Australian Bluegrass News
The next Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Get-together is on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at the Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale.
After years having events cancelled in Beechworth, Kelly Country Pick organisers have elected to head Cobargo for the next bluegrass and old-time music event.
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.
In the June 2022 issue of The Bluegrass Standard, we see a collective musical thread (and a little demon called Krako) weave Krako Banjos feature into stories on Derek Vaden and The Tennessee Bluegrass Band.
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.
Appalachian Road Show Set to Release Blue Ridge Mountain Baby. Award-winning group Appalachian Road Show continues to honor the music, traditions, and history of the Appalachian people and regions with their new single Blue Ridge Mountain Baby out everywhere now. The...
Camille by Caleb Bailey is based on Hurricane Camille, which ranks as the second most intense hurricane to strike the continental United States.
The Pioneers & Legends Of Bluegrass Produced By Ronnie Reno Now Available. The Pioneers & Legends Of Bluegrass is a who’s who of Bluegrass and available now for the first time for digital distribution. This album was produced by Ronnie Reno and includes a...
Rebekah Speer Releases Her New Single Ol' Fashioned Meeting The long awaited second single, The Old-Fashioned Meeting from Rebekah Speer’s anticipated bluegrass gospel project will bring back your memories of those old camp meetings. The songs, emotions, and spiritual...
Rebel Records has released a new single from the great Peter Rowan. It is the title track from his forthcoming release Calling You From My Mountain and features guest contributions from two Americana heavyweights: Molly Tuttle and Lindsay Lou.
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...