Session Venue and the Good Folk Experience

Here is an opportunity to participate, have some fun, meet new people, learn new material at the Good Folk Experience in Queanbeyan ACT.

A Place in the Band Conference – Women in Bluegrass

IBMA has announced several leadership bluegrass alum are involved in this Friday’s A Place in the Band Conference: Women in Bluegrass and American
Roots Music

Eddie Sanders – That Kind of Lonesome

The highly anticipated bluegrass album That Kind of Lonesome from Eddie Sanders follows the outstanding success of Eddie’s all Gospel release (2020), which charted multiple singles

Barry Abernathy and Friends

On February 26th, Barry is set to release Barry Abernathy & Friends through Billy Blue Records label and the list of guest artists and players is a veritable Who’s Who of great music.

Tony Rice a Reflection by Pete Wernick

In bluegrass music history, a very few instrumentalists have defined for their instrument the paths that others have followed. Most of those paths had been set by 1970.

The New Graces

Every now and again, I run across a new band or artist that I had not heard of previously. Some are noteworthy while some are outstanding. Here is an outstanding band called New Graces:

Australian Bluegrass News

Bluegrass JamFest For Lake Tabourie

Bluegrass JamFest For Lake Tabourie

Here is some news just in from Phil Upton about a new Bluegrass Jamfest set for the South Coast of NSW at Wairo Beach near Tabourie. The venue is Ingentia Holidays in Wairo Beach, at 425 Princes Highway Lake Tabourie, 2539. Rated by Escape as one of the top 13 holiday...

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Cackalacky Goes to Air in Colac

Cackalacky Goes to Air in Colac

Cackalackey, a new radio show from Colac in Victoria. Here is news of a new ‘bluegrass and americana‘ radio show starting next week on Colac's community radio 98.3 OCR FM. The hour long show is to be named Cackalacky (after the Jim Lauderdale song) and will be...

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International News

A Big Year For Arhoolie Foundation

A Big Year For Arhoolie Foundation

Arhoolie Foundation has had a big year as folk there tried to adapt their mission of documenting, preserving, and celebrating roots music to the unexpected challenges we all face.

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The John Hartford Fiddle Tune Project

The John Hartford Fiddle Tune Project

John Hartford was an American original. He was a musician, songwriter, steamboat pilot, author, artist, disc jockey, calligrapher, dancer, folklorist, father, and historian.

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New Releases

Where The Trees Know My Name, Larry Cordle

Where The Trees Know My Name, Larry Cordle

New Album From Larry Cordle Where The Trees Know My Name: Kentucky Music Hall of Famer, Larry Cordle has announced the release of his new album, Where The Trees Know My Name. It is now available for streaming and digital purchase. The album includes three...

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Last Lonesome Pine From Eddie Sanders

Last Lonesome Pine From Eddie Sanders

Last Lonesome Pine is a new single from Eddie Sanders' forthcoming album. Last Lonesome Pine is the second single off of Eddie Sanders' next bluegrass album. It's a bluesy, driving bluegrass tune that showcases Eddie's powerful vocal range. Featuring a strong...

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IBMA News

IBMA Membership

IBMA Membership

When take out IBMA Membership, donate to the IBMA Trust Fund, or the IBMA Foundation, you make the bluegrass world a stronger place.

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