Bluegrass Today

Friday, April 21, 2017

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IBMA pens open letter to US Government

The International Bluegrass Music Association, through its Executive Director Paul Schiminger, has published an open letter to President Trump and the US Congress concerning plans to reduce or eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Schiminger says that he is speaking for the IBMA…

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HERE'S WHAT'S BUZZING

Bobby Osborne Mandolin Roundup

Bobby Osborne, Lauren Price, and Scott Napier playing triple mandolins. Folks in the bluegrass world have certainly noticed the “Tremolo Tuesday” video segments that have been appearing on social media since March 2016. According to Scott…

Inaugural Circa-Blue Fest songwriting contest winners announced

The winners have been announced this afternoon in the very first Circa-Blue Fest Song Contest. 30 entries were submitted in this bluegrass songwriting competition, and the judges have spoken. Winners will pick up their prizes during the…

Q&A with Katy Daley - Tom Mindte

Tom Mindte, head of Patuxent Music and bandleader of Patuxent Partners, stores an extensive record collection at his studio in Rockville, Maryland.  I asked him how his interest in collecting and music got started. TM:  Dad had a…

Roundup Vinyl brings back the record club vibe

As anybody who has lived through several decades knows, trends often come back around just when you least expect it. Beginning in the 1950s, Columbia House and other companies began “record clubs” – subscription services where customers could…

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