Wednesday, January 28, 2015
According to Jam Founder, John Santa, "Last year was an incredible year for us. We raised well over FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS and with the addition of the money sent from the Boone, North Carolina and Naples, Florida Marathon Jams, we were able for the first time to take over TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS to the Ft. Bragg Fisher House!"
Monday, January 26, 2015
The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America's (SPBGMA) reigning Entertainer of the Year, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage have received five nominations for the upcoming SPBGMA convention.
The convention and awards ceremony are set to take place in Nashville, Tennessee, during the weekend of February 5-8.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Singer and guitarist Julia Mainer died on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at age 95.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Stanley is scheduled to have surgery and will be unable to tour for a few weeks. Refunds are available at points of purchase.
They will be joined by special guests Randy Kohrs, Melonie Cannon, Aubrey Haynie, Ron Inscore, Trevor Watson, Cliff Bailey, and more.
Uncle Phil & friends prep for a very special concert event on January 31st
On the heels of his win as Dobro Player of the Year honor at the IBMA Awards, Phil has received a nomination in the annual Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America awards, again for his instrumental prowess as Dobro Performer.
Rural Rhythm Records and Cody Shuler have enjoyed a successful association since 2008 when the Dove nominated gospel album Pickin’, Praisin’ & Singin’ was released and debuted #3 on the Billboard Bluegrass Album Chart.
Cody has written a strong group of original songs and the time is right for him to release these special songs on his first solo album self-titled “CODY SHULER”, releasing on February 3rd.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Mountain Home Music Company congratulates their label artists who received award nominations this week for the 41st annual Bluegrass Music Awards by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America, (SPBGMA).
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The Farm Hands with their upcoming Pinecastle debut Better than I Deserve are nominated in 13 categories.
The new album from American Roots music legend Norman Blake was released today on Plectrafone Records. It's his first album of original songs in 30 years!
A living legend, Norman Blake has influenced multiple generations of roots musicians with his uncompromising vision of American roots music.
MerleFest, which takes place April 23-26, 2015, has assembled a distinguished team of songwriters – critically-acclaimed Americana artist Jesse Bellamy, famed Texas singer-songwriter Bruce Robison and legendary bluegrass icon Peter Rowan– to judge the on-site final round of this year’s Chris Austin Songwriting Contest.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Dixie Hall was a bluegrass patriot and music supporter long before she became the wife of Country Music legend, Tom T. Hall, to whom she was married for 46 years.