Category: Music

Charles Haney passes

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Charles Haney, a noted bluegrass promoter in the 1960s, died on Sunday, July 24. He had been ill for some time and was 85 years of age when he passed. Charles was the brother of Carlton Haney, who worked as an agent and promoter for Bill […]


Debut single for The Price Sisters

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has released a debut single ahead of their first, self-titled album for The Price Sisters, identical twins from Ohio who specialize in the music of Bill Monroe. Lauren and Leanna Price are students in the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music at Morehead State University, where […]


Colorado drops for Cavanaugh & Lanzbom

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jazz banjo pioneer Ryan Cavanaugh has a new album coming out later this year with guitarist C Lanzbom. Titled Every Note the Heart Can Play, it features original compositions by the two noted instrumentalists, engineered and mixed by Lanzbom at his Sherwood Ridge Studio just outside New […]


Cody Hill leaving Darrell Webb Band

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Banjo picker Cody Hill has announced that he is departing The Darrell Webb Band and leaving East Tennessee to return home to Indiana. His plans include resuming a career in the fiber optics industry, and filling in with a number of different bands over the rest […]


New music from The Cleverlys!

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Everybody’s favorite family bluegrass parody cover band is back. That’s right, The Cleverlys have completed a new EP of grassified pop hits called Cash Crop, due for official release August 12. The six tracks include one Cleverlys original (the title track), along with their takes […]


Laura Mainer to Radio Ramblers

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Joe Mullins has announced today the addition of Laura Mainer to his Radio Ramblers team. Laura will handle tasks associated with booking representation and managing the band’s office responsibilities from her home in East Tennessee. Mainer has both a bluegrass pedigree and serious credentials on […]


New music from Kenny & Amanda

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are few things more eagerly anticipated around the Bluegrass Today offices than a new recording from Kenny & Amanda Smith. This husband-and-wife duo has created a sound unlike any other in bluegrass and acoustic music, set off by Kenny’s remarkable flatpick guitar, and Amanda’s […]


Circa Blue selected for NMS Christmas album

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

National Media Services, the full-service studio and disc replication facility in Northern Virginia, has a tradition they follow every year. They choose a band or artist from among their list of loyal customers, and invite them in record a Christmas-themed album during the summer. Then […]


Sometimes Dig for Taters from Scroggins and Colorado

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jeff Scroggins and Colorado have released a single, Sometimes Dig For Taters, from their upcoming album, Ramblin’ Feels Good, due later this month. The band consists of Colorado banjoist Scroggins, his son Tristan on mandolin, Greg Blake on guitar, Ellie Hakanson on fiddle, and Isaac […]


Nick Dauphinais to Mountain Faith

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mountain Faith has made another personnel change this year, bringing Nick Dauphinais on board to play guitar after the departure of both David and Jimmy Meyer. Nick has been with the band this past few weeks. He joins modern bluegrass’ current first family, the McMahans of western North […]