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Lorraine Jordan Joins Marty Raybon for "Darned if I Don't, Danged if I Do"

Lorraine Jordan with Marty Raybon"I've always been a fan of Marty Raybon, so working with him has been a dream come true," said Lorraine Jordan. "I hope fans enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed recording it."

Branded Bluegrass Joins Wilson Pickins Bluegrass Promotions Roster

Branded BluegrassBranded Bluegrass is a band from central Indiana with a catalog of music deeply rooted in traditional bluegrass and gospel, with a flair for some contemporary bluegrass, classic country and even a little bit of rock ‘n roll now and then. Audiences are sure to enjoy their diversity, tight harmonies, energetic stage show, and charismatic personalities.

Tune Town Old Time String Band at Carter Fold Saturday

Tune Town Old Time String BandHiltons, VA -- Saturday, June 4th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Tune Town Old Time String Band with Dr. Mark Handy and special guest Leon Frost.

Award Winning Bluegrass Artists Headline Dinwiddle Music Festival

Dinwiddle Music FestivalDinwiddie, VA -- After a very successful Inaugural Festival in 2015 we are very excited for our 2nd Annual Dinwiddie Music Festival here at Virginia Motorsports Park in North Dinwiddie, Virginia June 9, 10, & 11, 2016. The festival will feature some of the best in Bluegrass, Class Country, and Americana Music. Headliner bands like Dailey & Vincent, Grammy Award Winning SteelDrivers, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, Flatt Lonesome, Junior Sisk and many more.

Mike Scott to Host "Bluegrass Ridge", New Album Coming

Mike ScottNashville, TN (May 26, 2016) – Banjo master Mike Scott recently hosted Heartland TV's hit show "Bluegrass Ridge”. The first episode, which will air twelve times this week, included several Rural Rhythm Records music videos featuring Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out’s “Pretty Little Girl From Galax”, Marty Raybon’s “God Didn’t Choose Sides” and Scott’s “Where The Soul Of Man Never Dies”. The episode also featured an interview with Rural Rhythm artist Steve Gulley talking about his rich music family heritage in the Bluegrass genre and his new group Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle.

Bobby Osborne Working on New Album Project

Bobby OsborneBobby Osborne to record with Alison Brown and Compass Records Group! Check this out and see how you can help support this great collaboration of one of our last bluegrass music cornerstones that's still active today! Over the past couple of years my friends, fans, and students have been asking me when I’m going to make a new album. Well I am pleased to announce that will be starting a new project this summer at Compass Sound Studio in Nashville. The album will be produced by Alison Brown and will be released on the Compass Records label, one of the finest labels in bluegrass music.

Earls of Leicester to Perform at Country Music Hall of Fame

Earls of LeicesterNashville, TN -- The Country Music Hall of Fame ® and Museum presents reigning International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainer of the Year, Jerry Douglas and the Earls of Leicester in concert at 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 22, in the museum’s CMA Theater. Tickets are $38 and $42 and will go on sale June 3, at 10 a.m. To purchase tickets visit www.CountryMusicHallOfFame.org.

Tim Stafford to Perform at Prestigious Songwriters Festival

Tim StaffordAbingdon, VA -- Blue Highway's Tim Stafford will perform at the 4th Annual Richard Leigh Songwriters Festival this Saturday, May 28, at 6:00 pm at Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) in Abingdon.

Donna Ulisse to Host Four Episodes of Bluegrass Ridge

Donna UlisseNashville, TN -- Bluegrass singer songwriter Donna Ulisse was recently in the studio hosting four episodes of the popular Heartland TV bluegrass video music show, Bluegrass Ridge. The show focuses on showing bluegrass videos but also includes artist interviews and some behind the scenes footage. In addition to hosting the four episodes as well as doing an interview for a fifth episode, Bluegrass Ridge is also adding four of Ulisse's music videos to their music video programming.

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley have The Country Blues

The Country BluesNashville, TN May 25th, 2016 — Some things you know are just meant to be, but it was still welcome news for Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley when their debut duo album, Before The Sun Goes Down, earned a Grammy nomination for the Best Bluegrass Album. And with the release of their new project, The Country Blues on July 8th, the pair build on the first one’s strengths to take their unique musical conversation to an even higher level.

The Kruger Brothers Bring Startling Virtuosity to Denver June 18

The Kruger BrothersNashville, TN -- When we think of the finer things in life, we think of quality, and among the highest quality acoustic music being produced today is that of The Kruger Brothers. The Kruger Brothers are playing a show on June 18th in Denver at Daniels Hall (Swallow Hill Music) located at 71 East Yale Avenue, Denver, Colorado. Show starts at 8 PM. Tickets $20-27.

Former Jonson Mountain Boys Members at Wind Gap

Wind Gap Bluegrass FestivalThe Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival has announced that they are expectin excellent weather but, the best part of all is that former Jonson Mountain Boys members Dudley Connell and Marshall Wilbourn to perform at Wind Gap! The Jonson Mountain Boys performed each year, at Wind Gap from the festival's first year, 1982 until the band retired. They will be with 'Chris Henry & Hardcore Bluegrass' on Saturday.

New Music from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Burden BearerNashville, TN -- Mountain Home Music Company has announced a July 8, 2016 release date for Burden Bearer from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Bluegrass Hall of Fame member Doyle Lawson is well known for high standards in every aspect of his musical career. Burden Bearer is the latest example of the exquisite precision in vocals, harmony and musicianship of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. The album is reminiscent of a traditional “call to a camp meeting.” It is a special music event of Bluegrass Gospel and A Capella music celebrating the musical legacy of faith, hope, struggle and victory of the spirit. Old time renderings live alongside newly forged Gospel songs that pay tribute to the aged, but timeless Gospel convention music tradition.

Rhonda Vincent Announces New Bluegrass Single, "Mama Tried"

Mama TriedRhonda Vincent is pleased to announce her new single, "Mama Tried," released in tribute to the late great Merle Haggard. Rhonda presents the song with invigorating bluegrass instrumentation, and a sassy vocal, with a familiarity that has everyone singing along. The track is released via Upper Management Music and available NOW on iTunes, Amazon, and wherever music is sold.

Wide Open Bluegrass First Round Artists Announced

Wide Open BluegrassNashville, TN -- The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) released an initial list of performers for PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass, which takes place Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Raleigh, North Carolina. This year’s lineup showcases an array of bluegrass styles, from traditional to progressive and from emerging artists to IBMA Hall of Famers. PNC returns as Wide Open Bluegrass' presenting sponsor for fourth consecutive year.

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