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Reno's Hat Trick: Rhonda Vincent, Sierra Hull, Bluegrass Royalty

Sierra HullNashville, TN -- For nearly a quarter of a century, "Reno's Old Time Music" has always had the goal of bringing fans the best Bluegrass music on the planet. With this in mind, September's lineup is a hat trick of talent featuring Rhonda Vincent, Sierra Hull and Bluegrass royalty--three big scores for the fans!!

Celebrate Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Bluegrass this July

Rhonda VincentNashville, Tenn. (June 30, 2016) — July is the month when Americans reflect back and commemorate the birth of our nation. In the 1600's, migrants from Ireland, Scotland and England brought something with them that preceded our freedom--they brought music. These basic styles are now considered by historians to be the roots of what would later become Bluegrass music...and THAT is also something to revere!

Reno's Old Time Music: "Hand-Picked" Favorites All May

Ronnie RenoNashville, TN -- Longstanding TV host and recent Preservation Hall of Greats inductee (SPBGMA), Ronnie Reno, gets hundreds of messages each month from fans about favorite shows, performances, archival videos and artists on his award-winning show, "Reno's Old Time Music." Compiling these suggestions, Reno has put together an entire month of "hand-picked" favorites to enjoy throughout May.

Ronnie Reno Releases his Next Single to Radio

 Lessons LearnedNashville, TN -- Fresh from another successful RenoFest and his induction into SPBGMA’s Preservation Hall of Greats, Bluegrass legend and TV host, Ronnie Reno, is excited about the release of his latest single, “Sweet Rosa Lee,” from his album, Lessons Learned, on Rural Rhythm Records. Tagged by Bluegrass Today as one of the albums’ “standouts for traditional Bluegrass fans,” this grassy, uptempo love song, ripe with instrumental rides and classically designed lyrics, will be included on Rural Rhythm’s Fresh Cuts & Key Tracks – 2016 (No. 1.), delivered to Bluegrass radio on a Radio CD this week, as well as made available to programmers via AirPlay Direct.

Bluegrass Legend, Ronnie Reno, to Appear on "Reflections"

Keith Bilbrey with Ronnie RenoNashville, TN -- Bluegrass legend and longstanding host of RFD-TV’s “Reno’s Old Time Music,” Ronnie Reno, will be featured next week on The Heartland Network’s popular interview series “Reflections.” Hosted by famed radio/tv personality and Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame inductee, Keith Bilbrey. As the show’s title suggests, “Reflections” is a half-hour program providing a retrospective look at the careers legendary artists in Country music. Former guests have included Tanya Tucker, Lee Greenwood, John Anderson, John Conlee, and many more.

Ronnie Reno to Be Inducted into SPBGMA Preservation Hall of Greats

Ronnie RenoNashville, TN -- The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) has announced that “Bluegrass Music’s Youngest Old Timer,” Ronnie Reno, will be inducted into the Preservation Hall of Greats at the upcoming 42nd Annual Bluegrass Music Awards to be held February 7 at 6:30 P.M. at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. The award is the highest honor presented by SPBGMA, a trade organization formed over 40 years ago to preserve the traditional spirit and art form of Bluegrass music.

Twas the Night Before Christmas -- Ronnie Reno Style

Christmas CabinShelly Mullins has put together a clever version of Twas the Night Before Christmas in a Ronnie Reno style. Featuring many of those who help promote bluegrass music throughout the year as well as some of our favorite artists, the lyrical ditty is a nice way for thanking us for the work that we do.

Ronnie Reno on Top-Ten, Prepares for Music City Roots' 60th Anniversary

 Lessons LearnedNashville, TN -- Ronnie Reno returns to the Top-Ten of Billboard Bluegrass Albums chart this week at #8 with his first solo release in over a decade, Lessons Learned (Rural Rhythm Records). Climbing from the #10 position reported three weeks ago, the appropriately named Lessons Learned is a bit of a musical nod and Reno's personal reflection on his storied music career as an award-winning artist, songwriter, producer and television host. (Lessons Learned is available for fans on iTunes, Amazon and wherever Bluegrass and Country music are sold.)

