Illawarra Festival Volunteer Applications Open

Festival organisers are continually looking for volunteers to help us run the music festival. So if you think the following might suit you, then please let them know.

Stellar Line Up to Discuss Bluegrass Influences on Los Angeles Country Rock Music

Rodney Dillard, Chris Hillman, Bernie Leadon, John McEuen, Larry Murray and Herb Pederson will discuss the bluegrass influences that led to the creation of the Los Angeles country-rock music scene.

2023 Golden Guitar Awards Entries Open

Once again the 2023 Golden Guitar Awards include a Bluegrass Recording of the Year category, and past winners of the award include Kristy Cox, The Davidson Brothers, The Weeping Willows, Angus Gill and Pete Denahy.

The Farm Hands – Bluegrass DNA

Tim Graves & The Farm Hands Release Bluegrass DNA Over the years, Bluegrass supergroup Tim Graves & The Farm Hands have established...

Canyon To Play Mountain Pickers Sep 2022

Canyon - American Alt Country Meets Folk and West Coast Harmony Canyon is an acoustic, folk, harmony band performing acoustic interpretations of...

Molly Tuttle – Guitar Player of the Year

We learn that she was drawn to this traditional American art form from the cradle. But the story of how her career evolved is not entirely traditional. Tom Casciato reports on this amazing guitar player as part of our arts and culture series Canvas.

Australian Bluegrass News

Dan Tyminski Signs with 8 Track Entertainment

Dan Tyminski Signs with 8 Track Entertainment

Grammy, IBMA and CMA award-winning multi-platinum star, Dan Tyminski, Signs with 8 Track Entertainment. Tyminski’s first single for the label, Hey Brother, a global smash originally recorded with Swedish DJ Avicii, will be released this fall. Currently on tour with...

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Chasing Music Review

Chasing Music Review

Dale is not only a natural writer with a great turn of phrase, but a truly intrepid traveller. What started as an exploration of America, its music, people and scenery quickly became a journey of self discovery.

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International News

The Bluegrass Standard Oct 2022

The Bluegrass Standard Oct 2022

The October edition of The Bluegrass Standard Magazine is now online. Publishers continue to work to provide the magazine to both platforms. Each issue runs on issuu.com and the website. The Bluegrass Standard in now online and Free.

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The Bluegrass Standard Oct 2022

The Bluegrass Standard Sep 2022

The latest issue of The Bluegrass Standard is now online. Publishers continue to work to provide the magazine to both platforms. Each issue runs on issuu.com and the website. The Bluegrass Standard in now online and Free.

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New Releases

The Bluegrass Standard Oct 2022

The Bluegrass Standard Oct 2022

The October edition of The Bluegrass Standard Magazine is now online. Publishers continue to work to provide the magazine to both platforms. Each issue runs on issuu.com and the website. The Bluegrass Standard in now online and Free.

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The Bluegrass Standard Oct 2022

The Bluegrass Standard Sep 2022

The latest issue of The Bluegrass Standard is now online. Publishers continue to work to provide the magazine to both platforms. Each issue runs on issuu.com and the website. The Bluegrass Standard in now online and Free.

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East Kentucky Blues – Larry Cordle

East Kentucky Blues – Larry Cordle

Larry Cordle Releases East Kentucky Blues Larry Cordle tapped into his eastern Kentucky roots to write his new single, East Kentucky Blues . It was years in the making, as Cordle explains: Circa March of 1995, I had this song idea down in an old book. Looking at the...

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Nick Chandler & Delivered – Silver Bird

Nick Chandler & Delivered – Silver Bird

Nick Chandler and Delivered Release New Full-Length Album Silver Bird Nick Chandler and Delivered have released their long-awaited Pinecastle Records debut album, Silver Bird. Available now, the collection includes 12 new recordings with an impressive lineup of guest...

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IBMA News

IBMA 2022 Industry Award Recipients

IBMA 2022 Industry Award Recipients

IBMA Announces 2022 Industry Award Recipients The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the recipients of the 2022 Industry Awards, awarded today as part of this week’s IBMA World of Bluegrass. The 2022 IBMA Industry Awards, sponsored by the...

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IBMA 2022 Industry Award Recipients

2022 WOB Momentum Awards

2022 World of Bluegrass - Recognising artists and business professionals. The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the recipients of the 2022 Momentum Awards, awarded today as part of this week’s IBMA World of Bluegrass. The IBMA Momentum...

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World of Bluegrass 2022

World of Bluegrass 2022

World of Bluegrass 2022 Program Highlights: Life And Leadership In Bluegrass With Dale Ann Bradley and C.J. Lewandowski The 2022 IBMA World of Bluegrass Keynote will be a moderated conversation with two brilliant, era-influencing musicians. Craig Havighurst, host of...

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Video Vault

Molly Tuttle – Guitar Player of the Year

Molly Tuttle – Guitar Player of the Year

We learn that she was drawn to this traditional American art form from the cradle. But the story of how her career evolved is not entirely traditional. Tom Casciato reports on this amazing guitar player as part of our arts and culture series Canvas.

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Rhonda Vincent – My Bluegrass Story

Rhonda Vincent – My Bluegrass Story

Rhonda Vincent tells her Bluegrass Story: My Bluegrass Story is produced by the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum located on the banks of the Ohio River in Owensboro, Kentucky. The Hall of Fame also produces ROMP Festival, an annual bluegrass festival which...

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Gentle On My Mind

John Hartford was an American original. He was a musician, songwriter, steamboat pilot, author, artist, disc jockey, calligrapher, dancer, folklorist, father, and historian.

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