Tag: Detour

Merry Christmas from Detour

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jeff Rose and Missy Armstrong from Detour recorded this video as a Merry Christmas wish for all their fans and friends. It’s their unadorned arrangement of Go Tell It On The Mountain.   Any time is a good time to hear Missy sing, and that […]


Bluegrass artists share donations with veterans groups

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keeping with the Veterans Day theme, two popular bluegrass groups have made donations this week to veterans groups, based on sales of their music online. Joe Mullins used the occasion of this past weekend’s Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival to present a check for $3000 […]


Detour at World of Bluegrass

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

We had a nice chat last week with Missy Armstrong and Jeff Rose of Detour during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass Convention in Raleigh. They talked about their current CD, Going Nowhere Fast, and their new lineup.   We have a lot more video interviews from […]


More from Delaware Valley 2014

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s another batch of Frank Baker’s images from the 2014 Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival.  


Emerging Artist jam at Milan

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do you do if you notice that the Saturday roster at your festival features four out of the five recently announced nominees for the IBMA Emerging Artist award for 2014? Mark Gaynier at the Milan Bluegrass Festival did the sensible thing, and arranged for […]


Going Nowhere Fast – Detour

| May 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Detour really shook up the bluegrass world in 2012 with the release of A Better Place, the Michigan band’s third album. It was remarkable for the introduction of a new voice and sound in the person of Missy Armstrong, the group’s then new lead vocalist. […]


Detour at Zellie’s Opry House

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

I mentioned over the weekend in the Bluegrass Today forum just how much I was enjoying Detour’s latest album, Going Nowhere Fast. We’ll have a review of the record soon, but in the meantime, here are a couple of videos shot earlier this month when […]


First single from new Detour album

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Detour fans have been anxiously awaiting new music from the band since word first started circulating about a new recording some months ago. Expectations have been high since the success they enjoyed with their last record, A Better Place, and today Mountain Fever Records has […]


New members, new label for Detour

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

In one of the least well-kept secrets in SW Virginia, Detour has been recording recently at Mountain Fever Studio in Willis. The Michigan band broke out nationally in 2012 with their album, A Better Place, and speculation about a follow-up has been rampant ever since. […]


You’ll Be Lonely, I’ll Be Gone – Driven

| November 6, 2013 | 4 Comments

As a reviewer, few things are more satisfying than encountering an artist with whom you are unfamiliar, and finding them to be as strong a contender for headliner status as anyone currently working the circuit. It’s also a bit humbling, as you have to squash […]