The Neal Casal Music Foundation (NCMF) has been created to honor the memory of the late great, multi-dimensional artist through an ongoing series of charitable endeavors. The initial focus of the 501c3 non-profit is to provide instruments and lessons to students in New Jersey and New York state schools where Casal was born and raised, as well as to make donations to much needed mental health organizations that support musicians in need.
Billy Strings, who has been hailed as the future of bluegrass, transcending tradition and genre with his high velocity, flat-picking guitar technique and intense, confessional songwriting, has been nominated for the 2020 Americana Music Association’s Honors & Awards “Emerging Act of the Year.”
Strings released his second full-length studio album HOME in September of 2019 via Rounder Records.
Today, Billy Strings, who has been hailed as the future of bluegrass, transcending tradition and genre with his high velocity, flat-picking guitar technique and intense, confessional songwriting, has announced an ambitious live streaming/virtual touring project set to kick off on July 16, 2020 in his adopted hometown of Nashville, TN.
FANS invites viewers to kick-off the weekend with Billy Strings live from The Capitol Theatre on Friday, May 29. In January, Billy Strings rocked the sold-out Capitol Theatre with his bold bluegrass style. This Friday, May 29, FANS is revisiting this captivating set with a special rebroadcast that will have you ready to groove.
Acclaimed bluegrass guitarist Billy Strings invites his fans to listen in on his conversations.
On The Line with Billy Strings is a “fly on the wall" invitation to chats between Billy and his friends. From musicians and actors, tattooists and mechanics, to music industry insiders and even his mom. OTL w/ BS will feature myriad guests talking about any-and-everything that comes up.
DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family, has just announced DelFest At Home, a streaming event celebrating musical highlights from DelFests past. Happening during the originally scheduled festival weekend, May 21st through May 24th, the free online event will feature performances from the festival’s namesake and his family as well as bluegrass and jam band luminaries such as Trey Anastasio Band, Bela Fleck & Chris Thile, Greensky Bluegrass, and more. A full lineup can be found below.
Mile Twelve is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the acoustic music world. The Boston-based quintet combines a modern indie aesthetic, bluegrass instrumental skills honed at some of the best music schools in the world, and songwriting that deftly conjures haunting images of the past and twisted versions of the future.
In partnership with Live From Out There, Billy Strings is debuting a video compilation from footage captured at Headliners Music Hall shows in Louisville, KY on Feb 7- 8, 2020.
The video features never before seen concert, backstage and soundcheck footage as well as some funny moments.
The video will debut on nugs.tv as well all of the Billy Strings social channels TONIGHT, 4/10/20, at 9pm EST.
Billy Strings is planning an epic 2+ hour-long solo set right from his living room in Nashville, TN.