• Leftover Salmon back with Compass Records

    Leftover Salmon, among the longest surviving musical outfits of the post-1970s progressive bluegrass scene, has announced their re-signing with Compass Records in Nashville. Considered by many as the founders of the jamgrass scene, the Salmon has been running for 30 years

  • Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley to Compass

    Compass Records has announced the signing of Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley for the release of their upcoming album, Before The Sun Goes Down. It's a project that mixes bluegrass and traditional country music with an all-star band behind them. Rob

  • John Cowan to Compass Records

    When Lisa Jacobi ran her interview with John Cowan earlier this month, she must have used the word "compass" nine or ten times. Was she getting a vibe from Cowan about his next move, or perhaps trying to telegraph news

  • Love Has Wheels from The Bankesters Sept. 24

    Compass Records has released a music video to promote the September 24 release of their debut album with The Bankesters, Love Has Wheels. It's the appealing family band's first project with a label after a string of successful, independently-produced records. Love

  • Bankesters sign with Compass

    Compass Records has announced the signing of bluegrass group The Bankesters to their roster of artists. The label will re-release the band's current album, Looking Forward, to their distribution network on May 28, with a new band project to follow this Fall. The

  • Compass signs Dirty Kitchen

    Things are cooking for Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, literally and figuratively. During the D.C. Bluegrass Union Festival over the weekend in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Solivan announced that the band landed a new record deal in time for unveiling

  • Claire Lynch to Compass

    Compass Records has announced that Claire Lynch has signed a multi-album with the label, continuing their push to add more bluegrass-related acts to the roster. Other recent signees include The Gibson Brothers, Dale Ann Bradley, Larry Stephenson and Special Consensus. Claire

  • Hillbenders sign with Compass

    Compass Records in Nashville has announced the signing of The Hillbenders, the young Missouri-based band whose motto is "making bluegrass hip again, one day at a time." They have made their name the old fashioned way, with a raucous stage show