Category: Bluegrass band news

David Parmley back in 2016

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Good news for fans of soulful bluegrass singing. David Parmley has decided that he’s been away from the music too long, and is reforming his band with an eye towards touring full time in 2016. He’s planning to get back in the studio this Summer, […]


Cane Mill Road is Argentina bound

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Teenaged bluegrass trio Cane Mill Road have been invited to represent the USA by playing three concerts at the world’s largest international music festival for children, El Concierto En Iguazu (Iguazu in Concert) that takes place in Argentina from 25 to 30 May2015. Cane Mill […]


Lonesome Highway turns back the clock

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

West Virginia’s Lonesome Highway has announced some major personnel changes heading into the 2015 season. Guitarist/vocalist Buddy Dunlap and bassist Cody Brown have departed to focus on their other musical venture, Bud’s Collective, who have recently released a strong new live album. Fans of the […]


Tyler Robertson to Kevin Prater Band

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Kevin Prater Band has announced the addition of Tyler Robertson on banjo. Tyler is just 19 years old, but has already gained several years of experience playing bluegrass with Bobby Maynard and Breakdown, Cornerstone, Ned Crisp and Bottomline, and The Corey Hensley Band. He is proficient […]


Doug Bartlett to Hammertowne

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kentucky’s Hammertowne has announced the addition of Doug Bartlett on fiddle and vocals. They are making the move to a six-piece format just ahead of the release of their Highways & Heartaches album on Mountain Fever in April. Doug has many years of experience in bluegrass, with […]


Darin & Brooke to Leadership Artists

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Darin & Brooke Aldridge have signed with Leadership Artists for artist management services. The husband/wife bluegrass singing duo have made another similar move recently, switching last summer to Buddy Lee Attractions for artist representation. Their latest album, Snapshots, was released last month on Mountain Home Records. […]


Nick DiSebastian says goodbye to Town Mountain

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nick DiSebastian has finished his stint on bass with Town Mountain. He shared his reasons in a statement issued on Sunday afternoon after he returned from the band’s show in Selmer, TN. “Today is my last day on the road with Town Mountain. This past […]


Dry Branch Fire Squad to Quicksilver Productions

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]


The bluegrass band that keeps on giving

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ocotillo Rain and Thunder Bluegrass Band, the southern Arizona bluegrass band that keeps on giving, has chosen Susan G Komen as their charity for March. The Ocotillo Rain and Thunder Bluegrass Band, named in part for the beautiful Ocotillo flowering plant that is prevalent in […]


Kipper and Jerry, together again

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kipper Stitt and Jerry Butler are longtime friends, and bluegrass buddies. They worked together some years ago as members of Pine Mountain Railroad, a Knoxville-based band that found success in bluegrass after acquiring a sponsorship with Tennessee Pride sausage. The band eventually drifted apart after changes in […]