Vale Bill Emmerson 1938 – 2021

Bill Emerson, one of the founders of th famous band Country Gentlemen has died in Fairfax County Virginia this month. He was 83.

MountainGrass 2021 Cancelled

Australia’s foremost bluegrass and old-time music festival has been cancelled due to ongoing uncertainty with Covid restrictions in various Australian states.

My Bluegrass Story

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum has developed a television show titled My Bluegrass Story scheduled to premiere on RFD-TV later this year.

Dolly Parton With 1st Country Faith Bluegrass

Dolly Parton records In The Sweet By and By as part of a new release called Country Faith Bluegrass featuring eight new recordings and six classic songs performed by some of the top names in music.

Jeremy Stephens – How I Hear It

Rebel Records has announced Jeremy Stephens’ second solo release with the label, How I Hear It. This album provides not only an exciting auditory experience, it delivers a musical education as well.

Bobby & Teddi Cyrus Roll That Rock

Bobby & Teddi Cyrus have released their brand new single Roll That Rock which also includes multi-Grammy winning artist Billy Ray Cyrus. The collaboration marks the latter’s very first venture into Bluegrass music.

Australian Bluegrass News

MountainGrass 2021 Cancelled

MountainGrass 2021 Cancelled

Australia’s foremost bluegrass and old-time music festival has been cancelled due to ongoing uncertainty with Covid restrictions in various Australian states.

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Manjimup Music Weekend

Manjimup Music Weekend

Bluegrass Parkway and Jeremy Marcotte have a great weekend of workshops and performances lined up for the weekend.

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2021 Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival Cancelled

2021 Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival Cancelled

The following message is from organisers of the Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival in NSW: It is with deep sadness that for the second year running we are announcing the cancellation of the 19th Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival 2021. Again, this decision is due...

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International News

New Releases

Slowly Getting You Out Of The Way

Slowly Getting You Out Of The Way

Nick Chandler and Delivered, the North Carolina based band have just released their brand new single, Slowly Getting You Out Of The Way, through Pinecastle Records.

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Railroad Without A Train – Jr. Williams

Railroad Without A Train – Jr. Williams

Mountain Fever Records is releasing a new single by Jr. Williams, Railroad Town Without A Train today This solid bluegrass song was written by the great talents of Thomm Jutz and Tim Stafford.

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Jim Hurst to Pinecastle

Jim Hurst to Pinecastle

Pinecastle Records has announced the addition of award-winning artist Jim Hurst to its lineup of world-class artists. The singer/songwriter is currently in the studio finishing up the recording of the album, but fans can expect plenty of surprises.

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IBMA News

New Director For IBMA

New Director For IBMA

The International Bluegrass Music Association’s Board of Directors announced that Pat Morris has been selected as the organisation’s Executive Director. He’s expected to start May 24, and will be based at the IBMA office in Nashville, Tennessee. IBMA – the...

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Bluegrass Country Broadcasts

Bluegrass Country Broadcasts

Bluegrass Country radio broadcasts bluegrass, old time and Americana music 24/7 at 88.5FM HD2 in Washington, DC and streams worldwide at bluegrasscountry.org.

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Video Vault

Country Gazette – If You’re Ever Gonna Love Me

Country Gazette – If You’re Ever Gonna Love Me

Country Gazette were a result of split by Dillard and CLark in the early 1970's. Bluegrass fiddler (the late) Byron Berline and guitarist/bass player Roger Bush formed the band Country Gazette. Guitarist Kenny Wertz and banjo player Alan Munde also joined the band....

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