Bluegrass Valley Records has another 2013 release slated for Brad Davis. A Bluegrass Tribute To George Jones will drop digitally next Tuesday (12/10), with a collector’s edition CD to follow. John Mathis with Bluegrass Valley says that far from jumping on the Jones tribute bandwagon, […]
Banjoist Barry Crabtree has left The James King Band, with whom he had been touring since March of this year. James says that he has someone filling in this month, and will be trying out a number of possible replacements over the winter months. Through his […]
A strong singer while growing up in Memphis, "Pretty Little Liars" star Lucy Hale has signed with DMG Nashville/Bigger Picture to release her upcoming music. The star released the cover art and single release date for the single via social media yesterday. Get the complete details here!
Fragment, one of the most popular central European bluegrass bands ever, is celebrating their 30th anniversary by doing a reunion tour. Bass player and vocalist Jana Mougin is chronicling their tour for us at Bluegrass Today. Day 5: November 27 Kaufbeuren, Germany The last day […]
Nothin’ Fancy has another new project to close out 2014. In addition to a live concert DVD and a greatest hits CD over the summer, they now have a Christmas album to add to their catalog. A Nothin Fancy Christmas offers a dozen holiday favorites […]
Twitter’s a great resource for new music. Case in point; Mr, Doug Balmain. A follower was kind enough to send this video my way for consideration. Man I’m glade they did. The Wyoming-based, Americana singer/songwriter channels many of roots music sources in his craft. “I’ll Lay Down In The Rain” is shot i black and [...]
The Darrell Brothers are back. Following up on their irreverent single, Mountain Twerker, the boys have a new song to share, with a message that will resonate with a lot of their fans. Healthcare Dot Gov tells of a good ol’ boy’s troubles logging on […]
Mel Bay has released a new banjo book written by Leon Hunt, intended for serious and adventurous students of the instrument. Entitled On The Outside Looking Out: 5-String Banjo Beyond Bluegrass, this book/DVD set explores tunes, keys and techniques from the worlds of jazz, Celtic […]
One of the biggest steps an artist can make in Country Music is to be chosen to perform the CRS New Faces Show and today the CRS Board announced the winners of the Industry-wide voting contest. Find out which four artists will be joining the pictured Cassadee Pope on stage in late February.
With more radio adds than any artist -- including #2 Luke Bryan -- Bigger Picture Group and Craig Campbell scored this week's most-added single at Country Radio with "Keep Them Kisses Comin'". Get the complete details about Cambpell's new single's early success and the other most-added songs here!
With Days Of Gold Jake Owen is offering his fans something different from his last album, his star-making Barefoot Blue Jean Night album. Does it live up to the increased excitement and hype about the album? Let's find out here.
Brandy Clark's star continues to rise as the indie Country singer/songwriter announced today (via Twitter) that she'll be playing The Late Show With David Letterman next month. Take a look here to learn more about the singer and her appearance on the popular late night tv program.
Hot off their collaboration on the 2013 CMA Awards, the Zac Brown Band and rocker drummer Dave Grohl have joined forces in the studio where they are gearing up for the release of "The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1" on December 10 on Brown's Southern Ground Artists label. Get the completes details here.
Henhouse Prowlers has agreed to share occasional reports from the band’s African adventure, touring with the American Voices program on behalf of the US Department of State. Here’s their second dispatch, from fiddler Dan Andree. Well, what an amazing time we had in Liberia! Where to begin? Perhaps […]
Cabinet is a young bluegrass/Americana band from northeastern Pennsylvania who have made their bones with a high-energy, high-volume live show. They perform amplified, with a drummer, and have attracted an eager following for their style of original folk/bluegrass/country music. Their fifth album, This Is Cabinet […]
Stephen Barker Liles, one half of the CMA, ACM and CMT nominated singing/songwriting country duo Love and Theft, and his fiancé, Jenna Kennedy, welcomed a healthy baby boy today in Nashville at 8:40am CT. Get complete details here!
On This Day ……. On December 1, 1966, Carter Stanley passed away in Bristol Memorial Hospital, Bristol, Tennessee. He was just 41 years old. Carter Stanley, guitarist and lead singer in the Stanley Brothers band, was born at Big Spraddle Creek, Dickenson County, Virginia, on […]
Bluegrass music has often celebrated the life of the working man and the small town he lives in. North Carolina’s Unspoken Tradition, a new group based out of Asheville and Cherryville, embodies that theme in their debut release, Simple Little Town. The group calls their […]
This week's One Hit Wonder story takes into the life of singer Tim Rushlow after he left the popular band he fronted, Little Texas. We'll learn about his one solo album and then, later, his band "Rushlow" which also featured members who went on to work with Jason Aldean and Jake Owen's toring band.
Ned Luberecki and Stephen Mougin are touring this month in England, and Stephen is sending along a travelogue of their time across the pond. Day 8 turns involves a happy ending. Y Caban, Brynrefail Several people at “Ye Old Rose and Crown” told us that we’d […]