Tag: The Roys

Roys take 5th ICM award

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

At the 2015 Faith, Family & Country Awards show in Nashville, hosted by the Inspirational Country Music Association, The Roys accepted their 5th consecutive trophy for the Inspirational Bluegrass award. The brother/sister duet team of Lee and Elaine Roy have been prominent bluegrass artists since 2010 […]


Having a Coffee with ……….Elaine Roy

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Having A Coffee With… is a fun series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so well known, about some of their interests as well as about the music that they love.  Joining me for coffee this morning is Elaine Roy, […]


Photos from Norris Creek 2015

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

This report and photos from the inaugural Norris Creek Pig Pickin’ festival is a contribution from Laura Tate Ridge. When I am attending a Bluegrass festival, there aren’t many instances when I roll up to the gate to find the promoter of the festival greeting […]


Those Boots video from The Roys

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rural Rhythm Records has released a new music video for The Roys. It’s for Those Boots, a Lee Roy and Jenee Fleenor song on the band’s current release, The View. The song uses the boots worn by hard working men – farmers, military people, and […]


Roys to host Bluegrass Kinda Christmas in 2016

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hemilright Entertainment, who put on the popular Bluegras Island festival on the Outer Banks of North Carolina in September, have announced a new festival to be held in Raleigh in December. Set to launch in 2016 is A Bluegrass Kinda Christmas, a three-day, indoor bluegrass […]


Bluegrass Kinda Christmas from The Roys

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

It looks like a big year for bluegrass Christmas music, with several artists releasing new project for the holidays. The latest to announce is The Roys, whose Bluegrass Kinda Christmas is set for a November 18 release on Rural Rhythm Records. It’s a set of […]


It’s country… it’s bluegrass… it’s The Roys

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Call it what you want–bluegrass, country, or inspirational–it’s clear that The Roys are in a trajectory to be one of the top bands in the business. Lee and Elaine Roy talked about their roots, milestones and their current success just before an October 18 performance […]


The View – The Roys

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On their last album, Gypsy Runaway Train, The Roys enlisted the help of two different bands. One half of the album featured seasoned bluegrass pros backing up the siblings on a set of originals, while the other included Lee and Elaine’s touring band picking some […]


The Roys hunting a banjo player

| September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just as they celebrate the release of their latest album, The View, The Roys are on the hunt for a new banjo player. Daniel Patrick, who has spent the past year and a half on the road with the band, has told Lee and Elaine […]


Gettysburg August 2014

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frank Baker was on hand once again for the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival this past weekend. We’ll share his images over the next few days.