Category: Media

Upper Big Branch Mine hits for The Bluegrass Outlaws

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Bluegrass Outlaws have made a lot of big steps since forming at the beginning of this year. The talented group won the 2016 SPBGMA Band Championship in February, and have now been signed to Wilson Pickin’s Bluegrass Promotions for representation. Based in East Tennessee, the band […]

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Come Back Train video from Trinity River Band

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Trinity River Band has just released this live performance video of their current single, Come Back Train, written by Jerry Salley and Cassidy Lynn Alexander. It’s a hard-driving barnburner with a heavy emphasis on train sounds. The song has been showing up this past few weeks […]

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Dennis Jones hospitalized in North Carolina

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Popular bluegrass radio host and personality Dennis Jones has been hospitalized near his home in North Carolina. Serving as a regular host on WNCW’s Gospel Truth and Goin’ Across The Mountain broadcasts each week, he has developed a loyal fan base in western North Carolina […]

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Mary Meyer video for War Against Silence

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Just when you think the talented Meyer family from Missouri has infiltrated every corner of bluegrass music, we see this new video of Mary Meyer produced by Corey Smith and War Against Silence to prove there’s even more to this musical clan than we’ve seen so […]

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Dark Hollow video from Flashback

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another video of Flashback shot during their set at the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival in Ohio earlier this summer, and it shows another side of their musical personality. In addition to new material written in the band, they also look back to the days […]

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Loser video from The Cleverlys

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Cleverlys have dropped their latest video, a stylized theatrical reenactment of Loser, with a bluegrass twist. That’s right… they’ve reworked Beck’s rap/rock hit from 1994 for their upcoming Cash Crop EP, due August 12 from Average Joes Entertainment. It’s a rip-roarin’ battle in the […]

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Blueways emerges in Milan

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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And this time we’re not talking about Milan, Michigan! Blueways is a new bluegrass group based in Milan, Italy. The quartet is truly international, with two Italians, a Frenchman, and one American in the band. Natalie Shelar, from Tucson, AZ, is on bass along with […]

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‘Dusters take on The Killers

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The A.V. Club has posted this music video of The Infamous Stringdusters covering When You Were Young from The Killers. As fans of the top-selling American rock band are well aware, The Killers are anything but a bluegrass outfit. But as the ‘Dusters demonstrated with their Undercover […]

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Fundraising begins for Bill Monroe Museum

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rosie, KY has been selected as the future site of a Bill Monroe Museum, just a short distance from where the great man was born and raised on Jerusalem Ridge. Officials with the Ohio County Tourism Commission have adopted “The Home of Bluegrass” as their […]

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Butch Robins to Bill Monroe HOF

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Butch Robins, banjo player with Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys from 1977 to 1981, has been announced as the 2016 inductee into the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame. The official induction will take place during the Bill Monroe Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen […]

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