Tag: Tim Stafford

Tim Stafford Steps Out

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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So much of Tim Stafford’s identity is wrapped up in Blue Highway, his musical home for the last two decades. He’s one terrific songwriter, singer and picker, but in that setting he’s surrounded by a bandful of them who share the spotlight. On Just to […]

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Sneak peek from Steve Gulley

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Steve Gulley has shared samples of a few tracks from his upcoming Rural Rhythm album, Family, Friends & Fellowship, due for wide release on July 22. While not an explicitly Gospel project, Gulley sees this one as an attempt to share his own faith journey, and […]

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Debut single from Megan McKamey

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Megan McKamey, a young vocalist, songwriter, and banjo player from East Tennessee, is set to release her first album, Here’s Your Goodbye, on July 15. Ahead of the full project, she has dropped the title track to radio as a single through Airplay Direct. All twelve tracks […]

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Just To Hear The Whistle Blow from Tim Stafford

| June 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Blue Highway’s Tim Stafford has released a debut single from his upcoming album, Just To Hear The Whistle Blow. It’s the title track, which tells of the sort of regrets that may occur in middle age. Joining Tim on guitar and lead vocal on this […]

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Cardboard In Her Shoes – Dave Yates

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dave Yates’ 4-song EP, Cardboard In Her Shoes, has got East Tennessee written all over it. Of course Yates himself is on the faculty in the East Tennessee State University’s bluegrass music program, and has plied his trade as a singer, songwriter and instrumentalist in the […]

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Tony Rice benefits in CT and TN

| March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Over this next few weeks, two benefit concerts will be held to raise funds for The Tony Rice Foundation, which is collecting donations to assist Tony while he seeks to recover from both his arm and voice problems. Over $60,000 has been raised since December, […]

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New Tim Stafford album on the way

| December 16, 2013 | 2 Comments
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In addition to the next Blue Highway CD, The Game, due January 21 on Rounder, guitarist Tim Stafford is starting a new solo project of his own today. He’ll be recording with frequent collaborators Adam Steffey on mandolin, Barry Bales on bass, and Ron Stewart […]

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Never Thought of Looking Back – Terry Baucom

| October 31, 2013 | 1 Comment
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When banjo players release solo albums, they often choose to showcase their skill and speed with a selection of instrumental tracks. They tear into Scruggs tunes, offer unique originals, and perhaps throw in some more progressive tracks for good measure. The focus is on the […]

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Gathering – Aaron Ramsey

| September 11, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Aaron Ramsey may be best known for his role as the mandolin player for Mountain Heart, but on his recent solo project, Gathering, he takes on almost every role imaginable within a bluegrass project. Ramsey not only showcases his noteworthy mandolin skills, but also takes […]

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Doyle Lawson at ETSU

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
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There are not many music genres in which fans are able to consistently interact with their heroes face-to-face, and even less where stars and legends will willingly sit down and talk or play music with fans. Thankfully, bluegrass is one of those genres. It’s not […]

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