Milestones: Legends of the Doc Watson Clan

Imagine you could roll back time and hang out with the incomparable Doc Watson and his family at every stage of the clan’s musical evolution.  Imagine listening to Doc’s mother sing her work songs, hearing stories about how his son Merle learned to play the guitar and...
From The IBMA Desk

From The IBMA Desk

Here’s a message from the Interim Executive Director of The International Bluegrass Music Association, Nancy Cardwell: During the past few months, the worldwide bluegrass community has been stunned and saddened by the deaths of four of our most beloved pioneers....
I Remember Doc

I Remember Doc

Along with so many, the loss of Doc has been an especially sad and emotional time for me. I used to semi-joke that my visit to America in 2007 meant that I had come ten thousand iles to hear Doc play and possibly meet him. As it turned out, by the time we reached the...