Idletymes to Poor Mountain Records

Idletymes signing with Poor Mountain RecordsPoor Mountain Records has announced the signing of West Virginia’s Idletymes. The band consists of Chris Long on guitar, Craig Jarvis on bass, Glenn Jarvis on fiddle, and Ronnie Seebaugh on banjo.

They will start work shortly on a new project for Poor Mountain, who have released a single to radio from the band’s last album, Life and Tymes, via Airplay Direct to introduce them to a wider audience. The song is Free, and you can listen to a sample below.

Jonathan Buckner at PMR tells us that…

“Everyone here at Poor Mountain Records is excited to welcome Idletymes to our family of artists. These guys are exceptional at what they do and we are honored to have them on the label.  We absolutely love their live show, and we are excited to get them in the studio this Spring. In addition to being a fine group of musicians, they are quite the businessmen, and are now hosting three bluegrass festivals a year.”

Find more information about Idletymes online.

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