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Ask Sam Offers New Episodes

Sam Bush ChristmasNashville, TN -- Legendary bluegrass/newgrass artist Sam Bush has new episodes of Sam’s weekly Ask Sam series. The new video articles are now playing on SBTV (Sam Bush Television) and Sam is answering your questions about Hoss, the St. Louis Cardinals and his ideal band!

Sam and Del McCoury Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Del McCoury and Sam BushSam and Del McCoury are teaming up for a highly anticipated string of tour dates beginning in November! The performances, "An Acoustic Evening with Del McCoury and Sam Bush," will bring two of the finest bluegrass music artists together for a series of rare appearances. To quote Sam, “I first saw Del at the Roanoke Bluegrass Festival in 1966 and have been waiting for this opportunity to tour together ever since. We invite you to come join the fun as two old friends make music and swap stories onstage.”

Sam Bush Reveals Source of Superpowers in “Ask Sam” New Video Series

Ask SamNashville, TN -- Legendary musician Sam Bush discusses his superpowers and picks for the MLB playoffs, amongst other topics, in his new Ask Sam video series now playing at Sam, the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Mandolin Performer of the Year, hosts the Ask Sam series of videos in which Sam answers fan-submitted quetions, with subjects ranging from his choice of instrument when making a guest appearance and what he has planned for the upcoming years to where he gets his “superpowers” and where fans can get his shoes! Webisodes will be automatically added to the SBTV player each week for viewers to enjoy.

Bristol Rhythm 2012: The Numbers Are In - It's Another Success

Sam BushBristol, TN/VA -- Closing out the record-breaking event on Sunday from the Alpha Natural Resources State Street Stage, Sam Bush proclaimed, "It is wonderful to be here in this historic place and I wish everyone in America could come and see it." That, in itself, is among the highest of compliments received over the course of the three-day Reunion.

Tiller’s Folly Wins Big In The 11th Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Poll

Tiller's FollyCanadian based trio Tillers’ Folly joins more than 70 exceptional self-released and independent label artists, as well as former major label acts lifted from a nominated list of more than 340 acts to win the coveted Top Song in the Social Cause category in the prestigious 11th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs) Vox Pop Poll, the influential awards program voted online by more than 60,000 music fans from around the globe. They won for their song “Death & Taxes”, which finds them paired with guest vocalists Josh Shilling (Mountain Heart) and legendary singer John Cowan (New Grass Revival, Doobie Brothers). The song is from their acclaimed 2012 self-released album, “Go The Road”

Americana Adds Sam Bush, Delta Rae, and More to Americana Music Festival Lineup

Sam BushAugust 7, 2012, Nashville, TN -- The list of showcase performers is growing for the 13thannual Americana Music Festival & Conference, presented by Nissan, September 12 through September 15. In addition to previously announced participating artists Richard Thompson, Billy Joe Shaver, The Wallflowers and Delta Spirit, additional showcases are confirmed for what could be the most exciting Americana Music Festival yet. To see the current lineup click here.

5th Railroad Earth Music on the Mountaintop Music Festival

Sam Bush at Music On the to sponsor "mini Telluride Bluegrass Festival" in Western North Carolina. Railroad Earth’s Music On the Mountaintop has confirmed the final artists slated for the fifth annual three-day music festival outside of Boone, North Carolina this August 24-26, 2012. Music on the Mountaintop Festival includes Railroad Earth, Dr. Dog, Sam Bush, JJ Grey and Mofro, Greensky Bluegrass and many more. The 5th year anniversary music festival will be held in the High Country of North Carolina.

Sam Bush Shares Sexagesimal Adventure in New Episodes of SBTV

Sam BushThe legendary Sam Bush recently celebrated his 60th birthday. With his innovative, virtuosic style and youthful energy, it's hard to believe he is 60 years old!

Alan Tompkins to Release No Part of Nothin June 5th

No Part of NothinBluegrass multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Alan Tompkins is proud to announce the June 5, 2012 album release, No Part of Nothin'. The album features a lineup of incredibly talented musicians and singers, many of whom are Grammy® or IBMA award winners or nominees. The list includes Sam Bush, Deryl Dodd, Kenny & Amanda Smith, Ron Stewart, Stephen Mougin, Gerald Jones, Greg Cahill, Ned Luberecki, Mike Bub, Randy Kohrs, Brad Davis, Nate Lee, Bobby Davis, and Steve Rhian.

Bluegrass Music Rings Through Telluride, Colorado June 21-14

Telluride StageTelluride, CO -- High in the San Juans of Colorado's Rocky Mountains an historic mining town comes to life during the Summer Solstice. For the past 38 years, the Summer Solstice has played the role of a significant ceremony. Wide-ranging interpretations of the solstice have varied among cultures for centuries. From celebrations of harvest to spiritual observances, from festivals to feasts, it's the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and marks the beginning of summer. For the small mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, the solstice symbolizes one thing: Bluegrass Music.

'Bluegrass' A Collection of Today's Bluegrass Music Stars Comes May 22nd

BluegrassA new album simply titled Bluegrass will be released May 22nd on Putumayo Records. The album will feature a broad sampling of some of the finest bluegrass artists including Alison Krauss & Union Station, Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, David Grisman and Jerry Garcia, Andrea Zonn with Alison Brown, Frank Solivan, Peter Rowan, James Alan Shelton, Crooked Still, The Seldom Scene, Uncle Earl, and Town Mountain. This will be the label's first venture into the world of bluegrass music. Bluegrass would make a fine introductory sampler for those seeking to hear what the genre is all about.img src=

Putumayo Presents 'Bluegrass' A Collection of Today's Bluegrass Stars

BluegrassNashville, TN -- Putumayo announces the May 22nd release of Bluegrass, an engaging collection featuring many of the genre's most renowned artists along with exciting new discoveries. The album is Putumayo's first venture into the world of bluegrass music and includes Alison Krauss & Union Station, Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, David Grisman and Jerry Garcia, Andrea Zonn with Alison Brown, Frank Solivan, Peter Rowan, James Alan Shelton, Crooked Still, The Seldom Scene, Uncle Earl, and Town Mountain.

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion Lineup and 2012 Poster Announced

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2012 PosterBristol Rhythm & Roots Reuion's annual poster art unveiling has become a tradition during the festival's line-up announcement. Over the years, Bristol Rhythm's festival posters have become collectors items, and artists like Charles Vess, P. Buckley Moss, and April Street have all contributed their talent for the annual poster. The latest winning poster and an equally winning artist lineup have been announced.

Big Sky Resort Presents 6th Annual Big Sky Big Grass Festival

Sam BushBig Sky, MT -- From the mountains to the sky, everything in Big Sky, MT is Big. Big Sky Resort's 6th annual Big Sky Big Grass bluegrass music festival is no exception. The three-day music extravaganza will run February 17th- 19th and feature artists and bands from all over the country including bluegrass music Grammy-winner Sam Bush.

RockyGrass Bluegrass Music Festival Preliminary Lineup Announced

RockyGrassPlanet Bluegrass announced the historic 40th anniversary initial lineup for RockyGrass. The bluegrass music festival welcomes many of the artists who have shaped the festival for 4 decades – from bluegrass legends and pioneers to special collaborations to some of the younger artists who continue to push bluegrass in exciting new directions. It's been 40 years since Bill Monroe met with members of the Colorado Bluegrass Music Society to found the RockyGrass Festival (originally called the Rocky Mountain Bluegrass Festival). With the announcement of the preliminary lineup for the 40th RockyGrass, festivarians can already start to hear the mandolins and banjos echoing off the cliffs of the St. Vrain River in Lyons, Colorado.


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