20160204

Steve Martin Banjo Exhibit Coming to American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City!

American Banjo Museum’s newest exhibit, The Banjo World of Steve Martin, provides a look at the musical side of one of America’s favorite entertainers.

The exhibit, which features banjos from Martin’s private collection, opens February 15th at the American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City’s historic Bricktown district.

20160201

Carter Stanley Play Goes Out West to Arizona!

Gary Reid as Carter Stanley
Five locations throughout Arizona are featuring performances of a one-man play called A Life of Sorrow, the Life and Times of Carter Stanley.

He played the music, he wrote the songs, and… he self-destructed.  With his brother, famed Appalachian performer Ralph Stanley, he fronted a bluegrass-styled band from 1946 until his untimely passing at the age of 41 in 1966.

20160127

A Groundbreaking New Release from Lonesome River Band

Lonesome River Band had been established for nearly a decade when the band released its landmark album, Carrying the Tradition, in 1991.
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Bridging The Tradition
(3/19/16 - Mountain Home Music Company)
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 The critically acclaimed project ushered in a new era for Bluegrass by acknowledging tradition while introducing new elements that expanded the genre.

New Bass Player On-Board with Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice!

Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice announce the addition of Noah Brown to the band's lineup.

Brown will take the bass position recently vacated upon Kameron Keller's move to the Darrell Webb Band.

IBMA Announces Leadership Bluegrass Class of 2016

Leadership Bluegrass is an intensive three-day program of advanced interactive learning experiences. A cross-section of people with exhibited or potential leadership qualities examine the opportunities, choices and challenges of the current music industry, in bluegrass and beyond. 

The program is taught by high-profile music industry and business professionals, and encourages independent and collaborative thinking, new perspectives and a fresh approach to the issues facing the modern bluegrass community.

20160125

Tammy Jones Robinette Releases New Lyric Video

Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive have released a lyric video for their second single, "I Think I'll Let You Drive."

Produced by Sammy3 Productions of the Passamano Brothers, the video is a complementary companion of Robinette's second single (distributed to radio last week), and the follow-up single to “To Be a Kid Again,” from the 12-track, self-titled album TAMMY JONES ROBINETTE & THE DRIVE on Rural Rhythm Records.

Flatt Lonesome Announces Online Charity Concert!


The award-winning bluegrass
band, Flatt Lonesome,
will play their first ever online
concert on January 28th,
with all proceeds going to
Musicians Against Childhood
 Cancer to benefit St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital.
Popular bluegrass band, Flatt Lonesome is proud to announce their first ever online concert on January 28th, supporting Musicians Against Childhood Cancer’s (MACC) efforts to fight childhood cancer. 

The band has performed at the MACC’s four-day summer music festival which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the past three years, and is excited to help further contribute to such a great cause. 

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers welcome Gina Clowes


Image result for Gina CloweChris Jones &  The Night Drivers welcome the band’s newest member, banjo player Gina Clowes, who will make her debut alongside current members Jones, Mark Stoffel (mandolin) and Jon Weisberger (bass) at the World Famous Station Inn in Nashville, TN, on February 19th.


“We’re having a great time on our final set of dates with Ned Luberecki,” says Chris, “but at the same time, we’re excited to be sharing this news......