Tag: Bluegrass

Boy Named Banjo To Make Opry Debut

Mercury Nashville band Boy Named Banjo announces its debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The Nashville-raised five-piece band, which is a fusion of contemporary country, American and folk-rock stacked on a foundation of bluegrass, will make its debut on Tuesday, March 21. The Opry appearance will come just days after …

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IBMA Partners With Béla Fleck To Offer Scholarship

In conjunction with its February “Catch the Bluegrass Wave” membership drive, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) is partnering with Béla Fleck’s Blue Ridge Banjo Camp to offer a full scholarship for this year’s camp to a lucky IBMA member. This scholarship, valued at $1,100 will cover tuition, lodging, and …

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Billy Gilman Signs With Pinecastle Records

Billy Gilman, two-time Grammy-nominated Country music artist, and recent runner-up on NBC’s The Voice, has signed a recording contract with Pinecastle Records and has recently completed recording his first Bluegrass album. The first single, “Roller Coaster” will be released to radio on March 15. “We are so excited to have …

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Danny Burns & Tim O’Brien Team Up For “Fields of Gold”

Danny Burns is releasing his first new single of 2023 with “Fields of Gold.” The Irish-born recording artist teamed with Grammy winner Tim O’Brien to put a unique Bluegrass / Americana twist on a well-known tune, which was previously made famous by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame hitmaker Sting …

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Tim Raybon Band Drops New Single

The Tim Raybon Band is wasting no time carrying on their momentum from 2022. They just unveiled their brand new single “Can’t Get Away From This Broken Heart,” which is out now. (listen above) The upbeat, hard-driving Bluegrass recording is available for download. “Can’t Get Away From This Broken Heart” …

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ROMP Festival Announces Initial Lineup

Just a short road-trip to the North on June 21st through the 24th, 2023, the ROMP Festival will be held at Yellow Creek Park, located in Owensboro, Kentucky. Headliners of ROMP 2023 include the Old Crow Medicine Show, Hall of Fame Members Ricky Skaggs & his band Kentucky Thunder, Sam …

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Cavefest Exceeded Expectations

The first Cavefest at The Caverns is in the books and the Nashville.com team is so happy we were there. It’s short drive from Nashville to Pelham TN, so getting there on Friday was breeze. It seems most first-time festivals have a few bugs to work out, and sometimes it …

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Cavefest Artist Spotlight: Leftover Salmon

Colorado based Leftover Salmon marked their 30-year anniversary in 2019. Built around the core of founding members Drew Emmitt and Vince Herman, the band is now powered by banjo wiz Andy Thorn and driven by the steady rhythm section of bassist Greg Garrison and drummer Alwyn Robinson. This line-up is …

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Billy Strings Releases “Me/And/Dad” Recorded With His Father

Today, on his 30th birthday, GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Billy Strings announces Me/And/Dad, the first album he’s recorded with his father, Terry Barber, will be released November 18 via Rounder Records. The product of a longtime dream, the record features new versions of fourteen bluegrass and country classics …

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