The Davidson Brothers have announced the winner of this year's Australian Bluegrass Scholarship. Tom Kendall plays guitar and mandolin and grew up in Essendon, Victoria. He first cultivated a passion for the music of the mountains in the suburbs, before venturing into regional touring with his band-mates, The Knott Family Band. Most recently, … [Read More...] about 2017 Australian Bluegrass Scholarship Winner
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This is a new CD from a band called The Burning Bridges. The band features Pete Somerville on banjo, Fran Martin on tenor guitar and vocal, Pete Denahy on fiddle and some harmony vocal, Ian Tritt on mandolin, guitar and some harmony vocal, Mark Wardle on guitar, Rod Boothroyd on bass and Jen Lang on resonator guitar. This latest album called … [Read More...] about The Burning Bridges – Down This Old Road.
Jan Dale hosts a regular radio show featuring bluegrass and old-time music on PBS FM 106.7. Her next show will feature music and interviews from: October 2 - The Knott Family Band playing live to air before launching their debut self-titled CD on October 10th at Open Studio, Melbourne. October 24th - Mile Twelve Band (U.S.) Live to air … [Read More...] about On Southern Style in October 2017
The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band consists of outstanding musicians with over 100 years of combined recording and performance experience. Joining guitarist Peter Rowan are Michael Witcher, Dobro; Keith Little, banjo; and Paul Knight, bass. The ensemble has graced the stages of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Grey Fox, Merlefest, Rothbury Australia’s … [Read More...] about Peter Rowan Band Heading Downunder.
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
East Tennessee Teen Duncan Stitt takes out the grand prize in the Dobro competition at internationally-acclaimed Bluegrass festival 2017 RockyGrass … [Read More...] about Teen, Duncan Stitt Wins Grand Prize
Country music star Glen Campbell has died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He was aged 81. Glen Campbell died Tuesday 8th Sept around 10am local … [Read More...] about Vale Glen Campbell
Banjo player Scott Vestal was awarded the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass this week. The surprise ceremony was conducted at … [Read More...] about Scott Vestal Wins Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo
This is a new CD from a band called The Burning Bridges. The band features Pete Somerville on banjo, Fran Martin on tenor guitar and vocal, Pete … [Read More...] about The Burning Bridges – Down This Old Road.
Shannon Slaughter has announced That Old County Road has hit number one on the Bluegrass Today Top 20 weekly song chart. The song is the first … [Read More...] about Shannon Slaughter – Never Standing Still
Leading up to next month’s IBMA Awards, it’s fitting that fiddler, Mike Barnett is announcing a recording full of guest appearances, many IBMA winners … [Read More...] about Portraits in Fiddles – Mike Barnett
Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle have hit the ground running since its first album in 2015. Their two previous Rural Rhythm Records albums have produced … [Read More...] about Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle – Time Won’t Wait
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
MountainGrass - 17th -19th November 2017 MountainGrass continues the tradition of bringing U.S. Bluegrass and Old- Time acts to play concerts and run … [Read More...] about 2017 MountainGrass Update
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
Wide Open Bluegrass 2017. You won’t find this lineup anywhere else. Featuring bluegrass greats, emerging stars and one-of-a-kind jams - It's a … [Read More...] about 17 Reasons to Attend WOB.
IBMA has announced the keynote address at this year's Business Conference will be delivered by Rhiannon Giddens. The conference is set for Tuesday, … [Read More...] about Rhiannon Giddens to Deliver 2017 Keynote Address
Jan Dale hosts a regular radio show featuring bluegrass and old-time music on PBS FM 106.7. Her next show will feature music and interviews from: … [Read More...] about On Southern Style in October 2017
Supporting the Westend Christian Ministry in Brisbane. Bluegrass Gospel Queensland are hosting a Bluegrass Gospel Music open mic and jam session on … [Read More...] about Open Mic Concert and Fundraiser for Bluegrass Gospel Qld.
We previously advised that Mile Twelve from Boston are playing at this year's Dorrigo Festival. They have recently announced their Australian tour … [Read More...] about Mile Twelve 2017 Tour Dates
We have just learned of a new jam session commencing in Sale, Victoria - The Wellington Bluegrass Jammers. The jam session will take place at Bond … [Read More...] about Wellington Bluegrass Jammers
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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