News just in from the 2019 Bluegrass Conference relates to this year's teaching faculty which features six international musicians. The list below is in development and other names will be announced soon. Jens Kruger - North Carolina USA Josh Goforth - North Carolina USA (fiddle, mandolin, guitar) Jenny Lester – British Columbia Canada … [Read More...] about 2019 Bluegrass Conference
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The banjo is a very popular instrument, and it’s popularity is currently growing rapidly. However, there’s a convoluted and misconstrued history of this instrument. Here is a podcast from Tony Thomas, African American Banjo Scholar, about the history, origins and commercial explosion of the banjo. Visit the podcast here. Once you get … [Read More...] about Banjo History Podcast.
It's been quite a while since we have heard what's new from the Davidson Brothers. They tell us that the last six months have been crazy for them and time has flown by. The Davidson have performed at the 2018 World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, North Carolina. They have also celebrated their little sister's marriage, r and more recently played the … [Read More...] about Davidson Brothers 2019 Update
News from the Mountain Pickers Association of Victoria Here is a schedule of events for the Mountain Pickers Association for 2019. Tue Feb 26th The Western Flyers (US) - Western Swing all the way from Texas Ferntree Gully Bowling Club Tue Mar 5th Red Tail Ring (US) - A modern take on old-timey from Michigan USA Ferntree Gully … [Read More...] about 2019 Mountain Pickers Association Program
The Grascals have announced the addition of bluegrass veteran, Chris Davis on guitar and lead vocals. Davis is no stranger to bluegrass music, having … [Read More...] about Chris Davis Joins the Grascals
Crowd Funding Campaign Aims to Save Classic Film Made at Legendary Festival Reportedly the first feature film about bluegrass music (Washington Post, … [Read More...] about Bluegrass Country Soul Movie Restoration Almost Complete.
The Kruger Brothers are unique in the world of bluegrass music as they blend their instruments and voices to a wide variety of music styles from … [Read More...] about Kruger Brothers – Three of a Kind
Critically acclaimed, pioneering bluegrass band Nefesh Mountain will embark on a 26-city tour from April to August of 2019. The group is the first of … [Read More...] about Nefesh Mountain on Tour.
Celebrating 50 Years, Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers set to release new CD. Rebel Records has released, Take Me Back to West Virginia, from … [Read More...] about Larry Sparks – New Moon Over My Shoulder
Here is news of a new album from LaTresa & The Signal to be released on the June 7, 2019 called The Blood and the River, a collection of original … [Read More...] about LaTresa & The Signal – The Blood and the River
It’s an exciting year for multi-award winning StowTown Records bluegrass band, Southern Raised. Siblings Lindsay, Sarah, Emily and Matt have already … [Read More...] about Southern Raised – Another World
Award-winning Bluegrass quartet the Farm Hands have announced the release of their brand new single, I Can’t Go Home Anymore. The Pinecastle Records … [Read More...] about Farm Hands – I Can’t Go Home Anymore
Heading to Kentucky next year? Here is a festival you might want to take in - Romp Festival in Owensboro, Kentucky from 26th to 29th June … [Read More...] about 2019 ROMP Artists Announced
Kristy Cox will be touring with Amanda Cook early next year and playing the Tamworth music festival in January. Here is an interview we produced with … [Read More...] about An Interview with Amanda Cook, Touring with Kristy Cox 2019.
Performer applications are now open for the 2019 Great Alpine Pick. While the Great Alpine Pick used to be held at Harrietville each year the event … [Read More...] about Applications Open for 2019 Great Alpine Pick
Organisers of this year’s International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)’s World of Bluegrass, brought to you by Chiesi USA and taking place … [Read More...] about Changes To 2019 World of Bluegrass Announced
Here is an opportunity to appear before a host of Bluegrass Music agents, producers, recording companies and other folk providing opportunities to … [Read More...] about Bluegrass Ramble Applications Now Open.
Applications are now being accepted for Blue Ridge Banjo Camp. The Blue Ridge Banjo Camp is presented by Béla Fleck and will be held at the Brevard … [Read More...] about 2019 Blue Ridge Banjo Camp Applications Now Open
The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the 2019 class of Leadership Bluegrass, an intensive three-day program of … [Read More...] about 20198 Leadership in Bluegrass Announced
Tasmania's Miena Bluegrass Workshops and Jam is set for Sat 1st June. 2019 (this Saturday) and is open to all skill levels and new … [Read More...] about Miena Bluegrass Workshops and Jam
The Davidson Brothers are headed down to Gippsland today to play a show at the Grand Ridge Brewery, just over the hill from their hometown of … [Read More...] about Davidson Brothers to Play Grand Ridge Brewery
The boys from Bluegrass Junction are performing at the Wheatsheaf Hotel this Sunday, 2nd June, from 4:30pm to 7:00pm with free entry. The … [Read More...] about Bluegrass Junction to Play Wheatsheaf
News just in from the 2019 Bluegrass Conference relates to this year's teaching faculty which features six international musicians. The list below is … [Read More...] about 2019 Bluegrass Conference
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Here is an RK80 Recording King mahogany banjo. It got rave reviews at last year's Bluegrass Conference in Maleny, by all who played it. This is a … [Read More...] about Recording King RK80 Banjo.
For Sale: Cutaway dreadnought body style with inbuilt L.R. Baggs bridge transducer pickup. This instrument features: Sitka spruce top … [Read More...] about 1999 De Gruchy Concert Guitar