Category: Bluegrass band news

Carolina Blue to Southern Belle Booking

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Brevard, NC’s Carolina Blue have announced their affiliation with Southern Belle Booking, managed by Leslie Brown in Burlington. There they join Nathan Stanley and Bobby Osborne who are also represented by Southern Belle. Carolina Blue is working now on a new album which should be […]


Kim Robins calling it quits

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass singer/songwriter Kim Robins has announced her intention to dissolve her 40 Years Late band, and come off the road. Hers is a story that will be familiar to a good many bluegrass artists. Kim Brummett was a popular vocalist as a teen in Indiana, and […]


Ralph Stanley recovering after fall

| September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ralph Stanley is recovering in the hospital after cracking his pelvis in a fall last week. Minor surgery was required when he was first admitted September 26, but his family reports that he is doing well. It is expected that he will be released from the […]


Dustin Benson exits Special C

| September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dustin Benson, guitarist/vocalist with Special Consensus, has announced that he will be leaving the group after November 7. The Alabama native has spent the past four and a half years touring with Special C, during which time he visited Europe three times, and Australia once. Dustin’s been […]


Hasee Ciaccio departing Barefoot Movement

| September 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hasee Ciaccio, bassist and vocalist with The Barefoot Movement, has announced that she and the band will be moving in different directions. She says that it’s a mutual decision, everyone’s still friends, and that she will continue with them for the next few months until […]


New bus wrap for Gary Brewer

| September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gary Brewer & The Kentucky Ramblers are driving in high bluegrass style this month thanks to a new bus wrap from their long-time sponsor, Byerly Ford in Louisville. Byerly has been partnered with Gary and his band for more than 20 years, sponsoring and taking part […]


Jerry Cole to IIIrd Tyme Out

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Russell Moore has announced that he has officially hired Jerry Cole as bassist with IIIrd Tyme Out. Jerry has been touring with the band for several months now since the group’s previous bass player, Blake Johnson, has been on medical leave suffering with serious kidney problems. Initially, it […]


Christian Davis departs Dailey & Vincent

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Christian Davis, the bottomless bass singer for Dailey & Vincent this past five years, has announced that he is leaving the band to focus on his own solo music ministry. A new CD is planned for the near future, and personal appearances have been booked going […]


Kody Norris to Cedar Creek Management

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cedar Creek Management has announced that they are now representing The Kody Norris Show. Known for his outlandish stage attire and his driving, Jimmy Martin-inflected traditional music, Kody is a true bluegrass showman. Working now in the Kody Norris Show is Mary Rachel Nalley on mandolin/fiddle, Jake […]


Mountain Faith lauded by hometown crowd

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Despite missing the final round of competition on the 2015 season of America’s Got Talent, die-hard fans of Mountain Faith turned out last Thursday evening in Sylva, NC for a parade to celebrate their hometown heroes. Three of the five band members are Sylva natives, […]