Tag: Cumberland River

No more Cumberland River

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Changes in Cumberland River

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Rock House Entertainment launches from KY

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Music from Justified

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Christmas the Mountain Way

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Bluegrass boy gives country a shot

| November 23, 2012 | 1 Comment
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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 […]

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Welcome Auriya Stewart!

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Christmas The Mountain Way

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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1st Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival huge success

| October 9, 2012 | 1 Comment
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This review of a new bluegrass on the beach festival in North Carolina is a contribution from Carmen Evans, a life-long music lover in Norfolk, VA. Photos are courtesy of Woody Edwards and Rhonda Vincent. One usually thinks of a bluegrass festival being held in […]

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6 Essential Elements for your band’s website homepage

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Here is another contribution from David Dufresne, who has agreed to share tips with our readers from what he has picked up running Bandzoogle. This regular feature is especially geared for bluegrass bands who manage their own web space. Your homepage is usually the first page visitors […]

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