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Japan's Bluegrass 45 at Birthplace of Country Music Museum Oct 2

Japan's Bluegrass 45Bristol, VA --— The Birthplace of Country Music is proud to present the international musicianship of Bluegrass 45 at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. More than a band, these six friends from Kobe, Japan have shared 50 years of friendship, musicianship, and a passion for music that has promoted and championed bluegrass as a culture, genre, and lifestyle all over the world. This is a rare opportunity to see the group in an intimate concert performance.

Shawn Lane Introduces New Limited Edition Onyx I-Tone Pick

Limited Edition Onyx I-Tone PickWalhalla, SC -- Blue Highway's heralded vocalist, songwriter, and instrumentalist Shawn Lane and Clemson University engineer associate Brad Poore announced today the introduction of a new Limited Edition I-Tone Pick. The Limited Edition Onyx is streamlined jet black with a heavier, thicker feel, due to a special diamond hardening agent being added to the original I-Tone material.

Becky Buller Releases Latest Single "Calamity Jane" with Rhonda Vincent

Calamity JaneNashville, TN -- New music is out to radio today from reigning IBMA Fiddler and Female Vocalist Of The Year Becky Buller with help from the Queen Of Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent. "Calamity Jane", the second single from Buller's upcoming Dark Shadow Recording release, Crêpe Paper Heart, is a co-write by Buller and Blue Highway's Tim Stafford about the notorious American frontierswoman Martha Canary.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle Release “Time Won't Wait”

“Time Won't WaitNashville, TN -- Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle have hit the ground running since its first album in 2015. Their two previous Rural Rhythm Records albums have produced multiple hit #1 radio charted songs, including "Leaving CrazyTown", "Aim High", "Not Now", and critically acclaimed album reviews. Produced by Steve Gulley, Time Won't Wait, releasing on October 20th,is the group's third album and features the up-tempo hard drivin' single "Drowned In Sorrow" written by Steve Gulley and Tim Stafford.

Stoney Creek Releases Single and Music Video from Double Live Album

Stoney Creek - Live On LocationMartinsburg, WV - Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band has released a new single and music video for "The Traveling Song". The track is the first single from the band's new double live album, Live On Location. "The Traveling Song" is available to radio broadcasters through AirPlay Direct. The music video, featuring West Virginia's mountain scenery and a touch of vaudeville humor, can be viewed on Stoney Creek's Website, Facebook and YouTube pages.

Wilson Pickins Promotions Adds Wildfire to Bluegrass Roster

Wildfire - Rented Room on BroadwayWilson Pickins Promotions is proud to welcome Wildfire to it's distinguished stable of bluegrass bands. Wildfire is a powerful stage band and recording artist on the Pinecastle Records label that delivers music to please everyone from traditional bluegrass lovers to the contemporary fans of today. The current project out on Pinecastle Records, Rented Room on Broadway, has received stellar reviews from bluegrass radio and media, and the single "Bible and a Bus Ticket Home" recently went to number one on the Roots Music Report chart.

Rhonda Vincent Returns to the USA

Rhonda Vincent Returns to USANashville, TN -- September 14, 2017 - The International “Queen of Bluegrass” returns from a week of traveling abroad. Rhonda Vincent kept a jet-setting pace, flying from New York City to Dublin, Prague, and Zurich, before returning on Sunday. The All American Bluegrass Girl, along with the Most Award Winning Band in Bluegrass Music History, “The Rage” performed amongst the breathtaking beauty of Prague, Czech Republic and Gstaad, Switzerland.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 17 Lineup Announced

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 17Now in its 17th year, the free and large Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park has announced the lineup for this year's event. The free Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival is a gathering featuring over 90 acts on 7 stages performing over 3 days. This year's event is to honor Patricia Christina “Chris” Hellman – artist, ballerina, philanthropist and wife of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass founder Warren Hellman. Chris Hellman passed away on Saturday, February 4th of this year. Warren passed away December 18, 2011.

Bluegrass Museum Announces Fall Concert Series Lineup

International Bluegrass Music Museum Fall Concert SeriesOwensboro, KY – The International Bluegrass Music Museum announced the lineup for their Fall 2017 Benefit Concert series. The Museum will host six shows at their current location in downtown Owensboro beginning September 21 and running through December 1.

Cybergrass Celebrates 25 Years on the Web

Cybergrass 25th AnniversaryOn Friday, September 9th, Cybergrass celebrated 25 years of promoting bluegrass music on the world wide web. What started out as a learning and research project has evolved into one of the most popular bluegrass web sites in the world. Cybergrass, the world's oldest music and bluegrass music web site, changed over to a new format a few years ago. The site continues to grow even with all the thousands of other bluegrass sites on the web. What a wonderful way to celebrate a quarter century of bluegrass information on the web!

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Announce New LP “Echo in the Valley”

Echo in the ValleyBéla Fleck and Abigail Washburn are excited to announce Echo in the Valley (October 20 / Rounder), a deep exploration of the complexities of the banjo duet and the follow up to their acclaimed, self-titled debut that earned them the 2016 Grammy for Best Folk Album.

The Churchmen Release Latest Album “God Holds Tomorrow”

God Holds TomorrowWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is pleased to announce the release of God Holds Tomorrow, the latest album from beloved bluegrass gospel group, The Churchmen. The band's third project for Mountain Fever Records, God Holds Tomorrow, includes four songs written by band member Carroll Arnn, that sit nicely alongside those penned by well-known song-smiths such as Pete Goble, Rick Lang, Thomm Jutz, Donna Ulisse and others. When one looks at the list of writer credits on this project, it's made perfectly clear The Churchmen not only deliver a great song, but they know where to find them, too.

The Gibson Brothers Team Up with Norman Adams for 10 Festivals

The Gibson BrothersNashville, TN -- The world of bluegrass music has lost more than a double handful of its emblematic festivals in the past year, but with decades of family-friendly events from Florida to Virginia under his belt, one event producer is still going strong. Norman Adams has produced over 200 events during 43 years as a bluegrass festival promoter, including one stretch where he presented Bill Monroe, the Father of Bluegrass, for 25 years in a row—and today, he's still giving a platform to the top acts in bluegrass on a regular basis, averaging 10 festivals a year. By our count, he is the top employer in Bluegrass.

Feller and Hill Release New Album “Brothers and Heroes”

Brothers and HeroesNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is pleased to announce the September 29th release of Brothers And Heroes the debut album by Feller and Hill for the label. Since the formation of Feller and Hill in 2010, Tom Feller and Chris Hill have established themselves among the top vocal groups in the bluegrass community. Combining their love for traditional bluegrass and classic country music, their music falls somewhere between Buck Owens and the Osborne Brothers. Hallmarked by tight harmonies and great songs, Feller and Hill have had some of the biggest bluegrass radio hits over the past few years with "Big Blue Roses" and "Government Blues."

Pine Mountain Railsplitters at Carter Fold Saturday

Pine Mountain RailsplittersHiltons, VA -- Saturday, September 2nd, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Pine Mountain Railsplitters old time string band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.

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