From Blue Grass to Bluegrass: Week 8

The Stanley Brothers And The Beginnings of a Genre The mid-1940s edition of Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys, featuring banjoist Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt, is generally thought of as the “original” bluegrass band. It was “original” … Read More

October 9 Trivia Question

This Contest is Closed The winner is Andy Bing October 9 TRIVIA QUESTION There are more bluegrass biographies out there than most readers suspect. You can learn a LOT about founding figures of bluegrass in books. Also of course via … Read More

IBMA 2020 Bluegrass Music Awards

Well, IBMA (the International Bluegrass Music Assoc.) just held their annual Awards Show — “virtually” and completely on-line due to the Covid pandemic. I watched it on a live Facebook link, and listened to it on Sirius/XM Bluegrass Junction. However, … Read More

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