Tag: NewTown

Lonesome River Band CD release show

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Fans of the Lonesome River Band were in for a treat(-ish) last night (Wednesday, October 1), when the LRB guys chose to premiere their new album from Mountain Home Music Company, Turn on a Dime, as part of the Bluegrass Ramble at IBMA World of […]

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Tuesday photos at IBMA 2014

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bill Warren just dropped off this batch of photos from Tuesday evening’s activities in Raleigh during World of Bluegrass 2014.  

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Tony Mowell to NewTown

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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NewTown has announced Tony Mowell as their new bass player, just in time for the start of their 2014 touring season. With a strong new record, Time Machine, and a good bit of momentum from last year, the band has every reason to expect big things […]

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Final day at the 2014 Roscoe Canady fest

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The final day of the 2014 Roscoe Canady Memorial Festival provided more fine entertainment. The show kicked off with a Florida band, Swinging Bridge. They were followed by Travers Chandler and Avery County. Newtown debuted their newest member – 8 week old Jessi Williams. Blue […]

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Friday at the Roscoe Canady fest

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Friday started out with a fishing tournament in the campground pond. One fisherman caught two bass and a catfish. Our emcee this weekend is Jo Odom. The music started in the afternoon with the Palmetto Ramblers from Florida. They were followed by the Hard Road […]

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Terry Poirier moves on from Newtown

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Though Jr. Williams and Kati Penn-Williams of Newtown may not have scored the first baby born in 2014, they do have the distinction of making the first major personnel announcement of the new year. Jr. informs us today that their long time bass player, Terry Poirier, has left the […]

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Time Machine – NewTown

| November 15, 2013 | 3 Comments
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Over the years, Lexington, KY has served as home to a number of talented bluegrass musicians, perhaps most notably J.D. Crowe and, in the 1970s, the now-famous early incarnations of the New South that headlined at Lexington’s Red Slipper Lounge. One of the latest bands […]

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Time Machine from Newtown

| October 28, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Time Machine, the next album from Newtown, is due to hit on November 5. It will be their first project for Pisgah Ridge, a Crossroads affiliate designed for up-and-coming bluegrass acts ready to move up to the next level. Though they won’t be delivered until […]

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NewTown using pre-sale to help fund next CD

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
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As NewTown prepares to start work on their first album for Crossroad Music’s Pisgah Ridge label, the band is taking a slightly different approach with the now-familiar crowd sourcing formula to ask fans to help with recording costs. Pisgah Ridge is set up to assist […]

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Newtown to Moore Bass

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Newtown has recently brought on Moore Bass Entertainment to help represent them for live appearances. The company is managed by Jason Moore, bass player with Mountain Heart, hence the name. Newtown banjo picker Jr. Williams says that they are eager to take advantage of Moore’s contacts […]

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