• Spinney Brothers – Tried & True

    It’s a safe bet that no one will ever accuse the Spinney Brothers of straying from traditional bluegrass, as shaped by Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. Album after album, show after show, the Canadian band stays faithful to the

  • Emerging Artist jam at Milan

    What do you do if you notice that the Saturday roster at your festival features four out of the five recently announced nominees for the IBMA Emerging Artist award for 2014? Mark Gaynier at the Milan Bluegrass Festival did the sensible

  • New single from The Spinney Brothers

    Gonna Catch A Train is the debut single from The Spinney Brothers' upcoming album on Mountain Fever, Tried & True, due in mid-October. It's a song written by the late Ed Hamilton, who won the 1998 IBMA Song of the Year Award for

  • Terry Poirier becomes a Spinney Brother

    Metaphorically speaking, that is. Terry Poirier is taking his bass skills to the Spinney Brothers, and has in fact, already started doing shows with the band. Like Allan and Rick Spinney, Terry is a native Canadian, though he lives now in

  • A chat with The Spinney Brothers

    During the World of Bluegrass convention in September, we had a nice chat with The Spinney Brothers who on the day we spoke, were preparing for the IBMA Awards where they were nominated as Emerging Artist of the Year.  

  • Final August 2013 Gettysburg photos

    Here is the final gallery of Frank Baker's images from the August 2013 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Just in time, as Frank is now sending in his photos from the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival.  

  • A Great Night of Bluegrass Music

    Jim Lauderdale and Sam Bush at the IBMA Awards nominations - photo © Alane Anno Photography "Good evening, music lovers!" effused Sam Bush, to a packed-out barn of bluegrass fans and industry folks who'd gathered at the Loveless Barn just outside