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Ron Block Releases “Leiper’s Fork Christmas”

Leiper’s Fork ChristmasRon Block is pleased to announce for download this Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, his new ten-song collection of instrumental holiday favorites, Leiper’s Fork Christmas. Ron comments, "I had a very busy Fall, but last year's Carter's Creek Christmas was so fun and did so well I just had to do another. We finished the mixes tonight and the cover as well, so here I am reeling past the finish line with an entire day to spare!"

Bluegrass for Hospice Celebrates Best Year Yet

Bluegrass for HosiceThis year’s Bluegrass for Hospice raised $38,298.91! In 8 years, it’s the best yet, with a total raised of $192,000.00. On Saturday October 22, around 450 attendees enjoyed live Bluegrass music while raising money for our local Hospice of St. Mary’s, Hospice House. Bluegrass for Hospice-2016 was held at Bubby Knott’s Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills, MD.

“Bells Of Home” Released for Holidays by Circa Blue

Bells of HomeMartinsburg, WV – Circa Blue kicks off the holiday season with a brand-new Christmas album as they ready for their Christmas Concert Tour. Bells of Home is now released and available for digital and physical purchase at DawnKenney.com.

IBMM Presents A Decade of “Dailey & Vincent: An American Music Journey”

 An American Music JourneyOwensboro, KY -- The International Bluegrass Music Museum is very excited to announce January 13th as the official opening of their latest exhibit, A Decade of Dailey & Vincent: An American Music Journey, featuring artifacts and memorabilia from the Grammy nominated artists!

East Meets West Bluegrass Event 2 Years In The Making

East Meets West Bluegrass EventA concert event two years in the making will take place at The Old Liberty Theater in Ridgefield, Washington on Saturday, November 19th when East meets West – bluegrass style! Kentucky’s Kenny Stinson & Perfect Tym’n bring their traditional authentic sound to blend in perfect harmony with the Oregon based 2015 International Music and Entertainment Association Bluegrass Group of the Year Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising.

Stoney Creek Release Music Video for “Never Tell Me”

Stoney CreekMartinsburg, WV -- Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band has released a music video for the single "Never Tell Me". The video is available on YouTube and at StoneyCreekBluegrass.net. "Never Tell Me" is the second single and video from the band's album Memories & Tears. The single is available to broadcasters through AirPlay Direct and to fans through online retail and streaming outlets.

Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer bring Mountain Music to Carter Fold

Larry Sigmon and Martha SpencerSaturday, November 26th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of old time music by Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer – the Unique Sound of the Mountains. If you ever saw Larry Sigmon and the Unique Sound of the Mountains, you know the sound was unlike anything you ever heard before. Over the course of more than ten albums and several years of performing, Larry Sigmon and his late partner Barbara Poole continuously brought the house down with a variety of fast-paced mountain music tunes fueled by Sigmon’s high-speed claw hammer banjo picking and Poole’s infectious “heartbeat” bass plucking. While there were several groups out there that could get you onto the dance floor, no old time band could wear out your clogging shoes faster than the Unique Sound of the Mountains.

Presenting The Troubadour Bluegrass Sessions at SPBGMA ’17

The Troubadour Bluegrass SessionsNow that the Fall Raleigh excitement has begun to dwindle down, the chatter in and about the bluegrass community is… all SPBGMA all the time. One of the most looked forward to activities during SPBGMA are the showcases, featuring a high volume of bluegrass bands offering their own flavor and style to an audience full of spectators, promoters, fellow musicians, radio programmers and like industry professionals.

“Laws of Gravity” New Album from The Infamous Stringdusters

Laws of GravityNashville, TN -- Bluegrass virtuosos The Infamous Stringdusters have announced details about their upcoming new album and an extensive supporting tour. As first revealed on Rolling Stone Country, the new album Laws of Gravity marks a return to form for the Grammy-nominated acoustic five-piece, whose widely acclaimed 2016 album Ladies & Gentlemen featured all female singers (like Joss Stone, Lee Ann Womack, Nicki Bluhm, etc). Laws of Gravity is all new original Dusters music--perhaps the most "Infamous" record they've done in their decade together. The first new music from the 13-track collection, “This Ol’ Building,” is available now to those that pre-order the album on the Compass Records website.

Boston’s Celtic Music Festival Returns to Harvard Square

Bonston Celtic Music FestCambridge, MA -- Passim’s BCMFest (Boston’s Celtic Music Festival), an annual showcase for the Greater Boston area’s rich trove of Celtic music and dance, returns to Harvard Square January 13-14, 2017 for a weekend of performances and interactive events. Specially priced Early Bird full festival passes are available from November 16 – 30.

9th Annual Janette Carter Gospel Show, Sunday

Janette CarterSunday, November 20th, 2016, at 2:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a special gospel concert by Carson Peters and Iron Mountain and Ronnie Williams and Friends. Tim White and Teddy Helton will be two of the musicians helping Ronnie. 2016 marks the ninth annual gospel event in honor of Janette Carter. 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.

IBMM Exhibit Celebrates Dailey & Vincent Decade of Music

Dailey & VincentOwensboro, KY -- The International Bluegrass Music Museum presents A Decade of Dailey & Vincent: An American Music Journey, featuring artifacts and memorabilia from the Grammy nominated artists. Opening January 13, 2017 with a pre-show reception and concert, this will be the final exhibit at the Museum’s current location.

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Austin City Limits Presents: Americana Music Festival 2016

Americana Music Festival 2016Nashville, TN, Austin, TX -- Austin City Limits (ACL) returns to Nashville for a special broadcast featuring performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards. ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2016 premieres November 19th on PBS and delivers dazzling performances that represent the genre’s diversity and excellence.

Rhonda Vincent to Stream Live Concert November 16

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage ConcertRhonda 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 her 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 orders the project on rhondavincent.com will receive autographed copies.

Wilson Pickins Welcomes Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to Roster

Grasstowne 4Wilson Pickins Promotions is proud to announce the addition of Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to their stellar lineup of bluegrass musicians. Grasstowne is currently in the studio working on the next exciting release to follow up the notably successful “Grasstowne 4.”

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