• Grasstowne audio samples available online

    Audio samples for all 13 tracks of the upcoming debut project from Grasstowne, The Road Headin' Home, are now posted on the band's web site. Grasstowne is made up of Steve Gulley on guitar, Alan Bibey on mandolin, Phil Leadbetter on

  • Grasstowne’s Dixie Flyer audio online

    The debut single from Grasstowne is available for preview on the Pinecastle Records web site. The track is Dixie Flyer, from their upcoming Pinecastle CD, The Road Headin' Home, due for a June release. The band has generated a good deal

  • Steve Gulley: Sounds Like Home

    Steve Gulley recently left the band Mountain Heart to begin a new band effort with Phil Leadbetter and Alan Bibey. Grasstowne, as the new band is called, is currently in the studio working on a CD to be released later

  • Grasstowne debut this weekend

    We heard yesterday from Alan Bibey, fresh from a week of recording with his new band, Grasstowne. He reports that they are about halfway finished with the new project, as yet untitled, which has already been set for a June

  • Grasstowne hires a bass player

    And then they were five... Alan Bibey called to let us know that Grasstowne has finished the year with a full complement of pickers, having just brought Lee Sawyer on to play bass. He joins Alan on mandolin, Steve Gulley on

  • Grasstowne signs with Pinecastle

    We have posted many times recently about Grasstowne, this fall's big bluegrass start-up featuring Alan Bibey, Steve Gulley and Phil Leadbetter. This week's news is that the band has signed a 3 CD deal with Pinecastle Records, with work on the

  • Alan Bibey

    Listen now: (IE users click to activate) This week on The GrassCast we continue our theme of interviewing members of the new band Grasstowne. Last week we interviewed Phil Leadbetter. This week John interviews Alan Bibey. Alan has been fronting

  • Grasstowne launch swamps BlueRidge

    In the wake of Alan Bibey leaving BlueRidge to help form Grasstowne with Phil Leadbetter and Steve Gulley, the remaining members of the group have elected to disband after fulfilling some dates in early 2007. Alan tells us that they

  • Phil Leadbetter – GrassCast #55

    Listen now: (IE users click to activate) This week on The GrassCast our guest if award winning dobro player Phil Leadbetter. Phil has been in the news lately because of the formation of a new band of which he's a