Twilight Years are Highlight Years -- Ronnie Reno Scores Top-Ten at Billboard

 Lower Than LonesomeNashville, TN -- At age 67, "Bluegrass Music's Youngest Old-Timer," Ronnie Reno, has turned his twilight years into highlight years. Lessons Learned (his first release in over a decade and his debut album with Rural Rhythm Records) sits at #10 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart this week. This is not Reno's only appearance in this week's top ten. He also lent his talent to two additional albums, Country Grass by ?Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road and Brotherhood by the Gibson Brothers.

Ronnie Reno's Lower than Lonesome #1 on Airplay Direct

Ronnie Reno: Lower Than LonesomeNashville, TN -- Lessons Learned, the latest album by "Bluegrass Music's Youngest Old-Timer" Ronnie Reno, earned the #1 spot on AirPlay Direct Global Radio Indicator Bluegrass/Folk chart for March. Released on March 17, the album received 890 downloads, signifying that radio is pleased with Reno's debut album on Rural Rhythm Records and his first project in over a decade. Programmers can still download the album at AirPlay Direct (click here). Lessons Learned is available for fans on iTunes, Amazon and wherever Bluegrass and Country music are sold.

Ronnie Reno Celebrates 60 Years of Music with New Album

Ronnie Reno: Lower Than LonesomeNashville, TN -- Ronnie Reno, whose musical talents helped forge the sound and songs of so many legendary Bluegrass and Country Music entertainers, celebrates 60 years in entertainment with the release of his new album, Lessons Learned, due in stores on March 17, 2015. The first single release, “Lower Than Lonesome,” hits airwaves today.

Renfro Valley Barn Dance Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Ronnie Reno joins Renfro Valley Entertainment Center to celebrate 75 years of the Renfro Valley Barn DanceNashville, TN -- Renfro Valley Entertainment Center in beautiful Renfro Valley, KY proudly known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital” is celebrating its 75th year anniversary. Inside the lusciously green walls of this Valley you will find a music tradition that started back in 1939 by the founder John Lair. Great classic country, southern gospel, and mountain bluegrass music rings from the rafters and is “Still Going Strong” at two theaters to this very day. Many artists began their career or called the Renfro Valley Barn Dance their home over the years such as Red Foley, John Lair, Coon Creek Girls, Old Joe Clark, Pete Stamper, Homer & Jethro, Dale Ann Bradley, Steve Gulley, Troy Gentry (Montgomery Gentry) and more.

Ronnie Reno's Christmas Celebration Hosts Bluegrass Stars

Reno's Christmas CelebrationRonnie Reno's Old Time Music Festival featuring guest Doyle Lawson, Claire Lynch, Rhonda Vincent, Larry Sparks, and Stan Hitchcock. This week, BlueHighways TV programming featured on DISH will feature Reno's Old Time Music Festival "A Christmas Celebration". The special performance will host our favorite bluegrass artists along with historic footage of Jim & Jesse McReynolds, Reno & Smiley and Jimmy Martin.

Ronnie Reno and Rural Rhythm Records Join Forces

Reno's Old Time MusicNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce a much larger association with entertainer Ronnie Reno that will involve music and video production development and marketing and distribution. Rural Rhythm president Sam Passamano and Ronnie Reno have been good friends for years and in 2010 their friendship developed into music distribution for Reno’s “Reno & Smiley – 1963” and “Mac Wiseman – 1971” CD titles.

Bluegrass Comes to the Valley Premieres on RFD-TV

Reno's Old Time MusicNashville, TN (September 14, 2012) Rural Rhythm Records is very proud to announce the premiere of Bluegrass Comes to the Valley on RFD-TV as part of Reno’s Old Time Music. Ronnie takes a trip up to the Valley with some great music and history of Renfro Valley, Kentucky. This two part show includes performances by bluegrass music artists Marty Raybon, Carrie Hassler, Audie Blaylock & Redline, Rodney Dillard & The Dillard Band, and the Darrell Webb Band.

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