• Flamekeeper – new site for new CD

    We posted several weeks ago with news about Leavin' Town, the upcoming CD project from Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, due from Rounder on July 29. Michael tells us that the band has a new web site that went live this morning,

  • Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper on WDVX

    Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper will be performing live today (5/2) at noon on WDVX's Blue Plate Special. Presumably, they will include material from their upcoming Rounder release, due out in late July. Blue Plate Special is broadcast on WDVX-FM 102.9 in

  • Flamekeeper on WFDU today

    Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper will perform live on the air later this morning (12/7) from the studios of WFDU FM 89.1 in New Jersey. The band will join hosts Carol Beaugard and Steve Lutke on Lonesome Pine RFD from 11:00 a.m.

  • Marshall Wilborn to Flamekeeper

    Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper have announced that veteran bass player Marshall Wilborn has joined the band, and will appear with them on stage starting this weekend. I had been expecting this announcement since last week, as the new band photo (to

  • Audie Blaylock departs Flamekeeper

    The unwieldy band name "Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper featuring Audie Blaylock" has become a bit less of a tongue twister for emcees everywhere. Michael announced yesterday (8/25) that Audie has left the group, and that singer/guitarist/songwriter Todd Rakestraw will step

  • Flamekeeper to Canada in April

    Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper featuring Audie Blaylock have a 10 day Canadian tour in the works for next month. Their first show is on April 20 in Ontario, where they will spend the largest part of their time in Canada. All

  • SuperGrass photos online

    California photographer Tom Tworek has recently posted a gallery of images he shot at SuperGrass, the California Bluegrass Association's annual indoor winter festival, which ran February 1-4. These were taken from the stage, and are mostly close up, portrait shots of

  • Jesse McReynolds joins Roe Entertainment

    Bluegrass booking agency Roe Entertainment has announced the addition of Jesse McRynolds to it's artist roster. Jesse should need no introduction to bluegrass fans. In addition to McRynolds Roe has also recently added Karl Shiflett & Big Country, and The

  • IBMA Wednesday Showcase Photos

    Here is a gallery of photos from the Wednesday Showcases, both official and after hours, here at IBMA 2006. Photos by Tami Roth © 2006 Jeremy Garrett Chris Pandolfi Andy Hall Chris Eldridge Jesse Cobb Chris Pandolfi Downhill Bluegrass Band Frankie Nagle Audie Blaylock Michael Cleveland The Lovell Sisters Rhonda Vincent Donica Christensen Daughters of