• New projects from Pinecastle this year

    Pinecastle Records' Ethan Burkhardt shared some news today about what they have in the pipeline for 2014. They have just recently released a new CD for bassist/vocalist Matt Wallace, and had previously announced one coming from reso-man Phil Leadbetter and

  • Saturday at Grey Fox 2013

    Before starting to festival mode this morning, I discovered that this area has loads to offer folks who might be interested in hiking around, checking out waterfalls, etc. (For info about such things one can contact www.HuyakPreserve.org.) With help from

  • Steve Johnson to MerleFest

    Steve Johnson, Principal with Mountain Music Entertainment has announced that he is closing the agency to take the job of Artist Relations manager with MerleFest. This explains yesterday's announcement that Junior Sisk had left Johnson for representation with Roe Entertainment. Steve says

  • I Draw Slow at IBMA

    We had a lovely chat Friday afternoon with Dave and Louise Holden the singing sibling songwriters with Dublin-based I Draw Slow. They talked  about their new Pinecastle release, Redhills, and offered a glimpse into the reactions they get as a hybrid American/Irish music

  • Niall Toner and I Draw Slow to tour US

    The Irish are coming... the Irish are coming! Two Irish acts are headed to the US this Fall to promote new projects on Pinecastle Records, who describe the twin two week tours as an Irish Acoustic Music Invasion. For Celtic/old time hybrid I

  • Redhills from I Draw Slow

    Pinecastle has signed Irish string band I Draw Slow to the label, and will release their Redhills album on August 7. Their music is an interesting mix of American and Irish folk styles, blending the traditional music of both cultures with