• Weekend print news update

    We found a number of feature pieces on bluegrass/acoustic artists in various print publications this past few days. Friday's Knoxville News Sentinel ran an interview with Abby Washburn of Uncle Earl. She talked about their upcoming CD, Waterloo, Tennessee, and having

  • Bluegrass Music Videos on Ya’ll Wire

    If you like music videos you're probably disappointed by the lack of bluegrass music videos on the music channels coming in over cable and satellite. Enter Ya'll Wire. This is a fairly new site that is still under development and

  • SuperGrass photos online

    California photographer Tom Tworek has recently posted a gallery of images he shot at SuperGrass, the California Bluegrass Association's annual indoor winter festival, which ran February 1-4. These were taken from the stage, and are mostly close up, portrait shots of

  • Grascals on CBS on 2/12

    Be on the lookout for The Grascals on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson on Monday, February 12. They'll be on with Dierks Bentley, with whom they recorded for his new CD. Bentley is a long-time friend of The Grascals'

  • More bluegrass Grammy news

    There are a number of other bluegrass artists with Grammy nominations announced yesterday. Rhonda Vincent and Bobby Osborne are nominated in the Best Country Collaboration With Vocals category for Midnight Angel, from Rhonda's All American Bluegrass Girl CD. The Del McCoury Band

  • Grascals name new banjo player

    The Grascals have just announced that Aaron McDaris will be their new banjo player. He has been working this past six years with Larry Stephenson, and has a solo project, First Time Around, on Pinecastle Records. He takes the spot of

  • Grascals on The Opry tonight

    The Grascals will be a featured performer on The Grand Ole Opry tonight, appearing in the 9:00-9:30 p.m. and 11:30-midnight slots. It may be your last chance to hear them perform with original banjo man Dave Talbot, who recently informed

  • Grascals on CMT this Sunday

    Hazel Smith is one of the more colorful characters you'll find on TV. Her cooking segments on such popular programs as Emeril Live and The Ellen DeGeneres Show have made her into a minor celebrity. Her cookbook, Hot Dish: Hazel's

  • Billy Smith’s 50th Birthday Party

    Our good friend and fellow laborer in this business of blogging, Sharon Smith, has posted some photos and comments from Billy Smith's 50th birthday party held at the Station Inn on Sunday. Her post includes photos of husband Terry Smith,