Jan Johansson will be in Sweden for a little over a month mid July to mid August touring as Jan Johansson & Friends around Sweden and Finland. On July 18 Jan Johansson & Friends will be doing a gig at The Music of Bill Monroe in Stockholm, Sweden. As a guest artist they have invited Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys alumnus fiddler Thomas Haglund.
The European World of Bluegrass Festival will take place in Voorthuizen, Holland May 9-11. The event is in its 11th year and has been recognized by Bluegrass Event of the Year by IBMA, the only event in Europe so far to do so. Fans can see acts from all over Europe and abroad; the event also features workshops, a trade show, and awards. Click here for more information.
0039 (formerly Bononia Grass)of Bologna, Italy released Dial in March. Special guests on the album are Mike Guggino, and Nicky Sanders (of Steep Canyon Rangers), Andy Hall, and Rafe Stefanini. 0039 performed at the EBMA’s Award Shows in March.