• Bluegrass Christmas memories and reflections

    As we settle into the Christmas holiday season, perhaps our readers would enjoy revisiting the many memories and reflections we published during Christmas 2007 here on Bluegrass Today. These were contributions from prominent bluegrass artists and personalities - some poignant and

  • Christmas with Wichita

    Wichita Rutherford remembers things most of us were unaware ever happened. When I asked him about his favorite Christmas memories the other day, he poured his heart out, and asked that we share it all with you. Christmas. What

  • Shingle Bells

    This Christmas dialog comes from Brandi Hart and Buddy Woodward of The Dixie Bee-Liners. 'Nuff said... BUDDY: Enter Mike Wallace...dateline, Christmas season 2005. Location, the capital of country music, New York City. We had just put out

  • A Cracked Christmas tale

    Banjo picker Bill Evans, author of the popular Banjo For Dummies book, recalls his Christmas of the banjo... It was Christmas 1970 and, even though my eight track tape player was constantly playing George Harrison's All Things Must Pass and John

  • Christmas with Sierra

    Mandolin prodigy Sierra Hull shares her fondest Christmas memory. I can't believe how quickly Christmas seems to come and go each year, and of course, each year always brings along some sort of new memory for me. One, however, that I'm

  • More Grascals Christmas

    Here are two more Christmas memories from The Grascals. First up is fiddler Jimmy Mattingly. One of my fondest memories at Christmas as a teenager was waking up and spending the morning with my family, and then calling my best

  • Bill Monroe for Christmas

    James Allen Shelton, guitarist with Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, shares memories of getting music for Christmas. Somewhere I have a picture of me as a teenager at my grandparent's house in the early '70's on Christmas Eve proudly

  • A very Bibey Christmas

    Here is a Christmas memory from master mandolinist Alan Bibey, who performs with Grasstowne. I've been lucky enough to have a lot of great Christmas memories, but here are some of my earliest recollections. Every Christmas as a kid was spent at

  • Grascals Christmas memories

    Here are two Christmas memories from The Grascals, starting with banjo man, Aaron McDaris. My Grandpa would always read the Christmas story out of the bible to us every year before we could open our presents and looking back on it,