• Bluegrass Hotel turning sour

    It appears that the acrimony over announced appearances by top bluegrass/acoustic artists in Louisville this weekend (3/20) is likely to linger for a while. Charges and counter-charges are being flung online, with ill will and dashed expectations for a major

  • Bush and The Bluegrass Hotel redux

    Multiple updates after the jump... It seems that the very promising series of projects announced last fall to commemorate The Bluegrass Hotel in Louisville, KY is falling victim to poor communication and inattention to detail. After discussions with Bill Millet, one of

  • Concerning the Bluegrass Hotel concert

    A statement has been posted on Sam Bush's website regarding his scheduled appearance at the Bluegrass Hotel charity concert in Louisville, Kentucky, on March 20. Apparently, Bush's contractual requirements have not been met by the producer of this event and Bush

  • Bluegrass Hotel – Newgrass turns 40

    Another major benefit concert is scheduled for March 20 in Louisville, KY. The show is intended to mark 2009 as the 40th anniversary of newgrass music, and the crucial role that Louisville played in its birth and development. In fact there

  • Sam Bush – MPI studio sessions

    We heard recently from Steve Fishell, director of the Music Producers Institute, with word about their next studio clinic. The session will feature Sam Bush, who will spend three days with the class to record and mix new songs -

  • Sam Bush interview on YouTube

    Here's a fun interview with Sam Bush, conducted by members of blues-rockers The Band Of Heathens on their bus during the recent Ski Jam 2009 in Steamboat Springs, CO. Sam talks about the "old days," and tells how Strength In Numbers

  • Y’all Wire lists top bluegrass videos

    Y'all Wire, a large country music video web site, has announced their Top 8 Bluegrass Videos for 2008 to date. The video ratings are based on the site's Multivariate Audience Meter, which measures a video's popularity of "audience engagement." In

  • Bush league baseball

    Chris Thile isn't the only bluegrass picker with a pure love for baseball. Sam Bush is another, and his fondness for America's pastime was recently chronicled on the Baseballisms site. Sam's video remembrances of growing up playing baseball are especially poignant,

  • Bush accepts Kentucky honor

    The state of Kentucky honored native son Sam Bush this week, and Sam returned the favor by picking a few for the KY State Senate in Frankfort on Monday. The Senate approved a resolution which celebrated Bush's contributions to newgrass music,