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Lonesome River Band Gets Head Start on Busy Summer Tour

Lonesome River BandNashville, TN -- Lonesome River Band gets a head start on their busy summer tour with numerous June performances including this week’s CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN and returning as Host of popular Rudy Fest in Grayson, KY. Fans can see Lonesome River Band live at the following shows this month and visit LonesomeRiverBand.com for a complete tour schedule.

“If I Were A Carpenter” by Shannon and Heather Slaughter & County Clare

One More RoadNashville, TN -- Shannon and Heather Slaughter & County Clare are proud to announce “If I Were A Carpenter” as the second radio single release from their album, One More Road. They perform an outstanding bluegrass version of this Top 40 hit song written by Tim Hardin who sang it solo at Woodstock in 1969. This American Folk classic has been covered by the likes of Bob Seger, Bobby Darrin, Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash, The Four Tops, Robert Plant and Rod Stewart.

Stacy Grubb To Appear At 42nd Annual Fan Fair

Stacy GrubbStacy Grubb will be making her first appearance at CMA Music Festival this week complete with several scheduled Meet & Greets and a showcase at Layla's Bluegrass Inn on Friday afternoon. Officially, she'll be there representing The Wheeling Jamboree at Booth #328.

The Roys Launch Gypsy Runaway Train With Media Already On Board

 Gypsy Runaway TrainNashville, TN (June 3, 2013) -- The launch for The Roys' newest CD, Gypsy Runaway Train, is underway with a flurry of radio, television, live performances and reviews. The duo celebrates the June 4 release by bringing their signature sibling sound to CMA Music Festival again this year with multiple shows scheduled.

First-Ever All-Europe Jam Camp in Prague a Success In Any Language

All-Europe Jam CampPete Wernick introduced his Bluegrass Jam Camp to Europe March 22-24, with twenty-four pickers from seven countries converging for three days on the Hotel Svornost in Prague, Czech Republic. Having taught camps throughout the U.S. since 1980, Wernick saw this first Jam Camp in Europe as a forward step for bluegrass teaching.

The Music Never Stops This Summer In Denver

Red RocksDenver, CO -- If you're a jam band fanatic, Denver is the place to be this summer, with must-see concerts from Phish, Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic and many more. Of course, the scene is nothing new here. Ever since The Grateful Dead (the original jam band) started playing the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in the late 1970s, the Denver area has been a hotspot for great music and great times. From homegrown heroes like String Cheese Incident to Furthur (the supergroup featuring the Dead's Bob Weir and Phil Lesh), this summer in The Mile High City is shaping up to be one long, strange -- and fun -- trip.

Gypsy Runaway Train by The Roys - A Track-by-Track Review

The RoysTuesday, June 4th, The Roys latest album, Gypsy Runaway Train hits the streets. That is a fitting way to say how the album gets released as the title describes how this dynamic sibling duo's lives exist on the road. Commenting on the name, Gypsy Runaway Train, "I wrote it with my friend Morry Trent," explains Lee Roy. "We wanted to capture the essence of the lives we lead as musicians. We are like gypsies on the run."

The Roys Talk to Cybergrass About Their New Album "Gypsy Runaway Train"

The Roys: Gypsy Runaway TrainThe Roys are releasing their latest project, Gypsy Runaway Train in just a few days. This exciting new album really gives the listener a glimpse of The Roys and what they're all about. The album was produced by The Roys and Andy Leftwich and includes songs by The Roys as well as some well recogized works by others including Bill Monroe, Blue Highway, Merle Haggard and others.

The Roys Celebrate New CD with Album Release Party June 6th

 Gypsy Runaway TrainNow, after much anticipation, The Roys are ready to release their third CD for Rural Rhythm Records, Gypsy Runaway Train Tuesday, June 4th. This project celebrates the roots of the genre with a collection of seven standards. The Roys also introduce six news songs written by the siblings that take the listener on a musical journey they won't soon forget.

Nathan Stanley Salutes His Bluegrass Forebears In "The Legacy Continues"

The Legacy ContinuesNashville -- No bearer of a distinguished musical heritage brings more devotion and intensity to the task than Nathan Stanley. Here, in The Legacy Continues, his sixth solo album, the grandson of Dr. Ralph Stanley gathers and reinterprets familiar songs that have become the very fabric of bluegrass music. And he introduces some newer tunes that have all the earmarks of enduring. align=

Marty Raybon #1 In Bluegrass With Dirt Road Heartache

Marty RaybonNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce that Marty Raybon’s song “Dirt Road Heartache”, written by Melissa Pierce and Jerry Salley, goes to the #1 position on the June Bluegrass Unlimited song chart. “Dirt Road Heartache” has been on the Bluegrass Unlimited song chart for eleven months and is from Marty’s Southern Roots & Branches album released on Rural Rhythm Records in April of 2012.

James Reams Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Video Release

James ReamsIt’s a wrap! The video celebrating James Reams’ 20th anniversary as a bandleader has been completed. This video contains many never-before-seen photos of his childhood in Kentucky, band performances across the country, new footage of live performances featuring songs from the most recent album, and more. In addition, the long awaited release of the DVD documentary, Making History with Pioneers of Bluegrass: Tales of the Early Days in Their Own Words is expected to occur by mid-year.

Reno and Harrell Sign with John Boy & Billy Records

Reno and Harrell Sign with John Boy & Billy RecordsJohn Boy & Billy, Inc. adds to its roster of Bluegrass artists, with the signing of Reno & Harrell to the label. They join artist Terry Baucom, who has just finished a new recording for the label. Related to the bluegrass legends of the folk music and bluegrass era of the '60s, the now grown offspring are carrying on the bluegrass music tradition.

Delta Reign to be Represented by Dendler Management Agency

Delta ReignDayton, Ohio - Dendler Management Agency is proud to announce the addition of bluegrass music group Delta Reign to their growing roster of artists for exclusive representation. Formed in the fall of 2004 by husband and wife team Pat and Benita Murphy, Alabama-based Delta Reign considers themselve’s just a bit different from the norm.

Dave Adkins to perform National Anthem for NCAA Division I Baseball Championships

Dave AdkinsNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm recording artist Dave Adkins of the driving new bluegrass group Dave Adkins & Republik Steele will perform our National Anthem for the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship - Nashville Regional at Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field this Saturday, June 1, at 7:00 p.m. CDT.

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