• Elvis Costello welcomes bluegrass

    Elvis Costello last recorded an acoustic album in 1986. On June 2, 2009 he is set to release another, Secret, Profane & Sugarcane. The album was produced by T Bone Burnett, recorded in Nashville in three days, and features a

  • Tim O’Brien concert at the Violin Shop

    This post is a contribution from Tim Kruzic, banjo player with Blue Daze. Tim is a long time friend of Bluegrass Today who has been involved with IBMA on many levels over the past several years. Serving on various committees

  • Violin Shop Concerts, Vol II

    We also heard last week from Fred Carpenter, who runs The Violin Shop in Nashville. He shared some of his plans for IBMA week later this month, which will include their participation during the Grand Masters Fiddle Contest (9/28-29), and