• Sister Sadie to Pinecastle

    One of the big hits of this past summer's festival season has been Sister Sadie, a special project band consisting of five celebrated bluegrass artists who are also good friends who enjoy picking and singing together. They first got together in

  • Pray For Rain coming from Blue Mafia

    Pinecastle Records has announced February 10, 2015 as the release date for Pray For Rain, the second CD project from Blue Mafia, and their first for the North Carolina-based label. The Indiana band is anchored by the picking and singing of Dara

  • Dale Ann Bradley back with Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Records has announced the return of Dale Ann Bradley to the label. She's working now on new material for her next project, which she will produce for Pinecastle. "I am thrilled and excited to be a Pinecastle artist. I feel

  • Tom Riggs passes

    Thomas W. Riggs, founder of Pinecastle Records and a long time bluegrass entrepreneur and impresario, died on Saturday (8/30) with his family by his side. He was 78 years of age, and had been in declining health this past four years. Riggs

  • Blue Mafia to Pinecastle

    When Blue Mafia dropped their debut album, My Cold Heart last year, we were fast fans. Their combination of strong original material, powerful and aggressive vocals, and super solid accompaniment won us over right away. It seems that Pinecastle Music feels

  • Gentlemen of Bluegrass to Pinecastle

    If a band chooses the name Gentlemen of Bluegrass, they had better be prepared for comparisons to legendary The Country Gentlemen, whose name theirs undoubtedly calls to mind. And how many want to invite that comparison? Well these boys from Carolina feel

  • Pinecastle signs Newton and Thomas

    Mark Newton and Steve Thomas are the latest artists to be signed by Pinecastle Records, it has been announced today. A new duo project, Reborn, is scheduled for an April 9 release. Both of these fine musicians have enjoyed a long

  • Niall Toner and I Draw Slow to tour US

    The Irish are coming... the Irish are coming! Two Irish acts are headed to the US this Fall to promote new projects on Pinecastle Records, who describe the twin two week tours as an Irish Acoustic Music Invasion. For Celtic/old time hybrid I

  • Redhills from I Draw Slow

    Pinecastle has signed Irish string band I Draw Slow to the label, and will release their Redhills album on August 7. Their music is an interesting mix of American and Irish folk styles, blending the traditional music of both cultures with