Stellar Line Up to Discuss Bluegrass Influences on Los Angeles Country Rock Music

Rodney Dillard, Chris Hillman, Bernie Leadon, John McEuen, Larry Murray and Herb Pederson will discuss the bluegrass influences that led to the creation of the Los Angeles country-rock music scene.

2023 Golden Guitar Awards Entries Open

Once again the 2023 Golden Guitar Awards include a Bluegrass Recording of the Year category, and past winners of the award include Kristy Cox, The Davidson Brothers, The Weeping Willows, Angus Gill and Pete Denahy.

The Farm Hands – Bluegrass DNA

Tim Graves & The Farm Hands Release Bluegrass DNA Over the years, Bluegrass supergroup Tim Graves & The Farm Hands have established...

Canyon To Play Mountain Pickers Sep 2022

Canyon - American Alt Country Meets Folk and West Coast Harmony Canyon is an acoustic, folk, harmony band performing acoustic interpretations of...

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.

Whitetop Mountaineers to Play Mountain Pickers

From the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, the Whitetop Mountaineers, Martha Spencer and Jackson Cunningham, are skilled multi-instrumentalists on guitar, fiddle, banjo & mandolin.

Australian Bluegrass News

2022 Wirrina Music Camp

2022 Wirrina Music Camp

Here is an opportunity to join in with other players of stringed instruments and learn from a acclaimed American Old Time tutors and Australian musicians in a music camp featuring daytime classes, evening jams and is suitable for adults and older teens with some skills.

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2023 Golden Guitar Awards Entries Open

2023 Golden Guitar Awards Entries Open

Once again the 2023 Golden Guitar Awards include a Bluegrass Recording of the Year category, and past winners of the award include Kristy Cox, The Davidson Brothers, The Weeping Willows, Angus Gill and Pete Denahy.

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Canyon To Play Mountain Pickers Sep 2022

Canyon To Play Mountain Pickers Sep 2022

Canyon - American Alt Country Meets Folk and West Coast Harmony Canyon is an acoustic, folk, harmony band performing acoustic interpretations of songs from the ‘Laurel Canyon – Westcoast’ tradition of the 60’s and 70’s (eg Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Joni...

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International News

An Interview With Del McCoury

An Interview With Del McCoury

Sid Evans, Editor-in-Chief of Southern Living Magazine, talks with Bluegrass musician, Del McCoury, about his early days playing with Bill Monroe, the return of Delfest, and digging through boxes of demos to create his latest album, Almost Proud. About Del McCoury:...

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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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East Nash Grass To Mountain Fever

East Nash Grass To Mountain Fever

East Nash Grass Have Been Signed to Mountain Fever Records. Mountain Fever Records has announce they have signed one of the most exciting and talked about bands in bluegrass today, East Nash Grass. East Nash Grass includes some of the hottest pickers in Nashville,...

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New Releases

Small Towns – Stillhouse Junkies

Small Towns – Stillhouse Junkies

Award-winning trio Stillhouse Junkies are celebrating the release of their latest album, Small Towns, on Dark Shadow Recording. The 2021 IBMA Momentum Band of the Year and two-time Telluride Bluegrass band contest finalists are comprised of Alissa Wolf, Cody Tinnin,...

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Mountain Sound – Bruce Winges

Mountain Sound – Bruce Winges

From bluegrass newcomer Bruce Winges comes Mountain Sound, a song about living in the West Virginia highlands. Written by Crandall Creek’s Jerry Andrews, the song is an ode to the simple life in the mountains. Bruce adds a nice flavour to these songs, and being from...

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The Farm Hands – Bluegrass DNA

The Farm Hands – Bluegrass DNA

Tim Graves & The Farm Hands Release Bluegrass DNA Over the years, Bluegrass supergroup Tim Graves & The Farm Hands have established themselves as one of the most recognized acts in the genre, taking home an impressive 34 national awards. They’re gearing up for...

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Seth Mulder – In Dreams I Go Back.

Seth Mulder – In Dreams I Go Back.

Mountain Fever Records Releases New Album From Seth Mulder - In Dreams I Go Back. Here is a new album from Seth Mulder & Midnight Run - In Dreams I Go Back. The band has been setting bluegrass stages on fire with stellar performances on their international tour...

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IBMA News

2022 IBMA Hall of Fame Inductees

2022 IBMA Hall of Fame Inductees

Norman Blake, whose prolific career spans more than six decades, broadcast pioneer and recording artist Paul “Moon” Mullins, and Grammy winner Peter Rowan were announced as the 2022 inductees into the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.

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IBMA Seeking Help

IBMA Seeking Help

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.

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Video Vault

St Anne’s Reel

St Anne’s Reel

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. 

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Blackjack

Blackjack

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...

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