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Wilson Pickins Welcomes Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to Roster

Grasstowne 4Wilson Pickins Promotions is proud to announce the addition of Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to their stellar lineup of bluegrass musicians. Grasstowne is currently in the studio working on the next exciting release to follow up the notably successful “Grasstowne 4.”

Mountain Park Old Time Band Returns to Carter Fold Saturday

Mountain Park Old Time BandSaturday, November 19th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Mountain Park Old Time Band. Mountain Park Old Time Band was formed ten years ago as a group of friends who happened to enjoy old time music got together to have a good time. Over the past several years, the Mountain Park Old Time Band has been creating a stir in old time music circles.

Donna Ulisse Takes her Christmas Show to Multiple Venues

Donna UlisseThe IBMA Songwriter of the Year Donna Ulisse will be taking her Christmas show to several venues this Christmas season. Ulisse and her band The Poor Mountain Boys will perform all of her landmark Christmas CD All The Way To Bethlehem at venues in Virginia, Indiana, West Virginia and Nashville, TN. Ulisse had a hand in writing each song on the album and considers it the best songwriting she has ever done. It is a dramatic story told in song.

Sideline Releases Latest Album “Colors & Crossroads”

Colors & CrossroadsWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce the release of a new album from fan-favorite bluegrass group, Sideline. Colors & Crossroads is available to radio and consumers today.

Balsam Range Releases Their 6th Album “Mountain Voodoo” Friday!

Mountain VoodooAsheville, NC -- Balsam Range’s assent to the top of the Bluegrass world has left a well marked trail of success since the band's inception in 2007. One of the genre’s most award winning artists in recent years garnering ten International Bluegrass Music Association Awards to date with five critically acclaimed albums, Balsam Range has put on live performances across the nation, including multiple Grand Old Opry appearances that have left audiences spellbound. Balsam Range is offering something that is sure to continue to mesmerize fans of Bluegrass and beyond with their new release Mountain Voodoo, due out November 11 on Mountain Home.

Guitarist Tyler Grant Releases “Earth And Wood”

Earth And WoodNational Flatpicking Champion Tyler Grant is an internationally recognized guitar virtuoso, songwriter, vocalist, producer and leader of the band Grant Farm®. He has announced the release of his latest bluegrass endeavor, Earth And Wood to AirPlay Direct. Tyler has appeared at most major US festivals and performed thousands of concerts and guitar workshops worldwide. He was an original member of the Emmitt-Nershi Band and a sideman for Abigail Washburn, April Verch and Adrienne Young.

Corrina Rose Logston - Bluegrass Fiddler

Corrina Rose Logston - Bluegrass FiddlerCorrina Rose Logston has released her latest project, Bluegrass Fiddler on Patuxent Music. Fiddler, singer, songwriter, and creative enthusiast, Corrina Rose Logston is a fresh, exciting force in music today. She is most widely known for her lively and versatile fiddling and tenor singing rooted in traditional bluegrass music. She has performed regularly with David Peterson & 1946 and Chris Henry & the Hardcore Grass, among many other artists and bands in her freelancing. She’s worked with artists such as Jim Lauderdale, Jesse McReynolds, Melvin Goins, and the McCormick Brothers, and she’s been a guest on stage with the likes of Del McCoury, Peter Rowan, Alison Krauss, Charlie Louvin, and Bobby Osborne.

King James Boys Release to Radio

The Little End Of Something BigSouth Carolina’s King James Boys announce that they have released their latest project The Little End Of Something Big to radio via AirPlay Direct this week. Band leader, lead vocalist and guitarist, Randy Spencer is very excited about the record and looking forward to traveling to promote it in 2017.

New Christmas Single from Carson Peters and Iron Mountain

Fiddlin’ Carson Peters & Iron MountainChristmas is a special time for many people – that season of the year when folks come together with their families to share gifts given from the heart, make memories to cherish for years to come, and rejoice in the birth of Jesus Christ. "Christmas Time in the Country", the brand new single from Carson Peters & Iron Mountain, celebrates the warmth and simplicity of this time of year, set to a cheerful, traditional melody.

Ray Cardwell's “Tennessee Moon” Due January 17th

Tennessee MoonRay Cardwell's Pinecastle debut album, Tennessee Moon, is set for release on January 17th 2017 and is now available for preorder. The single, "Tennessee Moon," has debuted to good review. Tennessee Moon has a clear New Grass influence in producer Pat Flynn. However, with nine out of twelve tunes written by Cardwell, the album is his own take on that classic sound. Flynn also adds his talents on guitar and harmony vocals to the album along with fellow New Grass Revival alum John Cowan lending tenor and harmony vocals on many of the tracks (full personnel listing below). Cardwell has already built a touring band of incredible musicians to take his music on the road as Ray Cardwell & Tennessee Moon.

Rhonda Vincent To Release 'All The Rage - Volume One' Nov. 11

Nashville, TN -- Rhonda Vincent, who The Wall Street Journal dubbed "The New Queen of Bluegrass," is giving fans the opportunity to experience the most exciting show in the history of bluegrass music from the convenience of their living rooms, as captured in their new DVD/CD "All The Rage - Volume One." The project features 14 songs, filmed LIVE at Bethel University in McKenzie, Tennessee during a 60-minute concert setting, and will be available on both CD and DVD via Upper Management Music on November 11. For a limited time, anyone who pre-orders the project on rhondavincent.com will receive autographed copies.

Darrell Webb Band Releases Single from “Lover's Leap”

Lover’s LeapWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce the release of brand new music from the Darrell Webb Band. "If You're Thinking You Want A Stranger" is available to radio and consumers today with the new album, Lover's Leap, releasing February 10, 2017.

Five Mile Mountain Road at Carter Fold Nov 12

Five Mile Mountain RoadSaturday, November 12th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Five Mile Mountain Road. Five Mile Mountain Road is a Franklin County, Virginia-based bluegrass, old time, and classic country band with an emphasis on music for dancing. With front man Billy Hurt sawing the fiddle, Five Mile Mountain Road is known throughout the region for superb dance tunes and world-class instrumentation. Seth Boyd (banjo & guitar), Brennen Ernst (guitar & banjo), and Steven Dowdy (upright bass) round out the group’s lineup. Named after one of Franklin County’s signature rural byways, the group is one of the best up and coming bands around. All the members of Five Mile Mountain Road have had experience playing with other well-known bands.

International Bluegrass Music Center - Take Your Seat

International Bluegrass Music Center - Take Your SeatHere is your chance to make a name for yourself and benefit the International Bluegrass Music Center & Museum at the same time. You are invited to take your seat as a seat donor. Your gift will allow you to become a permanent part of the 450 seat theater in the International Bluegrass Music Center. Your name – or the name of a group, organization or loved one you choose to honor – will be engraved on a permanent brass plate on a theater seat.

Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival Selects Artwork for 2017

Palisade Bluegrass & Roots FestivalSix local artists competed in this year’s poster design contest for the 2017 Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival. Artists presented concepts depicting the beautiful scenery of Palisade, CO combined with other traditional bluegrass imagery and colorful festival paintings. The winning piece is titled: "Love and Hippiness: Ode to a Blacklight Poster,“ by Gayle Madden. This graphic design piece was selected last week at the Blue Pig Art Gallery where 87 people cast their votes for this year’s competition.

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