The Australian Bluegrass Conference, (ABC) held annually near the picturesque town of Maleny in Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland is designed to be a high-powered, fun-filled, 4 days of bluegrass music immersion. It is the perfect place for learning essential techniques, jamming with friends and networking with other like-minded … [Read More...] about 2019 Australian Bluegrass Conference Update No 2
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News just in from the 2019 Bluegrass Conference relates to this year's teaching faculty which features six international musicians. The list below is in development and other names will be announced soon. Jens Kruger - North Carolina USA Josh Goforth - North Carolina USA (fiddle, mandolin, guitar) Jenny Lester – British Columbia Canada … [Read More...] about 2019 Bluegrass Conference
The banjo is a very popular instrument, and it’s popularity is currently growing rapidly. However, there’s a convoluted and misconstrued history of this instrument. Here is a podcast from Tony Thomas, African American Banjo Scholar, about the history, origins and commercial explosion of the banjo. Visit the podcast here. Once you get … [Read More...] about Banjo History Podcast.
It's been quite a while since we have heard what's new from the Davidson Brothers. They tell us that the last six months have been crazy for them and time has flown by. The Davidson have performed at the 2018 World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, North Carolina. They have also celebrated their little sister's marriage, r and more recently played the … [Read More...] about Davidson Brothers 2019 Update
The Grascals have announced the addition of bluegrass veteran, Chris Davis on guitar and lead vocals. Davis is no stranger to bluegrass music, having … [Read More...] about Chris Davis Joins the Grascals
Crowd Funding Campaign Aims to Save Classic Film Made at Legendary Festival Reportedly the first feature film about bluegrass music (Washington Post, … [Read More...] about Bluegrass Country Soul Movie Restoration Almost Complete.
The Kruger Brothers are unique in the world of bluegrass music as they blend their instruments and voices to a wide variety of music styles from … [Read More...] about Kruger Brothers – Three of a Kind
Critically acclaimed, pioneering bluegrass band Nefesh Mountain will embark on a 26-city tour from April to August of 2019. The group is the first of … [Read More...] about Nefesh Mountain on Tour.
With a Grammy nomination and a record-setting 11 wins as Fiddle Player of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, fiddler Michael … [Read More...] about Michael Cleveland – Tall Fiddler
Kim Robins and 40 Years Late have released their brand new single, I’ll Always Be A Gambler, their second project with Pinecastle Records. This upbeat … [Read More...] about Kim Robins and 40 Years Late – I’ll Always Be A Gambler
Celebrating 50 Years, Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers set to release new CD. Rebel Records has released, Take Me Back to West Virginia, from … [Read More...] about Larry Sparks – New Moon Over My Shoulder
Here is news of a new album from LaTresa & The Signal to be released on the June 7, 2019 called The Blood and the River, a collection of original … [Read More...] about LaTresa & The Signal – The Blood and the River
Heading to Kentucky next year? Here is a festival you might want to take in - Romp Festival in Owensboro, Kentucky from 26th to 29th June … [Read More...] about 2019 ROMP Artists Announced
Kristy Cox will be touring with Amanda Cook early next year and playing the Tamworth music festival in January. Here is an interview we produced with … [Read More...] about An Interview with Amanda Cook, Touring with Kristy Cox 2019.
Performer applications are now open for the 2019 Great Alpine Pick. While the Great Alpine Pick used to be held at Harrietville each year the event … [Read More...] about Applications Open for 2019 Great Alpine Pick
Organisers of this year’s International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)’s World of Bluegrass, brought to you by Chiesi USA and taking place … [Read More...] about Changes To 2019 World of Bluegrass Announced
Here is an opportunity to appear before a host of Bluegrass Music agents, producers, recording companies and other folk providing opportunities to … [Read More...] about Bluegrass Ramble Applications Now Open.
Applications are now being accepted for Blue Ridge Banjo Camp. The Blue Ridge Banjo Camp is presented by Béla Fleck and will be held at the Brevard … [Read More...] about 2019 Blue Ridge Banjo Camp Applications Now Open
The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the 2019 class of Leadership Bluegrass, an intensive three-day program of … [Read More...] about 20198 Leadership in Bluegrass Announced
News from Mountain Pickers Association is that it's time for the June Club Concert. This months special guest is Slim Dime and the Prairie Kings, … [Read More...] about Slim Dime and the Prairie Kings to play Mountain Pickers
If you have a bluegrass band in the Far North Queensland region there is a call for you to play at an upcoming combined birthday celebration. Deb … [Read More...] about Bluegrass Band Needed in FNQ,
The Australian Bluegrass Conference, (ABC) held annually near the picturesque town of Maleny in Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland is … [Read More...] about 2019 Australian Bluegrass Conference Update No 2
Tasmania's Miena Bluegrass Workshops and Jam is set for Sat 1st June. 2019 (this Saturday) and is open to all skill levels and new … [Read More...] about Miena Bluegrass Workshops and Jam
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Here is an RK80 Recording King mahogany banjo. It got rave reviews at last year's Bluegrass Conference in Maleny, by all who played it. This is a … [Read More...] about Recording King RK80 Banjo.
For Sale: Cutaway dreadnought body style with inbuilt L.R. Baggs bridge transducer pickup. This instrument features: Sitka spruce top … [Read More...] about 1999 De Gruchy Concert Guitar