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Fiddlin’ Carson Peters Band Plays Carter Fold Nov 14

Fiddlin’ Carson PetersHiltons, VA -- Carson Peters, or “Fiddlin’ Carson Peters,” as he is becoming known, started playing fiddle at the ripe old age of three when his parents bought him a 1/8 size fiddle. By age four, he was playing in fiddle competitions and jamming at musical festivals. Carson has continued to hone the fiddling and singing talents that God so graciously blessed him with and has won many competitions along the way. Saturday, November 14th, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Fiddlin’ Carson Peters Band.

Donna Ulisse is part of Country Music Hall of Fame's Bluegrass & Beyond

Donna UlisseThe Country Music Hall of Fame Museum will present a full day of bluegrass-inspired performances featuring top players on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Kenny and Amanda Smith, the well known husband and wife bluegrass duo with a contemporary take on song choice and arrangements will begin the day's music. Amanda is a winner of the IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Award, and Kenny is a two-time IBMA Guitar Player of the Year Award recipient.

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen Getting Ready for Spring Release

Austin, TX -- 2015 found D.C.-based Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen gaining much acclaim, including a repeat International Bluegrass Music Association nomination for Instrumental Group of the Year (they won that one in 2014) and a new nomination for IBMA Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year for “Yeah Man,” a tune from their latest release, Cold Spell (2014, Compass Records). Throughout the year, the group entertained thousands of fans across the United States and France.

The Claire Lynch Band Releases "Holiday!" To Global Radio

Claire Lynch Holiday AlbumNashville, TN. -- The Claire Lynch Band is pleased to release their CD, “Holiday!”, to global radio exclusively via AirPlay Direct. Claire Lynch is high on the bluegrass world’s A-List, with accolades that include three International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Female Vocalist of the Year awards, two GRAMMY nominations and a recent win for IBMA Song of the Year for the title track from her CD, “Dear Sister”.

Edgar Loudermilk Signs with Pinecastle Records

Edgar LoudermilkPinecastle Records is pleased to announce that Edgar Loudermilk has signed with the label. An as yet to be titled album is already in the works and set for a release in 2016. Loudermilk will be performing upcoming dates touring as the Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry. Some of the tunes in their live performance will showcase music from Pinecastle’s Bluegrass 90’s series as well as Autry’s solo Pinecastle release, Foothills.

Boston Bluegrass Union’s Jam’n this November 20-22 in Concord, MA

The Colonial InnBBU’s Jam’n is less than three weeks away! The dates are November 20-22, 2015. Our special block of rooms at the Colonial Inn is ending this Friday, November 6th, so if you’d like to stay over, call the Colonial Inn this week for a special rate of $149. The Colonial Inn has recently renovated their rooms, and you can reserve your room by calling the Colonial Inn directly at (877) 425-2081. Don't forget to mention whether you prefer a picking room or non-picking room.

Mountain Heart Transplant-New Lineup Makes Volcano Room Debut

Mountain HeartMountain Heart has been a Bluegrass Underground favorite almost from the start. Like us, they're "a little bit bluegrass, a little bit underground." Deeply rooted in tradition, they've always been fearless in adding new genres to the mix, creating the kind of high-energy show that makes diehard bluegrass fans out of people who didn't know they even liked bluegrass.

The Cox Family Album Debuts #1 on Billboard Bluegrass Chart

Gone Like the CottonThe GRAMMY®-winning The Cox Family’s long-awaited new album Gone Like the Cotton, 17 years in the making, has debuted on Billboard’s Bluegrass Chart at #1. The album, their first since 1996’s acclaimed Just When We’re Thinking It’s Over, has been exceptionally well received by critics.

