Bluegrass Today

Thursday, April 06, 2017




Janet Davis survives the demise of Janet Davis Music

Let's talk a bit about another banjo icon, someone who touched the lives of thousands of banjo players over a long career, but without the widespread attention that has come to someone like Béla Fleck, whom we discussed earlier this morning. That's because this icon wasn't known primarily as a player, though they were, in fact, a highly skilled…







Knee Deep In Bluegrass TV production begins

Cindy Baucom's Knee Deep In Bluegrass radio program is well on its way to television, with production now underway for her new broadcast showcasing bluegrass music videos. The first 14 episodes have been shot and are now being edited for broadcast…

Archaic - Travers Chandler

Travers Chandler has made no secret of his love for the bluegrass music of the fifties and sixties; he names Charlie Moore, Buzz Busby, and Red Allen & Frank Wakefield among his biggest and earliest influences. His music lies firmly in the…

True Grass Band to Poor Mountain Records

Poor Mountain Records has announced the signing of the True Grass band from Burnsville, NC to their label. The band has been performing together regionally since the mid-1990s in western North Carolina and east Tennessee. Their style favors…

Béla Fleck talks to the New York Times

The New York Times hooked up yesterday with banjo hero Béla Fleck for a live, 45-minute interview/performance which they streamed in real time online. He was joined in a tiny studio by Jon Pareles, the paper's chief pop music critic, and by…




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