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Trouble Follows Me

Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice – Trouble Follows Me

Rebel Records has recently announced the release of “Honky-Tonked to Death,” the new single from Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice’s highly-anticipated  album, Trouble Follows Me (REB-1857). The single is available to buy through iTunes, Amazon and … [Read More...]

Trouble - The Company

Trouble for The Company

Brisbane’s very own award-winning bluegrass band, The Company, hit the stage this August launching their new album ‘Trouble’ and kicking off a national tour August through October. Their much-anticipated second album will be officially launched at … [Read More...]

Lonely Comes Easy

Chris Jones – Lonely Comes Easy

With success of 2013’s Lonely Comes Easy, their first all-new collection since 2009’s Cloud Of Dust, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers are thrilled to announce a new live album, Live At The Old Feed Store, to be independently released October 7, … [Read More...]

Steve Gulley Family, Friends and Fellowship

Steve Gulley – Family, Friends and Fellowship

Steve Gulley’s first gospel album Family, Friends and Fellowship is released today on Rural Rhythm Christian. Joining Steve on his Family, Friends and Fellowship album is an incredible list of family and friend All-Star performers and musicians who … [Read More...]

Earls Of Leicester

Jerry Douglas Announces The Earls of Leicester

Loving Tribute To Flatt & Scruggs Set For Release On 16th September, 2014 The Earls of Leicester, a tribute to legendary bluegrass artists Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, will be released by Rounder Records on 16th September, 2014. "This … [Read More...]

Steve Gulley Family Friends and Fellowship

Steve Gulley – Family Friends and Fellowhip

Rural Rhythm Christian is proud to announce Steve Gulley’s first gospel album Family, Friends and Fellowship will be released on 22nd July. The Gulley family name enjoys a rich musical heritage that reaches across generations with strong roots in … [Read More...]

Doyle Lawson & QuickSilver

Open Carefully, Message Inside – Doyle Lawson

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Releases New Album - "Open Carefully, Message Inside." On the heels of his recent win at the 22nd Annual Diamond Awards as Bluegrass Gospel Artist of the Year, Doyle Lawson is releasing his latest album Open Carefully. … [Read More...]

The Roys, The View

The View – The Roys Next Album

Award-winning brother and sister Bluegrass duo, The Roys, continue their creative momentum as they gear up for the September release of their fourth studio album, "The View". This highly-anticipated project offers the truest representation of The … [Read More...]

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Events

George Jackson

2014 Sunshine Fiddle Camp

The 2014 Sunshine Fiddle Camp is scheduled for 24th to 29th Sep. at the Alexandra Park Conference Centre. The program will feature  a cello and … [Read More...]

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Sell Swap Buy

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Ibanez Artist

Ibanez Artist 1970's 5 string banjo. This instrument was made in 1979. These banjos were manufactured in Japan during the 70's they were made and sold in direct competition with the then Gibson Mastertones and were a popular seller. This is also a … [Read More...]

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Bellbird Banjo Patterson Model

See attached pics of the Patterson model I have for sale. Why not start the new year off with a new banjo! Simple elegant design with A1 hardware, tone, volume and playability. Jens described this as one of the best banjos he’d ever … [Read More...]

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Dunn Mandolin F5-01

Greg Dunn Mandolin F5-01. I am offering F5-01 for sale at a reasonable price for a hand-crafted custom mandolin with great tone, volume and timbre. Similar qualities in a mandolin with a high-profile manufacturer’s name on it would fetch a … [Read More...]

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Raydoris Mandolin #1

Dunn Mandolin for Sale: This is the first mandolin I built and it was based on a Stewart McDonald A5 kit. The name on the headstock, “Raydoris”, was used as a testimonial to my parents who have passed away. The first two mandolins I built were … [Read More...]

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NAMM

IBMA Partners with NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (commonly referred to as NAMM), is the not-for-profit association that promotes the music products … [Read More...]

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Festivals

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2014 Dorrigo Bluegrass Festival Catch Up

The 2014 13th Annual Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival is shaping up to be one of the best yet we are told. They have announced an exceptional line-up and some new surprises in store. Like many successful festivals, organisers plan improvements … [Read More...]

Special Consensus

MountainGrass Acts Announced

The team at ABOTMA Inc have announced this year's line up for National MountainGrass Festival scheduled for Harrietville  on the 14th -16th November, 2014. This event is Australia’s national bluegrass and old-time music festival nestled in the … [Read More...]

Manjimup

Making Music In Manjimup

Things are coming together for the music weekend in Manjimup in Western Australia. Manjimup a small township is just 307 km south of Perth, in the beautiful south-west corner of Western Australia. It is indeed a land rich in forests, abundant … [Read More...]

Beechworth

15 Years of the Kelly Country Pick

The Kelly Country Pick celebrates its 15th year in Beechworth from the 15th to the 18th August this year. The Kelly Country Pick Bluegrass, Old time and Cajun music festival, has been a regular feature in Beechworth each year in August. This year … [Read More...]

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