• Women in Bluegrass – the In Thing?

    The November/December 2008 edition of Bluegrass Music Profiles (BMP) is now available according to a note that I received this morning from the publishers, Bluegrass Publications, LLC. This new edition carries the legend "3rd Annual Women In Bluegrass Issue," and it

  • Bluegrass radio today (9/12)

    There are a number of opportunities to catch some special bluegrass programming and live music today (Friday, 9/12). At 1:00 p.m. (EDT), Carrie Hassler will be interviewed on WorldWideBluegrass.com. Carrie will join WWB host Gracie Muldoon to talk about her latest

  • CHHR2 Now In The Stores

    As we have already mentioned, Carrie Hassler and her band Hard Rain have released their second CD for Rural Rhythm Records. CHHR2, as it is succinctly titled, has been in music stores since July 29. Consisting of 12 songs and an unlisted

  • Carrie Hassler T-shirts

    Don't forget to enter our promotional giveaway for Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain. This promotion surrounds the recent release of CHHR2, the sophmore CD from the band. Our giveaway includes two prize packages that will be given away later this week.

  • Carrie Hassler: Pick 2 Update

    Yesterday we started the Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain promotional in coordination with the release of their latest recording CHHR2. Mark Roberts of WearBluegrass.com pointed out that one of the prize packages included tickets to a festival this Saturday, while the

  • Carrie Hassler on Blue Plate Special

    Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain will be among the guests on tomorrow afternoon's Blue Plate Special radio program. The show airs at noon (EDT) on WDVX August 1, broadcasting at 102.9 FM in Knoxville, TN - and via live streaming

  • Carrie Hassler: Pick 2 Giveaway

    Yesterday saw the release of the sophomore recording from Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain. The CD is simply titled CHHR2. Produced by Jim VanCleve of Mountain Heart, this new CD is an impressive outing for this young band. We have a

  • Carrie Hassler sneak peak

    The second Rural Rhythm release from Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain isn't due until July 29, but a single has been released to bluegrass radio this week. The song is I Can Go Back Anytime, written by Jennifer Strickland, who had

  • Carrie Hassler back in the studio

    We got a note from Jim VanCleve this morning with news about his next producing project, the upcoming CD from Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain. Jim had produced their self-titled debut release for Rural Rhythm in 2006 and when we

  • FarmFest at Farmington Dragway

    Our friend Cindy Baucom wrote in to tell us about a new festival she's a part of this year. The 1st Annual FarmFest will be held at the Farmington Dragway in Farmington, NC. The dates set for the festival are