• 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

  • Phil Leadbetter feature at Gibson.com

    Gibson has posted an article on their web site about Grasstowne Dobro man Phil Leadbetter. The piece covers Phil's early experiences learning teh resonator guitar, his work with JD Crowe, his IBMA awards and teh debut CD with his new performance

  • Grasstowne on Blue Plate Special

    Grasstowne will be appearing on a rare Saturday edition of Blue Plate Special on WDVX FM in Knoxville, TN on February 9 at noon (EST). WDVX broadcasts at 89.9 FM, and listeners worldwide can catch the show via live streaming from

  • Grasstowne – one year in

    Here's another bluegrass anniversary worth noting. It was almost exactly one year ago that we told you about a new band forming with prominent members drawn from several popular touring acts. The announcement came on December 1, 2006 of the imminent debut

  • Grasstowne Video Bio

    The guys in Grasstowne recently had a video bio completed and graciously consented to allow us to present it here for our readers. The video features interviews with Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, and Phil Leadbetter, interspersed with performances from a festival

  • Grasstowne Fan Fest video

    Grasstowne made quite a splash at IBMA last week, partly because it was the first chance a great many people in bluegrass had to see and hear them perform live. To help combat that very issue, the band filmed a good

  • Tuesday evening showcases

    We got to see a great deal of good music last night. The official IBMA showcase presentation in the main ballroom featured one strong act after another, and we managed to catch one after hours show before the travails of

  • Grasstowne CD now in stores

    Just eight months ago we told you about the formation of a new band. Steve Gulley had left Mountain Heart, and Phil Leadbetter had announced his departure from Wildfire. In December '06 they joined forces with Alan Bibey, then with

  • Grasstowne on WDVX

    Grasstowne will be featured on today's (6/15) edition of The Blue Plate Special on WDVX FM. The show airs at noon, eastern time, and runs for an hour. They will be performing songs from their debut CD, The Road Headin' Home,

  • Grasstowne debut CD now available

    The Road Headin' Home, the first recording from Grasstowne, can now be ordered from the band's web site. The new CD won't be officially released until June on Pinecastle Records, but the band has copies now for immediate shipping. Radio promos