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Town Branch Bluegrass Band at Historic Carter Fold

Town Branch Bluegrass BandHiltons, VA -- Saturday, July 30th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Town Branch Bluegrass band. As long as bluegrass music has echoed through the hills and valleys of the Appalachian region, musicians of all ages have gathered together to play and preserve their favorite style of music.

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper - Video Phenom

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper recently had something pretty cool happen - a video captured backstage of Michael and Nathan Livers jamming on "Jerusalem Ridge" prior to the band's performance at ForestFest, went viral. And by "viral," we mean over 5.5 MILLION views since it was posted on June 24th via the InspireMore Facebook page!

Price Sisters Release "What Does the Deep Sea Say" Single

The Price SistersCharlottesville, VA -- Rebel Records is thrilled to announce today’s release of "What Does the Deep Sea Say," the first single from The Price Sisters' upcoming self-titled debut Rebel EP (REB-1860) which will be available August 26th. Consumers may purchase the song via iTunes and Amazon, or receive a free download of it by preordering the full album on iTunes.

Birthplace of Country Music Museum a Blue Star Museum

Birthplace of Country Music MuseumBristol, VA/TN -- The Birthplace of Country Music Museum announced its participation in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve and their families through Labor Day 2016. The program also provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation’s cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after a military move.

Knight Family Wins Rural Roots Music Commission Album of the Year

The Knight FamilyFall Branch, TN -- For the second year in a row, East Tennessee Mountain Gospel artist, The Knight Family will receive Vintage Gospel CD of the Year honors. The group was informed this week that the Rural Roots Music Commission will bestow the honor in LeMars, IA in September at the National Traditional Country Music Association Convention.

Gold Tone Scores Best of Show with New Banjo

Gold Tone AC-1 BanjoA 5 string banjo for $199.99 wins best of show at the Summer NAMM show. Gold Tone's unique design mates their superior sounding composite rim, with a slim line neck. It weighs in at only 3 pounds 10 ounces so it’s perfect for beginners, travel or kids. Handsomely outfitted with matching black neck, rim, ZG nut, and tuners. This entry-level banjo is fully set up in their Florida shop, includes a gig bag and carries our three year transferrable warranty.

Bill and the Belles at Blue Ridge Music Center July 30

Bill and the BellesGalax, VA -- Two stellar groups that do their regions proud take the stage on Saturday, July 30, at the Blue Ridge Music Center, milepost 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The South Carolina Broadcasters open the performance at 7 p.m., followed by Bill and the Belles.

The Earls of Leicester Release "Rattle & Roar" to Acclaim

Rattle & RoarNashville, TN -- The Earls of Leicester, the award-winning, critically acclaimed sextet founded by 14-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas, has released its sophomore album Rattle & Roar. The album follows the band's eponymous 2014 debut, which won the Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album and scored four International Bluegrass Music Association Awards for Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year, Instrumental Group of the Year, and Gospel Recorded Performance.

Del & Dawg by Day - a Grateful Ball by Night

David Grisman and Del McCouryOn Oct. 29, 2016 - Bluegrass Underground is proud to present a day-long celebration of bluegrass and roots music by some of the best in the business. The first show starts at 1pm featuring two giants of American music, David Grisman & Del McCoury as Del & Dawg.

Jeff Autry Becomes Newest “Cotten-Picker”

Gary Cotten and Jeff AutryGary Cotten, self-taught, Master Luthier from Grayson, Kentucky has handcrafted hundreds of beautiful, full, rich sounding guitars since his start many years ago. He carefully selects the musicians that he would like to own and play one of his instruments before handing over a guitar. Jeff Autry is one of the chosen few.

Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers Announce New Booking Rep

Joe Mullins & The Radio RamblersXenia, Ohio -- Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers are very proud to announce the addition of a new booking agent and team member. Laura Mainer will now be representing the band full-time as well as manage the band's day-to-day office needs.

Only 6 Days Left to be Part of Bobby Osborne's New Album

Alison Brown, Bobby Osborne, Sierra HullNashville, TN -- Legendary Opry star and bluegrass pioneer Bobby Osborne has launched a campaign with PledgeMusic to record a new album. At the age of 84, Bobby is the oldest living artist to utilize PledgeMusic, the premier crowd funding platform for musicians. The campaign only has 6 days left and is currently 49% funded.

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Release “Burden Bearer”

Burden BearerNashville, TENN -- Mountain Home Music Company recently announced the July 8, 2016 release of Burden Bearer from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Bluegrass Hall of Fame member Doyle Lawson is well known for high standards in every aspect of his musical career. Burden Bearer is the latest example of the exquisite precision in vocals, harmony and musicianship of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. The album is reminiscent of a traditional “call to a camp meeting.” It is a special music event of Bluegrass Gospel and A Capella music celebrating the musical legacy of faith, hope, struggle and victory of the spirit. Old time renderings live alongside newly forged Gospel songs that pay tribute to the aged, but timeless Gospel convention music tradition.

New Music from Kenny & Amanda Smith Unbound

Unbound“You Know That I Would” is the first single from Unbound, the forthcoming 7th album from the Kenny & Amanda Smith Band. The song has been released to radio and is available for download to DJs on AirPlay Direct.

Kilby Spencer & the Crooked Road Ramblers at Carter Fold July 23

Kilby Spencer & the Crooked Road RamblersSaturday, July 23rd, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a special concert by Kilby Spencer & the Crooked Road Ramblers with special guest Leon Frost. The Crooked Road Ramblers play traditional old time dance music from the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. Members of the band are Kilby Spencer on fiddle, John Perry on guitar, Peco Watson on clawhammer banjo, Donald Hill on guitar and vocals, Wayne Dye on mandolin and Karen Carr on bass and vocals. Most members of the band are second and third-generation musicians who now play old time mountain music influenced by their families and communities.

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