Hot Rize plays the streets of New York
Hot Rize has released a new music video, produced by Mason Jar Music, that finds them masquerading as street musicians in the Big Apple.

Pete featured in Bluegrass Today!
British journalist Richard Thompson interviewed Pete “over coffee”, covering a wide variety of subjects. See what Pete names as his “favourite” bluegrass album, composition, and more.

Pete’s Memories of Earl
Author David Russell recently approached Pete concerning a book he’s writing on the influence of Earl Scruggs.

Pete's Tab Archive Now Online!
For the first time ever, over 240 solos by Pete on Hot Rize and Country Cooking albums -- since 1971 -- are now online for download. Includes the new Hot Rize album! Click for details.
Free Video Lesson!
Clary Mae

Pete will be sharing some of his most-requested solos free, right here on The song can be found on the new Hot Rize album "When I'm Free." Get the tab here.

Click for previous video lessons

1980 video of Pete pickin and discussin'...
TV interview in Louisville with banjo picker Terry Heaton. How long did it take Pete to type out his banjo book?

Jam Class video! Watch a Wernick Method class, and hear what the students and teacher say! Thanks Fred Boettger, for a fun 4-minute report.

Let's Pick! New sticker
FREE with any DVD order!

7 years of Pete's Banjo Newsletter columns!
now complete from January 2007 through January of 2014.

Chord photos!
All jammers need to know how to "read" guitar chords. Click here for clear photos of the most common ones.
Jan 3-9 Boulder, CO Bluegrass Camp
Apr 25-28 MerleFest, NC Bluegrass Camp
Jun/Jul TBA Lake George, NY Bluegrass Camp
9/25 Watermelon Park
Berryville, VA
Hot Rize w. Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers
9/26 Boats and Bluegrass
Winona, MN
Hot Rize w. Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers
10/1 IBMA Awards Show
Raleigh, NC
Hot Rize w. Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers
10/2 Three Sisters Music Festival
Chattanooga, TN
Hot Rize w. Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers
10/4 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival
San Francisco, CA
Hot Rize w. Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers