Tag: Donna Hughes

Red Oak Tree video from Donna Hughes

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Donna Hughes has released a music video from her two new albums. That’s right… two new albums. Hughes drops a pair of projects today, consisting of her original songs, packaged separately with different titles. From The Heart is produced as a bluegrass album, complete with […]

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The Way I Am from Donna Hughes

| June 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Singer/songwriter Donna Hughes has released a first single from her upcoming CD, From The Heart. The album is one of two projects she will be releasing in 2014, the bluegrass one, along with another Americana, piano-fueled record called Fly. For her first peek at the […]

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Two new albums coming from Donna Hughes

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When the muse strikes, a true artist follows wherever it leads. And if that means two albums in a single year, that’s where it goes. Prolific singer/songwriter Donna Hughes has that very plan for 2014. Since her last project in 2010, she has written a […]

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Donna Hughes finds her subs

| September 3, 2010 | 1 Comment

Back when I used to peruse the club listings in the New Yorker magazine, dreaming of the night life in NYC, I would always note the disclaimer they would insert in their directory. It ran something like this: Club owners and musicians live unpredictable lives, […]

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Another bluegrass baby

| June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Here’s another happy event in the bluegrass world. Maggie and Brian Stephens, bass player and guitarist/mandolinist respectively with Donna Hughes‘ band, are celebrating yesterday’s birth of their first child. Lilly Kate Stephens was born June 15, weighing in at 7lbs 2oz (19-1/2″ long). Congratulations, and […]

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Bluegrass acts take JPF Awards

| September 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

Last week’s Just Plain Folks Awards in Nashville brought good news to a number of our favorite bluegrass gals. Donna Hughes, Valerie Smith and Donna Ulisse each won in different categories. Hughes took Bluegrass Album for Gaining Wisdom, Ulisse, Bluegrass Song for I’m Calling Heaven […]

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Donna Hughes and Rebecca Frazier

| July 31, 2008 | 1 Comment

Singer/songwriter Donna Hughes was among the featured performers at last weekend’s Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival in Portland, ME. To help promote their appearance, Donna and her guitarist, Rebecca Frazier, did a television spot for WCSH on July 26, which has been posted online. Donna did […]

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Donna Hughes on XM today

| March 18, 2007 | 1 Comment

Singer/songwriter Donna Hughes’ recently released her new CD, Gaining Wisdom, and has been touring some to support the release. Today she’ll be on XM satellite radio with host Kyle Cantrell at 11 AM EST. I’m sure they’ll be discussing and playing tracks from the new […]

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Donna Hughes – Gaining Wisdom

| January 19, 2007 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass fans everywhere are indebted to the songwriters who create the songs performed by our favorite artists. One such writer is Donna Hughes. I first met Donna in NC at a birthday party. There were many of us there jamming and playing songs we like, […]

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Episode #34 – Donna Hughes

| June 22, 2006

This is our second week of GrassCast episodes focused on bluegrass songwriters. Episode 34 is a discussion with Donna Hughes, whose song Poor Old Heart was recorded by Alison Krauss & Union Station on the CD Lonely Runs Both Ways. Donna has a new project […]

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