• Pinecastle springs CDs for early release

    We posted about ten days ago with release dates for four new projects due from Pinecastle Records in 2009. Not long after that, we heard from a reader who wondered why a title we had just indicated wouldn't be released until

  • Vicki Simmons benefit show

    A benefit concert is scheduled for next weekend (11/16) for popular Kentucky musician and singer, Vicki Simmons, who suffered a stroke while hospitalized for treatment of a brain aneurysm during the summer of 2008. Vicki was a founding member of The

  • Pinecastle Records new release schedule

    Pinecastle Records recently announced the upcoming release of four new projects during the first two months of 2009. Promos are being sent to radio this week, despite the lag of as much as three months between now and the actual street

  • Parmley embraces Cardinals legacy

    We got a note from Ron Spears, mandolinist and tenor singer with David Parmley & Continental Divide. He tells us that the band is still working on their next CD, to be released on Pinecastle Records, for whom Parmley had recorded

  • Ron Spears joins David Parmley

    Recently departed from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Ron Spears has become the newest member of David Parmley and Continental Divide. Ron replaces the outgoing Randy Graham on mandolin and tenor vocals. Ron is also a very fine song writer, and I'm

  • New CD from Continental Divide

    Church House Hymns, from David Parmley & Continental Divide, is due for a March 25 release on their private label, DP&CD Records. It is a collection of familiar Gospel songs, including ones that have been most requested by fans over

  • Two new Pinecastle releases

    Pinecastle Records has two new CD releases that should be of interest to readers of Bluegrass Today. Jack Cooke has spent the past 37 years working as the bass player with Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys. Before that, he