The Deering Banjo company has added a new accessory to their line of products for banjo players. Their new thumbpick is now offered directly from their web site in a white pearloid finish. It is styled and sized much like the popular National brand picks that […]
Several years ago, a sibling band based out of Florida took the bluegrass world by storm when they won the 2012 SPGBMA Band Competition and set off on a powerful career that recently earned them a number of IBMA Awards, including Song of the Year […]
Old Salt Union has announced that they are now affiliated with Blue Sun Entertainment agency, working with Mike Kaiz out of Chicago. Things have been moving fast for OSU this year. The band was selected as an official showcase act at this year’s World of Bluegrass […]
Mountain Faith has found a new sideline… singing The Star Spangled Banner at sporting events. And with a modern bluegrass twist, of course. The popular North Carolina group has opened games with the anthem for both the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Falcons this year, and […]
Colorado’s Savage Hearts have released a debut single from their brand new album, Playing It Forward. The band is an effort from noted Rocky Mountain fiddler and fiddle instructor, Annie Savage, who is also the lead singer for the group. She is supported by Nancy Steinberger, […]
Ryan Cavanaugh has announced that he is leaving his banjo position with the Jeff Austin Band and heading back to his home base in New York City. Austin had started his group when he left Yonder Mountain String Band in the spring of 2014, starting […]
Rebekah Long has chalked up an impressive bluegrass resume over the past decade despite often staying behind the scenes. Long was one of the first graduates of Glenville State College’s bluegrass program, and spent time playing bass with both Valerie Smith & Liberty Smith and […]
Back in 2013, we covered the brutal attack suffered by David Via while standing outside prior to a house concert where he was set to perform. The talented Virginia singer/songwriter was seriously injured when he was knocked from the porch and struck his head on […]
On October 22, Russell Carson, banjo player with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, and Bethany Burie, guitarist with The Burie Family, were wed at the First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, TN. The ceremony was a who’s who of young Nashville, bluegrass edition. Bethany and Russ […]
Melvin Glen Goins passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016, while at West Nipissing General Hospital in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, Canada. He was in North Bay to play at the River Valley Bluegrass Jamboree, at nearby North Bay. He came into this world on December […]
Bluegrass sites we like
The California Bluegrass Association (CBA) is a California Non-Profit Corporation which was founded in 1975 in the San Francisco Bay Area. The CBA is dedicated to the furtherance of Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Gospel Music in California.
Since 2003, the DC Bluegrass Union has been a federally-recognized not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting Bluegrass music in the Washington DC and surrounding areas.
Supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound.
The Capital Area Bluegrass and Old-time Music Association (CABOMA) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving and promoting bluegrass and old-time music by providing a consistent place in the D.C. area for members to jam, twice-monthly, rain or s
Located in the RiverPark Center Complex in Owensboro, KY, this state-of-the-art facility displays the history of bluegrass music through interpretive exhibits, films, recordings, photographs, posters, costumes and instruments.
IBMA: Working together for high standards of professionalism, a greater appreciation for our music, and the success of the worldwide bluegrass community.