• Bill Monroe tribute – Live at Bean Blossom

    Bill Monroe’s 100th year celebration continues with the release on November 22 of the Rural Rhythm Records album Bill Monroe 100th Year Celebration - Live at Bean Blossom. The commemorative album was recorded during the 45th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean

  • Marty Raybon to Rural Rhythm

    It's often said that the annual World Of Bluegrass convention in Nashville is primarily about the business of bluegrass music, and our experience this year has once again shown that to be true. IBMA week provides a great opportunity for

  • First single from Prime Tyme

    Rural Rhythm released the first single from Prime Tyme, the 16th album from Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out over their 20 year tenure, back in March of this year. The song, If Your Heart Should Ever Roll This Way Again,

  • Rural Rhythm and Blue Highways TV

    In our Monday post about Rural Rhythm Records moving their operation from Los Angeles to Nashville, company President Sam Passamano alluded to some new media opportunities for their artists that would be announced soon. Soon was right. Rural Rhythm announced yesterday

  • Rural Rhythm heads east

    California-based Rural Rhythm Records has been one of the more aggressive labels in the bluegrass world of late, signing artists and releasing new projects with impressive frequency. It's a family business, managed by the gregarious patriarch, Sam Passamano, with assistance

  • The Roys – Coal Minin Man

    A video for the debut single from The Roys new album has been released online. It's for the song, Coal Minin' Man, the opening track of their Lonesome Whistle album on Rural Rhythm. Lee and Elaine Roy headed for Kentucky's coal