Category: Bluegrass band news

Cumberland Gap Connection to Wilson Pickins

| November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wilson Pickins Bluegrass Promotions in Westminster, SC has announced the addition of Mike Bentley & Cumberland Gap Connection to their roster. This fast-growing agency, managed by Melanie Wilson, has been extremely aggressive in 2016 and is making quite a name for themselves in bluegrass. The Kentucky-based […]


Raise a glass to Seldom Scene!

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Tom Gray, former bassist with both The Country Gentlemen and Seldom Scene, who shared the news earlier today on Facebook, we can all share in celebrating the 45th Anniversary of one of the most celebrated bands in the history of bluegrass. That is […]


Patrick McAvinue to Dailey & Vincent

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dailey & Vincent have announced the addition of Baltimore fiddler Patrick McAvinue to their touring band. He takes the spot recently vacated by BJ Cherryholmes, who has travelled with the group this past six years. BJ and his wife, Devon, are expecting a baby soon […]


Old Salt Union to Blue Sun Entertainment

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Old Salt Union has announced that they are now affiliated with Blue Sun Entertainment agency, working with Mike Kaiz out of Chicago. Things have been moving fast for OSU this year. The band was selected as an official showcase act at this year’s World of Bluegrass […]


Ryan Cavanaugh moves on from Jeff Austin

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ryan Cavanaugh has announced that he is leaving his banjo position with the Jeff Austin Band and heading back to his home base in New York City. Austin had started his group when he left Yonder Mountain String Band in the spring of 2014, starting […]


Town Mountain to Quicksilver Productions

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Quicksilver Productions, a full-service artist representation and management agency in Washington, DC, has announced the addition of Town Mountain to their roster of talent. The Asheville, NC-based group plays original bluegrass with the sort of rough edge more commonly associated with old time music. Robert […]


David Adams Barnett to Hammertowne

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kentucky’s Hammertowne has announced the departure of banjo player Brent Pack, and the addition of new member David Adams Barnett in his stead. According to guitarist Dave Carroll, Brent has been offered a position as a full time Park Ranger with the Kentucky State Park Department, an opportunity that […]


Richard Cifersky leaves Dale Ann

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Richard Cifersky has announced his departure from Dale Ann Bradley’s band. He had been touring with her since he arrived in the United States this spring from his native Slovak Republic. An experienced, professional banjo player, Cifersky spent more than a year raising the money […]


Open Rail takes IAME Award

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

When the winners were announced on October 8 at the 2016 International Musician & Entertainment Association Awards in Murfreesboro, TN, Open Rail from Gallipolis, OH was named as Bluegrass Group of the Year. The band consists of Don Titus on banjo, Shane Lail on guitar, John Cardwell on mandolin, […]


The Churchmen to Southern Belle Booking

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Southern Belle Booking has announced the signing of bluegrass Gospel group, The Churchmen, to their growing roster of touring talent for exclusive representation. The band has been performing since 1989, featuring both traditional and contemporary bluegrass Gospel music, from their home base in central Virginia. […]