Monday, November 24, 2014

Southern Food & Music to be Featured at Earl Scruggs Center!

Image635524005687088993The Earl Scruggs Center’s 2nd 2015 special exhibit, FEAST HERE TONIGHT: Southern Food & Music Traditions, celebrates the intersections of southern foods and music.

Feast Here Tonight explores the way in which the traditions of both southern food and music have woven individuals and families together to create and strengthen communities past and present.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Tyler Williams Band Announces New Release and New Band Member!

Image635522567949011555Tyler Williams, an amazing and recognizable voice in the industry, has announced the upcoming release of his sophomore album.

His debut album, released in 2006 was a well­ received effort, which garnered him lots of recognition all over the US.

CD Review - Feller & Hill - HERE COME FELLER & HILL AGAIN!

"This CD is full of wonderful songs, excellent instrumentation, personality, exacting technical expertise and exceptional vocals. There are no weak spots… anywhere!"

-W. J. Hallock, Prescription Bluegrass

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Blake Johnson May Be Back On Stage with IIIrd Tyme Out By Year's End!

Image635521052699491096A message from IIIrd Tyme Out's front man, Russell Moore indicates that the band is looking forward with zeal to the return of Blake Johnson after his recent ordeal and hospitalization.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Mountain Fever Artists Breaking Grass and Detour Give Back In Season of Thanks!

Image635519690068963011Mountain 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.

DETOUR's commitment to giving back is strong this fall as they recently presented additional funds to Goodwill’s Patriot Place Project from proceeds of the sale of their songs “Soldier’s Sorrow” and “Homeless of the Brave.”

Band member Jeff Rose presented Kathleen Arndt, Patriot Place Program Director, a check in the amount of $2,000.

Teri Chism Joins Circa Blue!

Image635519684431179424Circa Blue has Announced that Teri Chism is now their full time bass player!

Teri  grew up in a music loving family. She started playing guitar as a teenager, singing with her brothers and sisters, and became interested in Bluegrass music in her early 20's.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Mountain Heart Announces New Band Formation!

Image635519331860797051Mountain Heart, the power acoustic band who has revolutionized music since their creation in 1999 is thrilled to announce their new partnership and an upcoming studio album, their first since 2010! 

Mountain Heart Entertainment is the new official partnership created after purchasing from former member Barry Abernathy. Abernathy left the band to focus on family, however, fans can still expect him to make some surprise appearances.

New Gibson Brothers Album Due in February!

Image635519735528792982Why wait?   Must be the Gibson's and Rounder Records' thoughts too! And to that end they've given us all a great teaser of what's to come with a special audio premiere of "Bye Bye Love" available for previewing now online (see link at bottom of this post).

On the forthcoming album, BROTHERHOOD, Eric and Leigh Gibson take on the challenge of covering some of the greatest songs by some of the biggest legends in music.

Say What You Will!

Image635517458188422974Over the last several years we've had something to say on the subject of just about anything and everything connected with bluegrass. Every week we've published a new editorial comment as a feature of our weekly newsletter and as a special bonus page on the Prescription Bluegrass Blog.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Jeff Brown's Bus - No Longer Nameless!

Image635518454939816640Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome recently purchased a bus to facilitate transportation for the band and asked fans to help give it a name.

The band hosted a Name That Bus contest and is proud to announce that the winning name is Midnight Flyer submitted by Teresa Jewell of Rosedale, VA.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

THE ROYS Win 4th Consecutive Award from ICM!

Image635516359784338362Brother/sister duo THE ROYS won the Bluegrass Artist of the Year award for the fourth consecutive year at the 20th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards show.

"Truly humbled once again," noted Elaine of the honor.  "We thank the Lord Jesus and Mom and Dad," added Lee. 

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