Friday, February 27, 2015
Martha finally felt well enough yesterday to update us with the full story. She writes:
I am just now able to respond to begin to say thank you to all for the well-wishes and prayers for Eddie and myself after our car accident last weekend. The bluegrass family is so wonderful, as are all our family and friends. Because so many are concerned, and due to my inability to write or speak to each one, here is what's been going on...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
As always, Feller and Hill include a wide variety of stylings on this album, including traditional Bluegrass-Gospel, Southern-Gospel, Hymns, and some brand-new material.
NewTown has inked a new business relationship with Moonstruck Management, the booking and management firm that handles stellar bluegrass acts including Dr. Ralph Stanley, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out and Lonesome River Band.
Ceremonies on Friday night will be highlighted with a presentation to Ben. He'll be receiving the 2015 Washington Monument Award for his 40+ year commitment to bluegrass in the Washington area and beyond.
On Saturday, a truck driver turned into the lane Eddie and Martha were in - causing a collision. Both Eddie and Martha have fractured ribs and their old Chevy is likely a total loss according to Gray.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Of course, as with all good bluegrass songs, there's just a little bit more to the story than first appears. Regina was originally recorded by Lester Flatt & the Nashville Grass in the 1970s, but John has given the song a smooth, modern traditional update.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Even celebrities have jumped onboard to help Donna with her cause. But Donna's not content to stop there. We received a note from her today announcing a special SONGWRITING CONTEST sponsored by DOGS DESERVE BETTER! She wanted us to let everyone know and we're glad to do it.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Friday, February 20, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015
"We had a blast on the set with Ronnie and his band, and we can't wait to watch the show along with you this weekend!" the band said in a statement. "It is an honor for us to be on an episode of Reno's Old Time Music Festival."