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"Run Away Tonight" Captured and Available Now

Run Away TonightNashville, TN -- In the first week of release, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers' Run Away Tonight has debuted at #11 on Billboard's Bluegrass Album Chart. This years marks the 20th anniversary of Jones' 1995 founding of the band. Run Away Tonight is certainly a great way to celebrate 20 years of performing.

Rebel To Release New Retrospective on The Traditional Grass

Traditional GrassCharlottesville, VA -- Rebel Records is pleased to announce the release of The Blues Are Still The Blues, a retrospective containing 15 songs selected from the four recordings made by The Traditional Grass for Rebel between 1992 and 1995. The collection was produced by Rebel’s David Freeman along with original band members Joe Mullins and Mark Rader and reflects their keen understanding of the band’s style, its mission and goals within the bluegrass environment of the period. Physical and digital versions of the album will release on Friday, September 18th.

Get Introduced to It's About Tyme on SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction

It's About TymeNashville, TN -- SiriusXM will air the World Premier of Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out's latest project, It's About Tyme! will air today, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday on Kyle Cantrell's Bluegrass Junction radio program.

Nu-Look for Nu-Blu in a Nu-Bus-Wrap that's Nu-for-You

Nu-Blu Peterson TunersNashville, TN -- Bluegrass trend-setters Nu-Blu, will be hitting the road in their newly wrapped Peterson Tuners tour bus. The chrome-colored bus, cleverly nicknamed Lola, from the hit Barry Manilow song "Copacabana," will travel throughout the United States, as the band continues their monumental tour of North America. The partnership came natural, with both Peterson Tuners and Nu-Blu sharing a love of innovation. After a highly successful 2015 tour, the chart-topping quartet will set their sights on the New Year, as they bring their power acoustic sound to even more audiences than ever before.

Flatt Lonesome to Release “Runaway Train” October 2nd

Flatt Lonesome - Runaway TrainNashville, TN -- Flatt Lonesome is set to release Runaway Train on Oct. 2nd. It is the third studio album from the bluegrass powerhouse, named IBMA Emerging Artist of the Year in 2014. Runaway Train hits the track to radio with “You’ll Pay.” The hard-charging, passionate song is an original by banjo player, Paul Harrigill and Danny Roberts, one of the album producers.

Loretta Hummel Receives Bluegrass Artist of the Year

Loretta HummelDuring the 2015 CGMA (Country Gospel Music Association) Eastern Division Convention, held August 17, 2015 through August 22, 2015, in Kissimmee, Florida, Loretta Hummel received three silver heart awards, namely: Bluegrass Artist of the Year for Down By the Meadow, which is on her upcoming album This Heart of Mine. Lyricist for My Savior, My King, and Yodeler for My Shy Friend. The words and music of these songs were written and composed by Hummel.

GHS Launch Americana Banjo Strings

GHS Americana Banjo StringsBattle Creek, MI -- New for 2015, GHS has launched the Americana Series Banjo strings, perfect for all styles of American root music; country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B, and blues.

The Spinney Brothers Celebrate #1 with "My Music Comes From Bill!"

The Spinney BrothersAugust 28, 2015 (Nova Scotia, Canada)—The Spinney Brothers, Canada's International Bluegrass band, are thrilled to announce their latest single, "My Music Comes from Bill," has reached #1 on the National Survey's Top 30 Songs Chart for September. Their single, "My Music Comes From Bill" is very special to them. "We fell in love with it the first time we heard it and are so fortunate that its songwriters, Bill Castle and Steve Watts allowed us to record it! The song has been a real favorite for everyone."

Full Wide Open Bluegrass Free StreetFest Schedule Released

IBMA World of Bluegrass 2015Nashville, TN -- The full schedule of artists and performances for Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest, the free street festival portion of Wide Open Bluegrass, has just been announced. The roster of artists performing at Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest, held October 2 and 3 in Raleigh, North Carolina, includes a broad mix of local, national and international bluegrass talent. Wide Open Bluegrass, presented by PNC, is part of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s five-day World of Bluegrass event in Raleigh, North Carolina, September 29-October 3. The PNC-presented free Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest, held in downtown Raleigh along Fayetteville Street, will feature more than 80 bands, five music stages, a dance tent, vendors and concessions.

Lonesome River Band Announced Special Album “Coming Back Home To You”

Lonesome River Band is proud to announce the release of a special compilation album of their earlier Mountain Home releases. Coming Back Home To You includes selections from Window Of Time, Head On Into Heartache and Road With No End albums.

Urban Monroes New Single “William’s Still Alive” Honors Civil War Relative

William F. Perdu Discharge PapersFor the past four years the U.S. has been involved in the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, remembering both the heroic and the horrible of the country’s deadliest conflict. The 150th anniversary rightly spawned numerous books, movies, documentaries, podcasts, and songs. It was an age worn piece of paper from a different, but related anniversary however, that inspired the Urban Monroes’ latest single release.

FreshGrass Presents FreshScores - Original Music Set to Silent Films

FreshGrass FreshScoresNorth Adams, MA -- FreshGrass, a three-day festival dedicated to preserving, supporting, and creating innovative grassroots music and the artists who make it, begins a new commissioning project with FreshScores: original scores by contemporary artists performed live to classic silent films. Alison Brown, Lost Bayou Ramblers, and 2013 FreshGrass artist Mamie Minch perform four FreshScores on Friday and Saturday of the FreshGrass festival, held on September 18-20, 2015, in North Adams, Mass.

Folk Revival Festival Returns to Long Beach, CA Sept. 19

Long Beach Folk Revival FestivalLong Beach, CA – Save the date for the third annual Long Beach Folk Revival Festival September 19, 2015 from 11am to 10pm returning to Rainbow Lagoon Park. Just across from Shoreline Village and the Marina in Downtown Long Beach, CA, this beautiful ocean front location sets the perfect stage for showcasing the best in Folk, Roots, Americana, & Bluegrass music acts. There's also a banjo contest so now is the time to get entered for that event too.

Mountain Faith to America's Got Talent Semi-Finals

Mountain Faith BandThe bluegrass music community has been watching in anticipation as a family band from Sylva, NC has been progressing through America's Got Talent competition. From their first appearance, this band has shown America's households what bluegrass music can be. The band's high energy level, great professional presentation, happy and cheerful attitude and a wonderful sense of presence has helped propel them into the semi-finals of the competition.

Gibson Brothers Set #1 On Bluegrass Unlimited Album Chart Record

 BrotherhoodNashville, TN -- Beloved bluegrass group the Gibson Brothers is celebrating a previously unprecedented feat: with the ascent of their album Brotherhood to the number one spot on Bluegrass Unlimited’s album chart, they become the first band in the chart’s history to reach the top spot over eight consecutive albums.


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