• IBMA Fanfest Exhibit

    This is just a quick update from the exhibit hall. We are having a great time today meeting a lot of readers who are coming up and introducing themselves to us. We've also met with several artists and recorded some

  • World Of Bluegrass ’06 – some previews

    As we did last year, we will be publishing the full schedule for IBMA's World Of Bluegrass and Fan Fest in a searchable, printable format here on Bluegrass Today. This will allow attendees to pre-plan both their daytime and after-hours

  • Debut project from Tresa Jordan

    Tresa Jordan is the name of a new CD project from this bluegrass and country singer/songwriter, just released on South River Road Records. A debut single, I Turn To Country, has been promoted in recent weeks to country radio, and

  • Episode#39 – Andy Hall

    Episode #39 continues on the heels of last week's discussion with Chris Pandolfi. This time, we are talking with dobroist/vocalist Andy Hall, also of The Infamous Stringdusters, and a fellow graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Andy

  • Episode#38 – Chris Pandolfi

    Voila!! After much consternation, trial and error, and long distance coaching, it appears that I have successfully uploaded what should have been last week's edition of The GrassCast. My apology for the delay. Hopefully this week's episode will be uploaded

  • Chris Thile touring this summer

    Chris Thile, the virtuosic mandolinist and driving force behind the acoustic pop sensation, Nickel Creek, will be out with a bluegrass band this summer in support of his upcoming solo release. The music may not fit everyone's description of the

  • Infamous Stringdusters sign with Sugar Hill

    We have posted previously with our high praise for The Stringdusters, based both on our familiarity with these talented young musicians, and on their powerful performances at the IBMA World Of Bluegrass last October. At that time, we alluded to

  • May/June issue of Flatpicking Guitar

    When Dan Miller sent along those Merlefest photos earlier this week, he also passed along some info on the current issue of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, of which he is editor and publisher. Dan said that this issue has been mailed

  • The Stringdusters – powerful stuff

    One of the more powerful impressions I took away from IBMA 2004 was the performance of Wheel House, a young band I caught in an evening showcase. I had come to see them primarily because of Chris Pandolfi, an extremely