Tag: Republik Steele

Kenny O’Quinn to Half Past Lonesome

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kenny O’Quinn has been announced as the new mandolin player with Jeff Clair & Half Past Lonesome, where he will also assist on harmony vocals. Prior to signing on with Jeff, Kenny had worked with The Tommy Webb Band, Don Rigsby & Midnight Call, and more […]


New Start for Adkins & Loudermilk

| November 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Dave Adkins and Edgar Loudermilk both had pretty good gigs going when they chatted backstage at the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival earlier this year. They wrote a song together, then another, and a couple more after that. They sang and picked and it wasn’t […]


End of the Line for Republik Steele

| November 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Republik Steele, a hard-driving band from eastern Kentucky, is calling it quits. Founding member Kenny O’Quinn said his last show with the band is Friday in Grayson, KY. Vocalist Dave Adkins confirmed that he, too, is leaving the band, which developed a loyal following during […]


Republik Steele signs with Mountain Fever

| August 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Just six months after Dave Adkins and Republik Steele launched their successful debut album, That’s Just the Way I Roll, the Eastern Kentucky band is laying down tracks for a new CD. And they’re doing it for a different label, leaving Rural Rhythm for Mountain […]


First photos from Red, White & Bluegrass 2013

| July 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here’s a look at the first two days of Red, White & Bluegrass from Bill Warren. More to come as the festival continues through this week.  


Dave Adkins at the plate

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

When the Nashville Regional for the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship gets underway this weekend, bluegrass singer Dave Adkins will be on deck to perform the National Anthem on Saturday evening. Adkins has made quite a splash this year with his debut album with […]


Dave Adkins at SPBGMA

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Things were hopping in the lobby of the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville last night here at SPBGMA. We caught Dave Adkins & Republik Steele in a lobby alcove performing their current single, The Way I Roll.  


A Few of My Favorite Things

| December 31, 2012 | 2 Comments

As a Bluegrass Today correspondent, I get to listen to a lot of music during the year. Some on CDs, some live. Some traditional bluegrass, some most definitely not. Some of it terrific, some of it, well, not so much. But one of the most […]


New single from Republik Steele

| December 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Dave Adkins & Republik Steele, recent Rural Rhythm signees, are celebrating the new label association with a single from their upcoming album, That’s Just The Way I Roll, produced by Steve Gulley. It is expected early in the new year. The band hails from Eastern Kentucky, […]


Songwriter to Songwriter: David Adkins

| October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

For this next episode of Songwriter to Songwriter, David Morris chats with David Adkins, songwriter and vocalist with Republik Steele. They talk about the band’s upcoming record, and some of the songs Adkins wrote for the new project. Be sure to catch his bit about […]