• Hello Sunshine drops for Merle Monroe

    We mentioned last week how excited Merle Monroe was to get their new single out, Hello Sunshine, which drops today. When lead vocalist Tim Raybon finished writing it, he and his partner, banjo man Daniel Grindstaff, rushed into the studio to

  • New look and new music from Merle Monroe

    Thankfully, we are starting to see bluegrass acts making plans to emerge from their lairs, ready to play some music and perhaps salvage a little something of the summer outdoor music season. Many of our favorite bands will look a little

  • God’s Still In Control from Merle Monroe

    Merle Monroe has released a new single on Pinecastle Records, much earlier than they had planned. Even before COVID-19 threw the whole world for a loop, Merle Monroe principals Tim Raybon and Daniel Grindstaff has figured they would start on a

  • Eli Johnston to Merle Monroe

    Eli Johnston with Quicksilver at SamJam 2018 - photo by Jennifer Buckler Merle Monroe has announced that Eli Johnston has joined their touring band on bass and harmony vocals. Eli's is a familiar face in the bluegrass world from his recent five

  • Movin’ On video from Merle Monroe

    True to their name, Merle Monroe pays tribute one of the greatest songwriters ever in their latest music video. The band was formed to record music that honored their two favorite artists, Bill Monroe and Merle Haggard, and this latest

  • Merle Monroe to Sheri Clark Agency

    The Sheri Clark Agency in east Tennessee has announced the signing of Merle Monroe for management and representation. She will help guide the band, fronted by veteran artists Tim Raybon and Daniel Grindstaff, and their catchy countrified grass - or

  • Back to the Country – Merle Monroe

    First things first: Merle Monroe is no relation to Bill. By blood, that is. Musically, however, there are some definite influences from the Father of Bluegrass, as there are from the band’s other namesake, Merle Haggard. As you see, Merle

  • Dad video from Merle Monroe

    Just in time for Father's Day, Merle Monroe has released a video for the song, Dad, from their debut Pinecastle album, Back To The Country. The album isn't out until June 21, but you can download the single right away with