Category: Music

Hard Row To Hoe from Ragged Union

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Colorado’s Ragged Union is set to release their debut album, Hard Row To Hoe, on June 1. The band is based around the songs and the singing of Geoff and Christina Union, who found their way to the outskirts of Denver from North Carolina and Alaska […]

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Steve Gulley CD drops next week

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle have been dominating our Weekly Airplay Chart this past few weeks with their first single, Leaving Crazytown. The full album from which it came, a self-titled project from Rural Rhythm Records, is set to release next Tuesday, March 31. Ahead […]

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Coal Town Rounders to release How it Used to Be

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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A second CD of music from northeastern Pennsylvania’s Coal Town Rounders is scheduled for a May 12 release. Like their first, Numero Uno, this next, How It Used To Be, was sparsely recorded on analog tape with a very live feel, and features a custom letterpress […]

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Heartstrings coming from Trinity River Band

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Orange Blossom Records has announced a May 12 release date for Heartstrings, the next album from Trinity River Band. This popular contemporary bluegrass group consists of the Harris family from Callahan, FL. Mike and Lisa Harris started the band when their three children were much […]

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Antique Persuasion bringing Carter Family back

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Nashville music publisher and producer Jimmy Metts has created a new tribute to The Carter Family, due for release in the next few weeks. Entitled Don’t Forget Me Little Darling, the album features a dozen Carter classics performed by a special project group called Antique […]

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Dry Branch Fire Squad to Quicksilver Productions

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Quicksilver Productions has announced the signing of the venerable Dry Branch Fire Squad for representation services with the agency. The iconic bluegrass band continues to be anchored by the vocal and storytelling prowess of Ron Thomason, with Brian Aldridge on guitar, Tom Boyd on banjo, and Dan […]

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Flatpick Rhythm Guitar – a Joe Carr archive

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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When Joe Carr died just before Christmas last year, we lost not only a talented musician and an engaging performer, but one of the most dedicated and effective teachers in all of bluegrass. After touring for several years as a member of Country Gazette, Joe joined […]

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Test Of Time from Edie and The Steeps

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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A new single was announced today from Edie Brickell and The Steep Canyon Rangers, a song written by Brickell and Steeps guitarist/vocalist Woody Platt. The song is Test Of Time, an old time bluegrass number that bounces back and forth between 3/4 and 2/4 time. It’s sung as a […]

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Free fiddle tunes from Rayna Gellert

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Old time fiddle master Rayna Gellert has a unique approach to instruction on her web site. As a service to her many fans and followers, she has posted a series of fiddle tune videos, during which she simply plays through each tune twice – at […]

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Mando news from Berklee

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We caught up recently with Joe Walsh, mandolin instructor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and he shared some news from the growing 8 string community on campus. Joe says that they now have about ten mandolinists studying at Berklee, enough for him […]

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