Jan Dale has just advised us that next Tuesday, 21st November, Appalachian Heaven will be playing live to air on her radio show, Southern Style prior to the launch of their new album Hold your Lying Tongue. Appalachian Heaven features Graeme Fletcher on guitar, Kimberley Wheeler on bass, Sally Ann Taylor on fiddle, Ian Alexander on banjo, Claire … [Read More...] about Appalachian Heaven to Play Southern Style
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Clay Hess has signed with Pinecastle Records for an album to be released in 2018. The talented vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter won a Grammy award and was nominated for another during his time as a member of Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder. He has since done stints with Mark Newton, Mountain Heart, and Sierra Hull. This upcoming album will … [Read More...] about Clay Hess Signs With Pinecastle
This year the SA Bluegrass Jam Camp was again held in Quorn on Thurs-7th - Sun 10th Sept. 2017. Participants for this year's camp came from Victoria, Adelaide and Country SA. The class was composed of people who are tired of playing alone at home (closet-pickers) and want to learn how to play with others in a slow jam with no music as they did … [Read More...] about Quorn Jam Camp 2107
The Women in String Bands album will be officially launched at Mountaingrass 2017 with a special concert on Saturday evening at 7:00 pm in the festival's main marquee. This project was made possible through Folk Alliance of Australia. The aim of the project was to celebrate and promote women in string bands in Australasia and those who … [Read More...] about Women In String Bands Album Launch
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn present Circle Round Home 2: A benefit for the Bluegrass Trust Fund at Nashville's Station Inn on 13th Dec this … [Read More...] about Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn Play for Bluegrass Trust Fund
Gospel bluegrass band The King James Boys have signed with Pinecastle Records for an upcoming album to be released in 2018. The group began touring … [Read More...] about Pinecastle Signs The King Jams Boys
John McEuen, one of the founding members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (NGDB), has announced his immediate departure from the iconic group. Stating … [Read More...] about John McEuen Quits Dirt Band
As the USA draws closer to this year's IBMA celebrations, Rebel Records announces the signing of High Fidelity. This talented young band is intent on … [Read More...] about Rebel Records Signs High Fidelity
Taylor Pfeiffer has announced the release of her new EPTake Her. The first single from the EP Take Her is a self-penned song, recorded across NSW and … [Read More...] about Taylor Pfeiffer – Take Her
Balsam Range has announced the release of their latest EP, It's Christmas Time. The six-track outing spreads seasonal joy with a mix of contemporary … [Read More...] about Balsam Range EP – It’s Christmas Time
Remington Ryde's Pinecastle Records debut A Storyteller's Memory will be available this Friday, November 3rd. The James King tribute album includes … [Read More...] about Remington Ryde’s “A Storyteller’s Memory”
Longtime sideman Brad Hudson presents his first solo project Next New Heartbreak releasing this Friday, 3rd November on Pinecastle Records. In … [Read More...] about Brad Hudson – Next New Heartbreak
The ABOTMA Annual General Meeting will be held Saturday 18th November, 5.15pm - 6.15pm in the Conference Room at the Feathertop Retreat, Harrietville, … [Read More...] about 2017 ABOTMA AGM Notice.
Andrew Barcham from the Mountain Pickers Association has told us that the Great Alpine Pick is migrating to Beechworth. 2018 will see not only a … [Read More...] about Great Alpine Pick Moves to Beechworth
All is underway for this year's Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival 13th, 14th & 15th October 2017. Music lovers of all ages will gather in the … [Read More...] about Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival 2017
Get Your BGTF Facebook Frame for your profile photo. Giving Tuesday, a worldwide fundraising event to kick off the end-of-year giving season will … [Read More...] about IBMA Joins In Giving Tuesday
International Bluegrass Music Association’s fifth Annual World of Bluegrass has broken all past attendance and economic impact figures. The … [Read More...] about IBMA Breaks Attendance and Economic Records for 2017
IBMA has announced the winners of this year's International Bluegrass Music Awards hosted at the International Bluegrass Music Awards show on 28th … [Read More...] about 2017 IBMA Awards Announced.
We have received word that Pete Kuykendall, a giant in the world of bluegrass music has passed away. Pete Kuykendall may not be well-known to … [Read More...] about VALE Pete Kuykendall
Mountain Pickers' Assoc. will present Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen. International Bluegrass Music Association's 2016 instrumental band of the … [Read More...] about Frank Sollivan and Dirty Kitchen to Play Mountain Pickers’ Assoc.
Victorian band Nine Mile Creek will be playing live to air on Southern Style with Jan Dale on November 14th. Following that on-air stint, they head to … [Read More...] about Nine Mile Creek To Play Southern Style
Mountain Pickers' Association has announced that this month's featured artist is Appalachian Heaven. The Appalachian Heaven Stringband is highly … [Read More...] about Appalachian Heaven To Play Mountain Pickers’ Assoc.
Here is a reminder for Cripple Creek's next gig to be held this Sunday 29th Oct., at the Pt Noarlunga RSL from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. Directions: just … [Read More...] about Cripple Creek back for 29th Oct
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This banjo was made for me by Wayne Sagmoen of Minneapolis. It has a 12” rim, 1/4" brass tone ring and Schaller tuners. It has a hard shell … [Read More...] about Wayne Sagmeon Banjo, 2008
Here is a Gibson Epiphone for Sale Model: MB 500 Gold plated. Schaler tuners worth about $300 Fults tailpiece value - $280 Janet … [Read More...] about 2009 Gibson Epiphone MB500