High Fidelity To Play Mountaingrass 2024.

Few bands have come along in recent years that directly draw their influence from that classic era of the music’s history. High Fidelity is a rising group whose love and devotion to that music is unsurpassed.

Back to the Hills – High Street Drifters

This heartfelt track tells a poignant story of love gone wrong and the healing power of returning to familiar places. The song explores the theme of shattered dreams and the resilience needed to move forward.

Sandford Festival Stage Fundraising Project

The Sandford Bush Music Festival is raising money for a new stage. Fundraising for the project was going well and looked promising for festival organisers, however, the fundraising has now slowed down to a stand still and needs help.

Vale Jim Mills

One of the Bluegrass music’s most talented banjo players Jim Mills, has died this week from a heart attack at age 57. James (Jim) Mills hailed from Durham in North Carolina was born in Raileigh, North Carolina in 1966,

IBMA Grant to Johnny & the Yooahoos

The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced this year’s recipient of the IBMA International Band Performance Grant – Johnny & the Yooahoos from Germany.

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.

Australian Bluegrass News

Leaves of Bluegrass

Leaves of Bluegrass

Bluegrass enthusiasts in Canberra have been enjoying the radio show, Leaves of Bluegrass for some time now. It’s a radio program featuring bluegrass and old-time music broadcast on Artsound FM on Monday and Saturday.

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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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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

Tidalwave Road – Time And Money

Tidalwave Road – Time And Money

Pinecastle Records has announced the addition of Tidalwave Road to its evolving artist roster. The Kentucky based group has released their first radio single with the label will be Time And Money.

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Becky Buller – Alone

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.

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IBMA News

2023 IBMA Award Nominations

Two New Awards For IBMA

The IBMA Board of Directors has announced it the addition of two new awards so the association can broaden its recognition of achievement by bluegrass music industry professionals.

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Video Store

Silent Night – 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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Rhonda Vincent – My Bluegrass Story

Rhonda Vincent – My Bluegrass Story

Rhonda Vincent tells her Bluegrass Story: My Bluegrass Story is produced by the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum located on the banks of the Ohio River in Owensboro, Kentucky. The Hall of Fame also produces ROMP Festival, an annual bluegrass festival which...

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