Vale – Ben Eldridge

In 1971 then banjo player Ben Eldridge teamedup with fellow pickers John Starling, Mike Auldridge, Tom Gray and John Duffy. These were the original Seldom Scene.

New Website For Bluegrass Parkway

Australia’s favourite bluegrass band, Bluegrass Parkway hold true to the origins of this exciting musical genre, capturing the magic of the golden years of bluegrass and now have a new website.

Becky Buller – Alone

Alone is the second single from Becky Buller’s upcoming album Jubilee, set for a May 2024 release from Dark Shadow Recording.

2 Album Release For Authentic Unlimited.

IBMA’s 2023 New Artist of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year, Authentic Unlimited, releases two highly-anticipated new albums from Billy Blue Records today.

Mulgowie Jam 2024

The Mulgowie Bluegrass and Old-Time Jam weekend is scheduled for Friday 19th to Sunday 21st April 2024, at the Mulgowie Showgrounds just outside Gatton Qld.

Wood Box Heroes – Cannonball

Wood Box Heroes, the bluegrass supergroup known for their electrifying blend of folk, rock and bluegrass, announced the release of their latest single, Cannonball.

Australian Bluegrass News

Bright Future For Mountaingrass 2024

Bright Future For Mountaingrass 2024

Organisers for the annual bluegrass and old-time music festival have confirmed that Mountaingrass 2024 will be held in Bright Victoria, and staged across three separate venues in the town.

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Dorrigo Performer Applications Open

Dorrigo Performer Applications Open

Performer Expressions of Interest Now Open Dorrigo Festival Performer Expressions of Interest for the 22nd Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival are now open for submission until the 24th May 2024. The Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival is set for the 25th to 27th...

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Gladesville Picking In The Park

Gladesville Picking In The Park

There will be another Picking in the Park bluegrass & old-time music jam on Sunday 3 March 2024 at Banjo Paterson Park, Punt Rd, Gladesville, 12 midday to 6pm. Everyone welcome.

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International News

Tribute To Earl Scruggs – Tony Trischka

Tribute To Earl Scruggs – Tony Trischka

One of Earl’s most ardent students Tony Trischka, has paid tribute to the master of the 5-string banjo, through his soon to be released Earl Jam – A Tribute to Earl Scruggs, from which the song below Brown’s Ferry Blues is released.

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New Releases

Troy Engle – Never Too Lost

Troy Engle – Never Too Lost

Troy Engle just released his new Bluegrass single, Never Too Lost. The original tune will serve as the latest release from the Pennsylvania native’s forthcoming project Back Home, set for release later this year.

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Memory Lane – Wilson Banjo Co.

Memory Lane – Wilson Banjo Co.

The new release Memory Lane features a total of 10 new recordings, all of which were produced and arranged by theWilson Banjo Co founder and studio veteran Steve Wilson.

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Let All the Girls Know You’re a Cowboy

Let All the Girls Know You’re a Cowboy

Rebel Records has announced a new music video from Multi-SPBGMA Award-winning bluegrass group The Kody Norris Show. The video is in support of their current single Let All the Girls Know You’re a Cowboy

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Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Three years after its original release on compact disc and streaming services, Smithsonian Folkways is announcing a special Double Vinyl LP Set of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) Album of the Year (2021), Industrial Strength Bluegrass.

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IBMA News

Ken White IBMA Executive Director

Ken White IBMA Executive Director

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Board of Directors has selected Ken White to be its next Executive Director beginning on October 2nd, following the completion of IBMA World of Bluegrass.

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2023 IBMA Industry Awards Nominees

2023 IBMA Industry Awards Nominees

The IBMA   releases 2023 IBMA Industry and Momentum Awards Nominations, The International Bluegrass Music Association announced the nominees for this year’s IBMA Industry Awards and IBMA Momentum Awards, which will be presented during IBMA World of Bluegrass,...

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Video Store

2 Album Release For 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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