Tag: Shannon Slaughter

Shannon Slaughter joins Grasstowne

| February 10, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Grasstowne has announced that Shannon Slaughter has joined the band, playing guitar and singing lead. But wait a minute… Doesn’t Shannon already have a band of his own, County Clare? That’s right, but he and Alan Bibey with Grasstowne have come to an agreement to […]

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What a difference a baby makes

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Shannon and Heather Slaughter had a big year in 2013. Their debut CD, One More Road, was released in March, and saw significant chart action and critical acclaim. Then in August, their first child, Rae was born. For a husband/wife performing duo, a young family presents […]

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Welcome Rae Carroll Slaughter

| August 30, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Shannon and Heather Slaughter have had a lot to celebrate this year. Their debut album with County Clare, One More Road, was released in March and has spent much of the Spring and Summer riding the bluegrass charts. One of the songs, their version of […]

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The Story Behind The Song – Daddy Killed the Calf

| June 13, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Daddy Killed the Calf was written by Shannon Slaughter (with a little bit of help from Mike Bentley and Dale Felts). A recording of this song can be found on the latest self-released CD from Shannon and Heather Slaughter & County Clare One More Road. […]

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Blake Bowen to County Clare

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Shannon and Heather Slaughter have announced that Blake Bowen has joined their touring band, County Clare. He has worked previously as a member of Randy Waller & The Country Gentlemen, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, and the Tina Adair Band. He comes by his talents naturally, […]

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One More Road – Shannon and Heather Slaughter & County Clare

| March 19, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Most artist management and music business consultants will tell you that an identifiable vocal sound is the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd most important element in an artist or band sound. The ability to immediately recognize a vocalist is said to be key to success on […]

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Update from the Slaughters

| February 7, 2013 | 2 Comments
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We heard this week from Shannon Slaughter, with an update on his and Heather’s upcoming band project, and some major milestones in their personal lives. Shannon tells us that the new album, from Shannon and Heather Slaughter & County Clare, will be titled One More […]

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New single from Shannon and Heather Slaughter

| January 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Since taking his leave from Lou Reid & Carolina in July of 2012, Shannon Slaughter has been hard at work on a new project with his wife, Heather. They are settled now in Alabama, and have been working with their band, County Clare, on an […]

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New signees with Deep River Management

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
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John Lockaby launched Deep River Management with Laura Tate Ridge just a few weeks ago, and they already have a number of new acts signed to the agency. The company was formed to offer both artist representation and management services in-house, targeted specifically for the bluegrass market. […]

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Shannon Slaughter strikes out on his own

| July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
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OK… it’s official. What most any bluegrass watcher has known was inevitable has been announced. Shannon Slaughter is leaving his position with Lou Reid & Carolina to focus his energy on County Clare, his own group with his talented wife, Heather. Shannon told us that it’s […]

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