• 75 years at Renfro Valley on TV

    Since 1939 Renfro Valley, Kentucky has been synonymous with good, old fashioned country, bluegrass and Gospel music. What started out as a barn dance has grown into a massive entertainment and shopping complex that receives visitors from all over the

  • Ronnie Reno and Rural Rhythm

    When Rural Rhythm Records moved east to Nashville from California 2 years ago, one stated reason was to seek television and video opportunities for the label and its artists. Shortly after they arrived, company President Sam Passamano announced a deal

  • Overview of three IBMA Keynotes

    Our friend Ted Lehmann has posted a nice overview of the Keynote presentations offered during the 2011 IBMA World of Bluegrass convention in Nashville. In a break from the past, IBMA hosted a trio of Keynotes this year instead of just

  • Doyle on Reno’s Old Time Music Festival

    Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver will be the guests on this weekend's edition of the Reno's Old Time Music Festival on  RFD-TV. The show is hosted by Ronnie Reno, and regularly features the best in traditional bluegrass music. We understand that Doyle

  • Bill Harrell remembered

    In addition to Richard Thompson's overview of Bill Harrell's long career in bluegrass, we spoke to a number of artists who had worked with Bill, and wanted to share their thoughts on his passing. First up is Ronnie Reno, who performed

  • Bluegrass on Comcast

    Finding bluegrass music content on television is always a challenge, but that challenge just got a whole lot easier. BlueHighways TV announced today that it has signed a multi-year distribution agreement with Comcast Cable. This will make BlueHighways' linear and

  • IBMA Exhibit Hall Photos 2

    Here is one more gallery of photos from Saturday at IBMA. I took these in the exhibit hall. Cherryholmes Jim Van Cleve Casey Henry Steve Huber Megan Lynch Reno and Rigsby Sizemore and Lawless Dan Miller Murphy Henry Tony Williams Fank Solivan II Joey Cox

  • IBMA Exhibit Hall Photos

    Here's a nice group of photos from the Exhibit Hall. Photos by Dave Carney © 2006 Lawson and Reno Bull Harman Dan Miller Herschel Sizemore The Huber Booth Katy Daly Bill Keith Sewell and Leftwich Reid and Baucom Merriam and Bush Ronnie Reno Richard Gelardin Danny Roberts Roland White The Smiths Eberle and Vorndick