News from Jan Dale in Melbourne is that the Western Flyers will be performing live to air on Southern Style on Tuesday 26th February. The Western Flyers are a multi award-winning Western Swing trio from Texas. This is their second visit to Australia. Everybody raved about them last time so it will be a special show. The Western Flyers are one … [Read More...] about The Western Flyers Australian Dates including Live on Southern Style
Australian Bluegrass News
Dave Diprose, has spent some 30 years honing his skills as a songwriter. He is also a competent slide guitarist, bluegrass flat-picker and story-teller, Melbourne's Dave Diprose has etched his place into the acoustic music scene. His music is steeped in tradition and rich with Australian heritage. Just recently Dave won 2019 Tamworth Songwriters … [Read More...] about Song Writing Award for Dave Diprose
Last month I brought news of a pending tour with Amanda Cook who is performing with Kristy Cox at this year's Tamworth Festival. We now have the full tour schedule for Amanda's Australian appearances. Amanda Cook hails from the Gulf Coast of Florida and came onto the Bluegrass Scene with drive and determination. She brings a mix of traditional … [Read More...] about Amanda Cook 2019 Tour Dates
80 Year Old Dobro finds its way to this year's Bluegrass Conference. While at the 2018 Bluegrass Conference I ran across Andrew Ryan who shared his story, of being given a special instrument which he brought along to this year's Bluegrass Conference in Maleny. This Dobro, circa 1936, was originally owned by Mary Hill and was given to Andrew Ryan … [Read More...] about The Mary Hill Dobro of 80 Years
Last night, the stirring biographical documentary, Flamekeeper: The Michael Cleveland Story, premiered at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. … [Read More...] about Flamekeeper: The Michael Cleveland Story
Congratulations must surely to The Travelin’ McCourys on their Grammy win for Best Bluegrass Album, announced today in Los Angeles, California. The … [Read More...] about Grammy Win for The Travellin’ McCourys
Volume Five has announced the addition of Adam Steffey to their band. He is a 5-time Grammy award winner and record-holding 11-time International … [Read More...] about Adam Steffey To Join Volume Five.
After a career of over 60 years in the music industry, Ronnie Reno announced today that he will retire in December of 2019. The longstanding host of … [Read More...] about Ronnie Reno To Retire in Late 2019
The time has finally come, as Bluegrass band Carolina Blue releases their highly anticipated new project, I Hear Bluegrass Calling Me. Released via … [Read More...] about Carolina Blue – I Hear Bluegrass Calling Me
Here is a UK band we have come across that is about to release a new song on 1st March this year. The Orange Circus Band will release their eagerly … [Read More...] about The Orange Circus Band – The Saturday Song
The wait is over, as critically-acclaimed fiddle extraordinaire Deanie Richardson releases her new album Love Hard, Work Hard, Play Hard. The project … [Read More...] about Deanie Richardson – Love Hard, Work Hard, Play Hard
Full album, Mountains, Mamas and Memories, to Be Released February 22nd. Rebel Records has released the first single from veteran bluegrass band Big … [Read More...] about Big Country Bluegrass’ New Single Release
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
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
IBMA Selects Official Showcase Artists for 2018 Bluegrass Ramble The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced its 30 Official … [Read More...] about Davidson Brothers Selected for 2018 Bluegrass Ramble
Cripple Creek will be playing this Sunday (27th Jan) from 1:00pm-5:00pm. They are playing at the Cobbs Hill Estate winery at 382 Swamp Road, Oakbank … [Read More...] about Cripple Creek at Cobbs Hill Estate
The Semaphore Jam Session in South Australia is back up and running for 2019. The Jam Session is the First Sunday of the Month at: Semaphore RSL Club, … [Read More...] about South Australia Jam Underway for 2019
Last month I brought news of a pending tour with Amanda Cook who is performing with Kristy Cox at this year's Tamworth Festival. We now have the full … [Read More...] about Amanda Cook 2019 Tour Dates
The Burning Bridges with Sean Lee McCoy will be performing live to air on Jan Dale's radio show Southern Style on February 12th The Burning Bridges … [Read More...] about The Burning Bridges on Southern Style
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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