• The business of songwriting

    This post is a contribution from Tom Bibey, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. You can see his profile here. I attended an IBMA songwriter business conference Tuesday morning. David Crow, a Nashville attorney who specializes in entertainment law, Nashville songwriter

  • Peavey to resurrect CA Guitars?

    We posted this past spring about CA Guitars closing up shop and going out of business, news that was most unwelcome to the small but exceedingly loyal band of CA aficionados out there. Their instruments were built with a carbon fiber

  • Gulley and Stafford on Into The Blue

    This next week's syndicated broadcast of Into The Blue with Terry Herd will include an interview with Steve Gulley and Tim Stafford. They join Terry to discuss their superb new Rural Rhythm project, Dogwood Winter, and spin some of the

  • Tim Stafford and Alecia Nugent

    Tim Stafford and Alecia Nugent have announced their engagement to be married. Could this be the next great bluegrass power couple? Tim tells us that he and Alecia had known each other for years, but became close when they worked together

  • Dogwood Winter – Gully and Stafford

    Sometimes it can be a tad disconcerting reviewing the many recordings that come across our desk each week. Sure, there is a lot of good music, but not so much really great music - the sort that demands multiple listenings

  • Bluegrass Jamming Essentials from AcuTab

    AcuTab Publications has released the fifth DVD in their Power Pickin' series designed to help serious students of bluegrass music improve their craft, and get more enjoyment from the time they spend with their instrument. Bluegrass Jamming Essentials - Play With

  • Stolen Instrument Recovered

    We're always glad to do what we can to help get the word out concerning stolen instruments, but saddened that a player has been parted from a beloved axe. That's why we're even happier to report when a stolen instrument