New Band for Kristi Stanley!

imageOn the brink of releasing her debut album with Union House Records, Kristi Stanley is proud to introduce her new band, RUNNING BLIND.

Compiled from years of experience, high skill levels, and polished stage presence, there is no doubt that this group will do a fine job supporting Kristi’s powerful vocals.


NIGHTFLYER to Wilson Pickins Promotions!

imageWilson Pickins Promotions has announced that they have  added Ohio-based Nightflyer to their diverse team of bluegrass bands.

Nightflyer brings to the table an incredible sound infused with soul, traditional bluegrass drive and an ability to truly stir your emotions.

Claire Lynch Video Contest Winners Announced!

imageClaire Lynch says she was “FLOORED by the submissions for my ‘Black Flowers’ video contest”.

Fans from far and wide sent unique photos, videos and news clippings that evoked the spirit of the moving Lynn Miles song from her GRAMMY-nominated album, NORTH BY SOUTH

International Bluegrass Music Museum Receives large Donation from the Estate of H. Conway Gandy!

The International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM) is honored to accept an incredible archival donation from the estate of the late H. Conway Gandy, which includes his rare and extensive collection of bluegrass LPs, CDs, cassette tapes, books, and recorded radio shows.

Gandy was a lifetime member of IBMM and a founding member of the Colorado Bluegrass Society.

First New Ralph Stanley Release Since His Passing!

With the release of the film O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Ralph Stanley cemented his place as an American music legend.

His iconic voice became the voice of the mountains, and the last fifteen years of his life and career proved to be a celebration of this, with Grammy Awards, all-star collaborations, and induction into the Grand Ole Opry.

Two New Releases from Rebel Records

imageRebel Records is excited to announce the release of two new albums: Big Country Bluegrass' Let Them Know I'm From Virginia and Larry Sparks' Lonesome And Blue: More Favorites.

New Label for Nick Chandler & Delivered!

L to R: Jonathon Buckner, Nick Chandler and Rick Dollar.Poor Mountain Records has announced the signing of Nick Chandler and Delivered, a Bluegrass and Gospel group from Weaverville North Carolina.

They have traveled the nation sharing their Gospel and Traditional Bluegrass scince 2009 and have had their share of success with songs in the top 10 on national Bluegrass and Gospel charts.


SOURCE Selects Martha Moore for Hall of Fame Induction!

imageLong-Time Bluegrass supporter and music public relations specialist, Martha Moore and SO MUCH MOORE MEDIA will be inducted into the SOURCE HALL OF FAME in Nashville.

SOURCE is the longest running organization for females in the music industry in Nashville.


Branded Bluegrass Welcomes Gill Benson!

imageNot long ago, Gil Benson, an outstanding fiddle player from the Cincinnati, OH area, took part in a very successful project he recorded with the popular Indiana-based band, Branded Bluegrass.

MOST WELCOME, was released in 2016 and has not only received escalated bluegrass radio airplay, a boost in their band following and bookings, but also a series of nine SPBGMA nominations that stemmed from it, for both the album and it’s participating members, including Gil.


Virginia Designates SONG OF THE MOUNTAINS as "Official State Television Series"

imageThe PBS television series, Song of the Mountains, upon signature of the Governor, will become the "State Television Series" of Virginia.

Last Thursday, the Virginia State Senate passed a bill to add the bluegrass concert TV program to Virginia's official list of emblems and designations. The measure was approved by the House of Delegates on Jan. 25.

Jenni Lyn to Release Debut Solo Album – BURN ANOTHER CANDLE!

imageJENNI LYN, an original member of the Grammy Nominated super group Della Mae, and known as an impeccable mandolinist, now makes her debut as a solo artist and producer on BURN ANOTHER CANDLE.

With 8 out of 12 original songs, she takes the lead to show a side of herself we have not yet seen.