Corn Nut Creek 2023 Tour Dates

Corn Nut Creek is a story of two women from different sides of the world who are intrinsically connected through their music and the shared experience of womanhood.

Mulgowie Jam April 2023

The Mulgowie Jamming weekend will be a great opportunity to play with other passionate Bluegrass and Old Time folk in the beautiful surrounds of Mulgowie, approx 1hr and 43 mins from Gold Coast.

Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Get-Together April 2023

After a successfulcouple of days of Picking in the Park this month, the first Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Get Together is scheduled for 1st April

Tasmanian Bluegrass Association Meet

It’s time again to let you know that our regular group of musos are gathering for our monthly Bluegrass Jam, to be held in the Central Highlands at the Great Lake Community Centre MIENA, on Saturday the 1st April.

A Place Where I Belong – Robert Hale

Over the years, Bluegrass mainstay Robert Hale has gained attention for his world-class musicianship, performing with countless bands and collaborating with some of the biggest artists in the world.

The Bluegrass Sessions Vol. 1

Sydney traditional country ensemble, Michael Carpenter and The Banks Brothers, have released their third album, The Bluegrass Sessions, Vol. 1, now available across digital streaming services, released through Big Radio/RTC Records.

Australian Bluegrass News

Front Porch To Mountain Pickers

Front Porch To Mountain Pickers

Mountain Pickers Feature Group For May Is Front Porch. Front Porch’s musical style is Bluegrass heavy, keeping that traditional sound, but includes elements of western swing, Dixie-land jazz, ragtime and indie folk into their music, creating a totally new and fresh...

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Ode To The Banjo – Redland Museum

Ode To The Banjo – Redland Museum

Ode To The Banjo Concert Redland Museum 13 May 2023. The Redland Museum (Redland Bay Qld) will be presenting a concert celebrating the banjo featuring Bluegrass, Applachian and Celtic music styles. 12 musicians will take to the stage for a 90 minute presentation from...

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Corn Nut Creek 2023 Tour Dates

Corn Nut Creek 2023 Tour Dates

Corn Nut Creek is a story of two women from different sides of the world who are intrinsically connected through their music and the shared experience of womanhood.

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International News

Nora Brown Banjo

Nora Brown Banjo

Nora Brown is a guitar and banjo player from Brooklyn. Nora started learning music at the age of 6 from the late Shlomo Pestcoe.

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New Releases

It’s Just Me – Larry Sparks

It’s Just Me – Larry Sparks

Sparks’ new album, the aptly titled It’s Just Me, and represents a decided change of tack. Other than the occasional bass contributions of his son Larry D Sparks, it spotlights Sparks entirely on his own, accompanying himself in his trademark flat-picking guitar style…

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Next To Nothing – Hammertowne

Next To Nothing – Hammertowne

Next to Nothing, available today on Mountain Fever Records, is a tune written by one of our all-time favourites, the great Russell Johnson. He recorded it with New Vintage back in the ‘90s.

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Carson Peters and Iron Mountain To Billy Blue Records

Carson Peters and Iron Mountain To Billy Blue Records

Billy Blue Records signs Carson Peters and Iron Mountain. Making numerous appearances internationally and at the esteemed Grand Ole Opry, Carson Peters and Iron Mountain is one of the hottest new artists in the genre, making a name for themselves by bringing a...

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A Place Where I Belong – Robert Hale

A Place Where I Belong – Robert Hale

Over the years, Bluegrass mainstay Robert Hale has gained attention for his world-class musicianship, performing with countless bands and collaborating with some of the biggest artists in the world.

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IBMA News

IBMA Bluegrass Live Youth Stage

IBMA Bluegrass Live Youth Stage

The IBMA Youth Council is now accepting applications from young artists to perform on the IBMA Bluegrass Live Youth Stage, with full set opportunities for youth bands and musicians on the stage across the two-day festival.

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2023 IBMA World of Bluegrass

2023 IBMA World of Bluegrass

World of Bluegrass Tickets on Sale From April. Ticket sales will open to IBMA Members starting at 10 a.m. CT on April 4 and to the general public at 10 a.m. CT on April 18. Hotel rooms at the Marriott, Sheraton, and Residence Inn are preferred by most attendees...

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IBMA Exec Director To Resign

IBMA Exec Director To Resign

Pat Morris, IBMA’s Executive Director, has announced his plans to resign and return to the East Coast to attend to family medical issues.

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Video Store

Silent Night – Authentic Unlimited

Silent Night – Authentic Unlimited

Authentic Unlimited gives us one of the world's most loved Christmas Carols - Silent Night   About Authentic Unlimited band Members: John Meador​ is from East Tennessee. John is the son of Marty Meador and Jenice Harper. He plays guitar and is one of the lead and...

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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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