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Mark Houser and Bluegrass Drive: “Uneven Road” Debuts at #9 on Billboard

Uneven RoadNashville, TN (September 21, 2012) -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the new album, Uneven Road by Mark Houser & Bluegrass Drive debuts this week at #9 on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart.

Cumberland River on KET “Kentucky Life” TV Program

Cumberland RiverNashville, TN -- Cumberland River can be seen on the upcoming Rural Rhythm Records’ TV production, Christmas The Mountain Way - A live performance musical show showcasing Christmas and its traditions in the Appalachian Mountains. The program was filmed at the historic Bell Theater in Pineville, KY for broadcast on national cable network BlueHighways TV and will air in November and December. This live concert event was hosted by Mike Scott and also includes performances by: Marty Raybon, Audie Blaylock, Dale Ann Bradley, Steve Gulley, Common Strings, Students of the Cumberland River Academy and many more.

Gary Robinson, Jr. Joins Cumberland River Bluegrass Music Band

Gary Robinson, Jr.Harlan, KY -- Cumberland River is proud to announce a new band member, multi-instrumentalist Gary Robinson Jr. who joins the group on Lead Guitar. Gary’s incredible talents certainly add to the dynamic sound of this now 6-piece band that includes the talents of: James Dean (Banjo, lead & harmony vocals), Joey Jones (Bass), Dustin Middleton (Mandolin, Lead & Harmony Vocals), Jamie Stewart (Dobro), and Gary’s brother in-law, Brad Gulley (Guitar, Lead & Harmony Vocals).

The Roys New Day Dawning Debuts at #2 on Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart

New Day DawningNashville, TN -- The Roys' sophomore Rural Rhythm Records' disc, New Day Dawning, debuts at Number 2 on Billboard's Bluegrass Albums Chart.

Darrell Webb Band Featured on Upcoming BlueHighwaysTV “Behind The Dream”

Breaking Down the Barriers Nashville, TN (September 4, 2012) – 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Emerging Artist of the Year Nominee, Darrell Webb Band will be the featured artist on an upcoming episode of Rural Rhythm’s Behind the Dream™ TV Show premiering on BlueHighways TV Thursday, September 20 at 8:30 pm ET. The show will re-air on Thursday, September 20 (11:30 pm ET), Saturday, September 22 (4:30 pm ET), and Tuesday, September 25 (5:30 pm ET).

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out To Perform National Anthem, Visit Children's Hospital

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme OutNashville, TN (August 16, 2012) — Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, currently celebrating their 20th anniversary together, will perform the National Anthem for the first Southeastern Conference football game of the season on Thursday, August 30th when South Carolina plays Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tennessee. The celebrated bluegrass ensemble has become very well-known for their stellar vocal arrangements and have been awarded the International Bluegrass Music Association's Vocal Group of the Year seven times. Their a cappella arrangements of gospel and pop songs have become a staple in their live shows, gaining the adoration of fans and the respect of their colleagues worldwide. Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out will no-doubt present a timeless version of "The Star Spangled Banner" before an expected sold-out stadium full of sports enthusiasts. The game will be broadcast on ESPN and begins at 6:00pm CST.

Mark Houser and Bluegrass Drive on Uneven Road

Uneven RoadRural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the new radio single release, “River of Regret” by Mark Houser & Bluegrass Drive, has now been released to radio. The single appears on the label’s Fresh Cuts & Key Tracks radio disc and is also available at The song was written by Mark Houser, Arlo Gilliam, & Carrie Hassler, and includes the talents of: Mark Houser (Lead Vocals, Guitar); Cody Kilby (Guitar, Banjo); Andy Leftwich (Fiddle, Mandolin); Barry Bales (Bass); Scotty Sanders (Dobro); Paul Brewster and Dawn Sears (Harmony Vocals).

New Singles To Bluegrass Radio on Fresh Cuts and Key Tracks

American DriveNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce multiple new single releases and key tracks on our new Fresh Cuts and Key Tracks. This exciting radio compilation disc has been mailed to radio stations and is also now available at left

New Band Announcement: High Octane Bluegrass by American Drive

American DriveNashville, TN (August 8, 2012) Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the formation of the new band American Drive. This high octane bluegrass band includes group members of J.D. Crowe & The New South who are carrying on now that J.D. Crowe has announced his retirement. American Drive includes the talents of: Rickey Wasson (Lead/harmony Vocals, Guitar), Dwight McCall (Lead/Harmony Vocals, Mandolin), Matt DeSpain (Resonator Guitar) and Kyle Perkins (Bass) from The New South, who are joined by Justin Jenkins (Banjo) formerly with the bands Grasstowne and Blue Moon Rising.

“She’s Out Of Here” by Darrell Webb Band Now Out to Radio

Breaking Down the BarriersNashville, TN --– Rural Rhythm is proud to announce the new radio single release, “She’s Out of Here” by the Darrell Webb Band. This hot new song, written by Darrell Webb and Jeff Barbra, includes the talents of: Darrell Webb (Lead Vocals, Mandolin); Jake Joines (Resonator Guitar); Jared Hensley (Acoustic Guitar, Harmony Vocals); Jeremy Arrowood (Acoustic Bass, Harmony Vocals); and Chris Wade (Banjo).

Carrie Hassler’s Behind The Dream Show Now on BlueHighways TV

 The DistanceNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the new episode of Behind The Dream™ with featured artist Carrie Hassler is airing this month on BlueHighways TV. Host Mike Scott interviews Carrie regarding her new album, The Distance. This TV special also includes live performance video from Carrie’s recent CD Release Concert held in Pikeville, Tennessee.

A New Day Dawning for The Roys on August 28, 2012

New Day DawningNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the upcoming new album, New Day Dawning by the award-winning brother/sister duo, The Roys. This exciting new project is set for release August 28, 2012 and features the infectious first single "Still Standing" now out to radio and available at "I gotta believe that 'Still Standing' is theee breakout hit for The Roys! The melody and chorus just stick to ya," said Joe Limardi, 650 AM WSM. Fans can reserve their autographed copy of New Day Dawning now at a discounted price at

An Anniversary Celebrating Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out and Lonesome River Band

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out and Lonesome River BandNashville, TN (July 19, 2012) Moonstruck Management is proud to present an Anniversary Evening celebrating Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out’s 20th Anniversary and Lonesome River Band’s (LRB) 30th Anniversary. This once in a lifetime event will be held September 26, 2012 at 9:30 pm at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Nashville located at 322 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201.

Marksmen Quartet Releasing “This Is My Crowd” July 31, 2012

This Is My CrowdNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Christian is proud to announce the upcoming July 31, 2012 new album release, This Is My Crowd by the multi-award winning group, the Marksmen Quartet. “In their decades of recording, I must say this new release tops them all. Amazing,” said Les Butler, Syndicated Radio Show Host, Front Porch Fellowship and Singing News Magazine.

Portrait of a Bluegrass Songwriter by Ray Edwards Due This Month

Portrait of a Bluegrass SongwriterNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the upcoming July 31, 2012 new album, Portrait of a Bluegrass Songwriter by Ray Edwards. All songs were written or co-written by Ray who is joined by some of the top musicians in Bluegrass music including: Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Marty Raybon, Lou Reid, Darrell Webb, Grasstowne, Jeanette Williams, Nu-Blu, and more.Portrait of a Bluegrass Songwriter


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