Cumberland Gap Connection to Wilson Pickins

Mike Bentley & Cumberland Gap ConnectionWilson Pickins Bluegrass Promotions in Westminster, SC has announced the addition of Mike Bentley & Cumberland Gap Connection to their roster. This fast-growing agency, managed by Melanie Wilson, has been extremely aggressive in 2016 and is making quite a name for themselves in bluegrass.

The Kentucky-based band features Bentley on guitar and lead vocals, Rod Smith on banjo, Matt Hiser on mandolin, and Jeff Smith on bass.

Bentley and the boys have also recently released a new single from their current CD. It’s I Hear Kentucky Calling Me written by Robert C. Landes, which you can hear in the video below.


The album is available wherever bluegrass is sold, and offered to radio programmers at Airplay Direct. For more details on the band, contact Wilson Pickins online.

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