• Banjo extravaganza in Galax

    Galax, VA has a long history in the development and preservation of bluegrass and old time music. The annual Old Fiddlers Convention held there each year since 1936 draws thousands every year to jam, socialize and compete for the coveted

  • Buddy Melton and Terry Baucom

    Here's some info on Terry Baucom's upcoming CD, In A Groove, courtesy of his wife, Cindy. The album is now complete, and due for release March 29 on the John Boy & Billy label. Cindy tells us that as they were

  • Baucom reunites DLQ for In A Groove

    We posted last week with news about In A Groove, the upcoming debut CD from Terry Baucom. It's hard to even comprehend describing a "debut" project for a 40 year veteran in the bluegrass music world. Terry got his start right

  • Terry Baucom is In A Groove

    We have news today on upcoming projects from two of the most celebrated instrumentalists in contemporary bluegrass. First up is In A Groove, a solo record from Terry Baucom, his first such effort after more than 30 years as a bluegrass

  • Lotsa bluegrass on Blue Plate today

    Blue Plate Special, which airs weekdays at noon on WDVX in Knoxville, has a heaping helping of bluegrass in store for today's (8/20) show. In fact, there is so much music that they have extended today's program to 2 hours. Featured

  • Blueridge Music Hall of Fame 2010

    The Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame has announced their 2010 inductees. Located in the Wilkes Heritage Museum, Wilkesboro, NC, the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame aims to preserve the rich musical heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Wilkesboro,

  • Sunset Drive in Japan

    Maro Kawabata is a Japanese native who came to the states some 20 years ago. His interest in bluegrass music led him to record a solo project for Copper Creek Records, Carolina Blue, in 2001, and then plan a tour

  • Guilty from Jett’s Creek

    Jett's Creek saw the release yesterday of their second CD, Guilty. The Cincinnati, OH band was formed by siblings Adam McIntosh and Angie Young, along with their dad, Jon McIntosh. This project has been a long time in coming. A single

  • Separated at birth?

    Walking through the mall with my wife, I noticed a large poster displayed outside an entertainment store. I did a double take, asking myself why they had such a large poster of Chris Thile sitting out, before I realized it