Singer and guitarist Julia Mainer died on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at age 95.
Friday, January 23, 2015
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.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Just a quick reminder that James King is still in need of assistance to help with his medical bills. If you’re able to pass along the following information to your listeners, James will greatly appreciate it.
An account is set up with Wells Fargo bank for donations. People can go to any Wells Fargo branch and ask to make a deposit to the "James King Medical Fund." Or, they can mail it directly to: "James King Medical Fund" c/o Deonia Jones, Wells Fargo, 201 S. Jefferson St, Roanoke VA 24011.
Tune in bright and early as the Queen of Bluegrass sits down with Stephanie Abrams and shares some of her most memorable weather stories, along with discussing her latest Grammy nominated album Only Me.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The 2015 Grammy nominee will be featured LIVE on Bloomberg TV's Street Smart this Thursday, January 15th at 4PM/EST, where she will talk about her latest #1 Billboard album ONLY ME.
Vocal power houses will headline the 10th Anniversary of The Kickoff .
This inaugural festival will occur at Whispering Pines Campground at the Country Jam site west of Eau Claire in the town of Union and is being produced by Jim Bischel.