Tag: Jon Weisberger

New single from Chris Jones live CD

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Chris Jones & the Night Drivers have released a first single from Live At The Old Feed Store, their self-produced concert CD recorded during the summer of 2013. Battle Of The Bands is a deadly serious song about a Civil War battle that took place over New […]

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IBMA announces Momentum Awards nominees

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the nominees for their Momentum Awards, a special honor designed to recognize artists and bluegrass professionals during the early stages of their careers. From these lists of finalists, a committee of experts will select the winners, who will […]

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Dark Cloud Rising from Jon Weisberger

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jon Weisberger is a powerful man in the bluegrass world. An award-winning songwriter, his music appears on many new releases each year. As a record producer he guides the work of other artists in the studio, most recently Missy Werner’s Turn This Heart Around. And […]

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Live album coming from Chris Jones

| July 31, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Live At The Old Feed Store will be the next release from Chris Jones & the Night Drivers. Recorded on two successive nights in Cobden, IL during the summer of 2013, it is due to hit October 7. Often live albums are trotted out as a fresher take […]

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The Boss helps IBMA

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jon Weisberger knows a thing or two about songwriting—he was IBMA’s first songwriter of the year in 2012. And he knows a lot about IBMA—he’s chairman of the organization’s board. In his first role, he was looking to put together a new collection of songs he […]

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Gospel Choices #3 – Jon Weisberger

| June 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s the third contribution of a periodical feature, where we ask bluegrass personalities to choose their top five Gospel songs. This week we hear from Jon Weisberger, who has been very thoughtful in making his choices, which are …….. 1. Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass […]

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New single from Missy Werner

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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With the album release still two months away, Missy Werner has dropped a second single from her upcoming record, Turn This Heart Around. It’s a new song from Eric Gibson, Rocks In The River, a happy love song looking back over the life of a […]

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New Roland White Band album coming soon

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Roland White is back in the studio, working on a new album with his band. This will be their first recording since 2003, and fans of his quirky mandolin playing and relaxed singing style will be glad to hear of it. White has been active […]

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You’re My Family Now video from Chris Jones

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Chris Jones & the Night Drivers have released a live performance video for their new single, You’re My Family Now, on his current Rebel album, Lonely Comes Easy. It was shot at The Laurel Theater in Knoxville TN. Chris tells us that the song has the […]

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The IBMA and its Mission Statements

| December 4, 2013 | 1 Comment
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At their annual convention in September of this year, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Board of Directors approved a new mission statement. The new statement reads … IBMA is the trade association that connects and educates bluegrass professionals, empowers the bluegrass community, and encourages […]

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