Australian Bluegrass News
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The annual Tamworth Country Music Festival has a couple of categories for which some of our more well known bluegrass pickers have been nominated for 2022, with awards announced and presented in January 2023. More than 620 entries were received for the 2023 Golden...
The final Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Get-together for 2022 is on set for Saturday 3rd December at the Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale (NSW).
With a struggling festival industry closing doors and locking gates all over the country, Wilson Pickins Promotions, along with The Hagood Historic Mill Site have announced a new music festival initiative to be held in the heart of the USA’s Blueridge Mountains.
In the USA, November begins the season of thanks and giving. Thus The Bluegrass Standard want to begin by saying thank you for your continued support, and promise to keep giving you the best in bluegrass and beyond.
Film maker Rickie O’Neill has sent me a short film he has made on the now popular Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival in County Mayo, Ireland.
The King James Boys announce their new release Walk On Faith which will serve as the latest release from the Walk On Faith project, and brings their signature Bluegrass Gospel sound to the forefront of radio.
The Bluegrass Standard Magazine dedicate the first 2023 issue to the Women of Bluegrass. While this issue isn’t the only issue highlighting female artists, but is the one that sets them apart to celebrate their contributions to the music industry while tackling and...
Volume Five promises a hopeful new year with their new single, It’s Gonna Get Better, which is available today from Mountain Fever Records. The compassionate new tune, written by Craig Market and Tim Stafford, appears on the band’s album, KARMA, set for release on January 6, 2023.
Here is BLuegrass 2022’s take on the Bill Monroe classic Gold Rush. It will serve as the next release from the project, which also features instrumentation from Cody Kilby, Byron House, Randy Kohrs, Tim Crouch and Jonah Horton.
Christmas For Cowboys By Aaron Bibelhauser Released Today. It comes as a very special surprise to receive a new single for the holidays from music savant Aaron Bibelhauser. Christmas for Cowboys is available today. Bibelhauser is truly a master of the bluegrass trade,...
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.
The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the first recipient of its IBMA International Band Performance Grant. The grant has been awarded to Curly Strings from Estonia.
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.
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...
Multi instrumentaliat and talented singer Colin Weight brings un the Big Spike Hammer.
Classic Bill Monroe song performed by Colin Weight and Danielle Vita