Category: Bluegrass television news

End of the road for Mountain Faith

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Sad news tonight for bluegrass fans. Mountain Faith Band failed to make it through to the final round on America’s Got Talent. It was a good ride, but the voters didn’t choose them to continue on. We’re still mighty proud of this spunky bunch from […]

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Judges turn on Mountain Faith

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Tonight on America’s Got Talent, the celebrity judges seemed to turn on Mountain Faith following their spirited rendition of Can’t Feel My Face by Canadian R&B singer Abel Tesfaye, who bills himself as The Weekend. The producers had created a down home, fall-oriented set for the band this […]

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Mountain Faith hits it again tonight on AGT

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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All of bluegrass music has been following Mountain Faith Band as they have navigated the pitfalls of America’s Got Talent on NBC this summer. So far, they have won over the judges and the audience voters, and will appear tonight (9/1) in the semi-finals. Only 21 […]

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Mountain Faith to the semifinals on AGT

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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If you didn’t catch America’s Got Talent’s results show last night, there was great news for bluegrass fans. Mountain Faith Band achieved the votes required to make it through to the semifinals. So instead of heading home to Sylva, NC and papa Sam McMahan’s tire […]

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Still time to vote for Mountain Faith

| August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Faith Band had their first shot at the audience vote on America’s Got Talent last night, where they performed a grassed-up version of Shut Up + Dance With Me. The song was a hit last year for alt rockers Dance The Moon, complete with […]

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Vote tonight for Mountain Faith!

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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If you’ve been following North Carolina’s Mountain Faith Band as they move through the competition on America’s Got Talent – and even if you haven’t – tonight (8/25) is the first time that audience votes will affect the outcome. The band has done a brilliant […]

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Mandolin record makes the news

| August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The projected new Guinness Book World Record for Largest Mandolin Ensemble, set yesterday at the Old Fiddler’s Convention at Felt’s Park in Galax, VA, was celebrated by WSLS television, the NBC affiliate station in Roanoke, about 2.5 hours away. A crush of local media was on […]

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Summer McMahan talks America’s Got Talent

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Last night during Mountain Faith Band’s successful run through America’s Got Talent’s Judges Cut Round on NBC, Summer McMahan shed what may be the most famous tears in bluegrass music. Certainly the most influential ones in a long time, as they may have turned the […]

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Mountain Faith makes it through!

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Congratulations to Mountain Faith Band, who made it through to the next round on America’s Got Talent tonight. They passed the Judge’s Cut Round and will now compete on programs live from Radio City Music Hall in New York city, starting next week. Their song tonight was […]

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Mountain Faith on America’s Got Talent tonight

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Faith Band is scheduled to appear again tonight on America’s Got Talent, NBC television’s talent competition  program. They won rave reviews during their audition appearance earlier this month, where they performed a grassified arrangement of Counting Stars from One Direction. At this point in […]

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