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Joe Walsh, Grant Gordy & Ian Hutchison – Russian Lullaby

Joe Walsh, Grant Gordy & Ian Hutchison perform “Russian Lullaby” live in our Washington, DC studios.

Bud’s Collective on the Lee Michael Demsey Show, Thursday 1/29

West Virginia pickers Bud’s Collective will perform live on The Lee Michael Demsey Show on Thursday, 1/29.

Highlights: Friday January 23 – Sunday January 25

Old Time Jam – Fri. 12-3 p.m. LIVE
Pete Sutherland and Oliver Scanlon visit Rosemarie Nielsen on Old Time Jam for a live in-studio performance at 1:00 Friday.

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  • Do you haiku?

    jones_thI was reminded recently by Ned Luberecki that I had once written a bluegrass haiku that went as follows: late in the evening Uncle Pen played the fiddle why did he do that? This led me to think that we were overdue for a discussion […]

  • Adam Steffey going under the knife

    steffey_thJust like the instruments they play, sometimes bluegrass musicians themselves need a bit of a tune up. Mandolin master Adam Steffey will be headed in soon to try to fix a pesky irritated nerve that has been bothering him recently. According to Steffey, he had […]

  • Hillbenders going all Tommy on us

    tommy_opry_thIn 1969, the rock music world was agog when The Who, one of the top grossing acts on the circuit at that time, released a double album called Tommy. Described as a rock opera, the entire album was based on a single concept, the story […]

  • Brownlo video from Gary Brewer

    homestretch_thGary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers have released a music video for one of the tracks on their current CD, Homestretch. We don’t often see videos for bluegrass instrumentals, but that’s just what Gary and his boys have put together. The tune is one of […]

  • Butch Robins, video star

    butch_robbins_thButch Robins presents – Blue Grass Music, its Origin and Development as a Unique and Creative Art Form Produced and directed by Bud Bennett, Radford University Conceived, written and hosted by Butch Robins If you like bluegrass history, you will positively “waller” in this video […]

  • American Originals a Hit in Cincinnati

    american_originals_thThis report on a special multi-genre musical show in Ohio comes from Artie Werner, manager and bass player with The Missy Werner Band. Cincinnati Music Hall was a great place to be this past weekend, where artists of several genres joined together to present American […]

  • Bill Yates passes

    yates_thBill Yates, lifetime bluegrass musician, bassist with The Country Gentlemen, and friend to everyone in the bluegrass community, died tonight after several weeks in the hospital. He was 78 years old. He had been hospitalized earlier this month, suffering from a brain bleed. Doctors resisted […]

  • News from Mountain Rain

    mountain_rain_thBrad Wood, mandolinist with North Carolina’s Mountain Rain, got in touch last week with several bits of news. First off, the band has recently signed with Cedar Creek Management, and booking for shows will be handled by Susan Burrows at Cedar Creek (336 953-2814). They have also […]

  • IBMM launches Executive Director search

    ibmm_thThe International Bluegrass Music Museum has announced the official launch of their search for a new Executive Director to replace Gabrielle Gray, who had announced that she would be stepping down in December. Gray will continue to manage the organization’s annual music festival, ROMP, but […]

  • 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards

    ncbs_thIt’s awards season in Tinseltown, as you can tell if you open a newspaper or turn on the TV. But it’s not just for the movies, or just in southern California. Over the weekend, the 8th annual Northern California Bluegrass Awards were distributed during the […]

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