Tag: The Roys

The Roys win Bluegrass ICM award

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

At last night’s 19th annual Inspirational Country Music Awards in Nashville, The Roys were chosen as Inspirational Bluegrass Artist for 2013, an honor they have received for the past three years running. The brother/sister duet team play contemporary bluegrass with a country vibe that is consistently […]


Gypsy Runaway Train – The Roys

| July 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

With their past two releases, as well as their appearances on such TV shows as Country’s Family Reunion and Song of the Mountains, The Roys have become known for their light, often uplifting, country-style bluegrass. With their new album, Gypsy Runaway Train, they look to […]


Joey Jones to The Roys

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Roys have welcomed Joey Jones into the band playing bass. Jones had worked this past few years with Cumberland River, but left recently to focus on his newly-formed booking and management agency, Rock House Entertainment. He tells us that Rock House will continue in […]


Gypsy Runaway Train video from The Roys

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rural Rhythm has released a music video for the title track of their new album from The Roys, Gypsy Runaway Train. It’s a song written by Lee Roy and Morry Trent, and the video opens with a brief clip featuring our pal Katy Daley, on […]


Gypsy Runaway Train from The Roys

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Brother and sister duo, The Roys launch their new CD, which hits today, with an album release party at the Silver Dollar Saloon in Nashville on June 6th.  The much anticipated third project, Gypsy Runaway Train, features seven standards and six newly composed songs Recorded following […]


Daniel Patrick to The Roys

| May 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Just ahead of next week’s release of their next album, Gypsy Runaway Train, The Roys have announced that Daniel Patrick will be touring with the band on banjo. Only 18 years old, Daniel already has more than a decade’s experience playing with his family band in […]


Gypsy Runaway Train in June

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rural Rhythm Records has announced June 4 as the release for their third album for The Roys, Gypsy Runaway Train. In something of a departure for this brother/sister duo, who have typically recorded their own original music, this new project will include six new Roys […]


Lee Roy’s not so wonderful weekend

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lee Roy, the mandolin playing half of The Roys, had a weekend to forget, spending much of Friday in the hospital trying to pass a kidney stone. Anyone who has experienced this condition knows that it can be very painful, and not to be wished […]


Bluegrass Weather Report for January 18, 2013

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today’s Bluegrass Weather Report runs from sunny California all the way down to the Bahamas, which beats the heck out of the cold, snowy weather we have here in the Blue Ridge. In fact, our Special Bluegrass Correspondent was snowed in, stuck in a hotel […]


See The Roys on Marie

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Roys will be the musical guests on today’s (12/13) edition of Marie!, Marie Osmond’s new show on The Hallmark Channel. Lee and Elaine taped the epsiode several weeks ago, where they performed Still Standing from their current release, New Day Dawning, along with their […]