Billboard‘s Top 50 Bluegrass Albums of 2011

Billboard.com has released their list of the Top 50 Bluegrass Albums of 2011. Albums were ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. Congratulations to Alison Krauss & Union Station for having the Top Bluegrass Album of the year with Paper Airplane! What do you think of this ranking? Who’d top YOUR Top 50 [...] Read More

Billboard‘s Top 50 Bluegrass Albums of 2011

Billboard.com has released their list of the Top 50 Bluegrass Albums of 2011. Albums were ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. Congratulations to Alison Krauss & Union Station for having the Top Bluegrass Album of the year with Paper Airplane! What do you think of this ranking? Who’d top YOUR Top 50 [...] Read More

Alison Krauss & Union Station Added to MerleFest Lineup

Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas have been added to the MerleFest 25 lineup as the festival’s closing performance. MerleFest 25 will take place April 26-29 on the Wilkes Community College campus in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Held in memory of Eddy Merle Watson, son of Doc Watson, MerleFest is the primary fundraiser for [...] Read More

Marty Stuart, Sierra Hull to Perform at MerleFest

The first performers of MerleFest 25 have been announced. Marty Stuart, Sierra Hull, Sam Bush, Dailey & Vincent, and the Punch Brothers are just some of the artists who will take part in the annual festival in memory of musician Eddy Merle Watson, son of Doc Watson. The festival will take place April 26-29 on [...] Read More

Lucinda Williams, Blind Boys of Alabama To Attend the Americana Festival

Lucinda Williams, Peter Rowan, Nanci Griffith, James McMurtry and the Blind Boys of Alabama will attend the Americana Music Association Festival & Conference, to be held in Nashville October 12-15. More than twenty additional artists including Sierra Hull, Will Hoge, Marty Stuart and Matraca Berg are scheduled to appear during the event. The Americana Music [...] Read More