Bluegrass

New Band Announcement: High Octane Bluegrass by American Drive

Submitted by Rural Rhythm Records on Thu, 08/09/2012 - 8:00 am

Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the formation of the new band AMERICAN DRIVE. This high octane bluegrass band includes group members of J.D. Crowe & The New South who are carrying on now that J.D. Crowe has announced his retirement.

Infamous Stringdusters Announce Fall Silver Sky Tour

Submitted by All Eyes Media on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 3:01 pm

Progressive, groundbreaking bluegrass quintet, The Infamous Stringdusters have announced dates for their anticipated fall tour, in support of their self-released, fourth studio album, Silver Sky (High Country Recordings). Paste Magazine praised the album, saying,  "Though known for their raucous live performances, the band’s collective energy comes through in a big way on the new LP, particularly on the lead track, “Don’t Mean Nothin’”.

AcousticOasis.com Releases Alternate Garcia/Grisman in Hi-Def

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 9:21 am

Award-winning mandolinist and music producer David Grisman announced today the HD release of the 1991 Grammy-nominated Garcia/Grisman album, as well as Garcia/Grisman - Alternate. This new edition of Garcia/Grisman celebrates the 70th birthday of the late Jerry Garcia, and contains the original nine tracks in the high-definition (24 bit, 96 khz) format. The second album contains nine previously-unreleased alternate takes, also in high-definition.

New Bluegrass release: Portrait of a Bluegrass Songwriter

Submitted by Rural Rhythm Records on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 1:49 pm

Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the upcoming July 31, 2012 new album, PORTRAIT OF A BLUEGRASS SONGWRITER by RAY EDWARDS.  All songs were written or co-written by Ray who is joined by some of the top musicians in Bluegrass music including:  Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Marty Raybon, Lou Reid, Darrell Webb, Grasstowne, Jeanette Williams, Nu-Blu, and more.The label recently released the first single “My Name Is Jimmy Martin (Do You Remember Me?)” that is now available on

Just Announced: Punch Brothers @ Boulder Theater |12/9/12

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 6:23 pm

97.3 KBCO & Z2 Entertainment are proud to present Punch Brothers with The Milk Carton Kids to the Boulder Theater on Sunday, December 9th, 2012.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $26.50 in advance & $29.50 the day of the showThe title of the third Punch Brothers disc for Nonesuch, borrowed from one of their new songs, is more an exhortation than a taunt.

Life Goes On album by Musicians Against Childhood Cancer Debuts on Billboard

Submitted by Rural Rhythm Records on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 2:26 pm

Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the album LIFE GOES ON by the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer® (MACC) is #8 this week on Billboard Magazine’s Top 10 Bluegrass Album Chart. The album was recorded live during the annual MACC festivals from 2006 – 2011 with the exception of the first single release, “Life Goes On”

Ruby Jane Just Released 'Celebrity (Empire of Emptiness)'

Submitted by McGuckin Enter… on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 6:10 pm

For most 17-year-olds, graduating high school is a big enough event. But for singer-songwriter Ruby Jane, it’s just one of two reasons to celebrate in June. The other is CELEBRITY (EMPIRE OF EMPTINESS), her debut album, arriving Tuesday, June 19, on her own Vinyl Records label. To mark that event, she’s making a 5 p.m. in-store appearance at Waterloo Records in Austin, to be followed by a tour that will take her to Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Finland. (But she’ll have to spend Aug.

Del & Dawg: 'Hardcore Bluegrass in the Dawghouse' Available Now

Submitted by Acoustic Disc on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 12:47 pm

Award-winning mandolinist and music producer David Grisman announced today the release of Del and Dawg - Hardcore Bluegrass in the Dawg House. The album features 16 tracks from two recording sessions with celebrated bluegrass master Del McCoury and his band.