Category: Bluegrass band news

Cumberland River to LoweRider Entertainment

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kentucky’s Cumberland River bluegrass band has announced affiliation with LoweRider Entertainment in Nashville for representation. The agency has been operated since 1990 by Sam Lowe, and handles primarily country artists like Mark Collie and Bailey & the Boys. This is a second chance for the Cumberland […]


Po’ Ramblin’ Boys crossing the pond

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

East Tennessee’s Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, formed just last year to perform regularly at the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery in Gatlinburg, has been rapidly gathering steam with outside shows. So much so that they are currently preparing for an 8-day central European tour next month. The Boys […]


Starr Moss departing Henhouse Prowlers

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chicago’s Henhouse Prowlers have announced the impending departure of guitarist Starr Moss after four years with the band. The Milwaukee native is heading back to Wisconsin to attend grad school. He appears on their last three recordings, and has toured all over the world with the group. The […]


Nothin’ Fancy to Mountain Fever

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records has announced the signing of established bluegrass artists Nothin’ Fancy to a new recording contract. The group has been a fixture on the bluegrass scene since they formed in 1994 to enter a band competition in Virginia. Mike Andes (mandolin), Mitchell Davis (banjo), […]


No more Deadly Gentlemen

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Deadly Gentlemen, Boston’s bad boy newgrass band, has announced that they are hanging it up. Original members had been peeling away this past year or so, and the remaining members have been working on outside projects. The Gentlemen were known as one of the first […]


Checking in with Jim VanCleve

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fiddle phenom Jim VanCleve asked us to share this message regarding his musical plans post Mountain Heart. Since the public disclosure of my departure from Mountain Heart last week, I’ve had a whole bunch of folks ask what my plans were. Before I answer, I […]


Molly Cherryholmes to Mountain Heart

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The newly-reformed Mountain Heart has announced a change to their lineup. Founding member Jim VanCleve won’t be participating with the group, who has a new opportunity he is pursuing. Stepping in will be Molly Cherryholmes, the southpaw fiddler from the Cherryholmes family band, who will […]


Helen Highwater to Roe Entertainment

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Roe Entertainment in Maryville, TN has announced the addition of Nashville supergroup Helen Highwater Stringband to their roster of talent. All booking representation for the group will now he handled by Roe. The band consists of four close friends with long associations in bluegrass who […]


Milom Williams II to Nu-Blu

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nu-Blu has announced Milom Williams II as their new mandolinist. He’s a red-headed, 24-year-old southpaw from South Carolina who is a capable multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter. He takes the spot recently vacated by Austin Koerner . Milom has worked previously in bluegrass with The Watkins Family and Kevin […]


Nathan Stanley to Southern Belle Booking

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nathan Stanley has announced that he is now being represented by Southern Belle Booking, a new agency located in North Carolina. Southern Belle is managed by principal agent Leslie Brown, whose husband is Dewey Brown, fiddler with the Clinch Mountain Boys. She says that it’s an […]