Tag: James King

Po’ Ramblin’ Boys become The James King Band

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fans and friends of bluegrass balladeer James King know that the past year has been a difficult one for him to endure. Just as he was enjoying the success of a strong new album in the summer of 2014 came news of some very serious […]


Jeckyll Island 2015

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 39th edition of the Jekyll Island, Georgia Bluegrass Festival was opened by The Clinton Gregory Bluegrass Band, a Georgia group. The James King Band was next up, with Don Rigsby filling in on mandolin The Spinney Brothers from Nova Scotia brought their brother harmonies to the […]


On This Day #35 – Introducing James King

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On this Day ………. On December 8, 1985, James King recorded tracks for his album Introducing James King. In sessions that took place over two days – December 8 and December 9, 1985 – James King, with the help of Ralph Stanley & Clinch Mountain […]


All Star Benefit for James King in Nashville

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

As they always do, a group of top bluegrass artists have banded together to put on a benefit concert for James King. It is scheduled for December 15 at The Nashville Palace, with all proceeds going to the James King medical fund. James has had […]


Day 1 at SOIMF, Fall ’14

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers kicked off the November edition of the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival. New member, fiddler Jason Barie, made his debut. Ralph Stanley II then brought the signature “Stanley” sound to the stage. Russell Moore wowed the crowd with the […]


James King to require a liver transplant

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It looks like James King, one of the biggest hearted people in bluegrass music, is going to require help from his fans and friends to battle through his current health crisis. Over a brief hospitalization this past weekend in Roanoke, VA, he was informed that his […]


James King talks about his illness

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

James King joined us for a few minutes during IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass festival and spoke candidly about his recent illness and subsequent recovery.


Day 1 at Nothin’ Fancy

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, Virginia was a Virginia day. James King opened the show to an adoring crowd. He was followed by Reno and Harrell. The offspring of Don Reno and Bill Harrell are held in great esteem […]


James King to Echo Mountain

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

James King, known as The Bluegrass Storyteller for his special skill in delivering ballads, has announced his new affiliation with Echo Mountain Entertainment. Going forward they will be handling all booking and promotional activity regarding King and his touring act, The James King Band. Bella Johnson […]


Gettysburg August 2014

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frank Baker was on hand once again for the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival this past weekend. We’ll share his images over the next few days.