Tony Lake – 30 Years of Bluegrass Broadcasting

Tony Lake began producing and presenting Bluegrass in the City, a bluegrass-only radio show, on Caboolture Community Radio 101.5FM in Queensland. This year he celebrates 30 continuous years of broadcasting bluegrass music with 101.5FM, while notching up 1,400 shows.

Corn Nut Creek – Feels Like Travelling Home

Australian-based singer-songwriter old-time and bluegrass duo Corn Nut Creek have launched their first EP, Feels Like Travelling Home, a collection of five bright and fresh original folk tracks.

Introducing Siren Songs

Siren Songs features Merideth Kaye Clark and Jenn Grinels who have just released their self titled album. Siren Songs features both originals and favourite covers from the Americana-folk duo

2020 Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival Cancelled

It is with heavy hearts The DF&BF Inc Committee, like many other festivals and events, has made the tough decision to cancel this year’s 19th Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival and the 4th Dorrigo Old-Time Music School, scheduled for late October 2020.

Delfest Goes Online

Performances from The Del McCoury Band, Trey Anastasio Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Billy Strings, I’m With Her, Marty Stuart, and more will be rebroadcast from past DelFests on 21st to 24th May 2020.

World Bluegrass Day Video Presentations

Even though every 1st October is World Bluegrass Day, the mission is to celebrate, share and inspire others throughout the year to start listening...

Australian Bluegrass News

Pipi Pickers Facebook Concert

Pipi Pickers Facebook Concert

The Pipe Pickers from New Zealand have been asked by their friends at Snowy Peak Winery in Estes Park, Colorado, to take part in their Friday afternoon concert series. This concert will be broadcast on Facebook.

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2021 Illawarra Folk Festival Applications Closing

2021 Illawarra Folk Festival Applications Closing

2021 Illawarra Folk Festival Artist Applications Closing 30 April. Applications for the 2021 Illawarra Folk Festival are now open and will be closing 30 April 2020. This assumes that the Hoping Covid-19 pandemic will be under control and that public events such ss...

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Country Music Capital News Magazine Suspension

Country Music Capital News Magazine Suspension

This just in from the folks at Country Music Capital News Magazine: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating impact on the music industry, Country Capital News will be suspended for the immediate future. The May and June issues of the magazine will not be...

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International News

Bluegrass Music Introduced to US Schools

Bluegrass Music Introduced to US Schools

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum has announced the Bluegrass Assemblies program. This program is introduced into local elementary (primary) schools and is led by the Hall of Fame’s education director, Randy Lanham. The program will feature bluegrass bands...

KiwiGrass 2020

KiwiGrass 2020

Kiwigrass - New Zealand's National Bluegrass Festival. Kiwigrass is set for 31st Jan to 2nd Feb 2020.  In addition to an outstanding line-up of music concerts there will also be great food on hand, with the Podium Café providing meals, ice creams, and coffee. And food...

Darin and Brooke Aldridge Streaming on Crook and Chase.

Darin and Brooke Aldridge Streaming on Crook and Chase.

Released 17th Dec, 2019 • 35 min - Now Streaming. Darin and Brooke Aldridge, award-winning husband and wife entertainers, share their story of love and music as they begin their journey into superstardom. Brooke is now a three-time Female Vocalist award winner from...

New Releases

Tim Graves – The New Reso Gathering

Tim Graves – The New Reso Gathering

Legendary Farm Hands member Tim Graves has produced an upcoming project featuring the very best resophonic guitar/Dobro players in the world. To be released via Pinecastle Records on 12th June, the3 album called The New Reso Gathering includes the who’s who of the...

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Edgar Loudermilk – The Dark Side of Lonesome

Edgar Loudermilk – The Dark Side of Lonesome

Rural Rhythm Records has announced a new single The Dark Side of Lonesome released from the upcoming new album by the Edgar Loudermilk Band. Edgar and the band are currently in the studio working on their second album for Rural Rhythm which is scheduled for the US...

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IBMA News

2019 IBMA Award Nominees

2019 IBMA Award Nominees

In September this year, bluegrass musicians, fans and industry figures will assemble in Raleigh North Carolina to celebrate the world of bluegrass music and to present the prestigious IBMA Awards. This year the association celebrates its 30th year. This year Del...

McCoury and Lauderdale to Host IBMA Awards Show

McCoury and Lauderdale to Host IBMA Awards Show

Two of the most celebrated and award-winning artists in bluegrass, Del McCoury and Jim Lauderdale, will host IBMA’s 30th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Show, scheduled for 26th September, at Raleigh, North Carolina’s Duke Energy Centre for the Performing...

Changes To 2019 World of Bluegrass Announced

Changes To 2019 World of Bluegrass Announced

Organisers of this year’s International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)’s World of Bluegrass, brought to you by Chiesi USA and taking place September 24-28 in Raleigh, North Carolina, have announced a change to the annual event’s weekend festival, PNC presents Wide...