• What a difference a baby makes

    Shannon and Heather Slaughter had a big year in 2013. Their debut CD, One More Road, was released in March, and saw significant chart action and critical acclaim. Then in August, their first child, Rae was born. For a husband/wife performing duo,

  • Welcome Rae Carroll Slaughter

    Shannon and Heather Slaughter have had a lot to celebrate this year. Their debut album with County Clare, One More Road, was released in March and has spent much of the Spring and Summer riding the bluegrass charts. One

  • Blake Bowen to County Clare

    Shannon and Heather Slaughter have announced that Blake Bowen has joined their touring band, County Clare. He has worked previously as a member of Randy Waller & The Country Gentlemen, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, and the Tina Adair Band. He

  • Update from the Slaughters

    We heard this week from Shannon Slaughter, with an update on his and Heather's upcoming band project, and some major milestones in their personal lives. Shannon tells us that the new album, from Shannon and Heather Slaughter & County Clare, will

  • New signees with Deep River Management

    John Lockaby launched Deep River Management with Laura Tate Ridge just a few weeks ago, and they already have a number of new acts signed to the agency. The company was formed to offer both artist representation and management services in-house, targeted

  • Shannon Slaughter strikes out on his own

    OK... it's official. What most any bluegrass watcher has known was inevitable has been announced. Shannon Slaughter is leaving his position with Lou Reid & Carolina to focus his energy on County Clare, his own group with his talented wife, Heather. Shannon told

  • More on upcoming County Clare CD

    Recently, we reported that Alabama-based band Shannon and Heather Slaughter and County Clare would soon be heading into the studio to begin working on a new album. This past Friday evening (July 6), while performing at Bluegrass on Broad in