• Sam Bush’s Keynote Address

    Thanks to the IBMA and Sam Bush for allowing us to post the audio of Sam's Keynote Address on the opening day of the 2010 World Of Bluegrass convention in Nashville. Bush spoke on Monday, September 25 at the beginning of

  • Monday photos from IBMA

    This post is a contribution from Russ Carson, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. See his profile here. The attached pictures are from Monday at the 2010 IBMA conference.  They include jamming throughout the hotel and convention center, Sam Bush's keynote

  • We love you, man

    This post is a contribution from Tom Bibey, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. You can see his profile here. Sam Bush is “creating new circles,” but in his 2010 IBMA keynote speech it is clear he has all respect for

  • FestivalLink collection to benefit grassers

    FestivaLink, the online purveyor of live show downloads, has released a special package of sets from Merlefest 2010, with a portion of the sales proceeds going to benefit the Bluegrass Trust Fund. The fund is administered by the International Bluegrass Music

  • Sam Bush to give IBMA keynote address

    Sam Bush has been confirmed as the Keynote Speaker at the 2010 IBMA World Of Bluegrass convention in Nashville (9/27-10/3). He will speak on the opening night of the week-long event, Monday (September 27), and his speech will examine bluegrass music

  • Todd Parks to Sam Bush Band

    Sam Bush has announced a new face on stage with The Sam Bush Band. Todd Parks has stepped in on bass, filling the large shoes of Byron House who handled both acoustic and electric with Bush since 1999. Parks is recently

  • Dierks Bentley on Leno

    We've posted several times recently about Up On The Ridge, the bluegrass/Americana-themed album from Dierks Bentley due June 8 on Capitol Records. It's an interesting record, with many moments of pure brilliance, and it could attract a lot of attention

  • Johnny C back with The Doobie Brothers

    John Cowan has quite a history in and around bluegrass music. He first burst onto the scene in 1974 as the bass player with Newgrass Revival, with whom he toured and recorded until 1990. His soaring vocals became as much