• Grasstowne riding the rails

    Grasstowne has put together a tongue-in-cheek video to promote their new Rural Rhythm CD, Kickin' Up Dust. It finds the guys in "fat cat" mode, waxing eloquent about the joys of rail travel from a converted passenger car at the Flagler

  • Rural Rhythm showcase

    This post is a contribution from David Morris, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. See his profile here. At one point during the Rural Rhythm Records after-hours showcase late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning at the World of Bluegrass conference

  • Gulley and Stafford on Into The Blue

    This next week's syndicated broadcast of Into The Blue with Terry Herd will include an interview with Steve Gulley and Tim Stafford. They join Terry to discuss their superb new Rural Rhythm project, Dogwood Winter, and spin some of the

  • Dogwood Winter – Gully and Stafford

    Sometimes it can be a tad disconcerting reviewing the many recordings that come across our desk each week. Sure, there is a lot of good music, but not so much really great music - the sort that demands multiple listenings

  • Grasstowne signs with Rural Rhythm

    2010 has been an eventful year for Grasstowne - and it's only the beginning of May! In February, Steve Gulley and Alan Bibey saw their label disappear when Pinecastle closed down, then founding member Phil Leadbetter left to pursue other interests. Shortly

  • Grasstowne introduces two new members

    Alan Bibey contacted us last night with some big news from Grasstowne. "Steve Gulley and I excited to be able to announce two of the new members of Grasstowne. On the banjo/vocals is Justin Jenkins, formerly of Blue Moon Rising. Everyone

  • Blue Highway 15 in pictures

    This past Friday night (3/12/2010) was a big night in Roanoke, VA. Bluegrass supergroup Blue Highway, performed their 15th anniversary show at the Jefferson Center in downtown Roanoke. This band has been an inspiration to many bluegrass fans and pickers,