• Tim O’Brien to release two CDs 9/13

    Sugar Hill Records is announcing that singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim O'Brien will release two new recordings simultaneously on September 13. The two projects (Cornbread Nation and Fiddler's Green) were initially conceived as a single CD release but expanded into this

  • Grascals to open for Dolly in NYC

    The Grascals will perform at Radio City Music Hall on August 18 as the opening act for Dolly Parton. This show will be the second stop on Dolly's Vintage Tour and will feature a guest performance by the country superstar

  • James Reams & The Barnstormers now available for download

    The new CD Troubled Times from James Reams & The Barnstormers is now available for legal download from the following digital distribution centers. Here's where it's already available: Apple iTunes Napster MSN Music The songs will also be available soon on: Sony Connect Rhapsody MusicMatch You can still buy

  • Nothin’ Fancy hires new bass player

    This just in from Nothin' Fancy. Nothin' Fancy announces with sadness that bassist Tony Shorter has left the band due to personal reasons. In his stead, the band is pleased to announce Eli Johnston, recently of Branson, Missouri but now

  • Debut CD from top European bluegrass band

    Carmel Sheerin & The Ravens, voted European Bluegrass Band of the Year for 2005 this past May, will release their first CD, Runaway, in late August. The band is based in Ireland and features vocalist Carmel Sheerin, her three brothers

  • New Cherryholmes CD due September 27

    Cherryholmes will see the first fruits of their association with Skaggs Family Records realized on September 27 when their self-titled debut project for the Nashville-based label is released. This highly-celebrated family band has been garnering rave reviews for their live

  • Pat Cloud’s banjo web site back online

    I spoke recently with Pat Cloud, banjo player extraordinaire, and am delighted to learn that he is back in the US to stay after many years working primarily overseas. Pat is known in many circles primarily for his contributions to