Americana/Jamgrass acts Great American Taxi and Poor Man’s Whiskey have announced a cooperative tour that will cover most of northern California and Oregon.The two bands have played a lot of the same festivals but have never shared the same stage until this Halloween when they set out for 9 dates starting in Santa Cruz, CA at Moe’s Alley.Each band will play a full 90 minute set and collaboration between the two
Asheville NC’s Town Mountain kicks off a Fall Tour surrounding the release of their fourth album, “Leave the Bottle.” The album is officially released on September 4th, 2012 through Pinecastle Records.“Centered around strong, soulful vocals, and poised to stay put,” says Woody Platt of the Steep Canyon Rangers, “Town Mountain are true to bluegrass in all the right ways and this new project keeps them firmly connected to the traditions of the genre, while also al
It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the departure of 2 of our longtime bandmates. For personal and professional reasons both Kris and JP Nowak have decided to leave the band after 8 years together. We wish them both the best and utmost success in their future endeavors. We will finish out the current dates we have on the books with them and are currently looking for their full time replacements.
Darrell Scott and Tim O’Brien, known for their solo work as well as for stints in high-profile bands, have united for a live album. Titled We’re Usually a Lot Better Than This, and due for release October 9, 2012 on the Full Light Records label through Thirty Tigers, the album was recorded during two separate concerts at the Grey Eagle in Asheville, N.C. in 2005 and 2006. The shows were benefits for the Arthur Morgan School, where both had children attending as students at the time.
The award-winning LONESOME RIVER BAND fresh off a Hollywood, CA performance this past weekend, will head back to Nashville today for three Nashville concerts this week. The group will no doubt thrill fans with performances at MUSIC CITY ROOTS Live from the Loveless Barn, SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction STUDIO SPECIAL taping (live audience), and WSM Radio’s STATION INN SESSIONS. Following the International Bluegrass Music Association’