Category: Bluegrass recording news

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. […]


New single from Chris Jones live CD

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chris Jones & the Night Drivers have released a first single from Live At The Old Feed Store, their self-produced concert CD recorded during the summer of 2013. Battle Of The Bands is a deadly serious song about a Civil War battle that took place over New […]


The Song releases September 26

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The bluegrass world always gets a bit of a thrill anytime there’s talk of finding our music in a major motion picture. Those of us with long memories recall three separate occasions when a movie soundtrack led a massive surge of interest in bluegrass, and […]


Free Missy Werner track for download

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

We all have our ways of getting ready for the upcoming IBMA World of Bluegrass week that starts next week in Raleigh, NC. Some of us are doing laundry and choosing outfits, while others are practicing up a storm preparing to pick night and day. […]


Surrounded from Jimmy & Moondi

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has released Surrounded, the first single from a new album by Jimmy Gaudreau & Moondi Klein. It’s a song from Jonathan Edwards, one he had included on his 2011 album, My Love Will Keep, which as you might guess, is a set of […]


Adam McPeak to Kindred Records

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kindred Records has announced the signing of Adam McPeak & Mountain Thunder to the label. The Virginia band is led by 17 year old mandolinist McPeak, the son of Mike McPeake of the legendary McPeak Brothers, who plays guitar and sings with Mountain Thunder. They have a […]