Mashville Brigade on XM this week

The Mashville BrigadeThe Mashville Brigade is the guest on this week’s edition of Studio Special on XM Satellite Radio’s Bluegrass Junction.

The show has the band in the studio performing the songs from their Rural Rhythm debut CD, Bluegrass Smash Hits Volume 1, and talking with show host Kyle Cantrell about the band and their new release.

Mashville Brigade is made up of six Nashville-based musicians, each of whom performs primarily as a member of another band – Jim Van Cleve on fiddle (Mountain Heart), Ashby Frank on mandolin (Special Consensus), Darrell Webb on guitar (Rhonda Vincent), Aaron McDaris on banjo (Grascals) and Randy Barnes on bass (NewFound Road).

The Mashville edition of Studio Special actually debuted earlier today (6/20), but it can be heard several more times over the next week (all times EDT).

  • Saturday (6/21) – 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday (6/22) – 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday (6/23) – 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday (6/24) – Midnight (technically Wednesday morning)
  • Thursday (6/26) – 3:00 p.m.

Bluegrass Junction can be found on XM 14 where they play bluegrass 24/7. If you don’t have XM, but would like to listen to the show, XM offers a free three day pass that allows you full online access to all the stations they offer.

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