Category: Bluegrass television news

Tim White keeps his promise

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Regular Bluegrass Today readers will have seen our coverage throughout the summer of the rift that developed between the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA and the staff of the popular bluegrass television program, Song Of The Mountains. The split occurred […]


Daily & Vincent show launches this weekend

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dailey & Vincent fans… Don’t forget that this weekend marks the debut of their new television program on RFD-TV. Titled simply The Dailey & Vincent Show, its initial airing will be Saturday, September 5, at 9:30 p.m. (EDT). The program is signed for a 26-show run, through […]


End of the road for Mountain Faith

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Judges turn on Mountain Faith

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Mountain Faith hits it again tonight on AGT

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Mountain Faith to the semifinals on AGT

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Still time to vote for Mountain Faith

| August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Vote tonight for Mountain Faith!

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Mandolin record makes the news

| August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Summer McMahan talks America’s Got Talent

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]