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Ticket Presale for Dailey & Vincent Live Public Television Special

Dailey & VincentThe exclusive presale for our September 13, 2014 LIVE recorded event begins today for D&V fans! To secure your seats at Dailey & Vincent's first ever LIVE recorded CD/DVD/Public Television Concert Special at the Hylton Center in Manassas, VA, follow the link below, using the code for exclusive presale access. The presale will run until June 30th, and will be made available to the public July 1st. We hope to see all of you there to share this truly special moment with us! Click Here to purchase tickets now. The presale code is D&VFAN. Tickets will probably sell quickly due to the popularity of this bluegrass act.

Last Chance for Advance Grey Fox Tix to See Nickel Creek, Del & More

Gray FoxHowdy, Bluegrass Lovers! This is the last chance to grab advance tickets to see 40+ incredible bands including Nickel Creek, Del McCoury Band and more. There are also the must-see workshops, emerging artist showcases, kids activities, and way more! Advance ticket sales ends Monday, June 30th! Only 4000 Camping Tickets Sold. Don't Miss Out! border=0 height=200 width=200 /

Sarah Jarosz to Appear at Vail Bluegrass Series Aug 13

Sarah JaroszVail, CO -- Sarah Jarosz is a 23-year-old, Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Wimberley, TX, just outside Austin. An Evening With Sarah Jarosz takes place August 13, 2014 at the Vail Summer Bluegrass Series at The Arrabelle at Vail Square, Vail, Colorado. A recent honors graduate from the prestigious New England Conservatory, she released her third album, Build Me Up From Bones, for Sugar Hill Records in September 2013. The album quickly garnered two Grammy nominations for Best Folk Album and Best American Roots Song, adding to her earlier nomination for her song “Mansinneedof” from her debut album Song Up In Her Head. Jarosz has also been nominated for Americana Music Association Awards for New/Emerging Artist of the Year (2010), Instrumentalist of the Year (2011) and Song of the Year (2012).

Rhonda Vincent Writes Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Theme Song

Rhonda VincentRoanoke Island, NC -- Rhonda Vincent has written, Bluegrass Island, as a theme song for the 3rd Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, sponsored by PNC Bank and Bollie Lee Jarratt Jr. CPA. The song, written especially for the event, is a tribute to the distinct entities that have garnered the OBX Bluegrass Festival national recognition, including the Island venue and BoomGrass fireworks show.

Balsam Range's FIVE Debuts at #4 on Billboard Charts

FiveNashville, TN -- Current title holders for IBMA Album of the Year, Balsam Range's fifth studio album Five debuted at number four on Billboard's Bluegrass Album chart this week. Five was released on June 17th and has only been available for a little over a week.

Crowe Brothers Release First Single from Upcoming Album

The Crowe BrothersWillis, VA -- After seven albums, over forty years of making music together and multiple appearances on the stage of the legendary Grand Ole Opry, The Crowe Brothers continue their tradition of providing beautifully blended harmonies with today's release of the first single titled "I've Got The Moon On My Side," written by Dixie and Tom T. Hall with Troy Engle, from their yet to be titled August release on Mountain Fever Records.

Free Online Mandolin Workshop with Mike Marshall July 9

Mike MarshallNAPA, CA -- ArtistWorks, the leading provider of interactive online music lessons, has teamed up with Mandolin Cafe to present a rare, live online workshop with world-renowned mandolin player, and ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass online teaching artist, Mike Marshall. Since 2011 Marshall has taught hundreds of mandolin enthusiasts online at this first-of-its-kind online music and art campus that provides members with personalized instruction via video interaction with world-acclaimed musicians and artists.

Inaugural Arizona Bluegrass Film Festival Announced

Arizona Bluegrass Film FestivalIt’s with great pleasure that we announce the dawn of a new era in Arizona bluegrass — the first ever AZ Bluegrass Film Festival! The festival will be held in Chandler, AZ at the American Legion Post 35 located at 2240 W. Chandler Blvd. The event is FREE so come on out and enjoy an evening of fun for the whole family. Doors open at 5PM.

New Bluegrass Show Launches on WAMU's Bluegrass Country July 5th

Jessica StilesStiles of Bluegrass’ weekly show to launch on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, starting Saturday, July 5th. While celebrating our Nation’s Independence this coming Fourth of July holiday weekend, you can tune in to a brand new Bluegrass program hosted by recording artist Jessica Stiles. The show, Stiles of Bluegrass, will air Saturdays, from 11 am ‘til 2 pm on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, 105.5 FM in the Washington DC area and streaming worldwide at www.bluegrasscountry.org -

In Collaboration: The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz

The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah JaroszGrammy-nominated folk artists The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz, along with Alex Hargreaves, Paul Kowert and Nathaniel Smith, will perform at select venues across the U.S. this fall, and on October 27 the collaborative ensemble will grace the stage of the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Larry Sparks Celebrates 50 Years with "Lonesome and Then Some"

Lonesome and Then Some - A Classic 50th CelebrationCharlottesville, VA -- Rebel Records is excited to announce today's release of "Bitterweeds," the new single from Larry Sparks' anticipated 50-year celebration recording, Lonesome and Then Some: A Classic 50th Celebration (REB-1846). The single is available for purchase as a special pre-album promotion via iTunes, Amazon, and other online retailers. The physical and online versions of the full album will be released Tuesday, August 5th.

IBMA Announces More Wide Open Bluegrass Performers

Wide Open Bluegrass 2014Nashville, TN -- Additional artists have been announced for the Wide Open Bluegrass festival, which takes place October 3-4 in Raleigh, North Carolina; the list includes Yonder Mountain String Band; Jerry Douglas presents The Earls of Leicester with Shawn Camp, Tim O'Brien, Johnny Warren, Charlie Cushman and Barry Bales; Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn; Balsam Range; Lonesome River Band; Chatham County Line; Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan; Della Mae; Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out; The Grascals; Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice; Special Consensus; Town Mountain; The Deadly Gentlemen; James King Band; Larry Stephenson Band; Mustered Courage; The Roys and The Davidson Brothers.

Rachel Burge & Blue Dawning Heat Up Summer with Debut Album

Rachel Burge & Blue DawningFranklin, TN -- West Virginia's Rachel Burge & Blue Dawning showcase their love of tight, well-honed harmonies and solid musicianship on today's self-titled debut release on Mountain Fever Records. Comprised of five musicians with a combined professional bluegrass history of over 70 years experience, Rachel Burge & Blue Dawning bring a contemporary style of bluegrass to the forefront and fans are responding.

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Kicks Off This Week

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman 2012Nashville, TN -- To celebrate the annual Bluegrass Nights series, the Ryman has released a special episode of Backstage at the Ryman on their YouTube channel featuring Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs, Sam Bush, Jim Lauderdale and more! Watch video below. The 2014 Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman runs Thursday nights from June 26 through July 31. Join us early each week during the season for Pickin' on the Plaza.

Announcing The 2014 Bill Monroe Mandolin Camp

Monroe Mandolin CampThe Monroe Mandolin Camp is a specialized, hands-on camp about the music that influenced and was created by the pioneer and father of bluegrass music, Bill Monroe. Directed by master mandolinist Mike Compton, this camp will include 3..5 days of hands-on instructional intensive classes for beginner through advanced students. The camp also 16+ daily classes, one-on-one private tutorials for all students, opportunities to work with world class luthiers on your own instrument, and both structured jams led by an instructor to try out your new chops, and unstructured jam sessions late into the evening.

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