• Welcome Hayes Hassler

    Another holiday bluegrass baby! Bluegrass songstress Carrie Hassler and her husband, Thom, are celebrating the birth of their second son. Hayes Phillip Hassler was born on Christmas morning at 5:40 a.m., who came in at 7 lbs, 11 oz. Carrie and Hayes, named

  • God Didn’t Choose Sides

    Music about the Civil War is a staple of bluegrass and folk music. There are some memorable songs and terrific collections that recall the pain and anguish of brother fighting brother. But I’m pretty sure there’s never been anything like God

  • Welcome Mason McKinnon

    Another bluegrass baby! Mason Parker McKinnon was born this morning (11/7/12) at 11:57 a.m. to Kevin and Kendra McKinnon. He came in at 6 lbs, 12 oz; everyone is doing well. Kevin is a powerhouse multi-instrumentalist, having worked with both Carrie Hassler and Still-House. He

  • Bluegrass Comes To The Valley this weekend

    Tomorrow (9/15) marks the premiere of Bluegrass Comes To The Valley on RFD-TV. This two-part miniseries will air as part of the network's popular Reno’s Old Time Music program, with Ronnie Reno visiting the famed Renfro Valley in Kentucky. In addition to

  • River Of Regret from Mark Houser

    Rural Rhythm Records has released a first single from Uneven Road, due September 11 from singer/songwriter Mark Houser. Mark has been writing long enough to have more than 80 cuts by artists in the bluegrass, country, pop and Christian markets. Three

  • Carrie Hassler – The Distance

    Carrie Hassler has been working hard since her last release (2008’s CHHR2), and her efforts shine on her most recent project for Rural Rhythm Records, the solo album The Distance. The album debuted at number 10 on Billboard’s Bluegrass chart,

  • Jamie Dean show launches on WSWV

    And speaking of Carrie Hassler... She is set to be the featured guest on tonight's debut edition of The Revolution, a new radio show on WSWV FM, hosted by Jamie Dean of Cumberland River. The station is located in Pennington Gap, VA, in the

  • Carrie Hassler – The Distance

    The Distance, the third Rural Rhythm project from Carrie Hassler, was released on Tuesday (4/24). As always, Hassler's powerful voice is front and center, and she is assisted by some real heavyweights in the studio. Ron Stewart is on banjo, Alan