• Dale Perry to Grasstowne

    Grasstowne had no sooner arrived home from their Yukon adventures than they announced the hiring of heralded multi-instrumentalist Dale Perry on bass and bass vocals. Dale has had quite a career in bluegrass, working with some of the most prestigious acts

  • Grasstowne in the Great White North

    Phil Leadbetter sent along this brief report about Grasstowne's recent Canadian tour, along with some photos of the guys taking in the sights. Grasstowne headed to Canada for concerts in the Yukon on June 7-19. The band played concerts in the

  • New Grasstowne CD due

    I heard recently from Grasstowne mando man Alan Bibey, who reports that tracking for their next CD is complete. They are in the process of mixing now, and hope to have the project delivered to Pinecastle Records shortly. The album is

  • Goin’ Across The Mountain Live

    Dennis Jones with WNCW in Spindale, NC sent along an advance copy of Goin' Across The Mountain Live - Volume 3, which will be offered as a premium for station supporters in 2009. The 15 tracks were all recorded and broadcast

  • The Other Side Of Towne

    Alan Bibey tells us that Grasstowne is hoping to have copies of their second Pinecastle project, The Other Side Of Towne, available at shows by the end of March, even though the official release date isn't until June. A first single,

  • Travis Greer to Grasstowne

    Grasstowne has announced that Travis Greer will be joining the group on bass and harmony vocals. At 24 years of age, Travis has already spent several years playing bluegrass music, having grown up around the music and playing in church. His

  • Grasstowne working on #2

    After a trip to Florida this weekend, Grasstowne will be heading into the studio to get started on their second CD. Resonator guitarist Phil Leadbetter tells us that they have new songs from fellow band members Steve Gulley and Alan Bibey,

  • Grasstowne does Scandinavia

    Phil Leadbetter tells us that he and his Grasstowne compatriots are packing for a week performing in Northern Europe. The tour begins this weekend with a show at the Torsaker Bluegrass Festival in Sweden (7/5), followed by stops in Helsinki and

  • Riverbend Bluegrass on BluegrassRadio.org

    BluegrassRadio.org will be re-airing the Riverbend Bluegrass Festival show recorded last Saturday this evening (4/26) at 7:00 p.m. (EDT). Performers featured include Ernie Thacker, returning to the stage after his two year recovery from a serious accident, followed by The

  • BluegrassRadio.org presents Riverbend Bluegrass Festival

    The Riverbend Bluegrass Festival in Ocilla, GA begins today, and BluegrassRadio.org will be on hand to record all of the main stage performances this weekend. Artists to be recorded include Grasstowne, Lou Reid and Carolina, The Chapmans, and more. The Grasstowne performance