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Breaking Grass and Detour Give Back In Season of Thanks

Breaking GrassWillis, VA - Mountain Fever artists Breaking Grass and Detour have focused their energy on giving back in a season where thankfulness is at the front of our minds. Mississippi's Breaking Grass has been deeply touched by their involvement with a young girl from their hometown named Amber Peeks who has left an indelible impression.

Music City Roots Hosts IBMA Nominations Show

Sam BushPerhaps you followed the drama that surrounded the International Bluegrass Music Association moving its annual World Of Bluegrass convention from Nashville to Raleigh, NC last year. The group, which supports the art and business of bluegrass worldwide, wrestled with declining attendance and many complicated pros and cons of Nashville. We were courted by officials from Raleigh who proved beyond a doubt that they wanted World of Bluegrass to be part of their Fall calendar and culture. And long story short, we made a very tough decision to head to a new city and it went better than any of us dared to hope. Even the IBMA Awards show was a hit, despite the painful sacrifice of moving out of the Ryman Auditorium.

Detour Joins Sam Bush, Others at Music City Roots Aug 13

Detour Bluegrass BandNashville, TN -- Detour bluegrass band is proud to announce they will perform Wednesday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Music City Roots - Nashville's acclaimed Roots and Americana variety show hosted by Jim Lauderdale. This live concert event, featuring Sam Bush, Detour, Balsam Range and Becky Buller, will be webcast nationwide at musiccityroots.com or via the new Livestream app for phones and tablets. Fans can also tune in to Hippie Radio 94.5 FM in Nashville. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at MusicCityRoots.com.

Detour Bluegrass Band Continues Support of Homeless Veterans

Detour Bluegrass BandTraverse City, MI -- Detour bluegrass band is proud to announce they will donate proceeds from the sales of their new song, "Soldier's Sorrow" to Goodwill’s Patriot Place project. "Soldier's Sorrow" appears on Detour's album Going Nowhere Fast recently released on Mountain Fever Records. The label has generously offered to match dollar for dollar, up to $1,000 in sales, to the organization.

Detour Offering Free Bluegrass Song Download

 Going Nowhere FastNashville, TN -- For a limited time only, Detour is offering a free download of their new single, "Too Blue To Have The Blues" from their new album, Going Nowhere Fast. Just a few weeks ago, this hot new tune, made its debut at #6 on Bluegrass Today’s Top 20 Song Chart. Fans can download the new song at Mountain Fever Records' drop box here.

Digital Only Release of New Detour Album Going Nowhere Fast

 Going Nowhere FastWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records will soon release the brand new, highly anticipated album Going Nowhere Fast by Michigan's popular bluegrass band, Detour. With an almost magical buzz surrounding this band for the past 2 years as a special to fans, Mountain Fever is releasing a full album digital download starting today. The album is available on iTunes, Amazon.com and dozens of other outlets.

Bluegrass Band Detour Releases "Too Busy To Have The Blues"

DetourWillis, VA -- The tight focused harmonies, precision instrumentals, and creative melodies of Michigan bluegrass band Detour, are about to get a broader listening audience. Detour has released the first single off their upcoming Mountain Fever Records album. The single is titled "Too Blue To Have the Blues," and was co-written by Detour's own Jeff Rose and longtime bluegrass songwriter and radio DJ, Terry Herd. Their sound had taken listeners down a unique bluegrass road for years and this new venture is no different.
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Detour Bluegrass Band Signs with Mountain Fever Reccords

Detour Joins Mountain FeverWillis, VA -- Virginia based Mountain Fever Records kicks off 2014 in a big way with the signing of popular contemporary bluegrass band Detour. The Michigan-based band is well-known for their tight focused harmonies, precision instrumentals, and creative melodies that take listeners down a unique bluegrass road. The band’s first single, “Too Blue To Have the Blues,” written by Jeff Rose and Terry Herd, is scheduled to hit radio in February.

Detour Set For Joe Val Bluegrass Festival Performance

DetourMichigan based national touring bluegrass music band Detour is set for a highly anticipated performance at the Joe Val Bluegrass on February 16, 2014. The Boston Bluegrass Union will celebrate the legacy of the late Joe Val with three big days (Feb 14-16) of indoor bluegrass at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel. The event includes a great lineup of national and regional talent, expanded workshops, Kid’s Academy, music vendors, and round-the-clock jamming. More information, including ticket prices can be found at bbu.org/events/joe-val-festival.

Bluegrass Band Detour Continues Support of Homeless Veterans

DetourTraverse City, MI -- Detour bluegrass band announced last year they would be donating proceeds from the sales of their song "Homeless Of The Brave" to Goodwill’s Patriot Place project. Patriot Place is a transitional housing community for Northern Michigan’s homeless veterans. Last week, songwriter and band member, Jeff Rose presented another $1,000 check to Lilly Nowicki, Event and Database Coordinator with Goodwill.

It’s “A Better Place” for Detour Bluegrass Band

A Better PlaceTraverse City, MI -- Powerhouse bluegrass band, Detour, begins the new year with a bang as chart success for their album, A Better Place continues to pour in. This stellar project is currently: #10 on Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine’s Top 15 Album Chart; appears on Bluegrass Today’s Top Favorite Albums of 2012 by David Morris; is #3 on WYCO Radio’s The Bluegrass Express Top 20 Songs for 2012; and one of Prescription Bluegrass’ Top 15 CDS of 2012. "Frankly, this band just blew us away,” said Brian McNeal of Prescription Bluegrass.

Detour Bluegrass Band Partners with Goodwill to Help Homeless Vets

Detour Donates Check to GoodwillTraverse City, MI -- The Michigan based bluegrass band Detour is donating proceeds from the sales of its song "Homeless Of The Brave" to Goodwill’s Patriot Place project. Patriot Place is a transitional housing community for Northern Michigan’s homeless veterans. Detour recently presented Goodwill with a check for $1,000 which is the first of what they hope will be many installments.

Roe Entertainment Adds Bluegrass Band Detour to Roster

Detour Bluegrass BandRoe Entertainment recently added Detour to its roster of excellent award-winning bands. Detour is a "bluegrass powerhouse" that features heartfelt originals, tightly focused harmonies, and high-steppin' instrumentals from a superbly talented sextet of veterans of Michigan's bluegrass scene. "Quarterline Road," the kick-off tune from the group's latest CD, A Better Place, has spent two weeks at number 1, one week at number two and one at number 3 on the BluegrassToday.com's weekly airplay chart since its mid-June release; the album is now in the top 50 of Roots Music Report's national folk/bluegrass charts.

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