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Guitarist Tyler Grant Releases “Earth And Wood”

Earth And WoodNational Flatpicking Champion Tyler Grant is an internationally recognized guitar virtuoso, songwriter, vocalist, producer and leader of the band Grant Farm®. He has announced the release of his latest bluegrass endeavor, Earth And Wood to AirPlay Direct. Tyler has appeared at most major US festivals and performed thousands of concerts and guitar workshops worldwide. He was an original member of the Emmitt-Nershi Band and a sideman for Abigail Washburn, April Verch and Adrienne Young.

Corrina Rose Logston - Bluegrass Fiddler

Corrina Rose Logston - Bluegrass FiddlerCorrina Rose Logston has released her latest project, Bluegrass Fiddler on Patuxent Music. Fiddler, singer, songwriter, and creative enthusiast, Corrina Rose Logston is a fresh, exciting force in music today. She is most widely known for her lively and versatile fiddling and tenor singing rooted in traditional bluegrass music. She has performed regularly with David Peterson & 1946 and Chris Henry & the Hardcore Grass, among many other artists and bands in her freelancing. She’s worked with artists such as Jim Lauderdale, Jesse McReynolds, Melvin Goins, and the McCormick Brothers, and she’s been a guest on stage with the likes of Del McCoury, Peter Rowan, Alison Krauss, Charlie Louvin, and Bobby Osborne.

King James Boys Release to Radio

The Little End Of Something BigSouth Carolina’s King James Boys announce that they have released their latest project The Little End Of Something Big to radio via AirPlay Direct this week. Band leader, lead vocalist and guitarist, Randy Spencer is very excited about the record and looking forward to traveling to promote it in 2017.

New Christmas Single from Carson Peters and Iron Mountain

Fiddlin’ Carson Peters & Iron MountainChristmas is a special time for many people – that season of the year when folks come together with their families to share gifts given from the heart, make memories to cherish for years to come, and rejoice in the birth of Jesus Christ. "Christmas Time in the Country", the brand new single from Carson Peters & Iron Mountain, celebrates the warmth and simplicity of this time of year, set to a cheerful, traditional melody.

Ray Cardwell's “Tennessee Moon” Due January 17th

Ray Cardwell's Pinecastle debut album, Tennessee Moon, is set for release on January 17th 2017 and is now available for preorder. The single, "Tennessee Moon," has debuted to good review. Tennessee Moon has a clear New Grass influence in producer Pat Flynn. However, with nine out of twelve tunes written by Cardwell, the album is his own take on that classic sound. Flynn also adds his talents on guitar and harmony vocals to the album along with fellow New Grass Revival alum John Cowan lending tenor and harmony vocals on many of the tracks (full personnel listing below). Cardwell has already built a touring band of incredible musicians to take his music on the road as Ray Cardwell & Tennessee Moon.

Rhonda Vincent To Release 'All The Rage - Volume One' Nov. 11

Nashville, TN -- Rhonda Vincent, who The Wall Street Journal dubbed "The New Queen of Bluegrass," is giving fans the opportunity to experience the most exciting show in the history of bluegrass music from the convenience of their living rooms, as captured in their new DVD/CD "All The Rage - Volume One." The project features 14 songs, filmed LIVE at Bethel University in McKenzie, Tennessee during a 60-minute concert setting, and will be available on both CD and DVD via Upper Management Music on November 11. For a limited time, anyone who pre-orders the project on rhondavincent.com will receive autographed copies.

Darrell Webb Band Releases Single from “Lover's Leap”

Lover’s LeapWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce the release of brand new music from the Darrell Webb Band. "If You're Thinking You Want A Stranger" is available to radio and consumers today with the new album, Lover's Leap, releasing February 10, 2017.

Five Mile Mountain Road at Carter Fold Nov 12

Five Mile Mountain RoadSaturday, November 12th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Five Mile Mountain Road. Five Mile Mountain Road is a Franklin County, Virginia-based bluegrass, old time, and classic country band with an emphasis on music for dancing. With front man Billy Hurt sawing the fiddle, Five Mile Mountain Road is known throughout the region for superb dance tunes and world-class instrumentation. Seth Boyd (banjo & guitar), Brennen Ernst (guitar & banjo), and Steven Dowdy (upright bass) round out the group’s lineup. Named after one of Franklin County’s signature rural byways, the group is one of the best up and coming bands around. All the members of Five Mile Mountain Road have had experience playing with other well-known bands.

International Bluegrass Music Center - Take Your Seat

International Bluegrass Music Center - Take Your SeatHere is your chance to make a name for yourself and benefit the International Bluegrass Music Center & Museum at the same time. You are invited to take your seat as a seat donor. Your gift will allow you to become a permanent part of the 450 seat theater in the International Bluegrass Music Center. Your name – or the name of a group, organization or loved one you choose to honor – will be engraved on a permanent brass plate on a theater seat.

Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival Selects Artwork for 2017

Palisade Bluegrass & Roots FestivalSix local artists competed in this year’s poster design contest for the 2017 Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival. Artists presented concepts depicting the beautiful scenery of Palisade, CO combined with other traditional bluegrass imagery and colorful festival paintings. The winning piece is titled: "Love and Hippiness: Ode to a Blacklight Poster,“ by Gayle Madden. This graphic design piece was selected last week at the Blue Pig Art Gallery where 87 people cast their votes for this year’s competition.

Bluegrass Foundation Grant Recipient Walker Creek Music Camp

Walker Creek Music CamEvery month we plan to tell you about one of the deserving programs or projects funded by Foundation for Bluegrass Music grants, starting with the Walker Creek Music Camp held October 6-9, 2016 in rural Marin County, California. Classes for aspiring musicians of all ages at Walker Creek Ranch, located an hour north of the San Francisco Bay area, included instruction in bluegrass and old-time fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, vocals, bass, Dobro, beginning jam sessions, and the "Music and More" (M&M) program for children. Electives included everything from flatfoot dancing to songwriting.

Kind Grass 2 Coming to Columbus, OH

Rumpke Mountain BoysGet your dancing shoes ready, because Kind Grass 2 is coming in hot! Taking place on Friday, November 4th at the Woodlands Tavern in Columbus, OH, the one-day festival is packed to the brim with top-notch artists from the folk/bluegrass scene.

16 Toe-Tapping Reasons Asheville is the Next Music City

Asheville Music CityAsheville, NC -- Asheville, where deep-seated bluegrass roots harmonize with new talent and innovative sounds, is on the verge of becoming one of America's top music cities. From the nation's longest-running folk festival and Grammy-winning musicians to Moog Music and a weekly drum circle, music rings through the air in this Blue Ridge Mountain city. NEW: The sounds and melodies of Asheville can now be heard online via Explore Asheville Radio.

Martin Regains Ownership Of The Company's Trademark In China

The DreadnoughtNazareth, PA -- C.F. Martin & Co., Inc. (Martin Guitar) located in Nazareth, Pennsylvania is proud to announce it has regained the rightful ownership of three of its legendary trademarks in China.

Fiddlin’ Carson Peters & Iron Mountain Light Up the Fold Saturday

Fiddlin’ Carson Peters & Iron MountainSaturday, November 5th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Fiddlin’ Carson Peters & Iron Mountain. This concert will mark Carson’s first performance at the Fold with his new group, Iron Mountain. They’ll be coming back to the Fold soon to headline the 9th Annual Janette Carter Gospel Show on Sunday, November 20th, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.

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