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  • A variety of music graces the stages of various venues in Chicagoland this fall
    A variety of music graces the stages of various venues in Chicagoland this fall
    Multi-award winning singer Macy Gray will perform The Way at City Winery Chicago (September 28-29) on 1200 W. Randolph Street. Additional performers slated for the venue are Sinéad O’Connor (October 19, 20, 22); Willie Watson (October 21);...
  • Del McCoury Band
    Rewind with bluegrass artist Del McCoury: "My only advice is 'Don't give up'"
    For over fifty years, Del McCoury has been writing, recording, and performing authentic bluegrass music with his band. Joining McCoury, who sings lead and plays guitar, are fiddle player Jason Carter, bassist Alan Bartram, and sons Rob McCoury on...
  • Hellman’s Star-of-David rhinestone studded jacket will be on view
    The Contemporary Jewish Museum celebrates the life and legacy of Warren Hellman
    "Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman," a new exhibition at The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM), celebrates the life of one of San Francisco’s greatest and most beloved benefactors. Hellman was a man of eclectic interests and...
  • Ricky Skaggs to headline third annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival
    Ricky Skaggs to headline third annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Fesival
    Banjos and dobros meet beaches and boats in the Outer Banks of North Carolina when mountain music comes to Manteo the weekend of September 25 – 28, 2014. Headliner Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder take to the stage amid a lineup of...
  • Summergrass San Diego bluegrass festival
    Summergrass San Diego bluegrass festival
    Does the twang of a guitar mixed with the sounds of a banjo and harmonica get your feet moving? If so, you’re in luck, the Summergrass Bluegrass Festival is this weekend, August 15, 2014 to August 17, 2014.You can enjoy live music from...
  • Atkinson Family
    Bluegrass Festival returns to North Creek this weekend
    The 11th Annual Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival kicks off tomorrow morning, Aug. 15, at Ski Bowl Park in North Creek. Local bluegrass band Washington County Line heads the lineup, taking the stage at 11:30 a.m. followed by non-stop performances...
  • The Semi-annual Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
    Bluegrass in Gettysburg
    There’s about to be a lot of music-making in Gettysburg this week. With the Semi-annual Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival running from Aug. 14 to Aug. 17, a visit to the borough this week will have you tapping along to the beats you hear all...
  • Ricky Skaggs  Ryman Auditorium
    Sold out Ryman Auditorium crowd awestruck by Ricky Skaggs
    “You can play anywhere, anywhere in the world. But playing the Ryman is special, it is so special.” Is how Ricky Skaggs with Kentucky Thunder greeted the sold out crowd in July in Nashville. There aren’t many things we don&rsquo...
  • Jerry and Alison
    Dobro master Jerry Douglas performs at the Hamilton
    The Hamilton in Washington, D.C. welcomes 13-time Grammy Award winning dobro master Jerry Douglas on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Doors open at 6:30 PM and is a show you don't want to miss if you are a fan of Americana music. Showtime is scheduled...
  • Dailey & Vincent, Ryman Auditorium, Nashville TN
    Ryman Auditorium hosts standing room only crowd for Dailey & Vincent
    The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville Tennessee played host to a standing room only crowd for IBMA stalwarts and Grammy winners, Dailey & Vincent. The intimate feeling and otherworldly acoustics brought out a richness in classic bluegrass and...
  • Juana Ghani at Bar Deluxe, July 3, 2014
    Spectacular Fire Dancing at Bar Deluxe with Juana Ghani, July 3-4, 2014
    When it comes to spectacular shows there seems to be no end to the awesome talents presented at Juana Ghani's large band and multiple dancers who entertain the crowd up close and personal! Her July 3rd-4th extravaganza featured two opening...
  • Hot Rize Reunites at Keswick Theatre
    The Best of Bluegrass Comes to Keswick Theatre
    A mighty wind is blowing into the Keswick this November and it's going to blow your bluegrass-loving mind. It's the very best of bluegrass, and Americana roots on one stage for one very special evening when Hot Rize reunites PLUS a special...
  • The SteelDrivers
    Rewind with Tammy Rogers of the SteelDrivers
    In 2012, Nashville’s renown bluegrass band The SteelDrivers welcomed mandolin player Brent Truitt to round out the lineup that includes Richard Bailey – banjo, Mike Fleming – bass/vocals, Gary Nichols – guitar/vocals and...
  • Ralph Stanley
    Yale awards bluegrass great Ralph Stanley second honorary doctorate
    Bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley was awarded his second honorary doctorate yesterday (May 19) at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.The honor was bestowed upon the 87-year-old music legend by Yale president Peter Salovey—himself a bluegrass...
  • Baltimore enjoys its second bluegrass festival on a perfect Saturday
    Baltimore enjoys its second bluegrass festival on a perfect Saturday
    The Second Annual Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival couldn't have taken place on a more fortunate day. Saturday, April 26 turned out the be perhaps the most pleasant day weahterwise in Baltimore in what has turned out to be so far an...