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Dick Best with Hamish Davidson

Richard (Dick) Best 1925 – 2014

Richard (Dick) Best, one of Australia's regular and very popular identities on the bluegrass banjo scene passed away last Wednesday. Dick was aged 89. Dick was a well know dealer in banjos, and for those who have had the pleasure of meeting him he … [Read More...]

Stelling

Stolen Stelling Mandolin

There could be nothing worse for a musician than to learn of the loss of their instrument. Well perhaps there could be but it is right up there with having your house burgled and possessions taken. When one of those possessions happens to be a unique … [Read More...]

Aust Bluegrass News

Dick Best with Hamish Davidson

Richard (Dick) Best 1925 – 2014

Richard (Dick) Best, one of Australia's regular and very popular identities on the bluegrass banjo scene passed away last Wednesday. Dick was aged … [Read More...]

Stelling

Stolen Stelling Mandolin

There could be nothing worse for a musician than to learn of the loss of their instrument. Well perhaps there could be but it is right up there with … [Read More...]

The Company

New Album for The Company

Brisbane bluegrass band, The Company, head into the studio this April to record their new album. Having been almost two years since their last … [Read More...]

TaylorPfeiffer1

The Banjo Girl on Spicks and Specks

News just in from Taylor Pfeiffer is that come this Wednesday the 26th of March at 8:30pm she will be appearing as a guest on the music quiz show … [Read More...]

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CD Reviews

Click to Like - Innes Campbell.

Inness Campbell – Click To Like

Don’t be fooled by the tacky appearance of Innes Campbell’s latest album. Click To Like offers a wide range of musical styles. From rich acoustic … [Read More...]

Click to Like - Innes Campbell.

Click to Like – Innes Campbell

For those who aren't familiar with the name, Innes is a Scot in our midst whom I believe to be one of the foremost acoustic guitarists in Australia. … [Read More...]

Heartsongs

Hunter & Suzy Owens – Heartsongs

Heartsongs is a collection of songs written by Hunter and Suzy Owens from Sydney. I first listened to this album without reading any of the liner … [Read More...]

MonroeCrossing

Monroe Crossing – The Happy Holidays

From Minnesota, Monroe Crossing is a fine bluegrass band that has an adventurous and creative approach to acoustic music. The Happy Holidays is a … [Read More...]

RickLang

Rick Lang & Friends – The Season of My Heart

Rick Lang has a long-standing love of the winter-season. He lives in New Hampshire, a state where dreaming of a white Christmas is often a … [Read More...]

The Roys - New Day Dawning

The Roys New Day Dawning Review

The Roys new album New Day Dawning was released this month and has some outstanding offerings from this award winning family duo. Given the wealth of … [Read More...]

Punch Brothers

Punch Brothers with Packwood Review

To say I was looking forward to this show is an understatement. The excitement I’d built up for myself from the moment I knew the Punch Brothers were … [Read More...]

TheMidNorthAlbum

You Were Right About The Stars Review

The Mid North - You Were Right About The Stars. This album by Mid North is a corker. This is an album that had me hooked from the first track. … [Read More...]

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International News

George Shuffler

George Shuffler 1925 – 2014

The pioneering bluegrass guitarist George Shuffler has died April 7. He was 88. Shuffler, one of the forefather's of bluegrass defined the genre … [Read More...]

Lonesome River Band

Mountain Home Signs Lonesome River Band

Carrying the tradition into 2014, Bluegrass powerhouse The Lonesome River Band has just signed an exclusive recording agreement with North … [Read More...]

Nu Blu

Nu Blu It’s a Good Day To Be with You

Bluegrass band, Nu-Blu has just released the 2nd in a 3-part series of new video releases. This song is titled It's a Good Day To Be With You. This … [Read More...]

Gentlemen Of Bluegrass

Gentlemen of Bluegrass and Carolina Memories

Hailing from the Carolinas, The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, a collaborative project of master musicians Danny Stanley, JC Rowland, Tom Langdon, Greg Penny … [Read More...]

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Events

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Bluegrasss Sing Out

The Fremantle Bluegrass Jam has announced a Bluegrass Sing Out on Saturday 17th of May at Mattie Furphy House in Swanbourne. The Sing Out will be a … [Read More...]

The Company

Barn Raising Tour by The Company

The Company have set of on what they are calling a Barn Raising Tour. The Company will shortly set off with their show from Brisbane to Lismore. With … [Read More...]

TaylorPfeiffer1

The Banjo Girl on Spicks and Specks

News just in from Taylor Pfeiffer is that come this Wednesday the 26th of March at 8:30pm she will be appearing as a guest on the music quiz show … [Read More...]

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2014 Fiddlehead Festival

2014 Fiddlehead Festival is set for 15th March from  10:00am to 9:30pm. A great line up of musical performers and workshop leaders has been … [Read More...]

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IBMA News

World of Bluegrass

World of Bluegrass 2014

IBMA’s annual bluegrass music homecoming, scheduled for 30th September to 4th October in Raleigh, North Carolina, will build upon last year’s … [Read More...]

IBMA

Notice to Professional IBMA Members

The IBMA is currently accepting entries to be included on the 2014 Awards Eligibility List. To qualify for awards consideration, albums and songs … [Read More...]

IBMA

IBMA Digital Marketing Webinar

Webinar: Sittin' on Top of the Digital Marketing World - 25th Feb. 6:30 p.m. CST. Navigating the digital market jungle can be tricky: Facebook, … [Read More...]

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