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Donna the Buffalo Announce Florida New Years Run & Winter Tour

Donna The BuffaloAsheville, NC -- Donna the Buffalo just passed the marker as their 25th year as a band and have proven to be a consistent purveyor of American music. What’s the recipe? To be sure, it’s infused with more spices than you’ll find at a Cajun cookout by way of a southern-fried, rockin’ country old-time jamboree. “For the dizzying array of styles and genres with which they work, Donna The Buffalo maintain a surprising level of consistency. The New York-based band has played around with folk, zydeco, and many other musical ideas over the course of their 25-year career, but they retain a sharp focus that has helped them create some truly lasting music,” writes Elmore Magazine.

The Roys Capture 4th Consecutive ICM Bluegrass Artist Award

The RoysNashville, TN -- Brother/sister duo The Roys won the Inspirational Country Music's Bluegrass Artist of the Year Award for the fourth consecutive year at last night's 20th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards show. "Truly humbled once again," noted Elaine of the honor. "We thank the Lord Jesus and Mom and Dad," added Lee. Following their acceptance of the award, The Roys delivered a stellar version of the poignant "Mended Wings" from The View, their fourth Rural Rhythm Records' release. The disc hit stores in September, debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 10 Bluegrass Albums chart, and generated a #1 single with "No More Lonely" on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart.

Bluegrass Master Doyle Lawson’s Class is "In Session"

Doyle LawsonNashville, TN -- Mountain Home Music Company has announced a January 20, 2015 release date for In Session from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Bluegrass Hall of Fame member Doyle Lawson is well known for high standards in every aspect of his musical career. For exquisite precision in vocals, harmony and musicianship, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver’s live shows and recorded projects are unmatched.

IBMM Mandolin Camp AllStar Faculty Concert Tonight

IBMM AllStar Mandolin Faculty ConcertOwensboro, KY -- This Saturday night's International Bluegrass Music Museum's (IBMM) AllStar Mandolin Faculty Concert will feature the finest in mandolin stylists, playing both individually and in various ensembles to create a memorable, once-in-a-lifetime event. International Bluegrass Hall of Fame member Jesse McReynolds, jazz master Don Stiernberg, this year's IBMA Emerging Mandolinist of the Year Dominick Leslie, Sierra Hull, Mark Royal and Mike Compton.

Old Friends Get Together for Christmas in the Smokies Dec 12th

 Standing Tall and ToughPigeon Forge, TN -- Three legendary Bluegrass Hall of Famers will peform tracks from their latest CD, Standing Tall and Tough at the 2014 Christmas in the Smokies Festival, Friday, December 12th. Banjo master J.D. Crowe, multi-award winning trailblazer Doyle Lawson, and Bluegrass Gospel legend Paul Williams have joined forces for a second time to produce and deliver an amazingly powerful selection of songs on Standing Tall and Tough.

Old Settler's Music Festival Announces Partial 2015 Lineup

Sam BushAustin, TX -- The Old Settler’s Music Festival has been a highlight of every Austin spring since 1987; the 2015 festival, held at the Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch from Thursday, April 16 to Sunday, April 19, is shaping up to be the most exciting one yet. Bluegrass, roots and alt-country are on the menu with some of the finest acts touring today.

The Making of Danny Roberts’ Nighthawk

Danny RobertsMandolin master Danny Roberts, of the multi-award winning group The Grascals gives you a look behind the scenes of the making of his new solo album Nighthawk with exclusive studio footage, pictures and an interview with Danny.

Special Janette Carter Memorial Gospel Concert Nov 16th

The VW BoysSunday, November 16th, 2014, at 2:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a special gospel concert by Tim White and the VW Boys & Adam McPeak and Mountain Thunder. 2014 marks the seventh annual gospel event in honor of Janette Carter. This year’s concert will also pay tribute to the late Larry McPeak who passed away earlier this year. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, children ages 6 to 11 $3, under age 6 free. Tickets will be available only at the door on the day of the concert. Doors will open at 1:00 p.m.

Introducing a New Depot for Bluegrass Music

R&R ProductionsBluegrass music is no longer under-represented in the Phoenix metro area! In 2014, R&R Productions was formed by two long-time bluegrass devotees, James Reams and Ned Robbins, to promote all things bluegrass in the central desert. “It was heartbreaking to see opportunities like concerts, films, and other events bypass Arizona completely on their way to or from the west coast,” lamented James Reams. “Ned and I put our heads together and pooled our resources with the goal of making Phoenix an oasis for bluegrass artists and a leader in innovative opportunities for bluegrass-related events.”

Rhonda Vincent Takes Top Two Spots on National Bluegrass Chart

Rhonda VincentNashville, TN -- Rhonda Vincent, who the Wall Street Journal named "The New Queen of Bluegrass," has reason to celebrate as she takes the top 2 spots on the November Bluegrass Unlimited chart. "Busy City" takes over as the brand new #1 song on the national monthly survey. In addition to holding the top spot, Rhonda also moves up to #2 with "Only Me" featuring Willie Nelson.

Newton & Thomas Release Single “Great American Heroes”

Newton & ThomasNashville, TN -- Newton & Thomas are proud to announce the new single release, “Great American Heroes” that recently made its radio debut on Nashville’s WSM Radio 650 AM Coffee, Country and Cody show. This inspirational and patriotic new tune was written by the award-winning songwriter, Mark “Brink” Brinkman. All proceeds from the sale of the song will benefit the American Security Council Foundation - a non-profit organization promoting the Strategy of Peace Through Strength.
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Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers Present Donations at Festival

Joe Mullins & the Radio RamblersWilmington, OH -- Award-winning bluegrass group Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers made two charitable donations this past weekend to veterans-related organizations during their twice-annual Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival held at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington.

The Roys Bring Holidays Home with "Bluegrass Kinda Christmas"

Bluegrass Kinda ChristmasNashville, TN -- The Roys bring the holidays home with their newest CD, Bluegrass Kinda Christmas (Rural Rhythm Records), available now to radio programmers via AirPlay Direct, and to fans by pre-order at Walmart, Amazon and iTunes. The disc will be in stores November 18. The Roys' much-heralded sibling harmonies, spot-on lead vocals and agile musicianship shine a light on Christmas songs both new and old, creating a festive holiday ambience that's apropos for any seasonal celebration.

Trinity River Band Releases New Christmas Album, "On A Morning Like This"

On a Morning Like ThisNashville, TN -- Just in time for the holiday season, Trinity River Band has released a new Christmas album, On A Morning Like This. Parents Mike and Lisa Harris, along with their three children Sarah, Joshua, and Brianna, certainly shine on the album - taking turns on lead vocals and contributing their instrumental talents on all tracks.

Donna Ulisse to Launch Songwriting Escape Venture

Songwriting EscapeThree time IBMA Songwriter of the Year nominee, recording artist and author Donna Ulisse has decided to turn her passion into teaching and sharing what she does in the process of constructing a song, into a traveling workshop called Songwriting Escape. The three day workshops will be taught with a dynamic team she has already tested the waters with and they have developed a carefully thought out curriculum that will accomodate writers of all levels.

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