• Twenty – Deeper Shade of Blue

    Twenty years is a big milestone, especially for a touring bluegrass band. Deeper Shade of Blue, based in Monroe, North Carolina, has chosen to celebrate theirs with the release of Twenty, a collection of new material that demonstrates the group's

  • Steam – Deeper Shade of Blue

    Over the course of a career that stretches back some 17 years, North Carolina’s Deeper Shade of Blue — an astute quintet consisting of Jim Fraley (banjo/vocals), his son Jason Fraley (mandolin/vocals), Troy Pope (guitar/vocals), Frank Poindexter (dobro), and Scott

  • Deeper Shade Of Blue to Wilson Pickins

    2018 has been a good year for Deeper Shade of Blue. The western North Carolina quintet signed with Mountain Fever Records, and released their first album with the label, called Steam. After 17 years together and six independently-released projects, these boys have

  • Steam drops for Deeper Shade Of Blue

    Mountain Fever Records have a new single from a new signee, the title track of their new album. They are delighted to welcome North Carolina's Deeper Shade Of Blue to the label by releasing their first single, Steam, to bluegrass radio.

  • Deeper Shade of Blue to Mountain Fever

    Mountain Fever Records has announced the signing of Monroe, North Carolina's Deeper Shade Of Blue to the label. A first album from the band is expected sometime this summer. Together now for 17 years, the group is helmed by banjo player Jim

  • Friday at Christmas in the Smokies ’17

    Friday at Christmas in the Smokies combined young bluegrass musicians and a legend in the music. The day opened with Salt and Light, the Moore Family Band. The siblings range from twenty one years of age down to eleven. They