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Front Country – Long Ago, Far Away

Front Country performs Bob Dylan’s “Long Ago, Far Away” live on The Lee Michael Demsey Show.

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Multi-instrumentalists Tina Chancey & Bruce Hutton perform live on the Old Time Jam this Friday, 2/27 at 1:00 PM.

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  • Traveling Show video from Songs From The Road Band

    sftrb_thHere’s a question for you… Is it still a special project band after your third album together? That’s one to ask the Songs From The Road Band, who first assembled in 2004 from a number of newgrass and Americana acts to record songs that Charles R […]

  • Steve Gulley CD drops next week

    new_pinnacle_thSteve Gulley & New Pinnacle have been dominating our Weekly Airplay Chart this past few weeks with their first single, Leaving Crazytown. The full album from which it came, a self-titled project from Rural Rhythm Records, is set to release next Tuesday, March 31. Ahead […]

  • Coal Town Rounders to release How it Used to Be

    used_to_be_thA second CD of music from northeastern Pennsylvania’s Coal Town Rounders is scheduled for a May 12 release. Like their first, Numero Uno, this next, How It Used To Be, was sparsely recorded on analog tape with a very live feel, and features a custom letterpress […]

  • Heartstrings coming from Trinity River Band

    heartstrings_thOrange Blossom Records has announced a May 12 release date for Heartstrings, the next album from Trinity River Band. This popular contemporary bluegrass group consists of the Harris family from Callahan, FL. Mike and Lisa Harris started the band when their three children were much […]

  • Antique Persuasion bringing Carter Family back

    ap_thNashville music publisher and producer Jimmy Metts has created a new tribute to The Carter Family, due for release in the next few weeks. Entitled Don’t Forget Me Little Darling, the album features a dozen Carter classics performed by a special project group called Antique […]

  • Bluegrass Today is Bristol bound

    springfest_thThis weekend is the first of what it is expected to be an annual event, the Bristol Bluegrass Springfest, held at the Holiday Inn in Bristol, VA. The intention is to provide an indoor bluegrass event just as we all shake off the winter blues […]

  • Dry Branch Fire Squad to Quicksilver Productions

    dbfs_thQuicksilver Productions has announced the signing of the venerable Dry Branch Fire Squad for representation services with the agency. The iconic bluegrass band continues to be anchored by the vocal and storytelling prowess of Ron Thomason, with Brian Aldridge on guitar, Tom Boyd on banjo, and Dan […]

  • Flatpick Rhythm Guitar – a Joe Carr archive

    carr_archive_thWhen Joe Carr died just before Christmas last year, we lost not only a talented musician and an engaging performer, but one of the most dedicated and effective teachers in all of bluegrass. After touring for several years as a member of Country Gazette, Joe joined […]

  • Down in the wildwood, sittin’ on a log

    jones_thLast week we reran a column of mine about aggressive song-pitching, and I got this email: Hi Chris, I’m a songwriter who just moved to Nashville, and so far I can’t complain. I’ve gotten a song recorded by the bluegrass band Melon Rydge, and on […]

  • Bluegrass Weather Report – 3/24/15

    weather_thHere’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on three big events going on in Ohio, Virginia, and South Carolina.  

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