Thursday, July 24, 2014

All-Star Jury for 2014 FRESH GRASS AWARD!

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE - 2014 FRESHGRASS JURYStoried bluegrass and roots performers Chris Pandolfi of The Infamous Stringdusters, Leigh and Eric Gibson of The Gibson Brothers, and longtime FreshGrass co-conspirator Alison Brown select the best new acts in banjo, duo, and band competitions as the FreshGrass Award jury during the  festival, September 19-21, 2014, at MASS MoCA.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dr. Ralph Stanley Elected to AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS & SCIENCES!

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE  -  DR. RALPH STANLEYTrailblazing bluegrass and old-time mountain musician Ralph Stanley has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Stanley is in a class that also includes actor and director Al Pacino, novelists John Irving and Annie Proulx, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and oceanographer and discoverer of the Titanic, Robert Ballard, among others.

Sam Bush & Jim Lauderdale To Announce IMBA Nominees for 2014 LIVE!

IBMA IMAGENominations for the 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards to be announced August 13!

Bluegrass fans all over the globe can watch live as the final nominees for the 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards are announced on Wednesday, August 13 at 4:45 pm Central/5:45 pm Eastern.

NEWS BRIEF - New Album Coming From Town Mountain!

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE  -  ALBUM COVER ARTTown Mountain To Release a Live Album on August 19th.

We're told the album was recorded at Isis Music Hall in The Band’s Hometown of Asheville, NC

Monday, July 21, 2014

First Arizona Bluegrass Film Festival to be Held in Chandler!

Image635415627953280825The festival will be held in Chandler, AZ at the American Legion Post 35 located at 2240 W. Chandler Blvd. The event is FREE so come on out and enjoy an evening of fun for the whole family. Doors open at 5PM.

New Connection Between Radio & Artists Established!

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE - BLUEGRASS CONNECTA brand new Radio to Artist connection has been made for the bluegrass community.

THE BLUEGRASS CONNECT is a Facebook Group open to any bluegrass broadcaster or artist, or their record label, management or other representation.

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Earls of Leicester; Tribute To Flatt & Scruggs Set For Release In September!

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE  -  ALBUM ARTThe Earls of Leicester, a tribute to legendary bluegrass artists Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, will be released by Rounder Records on September 16, 2014.

"This record is something I've been waiting my whole life to do," veteran Dobro master Jerry Douglas says of the self-titled debut by the new all-star dream team combo that he has assembled, organized and produced.

Bluegrass Legend Jesse McReynolds Celebrates 85th Birthday‏!

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE  -  JESSE McREYNOLDS 85th BIRTHDAY“I’m here as a friend and a fan,” Grand Ole Opry star Jan Howard declared to a crowd of Jesse McReynolds’ closest friends and family on July 13th, 2014, in Gallatin, Tennessee.

Nightflyer Releases Single From Upcoming “Rail River & Road” CD

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE  -  ALBUM COVER ARTNightflyer announces the release of the single “Old River” from their upcoming sophomore release RAIL RIVER & ROAD.

Written by Hazel Dickens, the song highlights the vocal talents of banjoist Ronnie Stewart and guitarist Richard Propps.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Rumble At The Starlight - Clevely's Video

cleverlysThe Cleverly's latest exercise in humor to promote their appearance at Branson's  Starlight Theatre.

 

Paul Harris and The Cleverlys versus Billy Dean and Steel Horses (with an assist from comedian Jarrett Dougherty)

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