• LRB on DVX today

    Don't forget to log on to the streaming audio from WDVX at noon today to hear Lonesome River Band and Belinda Gail and Curly Musgrave on The Blue Plate Special. WDVX broadcasts at 89.9 FM from Knoxville, TN, and live online

  • New faces with Lonesome River Band

    Sammy Shelor let us know today that he has two new members with him in Lonesome River Band. To be precise, it's actually one new member, and one returning. Brandon Rickman is back with the band, playing guitar and singing lead,

  • New member of Lonesome River Band

    Sammy Shelor called yesterday to let us know that he has hired Andy Ball to replace recently departed mandolinist/tenor singer Jeff Parker in Lonesome River Band. Andy is a young man, just graduated from college, who grew up in Detroit,

  • Jesse McReynolds joins Roe Entertainment

    Bluegrass booking agency Roe Entertainment has announced the addition of Jesse McRynolds to it's artist roster. Jesse should need no introduction to bluegrass fans. In addition to McRynolds Roe has also recently added Karl Shiflett & Big Country, and The

  • IBMA Keynote address from Jerry Douglas

    Last night's Keynote Address, traditionally offered on the first night of the IBMA World Of Bluegrass convention, was delivered by Jerry Douglas. His address seemed to focus on three basic themes: bluegrass music is in good shape, it is being noticed

  • New River Line – Chasing My Dreams

    The band New River Line has just announced the release of a new CD, Chasing My Dreams, on Kindred Records. Chasing My Dreams is the sophomore recording from this Kentucky band and features 12 original songs all written by members

  • Sammy Shelor interview today

    Later this afternoon, you can catch an interview with Lonesome River Band's Sammy Shelor on WorldWideBluegrass.com. Sam will join WWB host Gracie Muldoon at 4:30 p.m. (EDT) on Friday afternoon (9/8) for a chat, which will surely include their newest

  • Sammy Shelor’s Corn Acoustics Corn Maze

    We expect that readers of Bluegrass Today know Sammy Shelor as the award-winning banjo player and manager of Lonesome River Band. Some may be aware of his work with the state of Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, more commonly known as