Category: Music

Helen Highwater to Roe Entertainment

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Roe Entertainment in Maryville, TN has announced the addition of Nashville supergroup Helen Highwater Stringband to their roster of talent. All booking representation for the group will now he handled by Roe. The band consists of four close friends with long associations in bluegrass who […]

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Tammy Jones Robinette signs with Rural Rhythm

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Rural Rhythm Records in Nashville has announced that they have signed a contract with bluegrass and Gospel singer/songwriter Tammy Jones Robinette. A new album is expected this Fall with some of the top pickers and singers in bluegrass providing support. Fans of Southern Gospel know […]

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Southport Songwriting Festival debuts this weekend

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Award-winning songwriter Louisa Branscomb and her non-profit, Front Porch Productions, will host the first Southport Songwriter Festival this weekend in the coastal town of Southport, NC. But unlike many similar events, this one isn’t centrally located, but spread across a number of parks and venues in […]

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Milom Williams II to Nu-Blu

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Nu-Blu has announced Milom Williams II as their new mandolinist. He’s a red-headed, 24-year-old southpaw from South Carolina who is a capable multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter. He takes the spot recently vacated by Austin Koerner . Milom has worked previously in bluegrass with The Watkins Family and Kevin […]

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Single released from The Burie Family

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Wisconsin’s Burie Family has released a debut single, Good In Goodbye, from their new album, Here Today Gone Tomorrow. It was written and sung by Bethany Burie who plays guitar with the band, with assistance from her sweetheart Russ Caron on banjo, from Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky […]

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Pocket Full Of Keys stream from Dale Ann

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Today marks the release of Dale Ann Bradley’s new Pinecastle album, Pocket Full Of Keys, and the label has offered this opportunity to stream the tracks here at Bluegrass Today. Bradley has settled comfortably into the role of bluegrass music’s classiest female vocalist, with record […]

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Nathan Stanley to Southern Belle Booking

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Nathan Stanley has announced that he is now being represented by Southern Belle Booking, a new agency located in North Carolina. Southern Belle is managed by principal agent Leslie Brown, whose husband is Dewey Brown, fiddler with the Clinch Mountain Boys. She says that it’s an […]

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Exploring Classical Mandolin by August Watters

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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It’s a long way from Bean Blossom to Boston, but that’s the exact route August Watters’ life has taken. Growing up in Unionville, IN, just ten miles from the famous festival put on by Bill Monroe, Watters never imagined that his boyhood impressions of Big Mon […]

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Jesse Smathers to Lonesome River Band

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Lonesome River Band has announced the addition of Jesse Smathers to the band on mandolin and vocals. He takes the spot of Randy Jones who is now working outside the music business. Bluegrass fans will recognize Jesse from his work with James King, Nothin’ Fancy, and […]

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Lecturer sought for ETSU Bluegrass

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University is accepting applications now for a lecturer spot in their program. This is a non-tenure track, contract position. Here is the official announcement: The Department of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State […]

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