• The Lomax Project

    On top of dealing with a new baby, Colorado banjo player Jayme Stone has an ambitious new project for next year. Called The Lomax Project, this collaboration of traditional string musicians will travel and record in 2014 in honor of American

  • Hot Rize tracking new project

    Fans of Hot Rize will be delighted to learn that there is a new studio album in the offing. The CD will be the first by the legendary band in 10 years – and the first studio album since the release

  • Acoustic Music Seminar applications due Dec 1

    Attention talented young string players... Applications for the 2014 Acoustic Music Seminar at the Savannah Music Festival must be turned in by December 1. The week long seminar runs from March 30-April 5 in Savannah, GA and is open to musicians

  • Melvin Goins and Tim O’Brien to WV Music Hall of Fame

    The 2013 West Virginia Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony is scheduled for November 16 at Charleston's Culture Center Theater. This 5th class of inductees contains three artists beloved by bluegrass fans: The Goins Brothers, and Tim O'Brien. Melvin Goins has been involved in the

  • Superstring Theory coming from Andy Statman

    Avant-garde mandolinist Andy Statman has announced a new CD, Superstring Theory, set for an October 22 release on Shefa Records. It was recorded with Staman's Trio (Jim Whitney on bass and Larry Eagle on drums), along with fiddler Michael Cleveland and guitarist/vocalist

  • A Great Night of Bluegrass Music

    “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 Nashville last night (August 14) for a special edition of Music City Roots, the weekly

  • On The Edge from Frank Solivan

    Compass Records has announced that the Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen album On the Edge (COM4602) is now available in digital format. The project is the first since Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and Compass Records linked up in February. It consists