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Detour Bluegrass Band Continues Support of Homeless Veterans

Detour Bluegrass BandTraverse City, MI -- Detour bluegrass band is proud to announce they will donate proceeds from the sales of their new song, "Soldier's Sorrow" to Goodwill’s Patriot Place project. "Soldier's Sorrow" appears on Detour's album Going Nowhere Fast recently released on Mountain Fever Records. The label has generously offered to match dollar for dollar, up to $1,000 in sales, to the organization.

Patriot Place is a transitional housing community for Northern Michigan’s homeless veterans. To learn more about Patriot Place, please visit http://goodwillnmi.org/vets. Songwriter and band member, Jeff Rose is set to present another check to Lilly Nowicki, Event and Database Coordinator with Goodwill. For several years, the band has also been donating proceeds from their song ,"Homeless of the Brave" from their previous album A Better Place, to the organization.

Detour is now on tour including upcoming performance at the Bluegrass on the Plains Festival in Auburn, AL May 31-June 1; the Festival of the Bluegrass in Lexington, KY on June 25; the Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival in Bean Blossom, IN and many other large and notable events.

The band is well-known for their tight, focused harmonies, precision instrumentals, and creative melodies that take listeners down a unique bluegrass road. The band’s first single, “Too Blue To Have the Blues,” written by Jeff Rose and Terry Herd, hit radio in February.

Detour is a "bluegrass powerhouse" that features heartfelt originals, tightly focused harmonies, and high-steppin' instrumentals from a superbly talented sextet of veterans of Michigan's bluegrass scene. "Quarterline Road," the kick-off tune from the group's latest CD, A Better Place, soared to the top of BluegrassToday.com's weekly airplay chart and scored in the top 50 of Roots Music Report's national folk/bluegrass charts.

Radio stations can download "Soldier's Sorrow" at airplaydirect.com/music/Detour2. "Homeless of the Brave" can be downloaded at airplaydirect.com/music/Detour. "Soldier's Sorrow" can be purchased at iTunes, Amazon, Mountain Fever Records, Detour's website and many more outlets.

Detour is now on tour and includes the talents of: Melissa Armstrong (Lead & Harmony Vocals, Guitar); Jeff Rose (Lead & Harmony Vocals, Mandolin); Peter Knupfer (Fiddle); Scott Zylstra (Lead & Harmony Vocals, Guitar); Jeremy Darrow (Bass); and Lloyd Douglas (Banjo). For more information, please visit Detour online at DetourBluegrass.com

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