Latest News

  • Becky Buller asks for help with Honor Flight

    Becky Buller has a special request on Veteran's Day for all her fans and friends, inspired by the true story of WWII veteran John Champion. Becky wrote a song about him with Lynda Dawson for her 2018 album, Crepe Paper Heart, telling of John's exploits as a P-38 test pilot.

    Read More
  • A Life of Sorrow Revisited: Gary Reid talks portraying Carter Stanley

    When fans, enthusiasts and historians retrace the history of bluegrass music, it’s often the Stanley Brothers or Ralph Stanley himself that are positioned so prominently. Carter Stanley, Ralph’s older sibling and the other half of the Stanley Brothers pairing, is often overlooked, one reason his life turned out so tragically. Educator

    Read More
  • A Very Joyful Bluegrass Christmas from EMG

    It's that time of year again. Talk of snow is in the air, and even though Thanksgiving is still ahead of us, the Christmas decorations are starting to make an appearance. And, of course, that means new holiday bluegrass music is in the offing as well. As always, we will attempt

    Read More
  • Bluegrass Beyond Borders: Firecrackers make a distinctive noise

    The fascination with Appalachian music in the U.K. remains unabated. As evidence, one need look no further than a band like the Firecrackers, whose interest and enthusiasm for old timey tunes is reflected in both their upbeat approach and bond to a traditional template. They describe their music as an

    Read More
  • Run Run video from Cup O’Joe

    Cup O'Joe, the talented sibling trio from Co. Armagh in Ireland, has a new single out today which takes their traditional folk and bluegrass sound in a different direction. We've watched these artists grow and mature from teens into young adults, matching the rich musical traditions of their homeland with bluegrass sounds

    Read More
  • Ask Sonny Anything… Driving Mister Bill

    Ask Sonny Anything is a recurring feature where our readers pose questions to the great Sonny Osborne, one half of the iconic Osborne Brothers who redefined bluegrass music in the 1960s, and noted banjo maven and collector of fine prewar instruments. Everyone is encouraged to pose queries of your own

    Read More
Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Enter your email to have our newsletter delivered directly to your inbox

Latest Bluegrass Music News More

View Past Articles