station, and is being produced in conjunction

  • In the studio

    Your blog authors have been busy in the studio all week working on a couple of new AcuTab projects that were mentioned earlier. I managed to snap a couple of photos of the action. I thought I'd share them here for

  • New DVDs due from AcuTab

    AcuTab Publications has news of several new bluegrass instructional DVDs due during the summer and fall of 2008. Just completed shooting is a fiddle project with Mountain Heart's Jim Van Cleve which will go into editing shortly. Jim covered a number

  • Sierra Hull Video Bio

    Our friend Craig Havighurst has posted a YouTube video bio of Sierra Hull. Craig produced the video for Rounder Records to coincide with the release, yesterday, of Sierra's new CD, Secrets. We got to produce this video bio of Sierra that

  • Ron Block on Sierra Hull

    Today (5/6) marks the official release of Secrets, Sierra Hull's debut on Rounder. This sixteen year old wunderkind has been wowing audiences for at least the past six years, sitting in with leading artists like Alison Krauss, Sam Bush, Ricky

  • The Holy Baby

    Our thanks to Ron Block for this powerful and concise re-statement of the principle of "God made man." We've heard it hundreds of times - the Bible story of the Redeemer's birth. The Baby in a manger, Silent Night, the