Category: Bluegrass recording news

Barry Abernathy working on first solo project

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Barry Abernathy might not be as prominent in the bluegrass world as he once was, but the noted banjo picker and vocalist has set to work this year to do something about that. The Georgia native spent most of his youth in the bluegrass world, […]


Going Through Carolina from Curtis Wright

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the 1980s we all got excited when we got to hear bluegrass artists on country radio. Ricky Skaggs and Keith Whitley had made their way from Ralph Stanley to the Opry, and Jerry Douglas seemed to pop up on every other song that played. […]


Deer Creek Boys to Mountain Fever

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Virginia’s Deer Creek Boys have been announced as the newest band to sign with Mountain Fever Records. The group had been recording at the Mountain Fever Studios in Willis, VA, and made the agreement with Mark Hodges and the label official during the SPBGMA convention […]


O’Connor Family Band to Rounder

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rounder Records has signed an agreement with The O’Connor Family Band to release their first album as a group. The band boasts the talents of bluegrass, contest, jazz, and classical fiddle virtuoso Mark O’Connor, his lovely and very talented wife, Maggie O’Connor, Mark’s son Forrest […]


Adam Steffey checks in

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

We caught up with mandolin ace Adam Steffey over this past weekend, after learning that he had been in the studio tracking for a new solo project. But he didn’t want to talk about that. He’s all fired up about the upcoming Boxcars release, Familiar With […]


Blue Highway back in the studio

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Look who’s back in the studio this month. Blue Highway is hard at work again, tracking a new project with their newest member in tow. We caught up with Tim Stafford this evening and he shared a few details. “We just started our 11th studio album […]


Bridging The Tradition March 19 from LRB

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mountain Home Music has announced a March 19 release date for Bridging The Tradition, their upcoming album for Lonesome River Band. The title was chosen as a deliberate reference to the album that put LRB on the map back in 1991. Carrying The Tradition was […]


Ladders In The Sky from The Infamous Stringdusters with Claire Lynch

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

For their next album release, The Infamous Stringdusters have chosen a new concept. Not new to music, but new to the band. They are sticking with the notion of recording alternative bluegrass music primarily written within the group, but have brought in some of their […]


More new music from Po’ Ramblin’ Boys

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Randm Records has released a second track from their upcoming album for Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Back To The Mountains. This time it’s Remember Where You Came From, an old timey waltz number in the Stanley tradition, written and sung by guitarist Josh Rinkel. The Boys will […]


Karl Shiflett to Patuxent Music

| January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The next album from Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, Sho-Nuff Country, will be released on Patuxent Music. Their signing with the Maryland label run by musician and audio engineer Tom Mindte was announced last week. Like their last project, Sho-Nuff Country is a collection of […]