The Jackson Agency has just announced a special arrangement with New Frontier Touring to represent a number of bluegrass acts including: The John Cowan Band, The Gibson Brothers, John McEuen, and Wildfire.
The Jackson Agency’s roster also includes: George Clark & Dixie Flyer, Sam Jackson, and The Jackson Gang.
You can find more information at JacksonAgency.net.
Here’s the full text of the press release.
Nashville, TN (11.09.05) Tennessee based entertainment booking company, The Jackson Agency is proud to announce by special arrangement with New Frontier Touring they will now be accepting bookings for a unique mix of musical styled artists including The John Cowan Band, The Gibson Brothers, John McEuen and Wildfire.
John Cowan is the former lead singer of the legendary New Grass Revival, and now tours with his own band embracing his acoustic music roots. They perform new grass, groove grass and Americana music. Cowan just signed with Pinecastle Records and will release their new album next year.
The Gibson Brothers have had several successful albums in the last couple of years and are now set to release their most eclectic and energetic project to date titled, Red Letter Day on Sugar Hill Records in 2006. Legendary John McEuen has one of the most entertaining and energetic shows on the circuit today and is known as America’s instrumental poet.
Bluegrass band, Wildfire is celebrating the recent honors of band member, Phil Leadbetter for his two IBMA Awards for Instrumental Album of the Year for Slide Effects (Pinecastle Records) and also for his honor of Dobro Player of the Year.
The Jackson Agency also accepts bookings, along with Hope River Entertainment, for traditional bluegrass band Audie Blaylock & Redline. Blaylock formed the band in 2004 and they are on a fast road to success already being nominated this year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) for Emerging Artist of the Year. Blaylock also received IBMA and Grammy”? nominations this year for his work on the Koch Records album A Tribute to Jimmy Martin: The King of Bluegrass.
The Jackson Agency’s roster also includes Nashville based bluegrass band George Clark & Dixie Flyer who perform their hard driving traditional brand of music; Sam Jackson, co-host of the popular “Fiddler’s Grove Bluegrass Show” on WANT-FM and Stage Manager and Emcee for some of the most popular bluegrass festivals in the country including Bean Blossom and Poppy Mountain. Jackson also is co-producer of the Nashville Music Classic.
Rounding out this roster is The Jackson Gang who perform traditional bluegrass with high energy performances including songs of Monroe, Stanley Bros, Jimmy Martin, and Reno and Smiley… along with some original tunes as well.
For more information on these artists, please visit www.JacksonAgency.net.