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Orange Blossom Records Signs Steve Harris

Orange Blossom Records signs Steve HarrisCallahan, FL -- Orange Blossom Records is proud to announce they have signed Steve Harris to the label and will release his all gospel solo album, Sundown in April 2015.

High Honors for Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2015Bristol, VA/TN -- Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion (BRRR) music festival has been designated one of Southeast Tourism Society's (STS) Top 20 Events. The best events across 12 southeastern states compete to receive the prestigious Top 20 Events designation.

Celtic Fiddle Camp Coming this March in Nebraska

The Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, NebraskaThe Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, Nebraska will be hosting a special "Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddling Camp", for fiddlers, violists, mandolinists, guitarists, and ukulele players. Music from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales will be featured. The sessions will be led by championship fiddler and author, Deborah Greenblatt. The camp will be on Wednesday, March 11 - Friday, March 13, from 9 AM to 1 PM. You can sign up for 1 day, or 2 days, or all 3 days.

Grey Fox - A Who’s Who of Bluegrass July 16-19, 2015

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2015Oak Hill, NY -- While deep snows have been falling all over upstate New York, plans are already set for this summer's world famous Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival held each year in the Catskill Mountains at Oak Hill, New York. This event really is a Who's Who of Bluegrass Music and people come from all over the country and from other countries to experience this gathering of music, learning, family & friends. Many personal reunions for artists, fans and pickers happen annually at this historic event. This year's four-day event takes place July 16 through 19, 2015.

Hammertowne Releases "Broken Heart Mended" to Radio

Hammertowne BandWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records announced the release of new music from Hammertowne. "Broken Heart Mended" has been released to radio for airplay. Hammertowne is a five piece ensemble consisting of Dave Carroll on guitar and vocals; Brent Pack on banjo; Scott Tackett on guitar and vocals; Chaston Carroll on mandolin and vocals; and Bryan Russell on bass and vocals; hailing from the traditional bluegrass hotbed of Eastern Kentucky. The camaraderie among these musicians was undeniable when they gathered in a studio as session musicians on a solo project in late 2011.

Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ Festival Expands to Two Days

Rhonda Vincent & The RageOrganizers are adding a second day to one of the area’s fastest growing outdoor heritage music events. In its fifth year, the Chantilly Farm Bluegrass and BBQ Festival will take place on May 22-23, 2015 at the beautiful Chantilly Farm in Floyd and will feature many of the most popular performers in bluegrass and mountain music, along with a variety of children’s activities, expanded camping, arts and crafts vendors, and other festivities.

Bluegrass & Old Time on March 7th Song of the Mountains

Joe Mullins & the Radio RamblersMarion, VA -- A mix of Bluegrass and Old Time Music will be featured on the March 7th concert taping of Song of the Mountains at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia. Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers along with the young Annabelle Watts will provide lots of toe tapping bluegrass and the Wayfarers along with the Hogslop String Band. Rounding out the concert will be the fantastic Americana Music of CharlyHorse from North Carolina.

Springfield Exit to Celebrate New Album at Bluegrass in the Ballroom

Springfield Exit: That Was Then Winchester, VA -- Springfield Exit will celebrate their new album That Was Then at Bluegrass in the Ballroom at The George Washington Hotel located at 103 East Piccadilly Street in Winchester, Virginia on Thursday, February 19. Doors open at 6:30 pm, dinner will be served from 6:30-7:45 pm, and the concert will begin at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at the door. Admission and Dinner tickets are $20.00. For more information, please call (540) 678-4700.

The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band at Lucketts Saturday

Lucketts BluegrassThe Country Gentlemen Tribute Band would like to announce that they will be performing at the Lucketts Bluegrass Music Series, 42361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA 20176, Sat., Feb. 21, 2015. Show time: 7:00 pm. There will light food and drink available. For more info, please call 703-771-5281 or do visit their website at www.LuckettsBluegrass.com

Inaugural Hazel Dickens Song Contest Winners Announced

Hazel DickensIn a special announcement from the DC Bluegrass Union, the Union offers congratulations to all the winners and a very appreciative "Thank you!" to all who entered the contest. There were 81 songs submitted by 45 different songwriters. The association was glad to be part of such a creative community.

Stars Come Out to Celebrate Dr. Ralph Stanley's 88th Birthday

Dr. Ralph StanleyNashville, TN -- The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center will be hosting their annual fundraiser on February 21st to celebrate trailblazing legend Dr. Ralph Stanley's 88th birthday. The star-studded event will feature performances from Country mainstay Lee Ann Womack, Bluegrass prodigy Nathan Stanley, rising stars Virginia Whirlwind and more. The annual event will take place at The Holiday Inn in Bristol, VA. You can learn more about the event and the Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center HERE.

Hill Yeah! The Hillwilliams Bluegrass Band

Hill Yeah!Portland, OR -- The sound of Portland based band, The Hillwilliams new album, Hill Yeah! starts with the hard driving sound of traditional bluergrass music, mixes in a bit of gypsy jazz and Dawg music, a couple of waltzes, some sweet three-part harmony singing, hot soloing throughout and ends up delivering a unique and satisfying blend of string band music.

Appalachian Trail Leads to Carter Fold Saturday

Appalachian Trail BandHiltons, VA -- Appalachian Trail is a union of seasoned and innovative singers, songwriters, and musicians who are breaking new ground in the bluegrass arena. Ireland, Scotland, England, Russia, Sweden, Canada, Holland, and Switzerland are some of the countries that have hosted the talents of the individuals in this band, as well as coast-to-coast here at home. Formed in 1984, the band combines strong lead vocals, tight harmonies, and distinctive picking. Saturday, February 21st, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of traditional bluegrass music by Appalachian Trail. Adult admission to the concert is $10, $1 for children 6 to 11, and under age 6 free.

Tim Stafford Wins SPBGMA Award - Blue Highway to Perform National Anthem

Tim StaffordNashville, TN -- Blue Highway's Tim Stafford was named Guitar Player of the Year at the 41st Annual SPBGMA Awards held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel on Sunday night in Nashville. The award marks two Guitar Player of the Year honors for Stafford and a total of six cumulative SPBGMA honors for Blue Highway. The honor comes on the heels of Stafford earning the 2014 IBMA Songwriter of the Year Award last October in Raleigh.

Dust-to-Digital to Release Ola Belle Reed Book/CD Combination

Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon LineOne of the more interesting record labels for older music with a unique twist has always been Dust-to-Digital. The label has just announced their Book and CD media package Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line. This latest collection by Henry Glassie, Clifford R. Murphy and Douglas Dowling Peach should be a welcome addition to those who cherish the traditional mountain music of the past.

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