Category: Bluegrass recording news

Kathy Kallick Band howls on Foxhounds

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Foxhounds is the name of the latest album from the Kathy Kallick Band, set for release today. They have graciously offered to share the title track with our readers, a song Kathy wrote about a cherished memory of Bill Monroe. Some years ago she spent an evening with […]


Merry Christmas from Antique Persuasion

| November 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Antique Persuasion, a Nashville-based special project group consisting of Brandon Rickman, Jenee Fleenor, and Brennen Leigh, is preparing to release a 6-track EP of Christmas music next week. This is the group that had released a Carter Family tribute this past Spring, Don’t Forget Me Little […]


B-5 from Jacob Underwood

| November 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Plum River Records has released a debut single from The Banjo Files, an upcoming album from banjo picker Jacob Underwood. It’s a tune of his called B-5, which features Jacob on banjo and guitar, with Ron Stewart on fiddle, Sierra Hull on mandolin, and Matt […]


New Grascals album due in January

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Grascals have announced a January 8 release for And Then There’s This, their next new album from Mountain Home Music. This highly-anticipated project will be their first since the addition of John Bryan on guitar and vocals earlier this year. He came aboard after […]


Bluegrass Christmas 2015

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Well, I guess it’s time to have a look at some of the special Christmas offerings available this year. Chris Jones got things started this week by pulling back the curtain on how holiday recordings are made. So we will try to make note of […]


Debut single from Amanda Fields

| November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Amanda Fields has released a debut single from her upcoming EP, a lovelorn ballad she wrote with former AKUS bassist John Pennell called Sad Eyed Blue Ridge Girl. Based now in Nashville, Amanda can lay claim to the Blue Ridge Girl moniker, as she was raised […]


Edgar Loudermilk to Pinecastle

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pinecastle Records has signed Edgar Loudermilk to the label, with plans for a new album to be released next year. Of late, Edgar had been touring and recording with Dave Adkins in the Adkins & Loudermilk band, but both partners are now working on solo […]


Sister Sadie to Pinecastle

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the big hits of this past summer’s festival season has been Sister Sadie, a special project band consisting of five celebrated bluegrass artists who are also good friends who enjoy picking and singing together. They first got together in 2013 and, working around their […]


Get To Being Gone from Nothin’ Fancy

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records has released a debut single from By Any Other Name, their first album for Virginia’s Nothin’ Fancy. For the band, it’s their 12th project together. The single is a new song from mandolinist and vocalist Mike Andes, called Get To Being Gone. You […]


Forbes Family 2 Volume remembrance

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has announced a November release of their two-volume anthology of music from The Forbes Family, a bluegrass Gospel band popular during the mid-1980s. From 1984-86, the sibling group recorded three albums for Rebel, only to largely disband as their own individual families began to take […]