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Nu-Blu Premieres Brand New Video For "It's A Good Day To Be With You!"

Nu-BluBluegrass sensation, Nu-Blu just released the 2nd in a 3-part series of new video releases. This song is titled "It's a Good Day To Be With You." This warm, loving ballad slows it down a bit, while still maintaining the band's contemporary style. Watch the video below and share it with your friends!

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Play Griff Grass Benefit

Michael Cleveland and FlamekeeperMichael Cleveland & Flamekeeper are honored to take part in a special day of bluegrass to benefit Randy Griffith, father of Flamekeeper bassist Tyler Griffith, who has been having some health issues. The event will take place on March 22nd and begins at 12noon. Several bands will perform throughout the day and Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper will perform at 5:00pm ET. Admission is $10 at the door.

2014 State of Mississippi Bluegrass Championships May 17

Skeet Thomas and FriendsMark your calendars for the 2014 State of Mississippi Bluegrass Championships, Down from the Hills Bluegrass Festival on May 17, 2014, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Union County Fairgrounds in New Albany, Mississippi. More than $8,000.00 will be given in youth and adult categories of fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, dobro, and bluegrass band.

Great American Taxi 2.0 Announced

Great American Taxi 2.0In case you all hadn't heard the news, Great American Taxi and Vince Herman have decided it is in the best interest for everyone to part ways. Vince recently moved to Oregon to settle down and spend more time on his farm, and as maybe most of you know has been touring again full time with Leftover Salmon.

Hillbilly GypsiesGrassin' it up at Carter Family Fold Saturday

The Hillbilly GypsiesHiltons, VA -- The Hillbilly Gypsies are a West Virginia native string band who specialize in playing their own homegrown style of Appalachian old time music, mixed with a hard drivin’ bluegrass sound. In addition to their original material, the Hillbilly Gypsies play a mix of traditional bluegrass and catchy old fiddle tunes. They are best appreciated at a live show. The Gypsies perform in the old fashioned style, around a single microphone. Saturday, March 22nd, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Hillbilly Gypsies. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.

Kevin Pace & The Early Edition Release New Album

Kevin Pace & The Early EditionSpokane, WA -- A few months ago Poor Mountain Records signed Spokane, Washington's Kevin Pace and The Early Edition. Prior to the new partnership Kevin and his ensemble released their second project entitled "In With The Old, Out With The New." For the past several months this great project has only been available at the band's live shows and from their official webste. However talks between KPEE and Poor Mountain Records has lead to a national release of this fine collection of gospel songs. The recording is comprised of eleven gospel gems performed with taste in a traditional bluegrass style featuring the crystal clear tenor voice of Kevin Pace. Several bluegrass gospel standards are featured, each tastefully arranged by the band.

Lake City Faces Rocky Road to Rocky Top

Rocky Top AlbumLake City, Tennessee has a history of names which originated as Coal Creek, Tennessee. Last year, the town made a decision to change their name again to "Rocky Top, Tennessee" a ficticious town in the song "Rocky Top" and take advantage of the popularity of the song. The town was even going to create a "Rocky Top" theme park. Normally, a town name change is just a formality however, this time, there is an unusual twist.

Shweiki Media Printing Co. to Sponsor of Old Settler's Music Festival

27th Old Settlers Music FestivalAustin, TX -- Shweiki Media Printing Company is pleased to announce that they will be serving as sponsors for the 27th annual Old Settler's Music Festival and showing their support by taking care of the printing needs for the four-day Texas Hill Country event.

Blazin Bluegrass Spring Fest Memorial Day Weekend

Junior Sisk & Ramblers ChoiceBlazin Bluegrass Spring Fest has stayed true to their family tradition of a clean, well controlled Bluegrass Events for the entire family going on 12 years now and continues to growing each year because of it. 2014 festival performers include some of bluegrass music's hottest artists like Jr. Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Marty Raybon, James King, Dale Ann Bradley, The Baker Family, Barbwire Bluegrass, Mavis Hughes and Shadow Ridge.

Ralph Stanley Adds Huck Finn to Farewell Tour

Ralph StanleyOntario, CA -- The Legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley will make what is right now his final West Coast performance at Huck Finn Jubilee as part of his “Man of Constant Sorrow: The Dr.’s Farewell” tour, event organizers announced today. His farewell performance will be accompanied by a spectacular lineup of performers which include The Gibson Brothers, The Del McCoury Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Sam Bush, Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice, Rhonda Vincent, The Boxcars, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers and other top-name entertainment still to be announced for the June 13-15 jamboree, held at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park in Ontario, Calif.

The Spinney Brothers Tour Their Country, Canada

The Spinney BrothersIt may not seem like a big deal that The Spinney Brothers, who live in Canada, are promoting a Canadian tour. But for a band that spends 75% of their lives touring the U.S., well, it really is a big deal to stay in their home country for a change! They'll be embarking on an 11-day trek that will take them through an extensive tour of the Province of Ontario as part of the winter concert series produced by the Northern Bluegrass Committee. The tour runs March 13th through 23rd.

Grey Fox Announces Lineup & Early Bird Ticket Deadline

Gray FoxGrey Fox bluegrass festival staff has been busy assembling their latest and greatest all-star lineup for the 2014 Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival set for July 17-20 in Oak Hill, NY. This is one of America's finest bluegrass music festivals and it historically brings people from all over the world to enjoy the outstanding lineup of talent presented each year.

Rhonda Vincent to Continue Martha White Partnership

Rhonda Vincent & the RageNashville, TN -- Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, the most awarded band in bluegrass music history, will be hitting the road in the newly wrapped Martha White Bluegrass Express tour bus. Rhonda, who has served as spokeswoman for the legendary flour company for 13 years, continues her partnership into 2014.

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Play Virginia and Tennessee

Doyle LawsonThis week Hall of Fame member, multi-award winning bluegrass and gospel legend Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver will be performing two great shows -- one in Virginia and the next in Tennessee. Fans can catch Doyle and his band Friday, March 14, 7:30 pm at the Augusta Expo located at 277 Expo Rd., Fishersville, VA. Saturday, March 15, 7:00 pm the group will be performing at Morristown West High School, 1025 Sulphur Springs Rd., Morristown, TN 37814.

Mountain Music Museum to Unveil Papa Joe Smiddy Exhibit

Pappa Joe SmiddyBristol, TN/VA -- The Appalachian Cultural Music Association’s Mountain Music Museum invites the public and the media to take part in the unveiling of the “Papa Joe Smiddy Exhibit” at the museum located at 626 State Street in Bristol, TN-VA. The unveiling will take place at 3:00 pm on Monday, March 17th and ninety-three year old Papa Joe Smiddy will be at the unveiling ceremony.

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