Tag: Cumberland River

Cumberland River to LoweRider Entertainment

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kentucky’s Cumberland River bluegrass band has announced affiliation with LoweRider Entertainment in Nashville for representation. The agency has been operated since 1990 by Sam Lowe, and handles primarily country artists like Mark Collie and Bailey & the Boys. This is a second chance for the Cumberland […]


Cumberland River is back

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cumberland River, the bluegrass bruisers from Harlan, KY, are back with us again after roughly a year off. Following a raucous start in 2011 owing in part to an association with the FX television series, Justified, the band suffered the loss of two founding members and […]


No more Cumberland River

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sad news for fans of the gritty, eastern Kentucky based outfit, Cumberland River, who have just announced the immediate dissolution of the group. They recorded a pair of albums for Rural Rhythm Records, and generated a good bit of buzz through their association with the […]


Changes in Cumberland River

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cumberland River has announced some changes in their lineup. Founding member and bass player Joey Jones is leaving the group to dedicate his time to Rock House Entertainment, the booking agency he formed earlier this year. As you might imagine, leaving the guys was a tough […]


Rock House Entertainment launches from KY

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s another new artist management agency in the bluegrass world. Jamie Dean and Joey Jones of Cumberland River have launched a new venture, Rock House Entertainment, to provide booking, publicity, media assistance, and management services for bluegrass bands. Cumberland River made their mark in the […]


Music from Justified

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today (1/8/13) marks the season premiere of Justified, one of the few television dramas I follow week to week. I discovered the show two years ago quite by chance, when an episode began after something else I had on. In the opening scene, the bass […]


Christmas the Mountain Way

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

For most bluegrass musicians, summer is festival season. However, a number of today’s top artists took a short break from touring this past June to get in the holiday spirit. For Steve Gulley, Dale Ann Bradley, Mike Scott, and the rest of the artists featured […]


Bluegrass boy gives country a shot

| November 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

The list of country stars with a bluegrass background is an impressive one. Ricky Skaggs and Keith Whitley both took their training with Ralph Stanley to the top of the country charts, and Vince Gill did some picking and singing before his star began to […]


Welcome Auriya Stewart!

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jamie Stewart, reso guitarist with Cumberland River, and his lovely wife Rebekah, are today celebrating the birth of their daughter, Auriya Kenzie. She was born this morning (11/5/12) at 7:33 a.m., weighing 7 lbs, 14 oz, and stretching to 22.25”. Mother and child are said to be […]


Christmas The Mountain Way

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rural Rhythm has released a promotional video in support of their upcoming 2-disc package, Christmas The Mountain Way. It includes both an audio CD and a concert DVD recorded this past June in Pikeville, KY for BlueHighways TV, which will air in November and December. The […]