• Nu-Blu on Goin’ Across The Mountain

    Dennis Jones, host of Goin' Across The Mountain on WNCW, will be featuring music today (7/16) from the upcoming Pinecastle CD, The Blu-Disc from fellow North Carolinians, Nu-Blu. The album, due August 9, is based on the picking and singing of

  • Free download from Nu-Blu

    Nu-Blu is offering a free track download to promote the first single from their upcoming Pinecastle CD, The Blu Disc, due for an August 9 release. The song is a clever response to Dolly Parton's mega-hit, Jolene, which was memorably covered

  • Top 66 Bluegrass Chart

    Starting today (5/31), there will be a new bluegrass music chart available online. The Top 66 Bluegrass Chart is hosted by The Alternate Root webzine and will be published weekly online. The Top 66 is designed as a radio playlist chart

  • Valerie Smith iTunes app

    Valerie Smith has one last announcement before 2010 goes into the record books. The Bluegrass Belle from Bell Buckle, TN has released a free iPhone app, designed to help her fans and friends stay up to date with music, videos, photos,

  • Nu-Blu… there’s an app for that

    Pinecastle's Nu-Blu has announced the debut of a free smart phone app designed especially for bluegrass lovers. It is available now for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in the iTunes App Store. Development is nearly completed for an Andriod version, which

  • Christmas In Dixie from Nu-Blu

    Things are moving ever more in a holiday direction here at Bluegrass Today. We'll all be celebrating Thanksgiving with our families this week, after which the official secular celebration of Christmas cranks into overdrive. And what a treat this year that

  • Nu-Blu first signees with new Pinecastle Records

    The newly-resuscitated Pinecastle Records has announced their initial artist signing since reopening under new ownership in August. Nu-Blu, who was the last group signed to the label before it was shuttered in February, has become the first act signed since its

  • Major Award for Nu-Blu

    We wrote back in April about Nu-Blu, the terrific bluegrass band from North Carolina, when their most recent CD, Nights, was released. They had been caught in the crossfire when Pinecastle Records closed in February, and ended up releasing the

  • Upcoming Bluegrass Radio Events

    There are a number of bluegrass radio events taking place in the next few days worth mentioning. Thursday - May 20,2010 Frank Solivan will be live on air with WAMU's Lee Michael Demsey. The show begins at 10 AM. Listeners will be

  • Nu-Blu emerges from the Pinecastle rubble

    Nu-Blu is yet another talented young bluegrass band, based around the singing of Carolyn and Daniel Routh from North Carolina. The couple have been performing together since 2003 and were married after the release of their first CD, The Grass