Category: Bluegrass recording news

The Day The Banjo Dies from Roni Stoneman

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Roni Stoneman has released a single from her upcoming bluegrass album, which answers the autobiographical question, “Have you ever thought about retiring?” Written by her long time guitarist, Ronnie Buff, The Day The Banjo Dies makes it plenty clear that Roni doesn’t plan on slowing […]


Sunnyflower One – Miss Dixie sings

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

You’re never too old or experienced to have your career take off in a new direction. Miss Dixie Hall, the renowned and award-winning songwriter in bluegrass music, has recorded her first-ever song as a vocalist, and it’s being released this week. It is a message […]


Pray For Rain coming from Blue Mafia

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pinecastle Records has announced February 10, 2015 as the release date for Pray For Rain, the second CD project from Blue Mafia, and their first for the North Carolina-based label. The Indiana band is anchored by the picking and singing of Dara and Tony Wray, a […]


Stash Wyslouch to mix bluegrass and metal

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boston’s Stash Wyslouch has announced plans to record his first solo album of original material, which he says will combine his twin passions for bluegrass and heavy metal music. Stash has been prominent in the bluegrass world this past few years as guitarist and vocalist with […]


On This Day #35 – Flatt & Scruggs

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

On This Day ….. On October 24, 1951, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs recorded ‘Tis Sweet to Be Remembered and Earl’s Breakdown. During an afternoon session at the Castle Studio set up at The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Flatt and Scruggs recorded […]


High Country coming from Leftover Salmon

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jam band heroes Leftover Salmon have a new album ready for release, and set to drop November 28. It’s called High Country, a double entendre that fans of the Salmon will readily understand. The group is led by founding members Drew Emmitt on mandolin and […]


Lonesome Day launches Dry Lightning

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Randall Deaton and Lonesome Day Records have announced the launch of a new label imprint to be known as Dry Lightning Records. Its purpose is specifically to offer their non-bluegrass projects a separate brand identity in the market. At the same time, Deaton has announced […]


Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley to Compass

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Compass Records has announced the signing of Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley for the release of their upcoming album, Before The Sun Goes Down. It’s a project that mixes bluegrass and traditional country music with an all-star band behind them. Rob says that he was […]


Chris Jones signs with Mountain Home

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chris Jones & the Night Drivers have signed a contract with Mountain Home Music Company, and will release their next two projects with the North Carolina label. This will not include Chris’ upcoming album, Live At The Old Feed Store, which he will release independently next week. The […]


The Best of Larry Rice from Rebel

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has announced the September 30 release of If You Only Knew…The Best of Larry Rice. This retrospective collection will include 16 cuts from Larry’s five albums with the label between 1986 and 2005. Larry died in 2006 following a long battle with cancer. […]