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

BTCMSA Membership Extension

BTCMSA Membership Extension

BTCMSA Memberships Have Been Extended to November 2023. The last 2-3 years have been pretty different and often quite challenging. Live music certainly suffered, along with many other things. Because of the inactivity, the folks at the BLuegrass & Traditional...

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2022 Jam Camp Sell Out

2022 Jam Camp Sell Out

After a two year hiatus due largely to restrictions and uncertainty around covid actions in Victoria the now sold out 2022 Wernick Method Jam Camp is set to get underway on Phillip Island in Victoria’s south on the weekend 13th August. 

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International News

Will The Circle Be Unbroken Revisit

Will The Circle Be Unbroken Revisit

John McEuen Releases The Circle Project - The Story Behind The Seminal Recording Will The Circle Be Unbroken. Some years ago I was introduced to an album which at the time had little significance to me as an emerging folk musician. The year was around 1974 perhaps...

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53rd Dove Awards Nominees

53rd Dove Awards Nominees

The Gospel Music Association has announced the nominees for the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards on August 10th. Among these nominees, Daywind Music Group accrued 9, including Inspirational Album of the Year, Southern Gospel Album of the Year, and others.

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Walnut Valley Festival History

Walnut Valley Festival History

New Book On The History of The Walnut Valley Festival. Since 1972, the Walnut Valley Festival traditionally is held the 3rd weekend of September in Winfield, KS, and draws a crowd of 10,000-15,000 people to celebrate a blend of all kinds of acoustic music, including...

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New Releases

Millworker – Becky Buller

Millworker – Becky Buller

IBMA Award-winning artist Becky Buller has released a new single Millworker a fresh and sprightly take on a James Taylor classic.

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New Horizons – Mason Via

New Horizons – Mason Via

Here is a new 12-track album from Mason Via called New Horizons. The title for the new release came from a lyric in one of the songs, Colorado., as it sums up the overarching imagery that the music and lyrics convey.

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Volume Five – Losing My Religion

Volume Five – Losing My Religion

New Single From Volume 5 - Losing My Religion. Mountain Fever Records has released a new single, Losing My Religion, by Volume Five. Not to be confused with the R.E.M. hit song, Volume Five’s Losing My Religion was written by bluegrass songwriter and musician Josh...

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Arthur Hancock IV – Trout Rodeo

Arthur Hancock IV – Trout Rodeo

This quintessential summer bluegrass anthem not only tells a familiar fish story, but also showcases a peerless arrangement, lively fiddle, energetic vocals and just the right amount of twangy, jangly, Kentucky Bluegrass. Hancock has set the hook and reeled in the big one with Trout Rodeo.

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Eddie Sanders – From Here To Hallelujah

Eddie Sanders – From Here To Hallelujah

Eddie Sanders Releases His New Project - From Here To Hallelujah. Anticipation has been growing for the release of the next bluegrass gospel project from esteemed Oklahoma singer-songwriter, Eddie Sanders, for quite some time. Engelhardt Music Group proudly releases...

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IBMA News

2022 IBMA Bluegrass Live Lineup

2022 IBMA Bluegrass Live Lineup

IBMA Announces Bluegrass Live Lineup for 2022. The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the initial lineup of artists and ticket information for IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC, a two-day festival at the 2022 IBMA World of Bluegrass®....

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2021 IBMA Awards Announced

2021 IBMA Awards Announced

The International Bluegrass Music Awards have been announced. This public award ceremony has been a long time coming with covid prohibiting gatherings since the virus was unleashed on the world.

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Video Vault

True Life Blues – Danielle Vita and Colin Weight

Blue Night – Colin Weight

Melbourne based multi instrumentalist, Colin Weight has found ways to entertain himself while entertaining us with his great version of Blue Knight, written by David Kirk McGee.

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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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