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Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the big doin's on tap at MerleFest this weekend in North Carolina.
The Country Music Association in Nashville has today announced their 2014 class to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Alison Krauss & Union Station will cancel the James Brown Arena concert that would have been held on May 18 with Willie Nelson, according to a release.
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals have revealed the lineup for this summer's Grand Point North music festival, which takes place in Burlington, VT's Waterfront Park on September 13 and 14. Trampled By Turtles , The War On Drugs , Dr. John and Lake Street Dive are just a few of the acts who will join Grace and the Nocs in Burlington this summer.
Eminem , Pearl Jam , Outkast , Skrillex , Beck , Calvin Harris , Lana Del Rey , Lorde , Foster The People , The Replacements and Zedd will all take the stage as headliners in Austin this year.
Age, of course, is a state of mind. But it's easy to feel like you've aged 30 years after three busy days at Coachella.
A quarter of a century ago, the members of Nickel Creek began playing bluegrass together.
The Ryman Auditorium audience on Good Friday was treated to a special twofer of roots music excellence, featuring the sweet vocals of The Secret Sisters and the instrumental prowess of reunited Nickel Creek.
Petrillo Music Shell performers include AWOLNATION, Janelle MonA e, Nickel Creek, Jeff Tweedy and Aloe Blacc in Grant Park, July 9-13 The City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the lineup of performers at the Petrillo Music Shell for the 34th Annual Taste of Chicago, July 9-13 in Grant Park.
Among the events planned is the collaborative effort by Roland White and Blake Williams who will be celebrating 100 years of Lester Flatt at MerleFest this coming Saturday, April 26. White joined The Nashville Grass in 1969 and worked with the group until 1973 when he left to join his brother, Clarence White, in a television venture.
Hailing from the Carolinas, The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, a collaborative project of master musicians Danny Stanley, JC Rowland, Tom Langdon, Greg Penny and Randy Smith have announced a scheduled release of their latest project, Carolina Memories, on Pinecastle Records, June 10, 2014.
Loufest recently asked its Twitter followers to reveal their #MyLouWishlist for a chance to win VIP tickets to the festival.
WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Discovery Theatre 4/26-4/26/2014 Michael Rosen 's award-winning book We're Going On A Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in this fun-filled adaptation with a lively score.
Stop me if you've heard this one before A pianist and a drummer walk into the studio to record an updated version of Foggy Mountain Banjo .
The String Cheese Incident will perform twice at the Huck Finn Jubilee on June 13 and 14 at the Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park in Ontario, California.