• King Wilkie drops live digital EP

    King Wilkie has released a 6 song live album, Wilkie Family Singers Live, available as a digital download from the band's web site. The group has undergone an interesting metamorphosis this past 8 years. They first emerged as a band of

  • King Wilkie asks for submissions

    King Wilkie is asking fans to submit artwork, songs, poems, videos... anything they might be inspired to create based on the characters featured on their upcoming CD, King Wilkie Presents: The Wilkie Family Singers. They ask that the various fan

  • The Wilkie Family Singers

    Not long ago, we posted about the launch of a new record label, Casa Nueva, headed up by former Rounder Records product manager Brad San Martin. At that time, Brad told us that his first release on the new label

  • Casa Nueva launches in Boston

    A new record label has been launched in the greater Boston area, in the shadow of Rounder Records, one of the most successful independent record companies in the US. Casa Nueva is located in Watertown, MA, and headed by Brad San

  • Free King Wilkie track in iTunes

    A track from King Wilkie's latest CD, Low Country Suite, has been selected as the Discovery Download in iTunes for this week. Any iTunes subscriber can get the track (Wrecking Ball) at no charge starting tomorrow (8/21) through next Monday

  • Sparks, Cowan, King Wilkie interviews online

    Here are three interviews we found this past few days in local newspapers' coverage of upcoming entertainment events. First up is King Wilkie, whose Reid Burgess was interviewed in The Dallas Morning News on July 23. He spoke with Mario Tarradell

  • King Wilkie uses online promotions for new CD

    King Wilkie and Rounder/Zoe have utilized online resources to push digital downloads of their latest CD, Low Country Suite, and to promote their summer dates. At Rhapsody.com, they are offering an alternate version of the song Rockabye, (Farewell Lonesome Dove) in

  • Summer issue of Bluegrass Music Profiles

    The summer (July/August) issue of Bluegrass Music Profiles is available, featuring a cover story on Pine Mountain Railroad. BMP has as its focus, the people who play, write, and produce the music, along with those who build and maintain the instruments

  • King Wilkie video on Amazon

    King Wilkie has a "what I did on my summer vacation" video posted at Amazon.com, which offers a behind the scenes look at the recording of their newly-released CD, Low Country Suite. It covers to some degree how the IBMA's