Tag: NewTown

NewTown on launch of Nashville Insider

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

September 5 will mark the debut of a new television program airing on multiple cable and satellite platforms. Called Nashville Insider, the show will be hosted by Caroline Cutbirth Hobby, a Nashville songwriter and performer, and a former contestant on The Amazing Race on CBS. This […]


Harlan Road – NewTown

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

NewTown, the band project for husband-and-wife grassers Katie Penn and Jr. Williams, have scored again with their new Mountain Home project, Harlan Road. These two make a perfect musical team. Kati sings with a smooth, agile voice while Jr.’s voice is more gruff and gritty. The contrast […]


Harlan Road – new single from NewTown

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mountain Home Music has released Harlan Road, the title cut and first single from their upcoming NewTown project, due to hit on July 8. The band is based around the music of the husband/wife team of Jr. and Kati Penn Williams. Both share their vocal talents in […]


Harlan Road coming from NewTown

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mountain Home Music has announced July 8 for the release date for Harlan Road, their next album for Kentucky’s NewTown. It’s been three years since we’ve had a new project from this talented group, fronted by the husband/wife team of Kati Penn and Jr. Williams. […]


Mitchell Cannon medical fund

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

We are fortunate to live in an age when cancer is not quite as scary a word as it once was. Those beyond and approaching retirement age surely recall when the word was whispered in hushed tones, as if saying it aloud could unleash its devastating […]


Saturday at SOIMF 2015

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saturday at SOIMF – to regulars, and the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival to everyone else – kicked off with a breakfast for the members of the Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers Fan Club. Kenny Smith, Buddy Robertson, and Michael Stockman conducted a guitar […]


Yet more photos from Gettysburg, May 2015

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s another gallery of Frank Baker’s images from the May 2015 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.


Changes in NewTown for 2015

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

NewTown will have a new look the next time you catch them on stage. The Kentucky-based band, and Mountain Home recording artists fronted by Jr. Williams and Kati Penn-Williams, has a couple of changes to announce. They had been working with fill-in bass players for […]


NewTown signs with Moonstruck Management

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Moonstruck Management has announced that the bluegrass band, NewTown, is the latest to sign with their agency. Though the group has been together for several years, they made a big leap in 2013 with the release of Time Machine, their first album with Pisgah Ridge […]


Talking Newtown with Kati and Jr.

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month we caught up with Jr. Williams and Kati Penn Williams of NewTown to talk about their current album, Time Machine, their new baby, and being an official showcase artist during World of Bluegrass.