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IBMM Receives Large Donation from H. Conway Gandy Estate

Conway Gandy DonationOwensboro, KY - The International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM) is honored to accept an incredible archival donation from the estate of the late H. Conway Gandy, which includes his rare and extensive collection of bluegrass LPs, CDs, cassette tapes, books, and recorded radio shows.

Tim Stafford to Host Workshops in South Africa

Tim StaffordBlue Highway's Tim Stafford announced today he will host an elaborate Songwriting and Flatpicking Workshop in January 2018 in South Africa as part of MSWIA - Music Safari Workshops in Africa. Madikwe Flatpick & Songwriting Workshop with Tim Stafford is a 10-day dream vacation, running from January 5-14, 2018. Shopping and cultural activities kick off the event, while daily schedules will combine Game Drives, Master Classes, and a Positive Critique Session, coupled with meals and accommodations at luxurious lodges. All Lodging, Meals, and Drinks are included. Enrollment is limited to 12 people.

Hee Haw Star Lulu Roman to Cut Bluegrass Album

Lulu Roman By CanyouhearmenowPoor Mountain Records is proud to announce the signing of Lulu Roman to the label, and will release her first ever bluegrass album later this spring.

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out at Carter Family Fold Saturday

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme OutSaturday, March 18th, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of bluegrass music by Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out. This concert is part of the group's 25th anniversary tour and celebration – Tyme for 25. Playing music is the easy part," says Russell Moore with an ever-so-slightly rueful laugh looking back on more than thirty years of doing what he grew up wanting to do. "By the time we put this band together" - he's talking about IIIrd Tyme Out, his musical vehicle for over twenty-five years now - "I was realistic enough to know that bands come and go. Being able to stay together is the hurdle that everyone faces. So I didn't have a preconceived notion that someday I'd be celebrating twenty-five years with IIIrd Tyme Out - but I did feel like I would be playing music for the rest of my life."

New Single from Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers

Sacred MemoriesXenia, OH -- Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers are pleased to announce the release of a second single from their critically acclaimed album, Sacred Memories. The title track features special guests Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White Skaggs, and is the latest focus track for radio programmers.

Dailey & Vincent Inducted into Grand Ole Opry

Dailey & Vincent Join Grand Ole OpryNashville, TN -- Multi-GRAMMY® nominees and three-time International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainers of the Year Dailey & Vincent were formally inducted into the Grand Ole Opry last night by Opry members Old Crow Medicine Show and Jeannie Seely. The duo had been invited to join the Opry by Marty Stuart during their 100th Opry appearance in December.

Nu-Blu to Release “Vagabonds” April 28th

VagabondsNashville, TN -- Bluegrass/Americana breakout stars Nu-Blu are gearing up for the release of their upcoming project, Vagabonds. The album will serve as the award winning band’s sixth studio album, and is set for release on April 28. The album is fueled by the latest lead single, “Still Small Voice” featuring Country Music Hall of Fame Statler Brothers member Jimmy Fortune. The project will be released via Voxhall Records, and made available on iTunes, Amazon and wherever music is sold.

Dave Adkins Trio Releases Single from New Album

Turn to JesusWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is happy to announce the release of new music from Dave Adkins. Adkins' latest offering is an all-gospel trio release with the first single, "House Of Gold" available to radio and consumers today. Turn To Jesus will be available April 7th.

Ken Irwin Honored with "Iconic Innovator" Award

Ken IrwinNashville, TN -- AirPlay Direct is honored to announce that Ken Irwin, Co-Founder of Rounder Records, has been honored with AirPlay Direct's "Iconic Innovators" Award - 2017. AirPlay Direct's "Iconic Innovators" Award honors the visionaries who have openly embraced digital innovation in the music industry. The AirPlay Direct "Iconic Innovators" Award is presented annually to the member of AirPlay Direct that has proven vision and best executes upon the opportunities that digital innovation in the music industry has and continues to create.

Noam Pikelny's "Universal Favorite" Released

Universal FavoriteNashville, TN -- Universal Favorite, the fourth solo album by renowned Punch Brothers banjoist Noam Pikelny, was released today. While Pikelny, a seven-time Grammy nominee best known for his work as a founding member of Punch Brothers, has three previous solo efforts, Universal Favorite is truly his solo debut.

Béla Fleck’s Classical Album “Juno Concerto” Released

Béla Fleck and son JunoJuno Concerto] will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about the traditionally bluegrass instrument,” writes No Depression, which is streaming Béla Fleck’s new album in honor of its release.

Dailey & Vincent to be Inducted into Grand Ole Opry March 11th

Dailey & VincentNashville, TN -- Three-time IBMA Entertainers of the Year and multi-Grammy®-nominated super duo Dailey & Vincent are secheduled to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry Saturday, March 11th. The duo are celebrating their tenth year together and they have made over 100 Opry appearances.

Grand Ole Opry Recognizes Travis Tritt's 25 Year Membership Anniversary

Nashville, TN -- Travis Tritt celebrated his 25th anniversary of becoming an Opry member Tuesday night, February 28th. During Tritt's 30-minute set, the legendary John Conlee presented Tritt with a commemorative plaque congratulating the singer for his long-lived relationship with the Opry.

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Teams Up With Lee Greenwood

Lee Greenwood with Lorraine JordanNashville, TN -- It's been 32 years since Lee Greenwood hit the top of the country charts with his smash single, "Dixie Road," and the hit maker is continuing to turn heads with a new, recreated bluegrass version of the song. The singer/songwriter recently teamed up with Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road for a remake of the classic song, with a more prominent banjo and bluegrass vibe. The video for "Dixie Road" made its premiere yesterday on Country Rebel and is shown below.

The Infamous Stringdusters Added To Jam In The Trees

The Infamous StringdustersAsheville, NC -- The 2nd Annual Jam In The Trees is thrilled to announce the addition of The Infamous Stringdusters to the lineup which includes some incredible acts that have already been annonced: Acoustic Syndicate, Peter Rowan, Larry Keel, Tim O'Brien, Jim Lauderdale, Underhill Rose, and Ken Tizzard. The 2017 event takes place Friday and Saturday, August 25-26th, 2017 at Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain, NC. More artists are being added as the event approaches.

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