Tag: Lonesome River Band

Wednesday at World of Bluegrass 2015

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s a set of photos and a few videos from Wednesday at the 2015 World of Bluegrass from Tara Linhardt. Nessie Expedition on the Masters Stage… Lonesome River Band at the Momentum Awards… And The Church Sisters at the Momentum Awards.


Friday at Land Fest 2015

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Springer Mountain Farms “Chicken Coop” was open at noon on Friday of the Dailey and Vincent Land Fest at the Denton Farm Park. The chef was handing out tasty samples. The day’s show started with the Church Sisters bringing their excellent music to the […]


Coming Back Home To You from LRB

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Home Music has released a compilation album for Lonesome River Band, containing 12 tracks from the band’s prior projects for the label, which are no longer available on CD. LRB’s Sammy Shelor chose the tracks for Coming Back Home To You along with the current […]


Photos from August Gettysburg 2015

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Frank Baker shared these images from last weekend’s August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, with more to come.


Thursday at Gettysburg

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Whether it’s generals Robert E. Lee and George G. Meade or the musicians at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, this resort village in the rolling hills of southern Pennsylvania will always be a place where the North meets the South. The stage was set Thursday, August […]


Spruce Pine Festival: A Hidden Gem in the North Carolina Mountains

| July 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nestled on a hillside in historic downtown Spruce Pine, N.C., my companion and I enjoyed some of the best bluegrass music, food and small town atmosphere I’ve encountered. Now in its fourth year, the Spruce Pine Barbecue Championship and Bluegrass Festival held July 17–18 featured […]


LRB live from Charlotte

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Betsy White shared this video of Lonesome River Band performing at last month’s Charlotte Bluegrass Festival in Charlotte, MI. She captured them doing Daniel Salyer’s Jack Up The Jail, which the band recorded for their Still Learning album in 2010. The live version includes banjo ace […]


More from Rudy Fest 2015

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Joe Mullins and Junior Sisk at Rudy Fest 2015 - photo © Bill Warren

Volume Five opened Thursday at Rudy Fest 2015 to an appreciative crowd. Their set was washed out by rain last year, but sunshine held for this year’s! Wildfire followed providing some memories of time spent with J.D. Crowe. Danny Davis joined Wildfire and son, Chris […]


2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival – Day 3

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The final day of the 2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival was kicked off by one of Michigan’s favorite bands, Out of the Blue. Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys made their first appearance at the Charlotte festival. Donna’s heartfelt songs keep an audience enthralled. Larry […]


Sammy and Mike honor Steve Martin

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sammy Shelor and Mike Hartgrove of Lonesome River Band were invited to perform at last night’s gala honoring Steve Martin with the 43rd American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award. They were featured onstage with comedian/actor Martin Short singing the song, Friend Of Mine. While Steve was aware of most […]