Category: Bluegrass recording news

John McEuen – Made In Brooklyn

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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At 70 years of age, most of us are thinking about slowing down and enjoying a well-deserved rest. But not John McEuen. The banjo maven has 50 years of professional music behind him and says that he is as excited about his new project, Made In Brooklyn, […]

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A Better Game from Jeff Brown

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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A Better Game, the first single from the upcoming Union House Records project from Jeff Brown and Still Lonesome, A Distant Horizon, is released today to radio. It’s a bluesy number from Scott Patrick and Jeff McClellan, in keeping with Brown’s lonesome singing style, and was […]

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Bankesters back with a new album for Compass

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Sometimes it feels like we’ve watched the Bankester family grow up on stage. When we first caught wind of their bluegrass show, there were four young girls on stage with their proud parents. Now it’s down to three, and they’ve all grown into lovely young […]

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Do Re Mi from In Tune

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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In Tune is a new, young bluegrass band consisting of three teen siblings from Kalona, IA and a mandolinist from Miami, FL. They all met while participating at the National Bible Bee, and their shared loved of bluegrass music sparked a fast friendship, and now a new […]

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Rounder digital reissues hit this week

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rounder Records has scheduled digital reissues for 22 important bluegrass and new acoustic albums later this week. These memorable titles, mostly from the ’80s and ’90s, include iconic projects from Mark O’Connor, Johnson Mountain Boys, The Rice Brothers, Rob Ickes, Lynn Morris, and The Lilly Brothers […]

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Dwight Yoakam bluegrass project in September

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Sugar Hill Records has Nashville abuzz with the news that country star Dwight Yoakam has recorded a bluegrass album, set for a September 23 release. Titled Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…, the record promises bluegrass arrangements of the Kentucky native’s many top hits. Sugar Hill is keeping a […]

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Kyle Tuttle touring in support of Bobcat

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Nashville banjo picker Kyle Tuttle has announced a brief tour this month in support of his recently-released solo project, Bobcat. He, and his trusty road band, will hit Asheville, NC starting on August 18, and play four other southern cities over the following week. Along for […]

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Three more classic reissues from Rural Rhythm

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This is a great time for lovers of classic bluegrass. Rural Rhythm Records has released three more projects in their Heritage Collection, which is their series of reissues from their early catalog of LPs from the 1950s and ’60. Each re-release uses the original artwork from […]

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Answer To My Prayer from Bluegrass Express

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass Express, from northeastern Illinois, has released a debut single ahead of their next all-Gospel album. This family group features three generations of singing Underwoods who have been performing together since 1979. Patriarch Gary Underwood started the group with his son, Greg, and it now […]

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Carroll County Blues from The Western Flyers

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wild Blue Yonder is the debut album from The Western Flyers, a new western swing outfit that features the sparkling fiddle of Katie Glassman, the 2016 Swing Fiddling champion at the National Oldtime Fiddler’s Contest in Weiser, ID. In addition to Katie’s fiddle, this sizzling hot trio boasts […]

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