MountainGrass 2022 To Proceed

Mountaingrass 2022 will take place on the 18th to 20th of November in Beechworth, Victoria after 2 years of cancellations, disappointments, and general pandemic-related frustration.

Vale Roland White 1938 – 2022

Mandolin player, Roland White, perhaps best know for his years with the Nashville Bluegrass Band and bother of legendary guitarist Clarence White has died after suffering a major heart attack earlier in the week.

Hammertowne – I’ll Blame It On The Rain

This new release from Hammertowne was written by David Coriell and Mark Brinkman and delivered with style and precision for their next album titled, You Can Learn A Lot From A Song.

2022 Kelly Country Pick Cancelled

Pete Hisco the festival organiser has sent through this missive this week from the Old Priory, the home of the Kelly Country Pick for over 20 years, announcing the need for a change of venue.

1,000 Broadcasts For Music From Foggy Hollow

Mike Kear's radio show Music From Foggy Hollow has just hit the 1,000th broadcasts. We set about to delve into the origins of the show Music From...

Kym Warner returns to Australia

Mandolinist Kym Warner returns to Australia from Austin, Texas After many years away, South Australian mandolin virtuoso Kym Warner has chosen to...

Australian Bluegrass News

1,000 Broadcasts For Music From Foggy Hollow

1,000 Broadcasts For Music From Foggy Hollow

Mike Kear's radio show Music From Foggy Hollow has just hit the 1,000th broadcasts. We set about to delve into the origins of the show Music From Foggy Hollow and for some more information on Mike's own history as recently awarded IBMA Broadcaster of the Year. Mike...

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Kym Warner returns to Australia

Kym Warner returns to Australia

Mandolinist Kym Warner returns to Australia from Austin, Texas After many years away, South Australian mandolin virtuoso Kym Warner has chosen to return and live Down Under again. His soon-to-be permanent residency in Australia – notwithstanding the occasional future...

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International News

JD Crowe 1937 – 2021

JD Crowe 1937 – 2021

For many banjo players across the world J.D. Crowe, introduced us to bluegrass music as we had never heard it before.

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New Releases

My My My – Seth Mulder

My My My – Seth Mulder

Here is a new release from Seth Mulder & Midnight Run. This band earned an International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Award nomination in 2020 and are now considered one of the most entertaining new acts in bluegrass.

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Morgan Brake – Stuck Loving You

Morgan Brake – Stuck Loving You

‘Stuck Loving You’ is Morgan Brake’s first single release and she is joined by Sierra Hull and Jaelee Roberts to create a stellar blend of voices.

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Is It To Tell Me Goodbye – Ages Past

Is It To Tell Me Goodbye – Ages Past

Ages Past Releases Their Latest Single - Is It To Tell Me Goodbye. The Ages Past bluegrass band is best known for their powerful sound, original material and "traditional with a twist" style, and has reunited to bring you brand new music in 2022. Is It To Tell Me...

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Wilson Banjo Co – Issaqueena

Wilson Banjo Co – Issaqueena

Issaqueena is an upbeat instrumental that was written by Wilson alongside Glen Crain. It stays true to the group’s defined sound, which centres around arrangement by studio veteran Steve Wilson.

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IBMA News

Bluegrass Country Broadcasts

Bluegrass Country Broadcasts

Bluegrass Country radio broadcasts bluegrass, old time and Americana music 24/7 at 88.5FM HD2 in Washington, DC and streams worldwide at bluegrasscountry.org.

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2021 World of Bluegrass Progress

2021 World of Bluegrass Progress

While progress is being made with vaccinations and the number of new cases continues to decline, it is still too early to confirm the extent of in-person events.

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Video Vault

Orange Blossom Special – Chubby Wise

Orange Blossom Special – Chubby Wise

Here is the fiddle master himself with his famous tune Orange Blossom Special. This concert was held in Florida at the Gateway College in Feb 1990. He is supported by Skip Johns and the Travelers also from Lake City, Florida. About Chubby Wise: Robert Russell "Chubby"...

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Flatt & Scruggs – Cumberland Gap

Flatt & Scruggs – Cumberland Gap

Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs deliver on Cumberland Gap. Flatt & Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys band is arguably the most famous bluegrass band of all time. Following on from their time wiht Bill Monroe Falyy & Scruggs went on to perfect the bluegrass...

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