• As The Crow Flies from SFTRB

    The second album from the Songs From The Road Band, As The Crow Flies, in now available online. The band is a side-project for members of several bands based in North Carolina, the brainchild of Charles Humphrey III, bass player

  • Bluegrass radio in spades

    Today (1/16) is a banner day for finding choice bluegrass online. After the Mountain Heart and David Bromberg live set at noon on WDVX, there are three other opportunities on broadcast and online radio. At 1:00 p.m., Ralph Stanley II will

  • Curly Seckler on radio

    Fans of bluegrass veteran Curly Seckler will be able to enjoy two radio programs in which he is featured during the holiday period. On Friday, December 26 Seckler discusses his career with host Frank Stasio on North Carolina Public Radio's

  • Welcome Rosalie Cass Sharp

    This was a happy week for banjo pickers! We posted on Tuesday that Aaron McDaris and his wife celebrated the birth of their daughter, Katie Leann, on Monday. It turns out that Monday was also a special day for Graham Sharp and

  • North Carolina Banjo Clinic

    Cindy Baucom sent in a couple photos from the past weekend at the North Carolina Banjo Clinic in Burnsville, NC. The event was hosted by Rod Johnston of Village Productions. Instructors included Tom Adams, Graham Sharpe, Mike Scott and Terry Baucom.

  • IBMM opens Curly Seckler exhibit

    On Sunday, November 2, 2008, the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky, unveiled a brand new Curly Seckler exhibit. The exhibit, which will remain up for one year, includes photos, posters and LPs from Seckler's 70 plus years in bluegrass

  • Bluegrass radio – Saturday 10/25

    More big bluegrass doin's on online radio this Saturday (10/25). At 1:00 p.m. (EDT) former Foggy Mountain Boys Jody Rainwater and Curly Seckler will join Steep Canyon Rangers for a live set on WSVS AM 800 in Crewe, VA. They will

  • Curly Seckler and Steep Canyon Rangers

    Steep Canyon Rangers will be doing two shows this month with legendary bluegrass pioneer Curly Seckler. Seckler was the mandolinist and tenor singer with Flatt & Scruggs during their hey day in the 1950s and early '60s, and later became a

  • Bluegrass Country Wednesday schedule

    WAMU's Bluegrass Country will again be broadcasting live from IBMA this afternoon, bringing a taste of the 2008 World Of Bluegrass event to listeners worldwide who are unable to attend. Wednesday's (10/1) lineup include will include performances from Lonesome River Band

  • Songs From The Road II sneek peek

    Songs From The Road is a loosely-knit side project band that features members of such noted touring acts as Steep Canyon Rangers, The Emmit Nershi Band, Shannon Whitworth and the Refugees, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, Town Mountain, Super Grit