Category: Bluegrass band news

Jason Moore moves on

| August 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Jason Moore, long time bassist with Mountain Heart, has officially announced his departure from the group to focus his attention on other musical ventures. “Well, I just wanted to go on record to quiet any rumors and let everybody know my intentions. I have left […]

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The Roys sign with Buddy Lee

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Roys are expecting big things from their upcoming CD, The View, and are laying the groundwork to take advantage of any opportunities that may come their way. To introduce it to the bluegrass audience, they will perform the full album live on SiriusXM on […]

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Sweet Tater takes his leave from Rambler’s Choice

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jason Tomlin, who has played bass and sung tenor and baritone as a member of Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice this past few years, has announced that he will be leaving the band this Fall. In a statement released today, Jason says… “I have decided […]

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The Snyders sign with Mountain Home

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Snyder Family from Lexington, NC has signed with Mountain Home Music, a division of Crossroads Entertainment. They are in the Crossroads studio now working with producer Tim Surrett of Balsam Range on a new album expected in 2015. The band centers around the talented teen […]

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John Marquess departs James King Band

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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John Marquess, bass player with the James King Band this past two years, has announced that he needs some time off the road. “The past twenty months I’ve been lucky enough to travel and do something I never imagined I’d get to do. I’ve had […]

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The Goodbye Girls touring in Sweden

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Meeting as students in the American Roots Music Program at the Berklee College of Music, four young women from the US, Canada, and Sweden have formed a new roots/Americana aggregation which they call The Goodbye Girls. The Girls are Lena Jonsson on fiddle, Allison de […]

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New guitarist coming for Claire Lynch Band

| August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Poor Claire Lynch. She’s had to go through the Summer without her bass player, Mark Schatz, who has been out touring with Nickel Creek. He’s due back in the middle of September, but now comes news that guitarist Matt Wingate is leaving the group. Jim Hurst will […]

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Red Roots interview with Larry Keel

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Fans that stayed up late enough at the first night of this month’s Red Wing Roots Festival at the Natural Chimneys of Mount Solon were lucky enough to see an energetic performance by Larry Keel and Natural Bridge. Of course, any performance delivered by the […]

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Becky Buller strikes out on her own

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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After a musical career as a sideman (sidewoman?) spanning 13 years, fiddler, banjo picker and singer/songwriter Becky Buller is fleeing the nest. Her first solo project from Dark Shadow Recordings, ‘Tween Earth And Sky, is due to hit this Fall, and Buller has decided that now […]

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Suzanna Barnes to Missy Werner Band

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Missy Werner has announced the addition of fiddler and vocalist Suzanna Barnes to her band. Like Missy, Suzanna was born and raised in the Cincinnati area, where southern Ohio and northern Kentucky meet. She started a study of music as a very young child, and continued […]

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