Artist Profile: Scott Vestal

February 16, 2011 bluegrass artists
Artist Profile: Scott Vestal

Today, we’re going to feature another Bluegrass artist on the rise, and it’s none other than Scott Vestal, banjo player, designer, and composer extraordinaire. Early Years Like many Bluegrass greats, Scott Vestal was born in the country – Duncan, Oklahoma to be specific – on May 8, 1962. And also like many Bluegrass legends, his […]

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Who is Ira Louvin to Bluegrass Fans?

February 12, 2011 bluegrass artists
Who is Ira Louvin to Bluegrass Fans?

Ira Louvin was far from perfect, but it’s probably his imperfection that made him such a legendary act. For Bluegrass fans, he was one of the best mandolin players in history, an elite songwriter and Country Music singer.  In addition, he was ½ half of the reason behind the Louvin Brothers’ success – the other […]

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Should You Get Mandolin Lessons Online? Here’s What You Should Consider…

February 11, 2011 Bluegrass Instruction
Should You Get Mandolin Lessons Online? Here's What You Should Consider

Although there are a number of well-known artists and music schools that offer mandolin lessons online, the majority of them also charge expensive rates. Thankfully, they’re not your only choices. It’s perfectly fine to take mandolin lessons online from freelance musicians as long as they have the skills and experience to teach you effectively. When […]

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What You Must Know About Your Acoustic Guitar Strings

February 10, 2011 Bluegrass Instruction
What You Must Know About Your Acoustic Guitar Strings

You’ve probably gotten a lot of tips and advice as well as found comprehensive information online about acoustic guitars and how to know which one is best for your needs. But do you know what factors to consider when it’s time to shop for its strings?

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What Kind of Country Thunder Tickets Do You Need?

February 9, 2011 bluegrass events
What Kind of Country Thunder Tickets Do You Need?

Country Thunder is set to give a stormy performance in Florence, Arizona on April 7 – 10, 2011. If you haven’t gotten your Country Thunder tickets yet, purchase now if you want to enjoy discounts. Make sure you snap up the last remaining available camp sites since they’re fast disappearing as well. How Much Do […]

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