2024 IBMA Award Nominees

The International Bluegrass Music Association has released the list of nominees for their 35th annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards.

Chris Joslin To Leave Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

After nine years, Chris Joslin is stepping down as Executive Director of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum and ROMP Festival to oversee development and fundraising for Mission Lazarus.

Australian Music Excellence Awards

In April 2024, Australian Bush Balladeers Association, announced the inaugural Music Excellence Awards aimed at recognising Achievement in...

Earl Jam – Tony Trischka

Tony Trischka, has assembled yet another mind-blowingly talented group of pickers and singers to take on one of the gems of the American songbook, Bury Me Beneath The Willow, from his Earl Jam album.

Lark Distillery To Sponsor Mountaingrass

In a match sown from serendipity, Mountaingrass welcomes a new sponsor, Lark Distillery. The folks at Lark Distillery has been working on their whisky for over 32 years.

High Fidelity To Play Mountaingrass 2024.

Few bands have come along in recent years that directly draw their influence from that classic era of the music’s history. High Fidelity is a rising group whose love and devotion to that music is unsurpassed.

Australian Bluegrass News

Washburn B-16 Banjo For Sale

Washburn B-16 Banjo For Sale

For Sale: A Washburn 5-String Banjo. This instrument is in very good condition and features: Resonator - Sunburst maple Neck -  Maple Tailpiece - Waverly Head - Remo Fretboard - Rosewood Case - Hard Shell, Superior Instrument Cases Brand Price $1,100.00. This...

read more
The Chilli Pickers To Play Southern Style

The Chilli Pickers To Play Southern Style

The Chilli Pickers, a seasoned 4 piece from Melbourne playing Folk, Appalachian and Bluegrass tunes, will be playing live to air on Jan Dale’s radio show, Southern Style on Tuesday  July 2nd.

read more

International News

The Bluegrass Standard July 2024

The Bluegrass Standard July 2024

Here is the July issue of The Bluegrass Standard Magazine, celebrating Independence with a lineup of extraordinary artists who redefine tradition and carve their own musical paths.

read more
2024 Bean Blossom Festival

2024 Bean Blossom Festival

The 59th Annual Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival commenced on Wednesday, June 12th in Bean Blossom, Indiana. It was a beautiful weekend for bluegrass and a beautiful weekend to pay tribute to Bill Monroe, to the history of this place, and to all it means to the music industry at the 2024 Bean Blossom Festival.

read more
Earl Jam – Tony Trischka

Earl Jam – Tony Trischka

Tony Trischka, has assembled yet another mind-blowingly talented group of pickers and singers to take on one of the gems of the American songbook, Bury Me Beneath The Willow, from his Earl Jam album.

read more

New Releases

New Album From Last Hour Bluegrass

New Album From Last Hour Bluegrass

Morning Glory Records has announced the release the new self-titled album from Last Hour Bluegrass called Last Hour. The album states the gospel band as a leading figure in church and family-led hymns.

read more
New Album Born To Fly From Eddie Saunders

New Album Born To Fly From Eddie Saunders

A New Album From Eddie Saunders - Born To Fly. The brand new album Born To Fly is available worldwide from Eddie Sanders on True Lonesome Records. The collection was produced by the legendary Glen Duncan, and recorded at Scott Vestal's Digital Underground Studio, in...

read more
Bright Sunny South – Laney and Bishop

Bright Sunny South – Laney and Bishop

Laney and Bishop have released their debut single under the Sound Biscuit label, Bright Sunny South. This poignant and evocative song showcases the exceptional talents of Danielle Bishop

read more

IBMA News

2024 IBMA Award Nominees

2024 IBMA Award Nominees

The International Bluegrass Music Association has released the list of nominees for their 35th annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards.

read more
2024 IBMA Election Results

2024 IBMA Election Results

The International Bluegrass Music Association has announce the 2024 IBMA Election Results. Here is a list of new members to its Board of Directors, as well as the election of board officers.

read more

Video Store

Blue Smoke Video – Wyatt Ellis

Blue Smoke Video – Wyatt Ellis

Blue Smoke is an instrumental track written by Ellis and is from the young musician’s debut album, Happy Valley, on Ellis’ own label, Knee High Records.

read more

Sign up to receive regular updates.

We don’t spam! Read our [link]privacy policy[/link] for more info.