Session Venue and the Good Folk Experience

Here is an opportunity to participate, have some fun, meet new people, learn new material at the Good Folk Experience in Queanbeyan ACT.

A Place in the Band Conference – Women in Bluegrass

IBMA has announced several leadership bluegrass alum are involved in this Friday’s A Place in the Band Conference: Women in Bluegrass and American
Roots Music

Eddie Sanders – That Kind of Lonesome

The highly anticipated bluegrass album That Kind of Lonesome from Eddie Sanders follows the outstanding success of Eddie’s all Gospel release (2020), which charted multiple singles

Barry Abernathy and Friends

On February 26th, Barry is set to release Barry Abernathy & Friends through Billy Blue Records label and the list of guest artists and players is a veritable Who’s Who of great music.

Tony Rice a Reflection by Pete Wernick

In bluegrass music history, a very few instrumentalists have defined for their instrument the paths that others have followed. Most of those paths had been set by 1970.

The New Graces

Every now and again, I run across a new band or artist that I had not heard of previously. Some are noteworthy while some are outstanding. Here is an outstanding band called New Graces:

Australian Bluegrass News

Great Alpine Pick Update

Great Alpine Pick Update

With the Great Alpine Pick set for this weekend organisers have some last minute reminders. This year's Great Alpine Pick will require you to follow current government guidelines and restrictions: Please have a mask with you at all times and don't be afraid to use it....

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International News

Rick Faris Leaves Special Consensus

Rick Faris Leaves Special Consensus

Rick Faris has announced his departure from IBMA award-winning Bluegrass group, Special Consensus. In the 11 years that Faris was a member of Special Consensus, the group toured in 19 different countries, recorded six records, shared two Grammy nominations and took...

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New Releases

Sunshine Song From Lindley Creek.

Sunshine Song From Lindley Creek.

Bluegrass group Lindley Creek just unveiled the new video for their latest single, Sunshine Song. Lindley Creek's new track will serve as the final release from their debut Pinecastle Records album Freedom, Love, And The Open Road, which came out in mid-2020. Produced...

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Smithsonian Folkways Releases Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Smithsonian Folkways Releases Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Smithsonian Folkways Celebrates South West Ohio’s Golden Age with Forthcoming Album – Industrial Strength Bluegrass Album's Second Single Featuring Rhonda Vincent and Caleb Daugherty Releases Today - Family Reunion The second single, Family Reunion featuring the Queen...

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IBMA News

National Arts Medal for Ricky Skaggs

National Arts Medal for Ricky Skaggs

A winner of 15 Grammy awards, Ricky Skaggs infuses his bluegrass and traditional country music roots into the contemporary Nashville sound – National Endowment for the Arts.

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