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Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers To Make Grand Ole Opry Debut

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Joe Mullins & The Radio RamblersXenia, OH -- The International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA) reigning Emerging Artist of Year, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers are set to reach a career milestone when they make their Grand Ole Opry debut in Nashville, Tennessee later this month. Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers will perform on the Grand Ole Opry on July 27th and are in fact, guests on Bill Anderson's portion of the show. Other performances that night will include Vince Gill, Paul Franklin and Ronnie Milsap.

With a successful, chart-making CD, They're Playing My Song, and a busy touring schedule that will find them covering Ohio, Tennessee, and Montana this month alone, it was only a matter of time before the band caught the attention of management of the famed Grand Ole Opry. "Like most bands on the road, we've dreamed of a chance to bring our music to the historical stage of the Grand Ole Opry for years," states Joe Mullins. "With the help of the legendary Bill Anderson who co-wrote our latest single, "Some Kind Of War," the management listened to our music and extended the invitation. We are so very grateful for the opportunity!"

They're Playing My Song has spent 7 months on Bluegrass Unlimited's Top 15 Albums chart and is currently #10 for the month of July. Also this month, "Some Kind Of War" made it's debut on the Bluegrass Today Monthly Songs chart at #9. Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers will also make a television appearance on RFD TV as part of Reno's Old Time Music Hour on Saturday, July 13th at 7:00pm EDT with re-broadcasts on July 14th at 2:30am EDT and July 16th at 5:00pm EDT.

For more information on Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers including a complete tour schedule, please visit www.radioramblers.com. For more information on the Grand Ole Opry including how to purchase tickets for the band's July 27th performance, visit www.opry.com.

Voted the International Bluegrass Music Association's Emerging Artist of the Year in 2012, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers offer quality bluegrass and gospel music, a professional presentation, inventive instrumental work, a good variety of vocal arrangements including a capella quartets, and tasteful, down-home humor.

Their professionalism and successful, heavily played recordings have kept them in demand with national audiences resulting in a heavy touring schedule that includes perfomances at such national events as the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, Bean Blossom, Red White & Bluegrass, Silver Dollar City’s Bluegrass & BBQ, Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, Bluegrass Nights At The Ryman, and the IBMA’s Fan Fest.

A contributing factor to the band's success is their active marketing capabilities, due to Mullins’ network of radio stations in the Midwest, including a 24/7 webcast available at www.myclassiccountry.com and the new “Classic Country Radio” app for Android and iPhone.

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