• Graves Mountain interviews

    Rural Rhythm has released another video in support of their new live album, All Star Jam, a multi-artist extravaganza recorded at the Graves Mountain Festival of Music in Syria, VA this past summer. It includes performances from many of the artists

  • Ashlee Blankenship signs with Mountain Fever

    Mountain Fever has released a single for their newest artist, Ashlee Blankenship and Blades of Blue. This young group from southwest Virginia is fronted by 23 year old vocalist Blankenship, with Joshua Underwood on banjo, Dustin Pyrtle on guitar, Jimmy Creed

  • Bobby Osborne – Bring Back Yesterday

    A first single has been released from Bobby Osborne's upcoming 60th Anniversary album on Rural Rhythm, Memories: Celebrating Bobby’s 60th Anniversary as a Professional Entertainer. The project will be a mix of newly recorded material and classic tracks from Osborne's

  • Live At Graves Mountain video

    Rural Rhythm Records has released a pair of videos in conjunction with the upcoming October 26 street date for All-Star Jam – Live At Graves Mountain. The album was recorded this summer during the Graves Mountain Festival Of Music in Virginia

  • 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

  • New bass man for LRB

    Lonesome River Band is traveling with a new bass player, Barry Reed, who had worked previously with Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper. Barry had left the road - and his gig with Michael - when his first child was born, but

  • Review: Sunset Drive the CD

    Not long ago we wrote about the Sunset Drive tour of Japan. Now we bring you news of the recording for which the tour was named. Maro Kawabata brought together several of his friends and heros for the recording Sunset Drive.

  • Sammy Shelor on WBRF

    Still Learning, the next CD from Lonesome River Band, isn't due until July 13 on Rural Rhythm Records, but you can get a sneak peek on Tuesday evening (6/29). Sammy Shelor will be joining Judith Barnette on WBRF-FM to talk about

  • Sunset Drive in Japan

    Maro Kawabata is a Japanese native who came to the states some 20 years ago. His interest in bluegrass music led him to record a solo project for Copper Creek Records, Carolina Blue, in 2001, and then plan a tour

  • Amber Collins in The Washington Post

    Amber Collins, lead singer with No Speed Limit, is profiled in a nice interview today on Clik Track, the Washington Post pop music blog. The piece comes as Collins and her boys are in the midst of the Music From