• Prisoner Of War from Monroeville

    Monroeville is half the band it used to be. Over the past three years they've gone from a full, six-piece bluegrass outfit to an acoustic/country power-trio with a grassy edge. Their focus changed gradually since the band first hit in

  • New single, new sound from Monroeville

    Monroeville has offered a glimpse of their new sound with a catchy, upbeat, bluegrass/county single written by guitarist Eli Johnson. So Far is produced with a country vibe, but played with bluegrass instruments (and drums). It's a change in direction for the

  • Rachel Mayanovic to Monroeville

    No more boys club for Monroeville. The band has announced 23 year old Rachel Mayanovic as their new fiddler. Though new to performing professionally in the bluegrass world, Rachel, has been studying the music since she was a pre-teen. While being trained

  • Monroeville sings the Anthem

    When we posted last Monday about Monroeville's alter ego, the cleverly-named Tex-Mex, Platorapido, we mentioned that they were scheduled to sing the National Anthem this weekend at an SEC basketball game in Knoxville. Unfortunately, network coverage rarely includes the singing of

  • Bordergrass from Platarapido

    Well looky here... Monroeville claims to have discovered an ethnomusicological missing link. I'll admit to a bit of skepticism here. Monroeville says that the outfit in this video is a mariachi band called Platarapido which they encountered along the US southern border, but

  • Monroeville set for IBMM schools program in 2013

    The International Bluegrass Music Museum has Monroeville scheduled for their 2013 Bluegrass In The Schools program. Between January 7-18, the band will perform in 25 northwestern Kentucky schools, introducing students to the uniquely American music to which their state has

  • Carl White on a roll

    Carl White, the newest member of Monroeville, was involved in a serious automobile accident last night in Tennessee. Fortunately, though he lost control on slick roads and rolled the truck, he emerged unharmed. Matthew Munsey, mandolinist with Monroeville, shared the harrowing

  • Carl White to Monroeville

    Carl White, former bass player and sometime drummer with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, has been announced as the newest member of Monroeville. He will contribute vocally and on other instruments as well, while also assuming the position of senior statesman

  • IBMA announces Momentum Award recipients

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the recipients of their first Momentum Awards in advance of the industry's big week in Nashville. These awards are designed to honor artists and industry folks in the early stages of their careers. Though