2015 IBMA Awards Nominees

ibma_awards_thAt a press conference aired this morning on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the final nominees for their 2015 International Bluegrass Music Awards, along with this year’s Hall Of Fame Inductees and Distinguished Achievement Award recipients. The winners will be announced […]

Post Literalism in bluegrass music

jones_thI think we may have a small problem in our world with bluegrass fundamentalism. I’m not referring to the desire on the part of some to define bluegrass music in some sort of legalistic terms with a set of rules and formulas that would be […]

Brandy Miller to Chosen Road

brandy_miller_thJonathan Bucker & Open Road have announced the addition of Brandy Miller to the band, playing banjo. Just 17 years old, Brandy is already an accomplished banjo player. She was chosen to participate in the IBMA Youth Bluegrass All-Stars in 2013, and recorded as a […]