Tag: Lonesome River Band

Sammy Shelor gets key to the City of Martinsville

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Sammy Shelor, banjoist extraordinaire and leader of the indomitable Lonesome River Band, was surprised last week when he was presented with the Key to the City of Martinsville, VA. Shelor was performing with some buddies of his at Mtn’ Jax Restaurant & Pub in Martinsville, […]

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Bridging The Tradition March 19 from LRB

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Home Music has announced a March 19 release date for Bridging The Tradition, their upcoming album for Lonesome River Band. The title was chosen as a deliberate reference to the album that put LRB on the map back in 1991. Carrying The Tradition was […]

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Wednesday at World of Bluegrass 2015

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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.

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Friday at Land Fest 2015

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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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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