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Mike Marshall: Part 2

February 2008 In the second part of our interview with the influential musician, Mike talks about mandolins, bluegrass and the future for both. Read the first part of this interview Mike Marshall Mike Marshall has […]

Feb, 04 · in interviews

Mike Marshall: Part 1

February 2008 Over the past three decades Mike Marshall has established himself as one of the world’s finest mandolin players not to mention a master of mandocello, guitar and fiddle. With a strong foundation in […]

Jan, 31 · in interviews

The Carrivick Sisters

December 2007 Twin sisters Charlotte and Laura Carrivick are one of the recent success stories in British bluegrass. The talented singers and multi-instrumentalists have been part of the bluegrass scene for several years, first as […]

Dec, 09

Andrew Collins

October 2007 When people think of bluegrass their thoughts may not immediately turn to Canada, but several groups and musicians are ensuring the music is thriving north of the US border. At the forefront is […]

Oct, 04

John Lowell

September 2007 Guitarist, singer and songwriter John Lowell is a regular visitor to the UK and will be returning in the spring of 2008 to teach a songwriting class at Sore Fingers Week. We spoke […]

Sep, 11

Grand Targhee Bluegrass Camp and Festival

August 2007 ukbluegrass recently spent a week at the Grand Targhee Bluegrass Music Camp and the 20th Annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival, twin back-to-back events hosted by the Grand Targhee Resort, near the Wyoming/Idaho border […]

Aug, 21

Cornish Bluegrass Festival

August 2007 by Jer Boon The inaugural Cornish Bluegrass Festival took place in 2004, and was by a quirk of fate also the very first bluegrass festival that I attended. As an event that gave […]

Aug, 21



Chicken drawing by Charlotte Carrivick.