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Bluegrass Legend Del McCoury Thanked by Songwriters Ulisse and Salley

Ulisse, McCoury, SalleyNashville songwriters Donna Ulisse & Jerry Salley recently had the opportunity to thank Del McCoury in person for recording their song "Butler Brothers". The song is a tragic and chilling story song about two brothers fighting on different sides in the Civil War and has been included on the highly anticipated new album The Streets of Baltimore by the Del McCoury Band. Inspiration for the writing team came from a document Ulisse's husband acquired out of a courthouse in Virginia about his great-great-great-great grandfather fighting against his own brother.

Donna Ulisse Shows Us Her Roots with New Album

Showin' My RootsIt might seem surprising for a performer who has been nominated as IBMA's top songwriter for two successive years to be releasing a "covers" album, but - in a sense - that's what Donna Ullsse has done with her latest effort.

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol TN/VA Sept 20-22

Bluegrass MastersBristol, TN/VA -- It is that time of the year again and everybody is getting ready for the music event of the Tri-Cities region -- The Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Lucinda Williams, The Masters of Bluegrass, Blitzen Trapper, Deer Tick, Keller Williams, Colin Hay, Iris Dement, Hayes Carll, J.D. McPherson, Red Molly, Scythian and many more will be performing. Many bluegrass music favorites will also be performing including The Travelin' McCourys, IIIrd Tyme Out, Claire Lynch Band, Dale Ann Bradley, Donna Ulisse, and a whole lot more. Bristol, TN/VA is not only a good place to live, its a great place to listen to your favorite artists performing live.

Jimmy Jam Benefit Tonight on Music City Roots Live-Stream

Jim VanCleveBluegrass music artist Jim VanCleve, founding member of Mountain Heart (fiddle), contracted Dengue Fever from mosquito bites he got from a recent trip to St. Croix back in March. The near fatal experience resulted in Jim being hospitalized for days. Now, he is suffering from the huge medical expenses as a result of that infection. Tonight, Music City Roots will live-stream Jimmy Jam, a live benefit to help Jim and his family with those expenses.

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion to Feature Top Bluegrass Acts

Bluegrass MastersBristol, TN/VA -- The 13th annual Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion returns to historic downtown Bristol, Sept. 20-22, with appoximately 150 artists scheduled to take part, headlined by Lucinda Williams, Keller Williams, Masters of Bluegrass, Deer Tick and Blitzen Trapper. Many bluegrass music favorites will also be performing including The Travelin' McCourys, IIIrd Tyme Out, Claire Lynch Band, Dale Ann Bradley, Donna Ulisse, and a whole lot more. Bristol, TN/VA is not only a good place to live, its a great place to listen to your favorite artists performing live.

Donna Ulisse Previews New Album on WSM AM Today

All The Way To BethlehemNashville, TN -- Bill Cody will spotlight All The Way To Bethlehem, bluegrass artist Donna Ulisse’s dramatic new Christmas album, Tuesday, October 23, on his “Coffee, Country and Cody” morning drive show on Nashville radio station WSM-AM 650. Donna’s segment will start at 9:00 a. m. Central Time

Donna Ulisse To Release Landmark Song Cycle: All The Way To Bethlehem

All The Way To BethlehemNashville, TN (October 3, 2012) - With movie-like drama and clarity, Donna Ulisse re-tells the story of Christ’s conception and birth in her powerful new album, All The Way To Bethlehem. But this is not a conventional Christmas CD. Rather, it occupies the same artistic territory as such Bible-based narratives as Jesus Christ Superstar and Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. All The Way To Bethlehem will be released October 23.

South Florida Music Fest Brings World Class Acts to Abacoa

South Florida Music Festival 2012Jupiter, FL -- The sounds of great acoustic music will be heard for two days on March 23-24, 2012 in Abacoa. The first ever South Florida Music Fest will be bringing at least ten exciting acts to perform the finest in bluegrass and acoustic music in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater in Abacoa's Town Center. The event starts at 1 pm on Friday March 23 and continues through Saturday evening March 24 at 10 pm. The event is reasonably priced for family entertainment and food and crafts will be available. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Healing Touch Buddies, Inc., a breast cancer support service located in Jupiter, FL

Donna Ulisse to Make First Appearance at Redbone Willy's

Donna UlisseSinger songwriter Donna Ulisse will be appearing with her band The Poor Mountain Boys at Redbone Willy's Bluegrass Festival in Lawndale, North Carolina on Saturday, September 3, 2011. The one day annual event is nestled in the foothills of North Carolina's South Mountains and the lineup includes Balsam Range, Grasstowne, Nu-Blu, Twilite Broadcasters and many more.

Donna Ulisse Embarks on Tour of Russia

Donna UlisseBluegrass singer songwriter Donna Ulisse will be taking her music and band The Poor Mountain Boys on their first international trip as they depart for Russia on Sunday, July 10, 2011 for four bluegrass festival dates in a country where bluegrass is seldom heard.

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