Reno's Old Time Music A Harvest of Bluegrass Best

Hats Off to BluegrassNashville, TN -- Throughout the years, countless incredible guests have appeared on Reno's Old Time Music, and undoubtedly, some of the best Bluegrass television performances have played out upon the stages of this longstanding TV show. From the Band of Ruhks (one of the most-popular shows from earlier this year), to another episode of "Front Porch Gospel" (a collection of the best Gospel performances), to two new episodes of the brand new series "Hats Off to Bluegrass" (a compilation of the best performances ever captured), co-hosted by Rhonda Vincent and Sierra Hull, November's lineup will harvest a collection of Bluegrass' best and the fans will reap the blessing! For more information on Reno's Old Time Music, please visit and click on the TV Show tab.

Urban Monroes Playing in the Show for Christmas

Playing In The SnowWith most of the Halloween candy reduced to wrappers, and the look on the pumpkin’s face beginning to droop slightly, the Holiday season has returned. Thanksgiving will be here before blood sugar levels have returned to normal which in turn means the glow of Christmas is already lighting the horizon. For the bluegrass band Urban Monroes, ‘tis a season stuffed full of meaning and joy, feelings that come out in flurries on their latest album release, a Christmas EP entitled Playing in the Snow.

Rhonda Vincent Hosts “Larry’s Country Diner” November 12

Rhonda Vincent, Alseep At The WheelNashville, TN -- Country music stars Mo and Holly Pitney and Asleep At The Wheel join Renae The Waitress, Sheriff Jimmy Capps, Keith Bilbrey and hilarious church gossip Nadine this November in ALL-NEW upcoming episodes of “Larry’s Country Diner” airing nationwide on RFD-TV. By popular demand, RFD-TV will revert the show back to its original primetime airtime on Thursdays at 7 p.m. CT / 8 p.m. ET and Saturdays at 10 p.m. CT / 11 p.m. ET beginning November 5. Bluegrass artist Rhonda Vincent hosts on the 12th and 14th and Jeannie Seely hosts on the 5th and 7th shows.

Mark Kuykendall, Bobby Hicks in Marshall, NC Nov 14th

Mark Kuykendall & Bobby Hicks. Photo Tim BarnwelLegendary bluegrass fiddler and Marshall, NC resident, Bobby Hicks, has just released a new recording for Rebel Records. Entitled Down Memory Lane, the CD is a collaboration with high-lonesome singer, Mark Kuykendall. Hicks started working with Bill Monroe in 1954.

Wayne Henderson and Friends Return to Carter Fold Sat Nov 7

Wayne HendersonHiltons, VA -- Wayne Henderson’s top-notch finger-picking is a source of great pleasure and pride to his friends, family, and neighbors in Grayson County, Virginia. His guitar playing has also been enjoyed at Carnegie Hall, in three national tours of Masters of the Steel-String Guitar, and in seven nations in Asia. In addition to his reputation as a guitarist, Henderson is a luthier of great renown. He is a recipient of a 1995 National Heritage Award presented by the National Endowment for the Arts. He produces about twenty instruments a year, mostly guitars; he is almost as well-known for the mandolins he has made. Doc Watson owned a Henderson mandolin.

Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice Back in the Studio

Junior Sisk & Ramblers ChoiceThe leaves have changed, there's a chill in the air... looks like fall is definitely here! That means the bluegrass festival season is coming to an end, but Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice still have plenty going on! They are heading back to the studio throughout the late fall and winter as they continue working on their new album, their first for Mountain Fever Records. Their Mountain Fever debut album is due out March, 2016.

Donna Ulisse Releases Official Video of Hard Cry Moon

Donna Ulisse - Hard Cry MoonDonna Ulisse has released a video of the title track of her latest album, Hard Cry Moon. The song was co-written with band member, husband and frequent co-writer, Rick Stanley and produced by guitarist Bryan Sutton. Videography was accomplished by Mark Mosrie. Hard Cry Moon is her ninth album on the Hadley Music Group label. For this 4 time IBMA Songwriter of the Year nominee, it also marks a return to focusing on her own original material, having written or co-written all of the songs with the exception of the country classic "Whispering Pines", written by Howard Hausey and made famous by the late Johnny Horton.


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