• Nu-Blu at IBMA – and on WNCW

    We had a nice chat last Saturday afternoon with Daniel and Carolyn Routh of Nu-Blu during Fan Fest in Nashville. They talked about their new short-form Gospel CD, Nail by Nail, due from Pinecastle on October 30, the debut single, Martha

  • Martha and Mary from Nu-Blu

    Pinecastle has released a single from the upcoming Nail By Nail album, due October 30 from Nu-Blu. This will be the North carolina-based band's first all-Gospel project. Martha and Mary is a retelling of the familiar Bible story, written by Becky

  • Tuesday night at IBMA

    Appearing on Tuesday's official showcase, The Farewell Drifters put on a show sure to continue the what-is-bluegrass and what-belongs-at-IBMA debate. After an earlier release from the group that had clear bluegrass ties, including a Scruggs-style banjo component, the Drifters have moved in

  • Other Woman’s Blues video release

    Nu-Blu has just released the music video for the first single from their latest Pinecastle CD, The Blu-Disc. The song, Other Woman's Blues, is one we featured here several months back, an interesting "response" to the Dolly Parton mega-hit, Jolene, also

  • Austin Koerner to Nu-Blu

    Nu-Blu has chosen an online video to introduce their most recent member, mandolinist Austin Koerner. Austin isn't really all that new - he appears on the band's recent CD, The Blu-Disc - but he is the newest, and he shares a

  • Have a listen to The Blu-Disc

    The folks at Pinecastle Music have graciously offered to share a live stream of the new CD from Nu-Blu, The Blu-Disc, with readers of The Bluegrass Blog. The album was released last week, the band's second, and their first with