Earl Scruggs Centre Opening

Earl Scruggs Centre Opening

Saturday, 11th January, 2014, will see the Grand Opening of the Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South. Daytime activities begin in Uptown Shelby at 10:30am and include a street festival with old-fashioned games, children and family...
Earl Scruggs Homeplace Pictorial

Earl Scruggs Homeplace Pictorial

This month (6th January) marks the birthday of Earl Eugene Scruggs, one of the early pioneers of the 5-string banjo style to become known as “Scruggs Style picking”. Dennis Jones of North Carolina has passed on some pictures of a trip he took to Earl...
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....