• Ask Sonny Anything… no dancing!

    Ask Sonny Anything will be a recurring feature where our readers pose questions to the great Sonny Osborne, one half of the iconic Osborne Brothers who redefined bluegrass music in the 1960s, and noted banjo maven and collector of fine

  • Honorary Doctorates for bluegrass pioneers

    Jesse McReynolds receives a letter of intent from Megan Darby for his honorary doctorate from Glenville State Glenville State College in West Virginia, one of several institutes of higher learning to offer a bachelors degree in bluegrass music, has announced plans

  • A Tag-Team Call for Diversity

    Get over it, already. Missy Raines and Chris Jones didn’t say it quite so bluntly, but that was the underlying message of their keynote address to kick off IBMA’s World of Bluegrass Conference Monday in Nashville. Using humor, a bit of self-deprecation

  • Bobby O remembers Rocky Top

    Bobby Osborne has used the imminent release of his next album with Rocky Top X-Press as the occasion to record some remembrances of his storied career on video. The first episode of what is being called Bobby Osborne On The Air

  • New single from Bobby Osborne

    Rural Rhythm has dropped a single from New Bluegrass & Old Heartaches, their upcoming project for Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press. The song is I'm Going Back To The Mountain, a Jake Landers composition that had been recorded by The

  • More recollections of Earl

    We've heard this morning from a number of highly-influential banjo players, each sharing their personal reflections on the passing of the greatest among them, the man, THE Earl Scruggs. Sonny Osborne, who internalized Scruggs music as a young teen, and is