Michael Cleveland

With a friendship forged in the the early '90s bluegrass scene, Jason Carter and Michael Cleveland soon discovered they shared a plethora of fiddle influences that shaped their illustrious careers. From late-night jam sessions and unforgettable stage performances, to recording on each others solo projects, the idea of a joint collaboration began taking shape with each passing conversation.

“Mr. Guitar,” the first single from the upcoming multi-artist album WE STILL CAN’T SAY GOODBYE – A Musicians’ Tribute to Chet Atkins, has been released today (Friday, March 15) to all streaming platforms via Morningstar Music Productions, with distribution worldwide by MVD Entertainment (see the track listing below.)  “Mr.

Michael Cleveland — the most awarded fiddler of all time — shares statement on his recent GRAMMY® nomination for his latest album, Lovin’ Of The Game, which has earned recognition in the “Best Bluegrass Album” category at the upcoming GRAMMY Awards®.

Earl Scruggs rests in a vast suburban cemetery just outside Nashville, Tennessee, beside his devoted wife and manager, among countless other memorials to the departed. A short distance away, the Country Music Hall of Fame displays his banjo alongside the instruments of his bluegrass peers, Bill Monroe and Lester Flatt. While Scruggs might not have single-handedly birthed bluegrass, he undeniably propelled it to prominence with his groundbreaking three-finger playing style, relentless touring, and fusion of bluegrass with rock and pop.

Distinguished bluegrass artist and instrumentalist Michael Cleveland is unequivocally nothing short of extraordinary. Today, the 12-time IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year and GRAMMY Award-winner delivers “For Your Love” feat. Billy Strings and Jeff White. “For Your Love” marks the third installment from Cleveland’s forthcoming album — LOVIN’ OF THE GAME — set for release on Friday, March 3 via Compass Records.

South Georgia country/roots band Few Miles South have released their latest single "Doggone" on all streaming platforms today. The single marks the group's first new output since releasing Wiregrass in 2020, and continues their exploration of blending modern country music with traditional bluegrass flourishes, and features fiddle work from Michael Cleveland.

The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has announced nominations for music's most prestigious honor, and fiddle prodigy Michael Cleveland is among the cream of the crop with his GRAMMY nominated Fiddler's Dream in the Best Bluegrass Album category. 

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