Category: Bluegrass band news

Driven gearing up for World of Bluegrass 2014

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year during the IBMA World of Bluegrass, we are delighted to have Driven, one of the invited showcase acts, chronicling their experiences for us at Bluegrass Today. It is both an honor and an opportunity for a group to be invited to showcase, and we thought […]


Malia Furtado to Circa Blue

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

West Virginia’s Circa Blue has announced the addition of Malia Furtado on fiddle. She will also share in the vocals with the band. Malia has played fiddle since she was a young girl, and worked with her family’s band as well as All 4 Hymn, Blue […]


James King to Echo Mountain

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

James King, known as The Bluegrass Storyteller for his special skill in delivering ballads, has announced his new affiliation with Echo Mountain Entertainment. Going forward they will be handling all booking and promotional activity regarding King and his touring act, The James King Band. Bella Johnson […]


Darin & Brooke to Buddy Lee

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Darin & Brooke Aldridge have made the jump over to representation from Buddy Lee Attractions. The Nashville-based agency has recently expanded its operation, and has attracted a number of bluegrass acts into the fold. Both The Roys and Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome have recently […]


Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steve Gulley has spent much of his life in bluegrass music, as did his father before him. Don Gulley was in on the founding of the Pinnacle Mountain Boys in the 1950s, a group he performed with into the ’70s. He was also a featured vocalist […]


Introducing The Patricks

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, when we posted the news that Daniel Patrick was leaving The Roys, we mentioned that he was starting up a new group with his sister, Samantha. They will be called The Patricks, and will specialize in bluegrass and Gospel singing featuring sibling […]


The Roys hunting a banjo player

| September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just as they celebrate the release of their latest album, The View, The Roys are on the hunt for a new banjo player. Daniel Patrick, who has spent the past year and a half on the road with the band, has told Lee and Elaine […]


Po’ Ramblin’ Boys at Ole Smoky

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler in Gatlinburg, TN has embraced bluegrass music in a big way. Situated in the thick of the tourist attractions in Gatlinburg, Ole Smoky includes both a legal distillery for taxed, clear moonshine, and an entertainment venue where live bluegrass is performed […]


Colby Laney back to Volume Five

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Colby Laney has returned to Volume Five, where he worked while attending ETSU a few years ago. For the past two years he worked with The Larry Stephenson Band, but Laney tells us that when the position opened up again with […]


Kelly Green battles rare vocal condition

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four years ago, just before her 40th birthday, Kelly’s voice gave out near the end of a weekly gig with her band, Acoustic Endeavors. She’d being singing for years and had sore throats and other vocal issues over the years, so she wasn’t worried. She […]