Doyle Lawson Retires From Touring

There are not too many people who follow bluegrass music that have not heard of Doyle Lawson and his band Quicksilver. Doyle Lawson has seen a myriad of now noted bluegrass stars commence with his Quicksilver band to refine their chops by learning from the best.

Golden Guitar Nomination for Kristy Cox

After taking out Bluegrass Recording of the Year in 2021 with  Australian music legend, Tommy Emmanuel, Kristy COx receives another Golden Guitar nomination.

Tamworth Nomination for Davidson Brothers

The Davidson Brothers have been nominated for the 2022 Country Music Golden Guitar Awards for their new single Golden Plains.

Shallow Rivers – Jackson Hollow

Mountain Fever Records presents Shallow Rivers, a new single by the multi-award-winning band Jackson Hollow. Jackson Hollow, hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, has accumulated an impressive list of awards since the band’s formation.

Different Than Today – Audie Blaylock

(615) Hideaway Records has released a new single Different Than Today from Bluegrass veteran Audie Blaylock and Redline.

Vale Sonny Osborne 1937 – 2021

The bluegrass world mourns the passing of banjo legend and co-founding member of the famous Osborne Brothers band – Sonny Osborne. He died at his home in Hendersonville, Tennessee on 24th Oct 2021, aged 83 years.

Australian Bluegrass News

Manjimup Music Weekend

Manjimup Music Weekend

Bluegrass Parkway and Jeremy Marcotte have a great weekend of workshops and performances lined up for the weekend.

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2021 Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival Cancelled

2021 Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival Cancelled

The following message is from organisers of the Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival in NSW: It is with deep sadness that for the second year running we are announcing the cancellation of the 19th Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival 2021. Again, this decision is due...

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Ian Simpson Celebrates 60 Years

Ian Simpson Celebrates 60 Years

Ian Simpson is well known as one of Australia’s finest banjo players, awesome multi-instrumentalist and sickeningly nice guy. He turned 60 on Sunday and wanted to celebrate by doing what he loves; playing and listening to bluegrass music.

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International News

Kevin McKinnon Joins IIIrd Tyme Out

Kevin McKinnon Joins IIIrd Tyme Out

One of Bluegrass music's most awarded bands, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, are heading into the 2021 touring season and their 30th Anniversary with a new member, Kevin McKinnon on bass. McKinnon replaces Dustin Pyrtle who has performed with the band since 2018....

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New Releases

That Page Won’t Turn – Lindley Creek

That Page Won’t Turn – Lindley Creek

Current IBMA “Momentum Band of the Year” nominees Lindley Creek just released their brand new single called That Page Won’t Turn. It serves as the first taste from their upcoming second album on Pinecastle Records, coming in 2022. The recording was written by Brink...

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The Farnum Family Band

The Farnum Family Band

One of the most pleasing things about a family band, is the joy that come from making music together. The Farnum Family does this with all of the joy one could wish for and have a new album on offer. From the Missouri Ozarks, the Farnum Family performs in the Branson...

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Slowly Getting You Out Of The Way

Slowly Getting You Out Of The Way

Nick Chandler and Delivered, the North Carolina based band have just released their brand new single, Slowly Getting You Out Of The Way, through Pinecastle Records.

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Railroad Without A Train – Jr. Williams

Railroad Without A Train – Jr. Williams

Mountain Fever Records is releasing a new single by Jr. Williams, Railroad Town Without A Train today This solid bluegrass song was written by the great talents of Thomm Jutz and Tim Stafford.

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IBMA News

A Message from The IBMA

A Message from The IBMA

Thank you for making IBMA Virtual World of Bluegrass a rousing success. For the first time ever, a bluegrass-centric conference and music festival entered the homes of thousands across the world providing over 80 hours of programming with the IBMA Business Conference,...

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2020 IBMA Industry Awards

2020 IBMA Industry Awards

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the recipients of the 2020 Industry Awards, awarded today as part of this week’s IBMA Virtual World of Bluegrass. The 2020 Industry Awards, hosted this year by Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, and...

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Video Vault

Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra

Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra

Here is a band from Oslo, Norway called Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra, consisting of fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, dobro and upright bass and accordion.

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Turkey in The Straw

Turkey in The Straw

Colin Weight and Danielle Vita While the reset of the country slowly moves back to some sense of normal, albeit with many restrictions on travel and social distancing still in place our heart goes out to our friends in Victoria, especially those in Melbourne, where...

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