Category: Bluegrass recording news

Truck Drivin’ from Cumberland Gap Connection

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mike Bentley & Cumberland Gap Connection have released a debut single ahead of their next album for Union House Records. It’s a new road song by Jeff Brown and Barbara Owens called Truck Drivin’. The recently-reformed band includes Mike Bentley on guitar and lead vocals, Rod Smith […]


Lizzy Long shares some Blueberry Pie

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Long was introduced to the bluegrass music world in 2007 when she joined banjo legend Earl Scruggs and foster father Little Roy Lewis on the album Lifetimes. Subsequently, Long and Lewis began touring as The Little Roy & Lizzy Show. Earlier this month […]


Rhyme & Season – James Reams

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

“My intention is to embrace a wide range of human emotion from happiness and love to loss and sorrow, and over it all to express the hope I feel about the future. As I listened to some old gems, I was once again amazed at […]


New single from the Slaughters

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shannon and Heather Slaughter have released a new single from their current album, Never Just A Song. It’s one they wanted to make sure people heard before the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Shannon shared a few words about this song, That’s What’s Good In America. “At […]


Appalachia Apologia from Lonesome Trio

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ed Helms, the well-known movie and TV comic, and less-well-known banjo picker and acoustic musician, is putting the old band back together, reuniting his college group, The Lonesome Trio, and releasing a new album of original material June 16 on Sugar Hill Records. And he […]


Sarah Harris talks Heartstrings

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Callahan, FL’s Trinity River Band has been extremely busy this past year. Next week, their latest album, Heartstrings will be released on Orange Blossom Records, their third release in a little over a year. 2014’s Better Than Blue proved a breakthrough album for the band, with title […]


Four more Heritage Collection titles from Rural Rhythm

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass pioneers Hylo Brown, J.E. Mainer and Mac Martin are the subjects of four new reissues in the Heritage Collection Series from Rural Rhythm Records. Since launching this line of archival recordings in 2013, the label has now brought nearly two dozen vintage LPs back […]


Closer To Home from Nathan Stanley

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nathan Stanley has a new single, Closer To Home, which is currently being serviced to bluegrass and Southern Gospel radio stations. Closer To Home was written by Darlene Fowler, who works with Nathan at The Stanley Agency, and will be included on his next album, not […]


Backstep Blues from Tellico

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Asheville, NC has produced some of the most interesting new sounds in the modern bluegrass and old time music scene of late. Something about the community there is drawing creative people, and clumping them together to make string band music that pushes boundaries while holding on […]


Til I Hear It From You from Dale Ann Bradley

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Continuing with her trend of re-cutting rock and pop hits in her smooth bluegrass style, Dale Ann Bradley has released a first single from her upcoming Pinecastle release. Til I Hear It From You joins her other classic covers like Tom Petty’s Won’t Back Down, […]