• Weekend photos from Marshall Bluegrass Festival

    Friday at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival opened with a newly formed band, The Local Mash, created by Tony Zapolnik and his fiancé, Jennifer Strickland. Jennifer is a well-known bassist/singer/songwriter in the bluegrass world. They are joined by Michiganders Danielle Smith

  • More photos from Norwalk 2016

    The Friday stage show at the Norwalk Music Festival was kicked off by a local band, Vertical Limit, playing strong, traditional bluegrass. They were followed by Columbus, Ohio’s Out of Mind Bluegrass Band. Co-promoter Kurt Hickman brought his band, Harbourtown to

  • Final day of Bluegrass in Superclass

    The final day of Bluegrass in Super Class on January 12, 20014 was kicked off by Nitro Ride from Pennsylvania. They were followed by Idletymes, Remington Ryde, The Bluegrass Mountaineers, and Rhonda Vincent & the Rage. The last picture is

  • Poor Mountain Records to Merit Music Group

    Jonathan Buckner, guitarist and vocalist with Chosen Road, and President of Poor Mountain Records, has announced a merger between his label and Verb Records, resulting in the creation of Merit Music Group. In addition to the two record companies, Merit

  • Poor Mountain Home from Idyletimes

    Idyletimes, whose members hail from Ohio and West Virginia, have released their debut album for Poor Mountain Records, appropriately titled Poor Mountain Home. A first single, Lorraine, is now available to radio programmers at Airplay Direct. It tells of a firefighter

  • Idletymes to Poor Mountain Records

    Poor Mountain Records has announced the signing of West Virginia's Idletymes. The band consists of Chris Long on guitar, Craig Jarvis on bass, Glenn Jarvis on fiddle, and Ronnie Seebaugh on banjo. They will start work shortly on a new project for Poor