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Darrell Webb Band Records Bluegrass at Carter Fold

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Darrel Webb BandHiltons, VA -- Darrell Webb is one of bluegrass music's favorite entertainers, and he has been an icon in bluegrass music for over 20 years. Many of his fans recognize his powerful tenor, lead vocals, and mandolin playing. Webb first hit the bluegrass circuit with the Lonesome River Band. He later toured with J.D. Crowe and Rhonda Vincent. Darrell served as the lead vocalist and front man for Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper. He has appeared on two releases with Dolly Parton as a singer and musician. In addition, he is a successful songwriter having songs recorded by the Lonesome River Band, Lou Reid and Carolina, and Wildfire. Darrell's first solo album Webbsite, released in 1998, received critical acclaim. His second album entitled Behind the Scenes, released in 2005, includes four songs he wrote/co-wrote. Special guests include two-time IBMA fiddle player of the year Michael Cleveland, IBMA dobro player of the year Phil Leadbetter, and Dolly Parton.

Friday, October 14th, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will host a concert for a live recording of the Darrell Webb Band. Admission to the concert is $5 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. Due to the nature of this special concert, no dancing will be allowed. The concert will be both video and audio taped for a DVD release and a possible CD release on Rural Rhythm Records.

Darrell's stage presence and ability to entertain a crowd is unmistakable. He will be handling the lead vocals and playing mandolin. Chris Wade plays banjo. Asa Gravley plays guitar and does harmony vocals. Jeremy Arrowood will be playing bass and doing lead harmony vocals. Don't miss the Darrell Webb Band at the Carter Fold. You won't hear finer bluegrass music anywhere! Go to to learn more about the band. .

Rural Rhythm Records, the band's recording label, will be coordinating the show and taping. Run by Sam Passamano and his family, Rural Rhythm Records is now based in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Rural Rhythm was originally based in Sacramento, California. Sam purchased Rural Rhythm Records, Sage Brush Publishing, and Uncle Jim O'Neal's Mail Order in 1987 after a long career working for major and specialty record labels in various senior roles. Working with his father, who was also in the recording industry, Sam has been involved in the music and recording business since he was in high school. His children have followed in his footsteps, and they now help run the Rural Rhythm label. For more information, go to

Carter Family Memorial Music Center, Incorporated, is a nonprofit, rural arts organization established to preserve traditional, acoustic, mountain music. For further information on the center, go to Shows from the Carter Family Fold can be accessed on the internet at

Carter Music Center is part of the Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. You can visit the Crooked Road Music Trail site at Partial funding for programs at the center is provided by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information on Saturday's concert, contact the Mountain Music Museum at 276-645-0035. For recorded information on shows coming up at the Fold, call 276-386-6054.

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