Bluegrass

Bluegrass Legend Jesse McReynolds Celebrates His 85th Birthday

Submitted by Rural Rhythm Records on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:03 pm

“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.  It was a lively gathering on a sunny Sunday at Jesse’s farm, the Pick Inn, to celebrate his 85th birthday and there was no shortage of tributes from Jesse’s colleagues, neighbors and friends.  Nine of Nashville’s finest, Homer Bradley (the unofficial “Mayor of Cairo”), WSM announcer Eddie Stubbs, fiddle-player Jim Buchanan, Opry stars

Greensky Bluegrass Announce Second Leg of Winter Tour

Submitted by Musical Earth on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 12:50 pm

Following a three-week tour of the Eastern states in January and February, the Michigan quintet heads West for a run through the Mountain states, four shows in California, before winding through the Pacific Northwest and then back through the Southeast with a duo of sets at Suwanee Springfest at the end of March.

Jeff Austin & The Here and Now Announce Midwest Shows

Submitted by Dreamspider Pu… on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 9:20 am

Mandolinist, vocalist and songwriter Jeff Austin is joining forces with The Here and Now, featuring banjoist Danny Barnes and Larry & Jenny Keel on guitar and bass for several shows in the MidWest in early March 2014.The tour kicks off at the Cabooze in Minneapolis, before heading over to Milwaukee to the Miramar and then along to Chicago’s City Winery.

The Masters of Bluegrass to play final show in Naples, FL

Submitted by Groove On Music on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 8:10 pm

Almost a year ago The Masters of Bluegrass proudly announced their first ever show as a band with Del McCoury, JD Crowe, Bobby Hicks, Jerry McCoury, and Bobby Osborne in the lineup. After a year of playing some of the best venues and festivals in the country and making some amazing music and memories, this Sunday the bluegrass supergroup will play their last show in Naples, FL at The Philharmonic Center for the Arts.Between them, the Masters of Bluegrass can count four Bluegrass Hall of Famers, two Grand Ole Opry members and a lineage that reaches back to bluegrass music’s earliest days.

The Infamous Stringdusters Launch Road To Boulder Tour Dec. 4th

Submitted by Warnerblaster on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 1:44 pm

The Infamous Stringdusters will embark on a winter tour starting in the Midwest, leading them to Boulder, Colorado and back east while raising the profile of the devastating floods that took place in Colorado in September. Additionally, The Infamous Stringdusters will release their first new single in nearly two years aptly named “Road To Boulder” written by the band’s Andy Hall while he was deciding whether to move from Nashville to Charlottesville, Virginia or Boulder, Color

Detour Bluegrass Band Continues Support of Homeless Veterans

Submitted by Hope River Ent… on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 3:40 pm

DETOUR bluegrass band announced last year they would be donating proceeds from the sales of their song "Homeless Of The Brave" to Goodwill’s Patriot Place project. Patriot Place is a transitional housing community for Northern Michigan’s homeless veterans.

Eric Lambert is Pickin' on Autism for the Benefit of Hope Shine

Submitted by Kimistry Media on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 4:30 am

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that about 1 in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), affecting over two million people around the country and tens of millions worldwide; a ten-fold increase in prevalence in 40 years. Research suggests that the increase is only partly explained by improved diagnosis and awareness.

Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott reunite for 'Memories & Moments'

Submitted by conqueroo on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 5:10 am

The prayers of roots-music fans will at long last be answered on Sept. 17 with the release of Memories & Moments, the second studio album from highly regarded writer/singer/multi-instrumentalists Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott, released on their newly formed Full Skies imprint, a compound of O’Brien’s Howdy Skies and Scott’s Full Light labels through Thirty Tigers.