20170627

LIFE IS A STORY Sweetly Sung On New Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Album Due Out August 25!

imageDoyle Lawson & Quicksilver bring unparalleled storytelling to fans on August 25 with the 12-track wonder LIFE IS A STORY.

Described by Lawson as a mix of Bluegrass styles "from the middle of the road to the very traditional," the album never strays from the heart of the genre. 

20170614

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn to Co-Host 28th IBMA Awards!

image16-time Grammy-winning banjoist Bela Fleck and old-time-meets-Far-East banjoist Abigail Washburn will host the IBMA's 28th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Show.

Known as bluegrass music’s biggest night, the International Bluegrass Music Awards Show acknowledges the year’s outstanding achievements, honors new Hall of Fame inductees, and waves the worldwide flag for bluegrass music.

Feller & Hill Sign with Rural Rhythm!

imageRural Rhythm Records announces the signing of Bluegrass duo Feller and Hill to their label. 

Since the formation of Feller and Hill in 2010, Tom Feller and Chris Hill have established themselves as among the top vocal groups in bluegrass winning over D.J.’s and fans.

20170602

New Bluegrass Festival to be Held at Former Home of Johnny Cash!

imageThe first annual "Bon Aqua Bluegrass Festival" is tuned up and ready to make music on July 1 amid the lush 100 plus acre setting of "The Hideaway Farm" in Bon Aqua, Tennessee-former creative home of music legend Johnny Cash.

The one day, family-friendly event will kick-off 4th of July weekend with a full schedule of some of the top mainstage names in bluegrass music-including Lonesome River Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and NewTownThe Hogslop String Band and The Storytellers Hideaway Farm Band will add featured performances to a full day of music. 

20170531

LAURIE LEWIS & THE RIGHT HANDS Join the Quicksilver Productions Roster!

imageQuicksilver Productions is excited to announce: Leading Lady of West Coast Folk & Bluegrass Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands have joined our roster of Quicksilver artists!

Grammy Award-winning musician Laurie Lewis is internationally renowned as a singer, songwriter, fiddler, bandleader, producer and educator.

Bluegrass Museum Seeking Historical Items!

The International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM) is reaching out to the greater bluegrass community in search of artifacts and objects to highlight in the new museum.

Staff at IBMM is working behind the scenes to audit the current collection and determine what artifacts meet the criteria to be exhibited in the newly constructed building, three blocks west of their current location.

20170528

American Banjo Museum Receives RedBud Award for Social Media Campaign!

The American Banjo Museum was honored with a RedBud Award of Merit for Best Social Media Campaign during the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association's annual awards gala. The event was held on May 16th at the Oklahoma History Center

20170513

Rounder Launches New Concert Series To Benefit Autism!

Rounder Records launched its new concert series “Rounder Night at the Station Inn” on Wednesday May 10.

The evening’s entertainment was provided by Dobro legend Jerry Douglas  and Rounder’s newest signing, Pony Bradshaw.  The Jerry Douglas Band receives a standing ovation for their encore performance of "Unfolding." At the Station Inn, Nashville, TN 2017

 

20170511

Benefit Concert for Tommy Long !

imageLorraine Jordan & Carolina Road are hosting a benefit concert for the band's lead singer and guitarist, Tommy Long, Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Dobson, NC.  

Bands to perform include:

20170502

CD Review - Ned Luberecki / Take Five

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“Ned is a very multi-dimensional artist....his timing and control are phenomenal. The interest level never falters...his right hand rolls are pushing the boundaries of the impossible... Ned lit them all on fire with his banjo prowess.”

- W.J. Hallock

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20170421

Bluegrass Association Sends Open Letter to Trump!

imagePresident Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget, announced last month, includes the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In response, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s executive director Paul Schiminger has sent a letter on behalf of the entire bluegrass industry to President Trump and to key legislators in support of both the NEA and the NEH.