• Mark Newton receives kidney transplant

    Mark Newton, bluegrass singer, promoter, and booking agent, has reached another important milestone in his quest to recover from the effects of a serious hepatitis C infection. Following a successful liver transplant earlier this year, Mark was cleared to receive

  • Goodwin Brothers to Mark Newton Entertainment Agency

    The Goodwin Brothers, country-inflected bluegrass artists from eastern Kentucky, have announced new representation, moving to the Mark Newton Entertainment Agency. They have also announced the upcoming release of a live concert DVD and audio CD next month. The Brothers are actually

  • Pinecastle signs Newton and Thomas

    Mark Newton and Steve Thomas are the latest artists to be signed by Pinecastle Records, it has been announced today. A new duo project, Reborn, is scheduled for an April 9 release. Both of these fine musicians have enjoyed a long

  • 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

  • Matt Wallace to StillHouse Band

    Matt Wallace has been announced as the newest member of The StillHouse Band, fronted by Mark Newton and Steve Thomas. A native of Knoxville, TN, Wallace has spent years working with a variety of bluegrass acts, including David Parmley, Paul Williams