Australian Bluegrass News
The regular get together is at the Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale. In addition to the regular event is “Safety In Numbers” session from 6:30pm at the same venue.
Safety in Numbers is going ahead again from the first Saturday in May (7 May 2022]. Terry Darmody will be coordinating the learning and rehearsal session from 6.30pm and the Sinners will again be opening our concert at 7.45pm.
Colin Weight will be the featured guest on Jan Dale's radio show, Southern Style on Tue. 26th July. Colin is a vocalist, songwriter and multi instrumentalist. He is the banjo player and a vocalist with Nine Mile Creek who are reuniting for some concerts this year to...
The May issue of The Bluegrass Standard Magazine is now available to devour and enjoy.
Today, the Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers announce the departure of founding member Woody Platt. After 23 years with the band, Woody has decided to step away from touring and stay a little closer to home.
News from Stelling Banjo's Geoff Stelling is that this year will be the last year for Stelling Banjo Works. Over the course of the year, the company will be wrapping things up and closing down its repair business at the end of 2022. It has been our pleasure to serve...
The Sidemen Release Their Self Titled Album. Just a year ago, Nick Justice and Feter Martin Homer decided to weave together the threads of their individual solo careers to form The SideMen. Now in 2022, the duo are releasing their first eponymous album. What brought...
The Shadow Of The Cross Now Available by the award-winning bluegrass gospel group, The Churchmen. Morning Glory Music has released a new single by The Churchmen called The Shadow Of The Cross. It was written by Fawn Jacobs and Carroll Arnn. It is also the title track...
I Can’t Settle Down is a tribute to Hank Williams and his music, released by Laura Orshaw, a respected powerhouse on the Bluegrass scene. Laura Orshaw was the first female to win SPBGMA Fiddle Player of the Year and prides herself on keeping the sounds of traditional Bluegrass alive in the genre
The Debut album from Kristi Stanley features 11 tracks and a host of contributing bluegrass artists.
Bonfire Music Group has announced the addition of Circus No. 9 to its artist roster for, as well as the release of their forthcoming self-titled project, available on July 1st.
In the thirty-seven years since the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) was founded, we have seen bluegrass music expand tremendously inside and outside the United States. Today, there are bands on stages all over the world. That said, the growing international bluegrass community needs our assistance.
IBMA Announces Bluegrass Live Lineup for 2022. The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the initial lineup of artists and ticket information for IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC, a two-day festival at the 2022 IBMA World of Bluegrass®....
IBMA World of Bluegrass, which includes IBMA Bluegrass Live powered by PNC, saw a combined attendance of 101,368 with the return to an in-person event in Raleigh.
John Hartford was an American original. He was a musician, songwriter, steamboat pilot, author, artist, disc jockey, calligrapher, dancer, folklorist, father, and historian.
Thanks to Peter Patrick from Queensland for this fantastic merging of Celtic hero Aly Bain and and Bluegrass stalwarts Jerry Douglas, and Russ Barenberg, with this old favourite St Anne's Reel recorded on BBC Four some years ago.
Banjo players worldwide would be hard pressed to say they have never heard of the late JD Crowe, the Kentucky banjo player who styled himself on Earl Scruggs and then went to even greater creative heights. Here is a clip of IBMA banjo player of the year nominees...