Tag: Lonesome River Band

Coming Back Home To You from LRB

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Photos from August Gettysburg 2015

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker shared these images from last weekend’s August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, with more to come.

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Thursday at Gettysburg

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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

| July 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
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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 […]

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LRB live from Charlotte

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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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 […]

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2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival – Day 3

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Sammy and Mike honor Steve Martin

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Jesse Smathers to Lonesome River Band

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Lonesome River Band has announced the addition of Jesse Smathers to the band on mandolin and vocals. He takes the spot of Randy Jones who is now working outside the music business. Bluegrass fans will recognize Jesse from his work with James King, Nothin’ Fancy, and […]

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Lila Mae video from Lonesome River Band

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Lonesome River Band has released a music video for Lila Mae, a somber song of deceit and retribution from their current Mountain Home album, Turn On A Dime. It’s a full-on concept video shot at at Wheatlands Plantation in Sevierville, TN, and set in the Civil […]

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