• Bluegrass in the Night

    This post is a contribution from Terri Holloway, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. See her profile here. IBMA's World of Bluegrass isn't just one of those business conferences that goes from 8am to 5pm. This one actually begins much later

  • Graves Mountain Memories

    Rural Rhythm Records is set to release a single from their upcoming 55th Anniversary CD, All-Star Jam - Live At Graves Mountain, a collection of 12 tracks recorded at the 2010 Graves Mountain Festival Of Music this past summer. The album

  • Big doin’s at Graves Mountain

    The Graves Mountain Festival of Music has been a staple event on the bluegrass calendar each year since they held their first event 18 years ago. Held annually on or near the Memorial Day weekend, Graves has had a traditional

  • Bartley Brothers in the studio as well

    Also in the studio this month are The Bartley Bothers - Shayne and Rick. They have just finished tracking for their debut album with Rural Rhythm Records and will soon begin the mixing process. Shayne Bartley tells us that most of

  • Blue Moon Rising soldiers on

    After this weekend's news about the formation of The Boxcars, one big question remained. The new band grabbed Keith Garrett and Harold Nixon from Blue Moon Rising to join Ron Stewart, Adam Steffey and John Bowman - leaving Chris West

  • Larry Sparks to Rural Rhythm Christian

    Rural Rhythm Records will launch their Gospel imprint (Rural Rhythm Christian) with a newly remastered reissue of a Larry Sparks Gospel album released in 2001 to limited distribution. I Just Want To Thank You Lord features Larry with his band at

  • Lou Reid & Carolina to Rural Rhythm

    Lou Reid & Carolina have signed with Rural Rhythm Records, who will release their next CD, My Own Set Of Rules, later this summer. Lou produced the new album which was recorded in early 2009. Reid works as guitarist/vocalist with Seldom

  • Newest member of the Rural Rhythm family

    Here's some more happy news in the bluegrass community. Jennifer Passamano Hamilton, who handles the bookkeeping and financial duties for her family's business (Rural Rhythm Records), and her husband Aaron are celebrating the birth of a daughter, Lily Sue Hamilton. She joined