Category: Music

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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The Wooks take the 2016 RockyGrass title

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Wooks from Lexington, KY are the 2016 winners of the prestigious RockyGrass Band Contest. The boys worked a stop at the festival in as part of a western swing through Colorado and Montana, and turned in a stellar performance during the finals this past […]

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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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Fiddlevideo.com joins the online instruction field

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Revolutions can sweep away what came before them in swift and surprising ways, and we see that in the manner that music education has changed in the digital and internet age. New companies appear on a regular basis that take advantage of technological innovations that can bring […]

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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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Wayne Taylor coming back to Blue Highway

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway has announced that they will be back to full strength starting August 13 when Wayne Taylor returns from the disabled list to his position playing bass and singing with the group. Wayne has been sidelined since May when chest pains sent him to […]

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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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Noah Brown to Darrell Webb

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Darrell Webb has announced that Noah Brown has come aboard to play bass with the Darrell Webb Band. Barely out of his teens, Noah has already worked with Ralph Stanley II and Junior Sisk. He’ll start working with Webb right away in Gatlinburg, TN and […]

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Don Parmley passes

| July 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Don Parmley, lifelong banjo player and patriarch of the legendary Bluegrass Cardinals, has died. He was 83 years old. A native of the Bluegrass State, Parmley’s family moved west to California when he was a very young boy. There he developed a fascination with bluegrass […]

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