• Louisa Branscomb and Nu-Blu songwriter workshops

    As popular music keeps getting bigger, brighter, louder and more bombastic, we see more and more people drop off the other end. Looking for an expression of something genuine - something that can touch them using words and music, without laser lights, exploding

  • Jesus and Jones video from Nu-Blu

    Nu-Blu debuted their latest music video earlier today on CBS Sunday Morning, Jesus and Jones (written by Cheri Hefner and Rick Tiger), featuring R&B legend Sam Moore sharing vocal chores with Carolyn Routh.  

  • Sam Moore on George Jones

    Getting to meet your heroes can be a mixed bag. If you're lucky enough to do so, there is always the risk that they won't live up to your expectations, or even be rude when you approach. Of course, there

  • Sam Moore and Nu-Blu

    Readers of a certain age - those who followed pop music in the 1960s - will remember R&B singing sensations, Sam & Dave. They enjoyed chart success with a number of hit songs like Soul Man, I Thank You, Hold

  • On This Day #26 – Carolyn Routh

    On This Day ….  On February 27, 1967, Carolyn Routh, lead vocalist and bass player for Nu-Blu, was born in Siler City, North Carolina.  Ms Routh has loved music for as long as she can remember. She started singing at church and

  • Nu Blu talks about ten years on the road

    Nu-Blu has released the first of a planned four videos, celebrating their tenth year touring the US playing bluegrass music. Three will be music videos from their current album, Ten, and this first is a conversation with the band about their

  • Ten from Nu-Blu

    Bands often mark milestone anniversaries with new collections of their music – greatest hits albums, or in the case of the Lonesome River Band this past year, fresh recordings of their greatest hits. Nu-Blu, which is celebrating ten years as

  • Big summer in the works for Nu-Blu

    Things are shaping up for North Carolina grassers Nu-Blu to have a mighty big summer in 2013. Their next album, Ten, is slated for release until July 16 on Rural Rhythm, but they have made it available for digital download now from

  • Nail By Nail – Nu-Blu

    When most bluegrass fans think of husband and wife teams, the names Kenny and Amanda Smith or Darin and Brooke Aldridge spring to mind. However, another couple is quickly making a name for themselves in the bluegrass world, as leaders