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Chris Jones & The Night Drivers Welcome Banjoist Gina Clowes

Gina ClowesNashville, TN -- Chris Jones & The Night Drivers welcome the band’s newest member, banjo player Gina Clowes, who will make her debut alongside current members Jones, Mark Stoffel (mandolin) and Jon Weisberger (bass) at the World Famous Station Inn in Nashville, TN, on February 19th. She will fill the spot held by Ned Luberecki who announced his amicable departure from the band on January 15th.

Blythe Bluegrass Music Festival Kicks Off 2016 Festival Season

Blythe Bluegrass FestivalOnce again, the third week of January, January 15-17, the Colorado River Fairgrounds in Blythe, California comes alive with the sounds of bluegrass music. Blythe's Bluegrass event is typically the first major Bluegrass Festival of the season and one of the biggest Bluegrass events in the U.S.A.

"Run Away Tonight" Captured and Available Now

Run Away TonightNashville, TN -- In the first week of release, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers' Run Away Tonight has debuted at #11 on Billboard's Bluegrass Album Chart. This years marks the 20th anniversary of Jones' 1995 founding of the band. Run Away Tonight is certainly a great way to celebrate 20 years of performing.

“Run Away Tonight” by Chris Jones & The Night Drivers Available Today

Run Away TonightNashville, TN -- Part of the musical depth of Chris Jones & The Night Drivers’ new Mountain Home release is due to the longevity not just of the group, but of this lineup. Chris Jones founded the band in 1995, marking 20 years this year. Chris was joined in 2003 by bass man Jon Weisberger and by banjoist Ned Luberecki. German-born mandolin player Mark Stoffel signed on in 2008 and since then, the quartet’s turned into one of the genre’s tightest and most empathetic ensembles.

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers Prepare to Run Away Tonight

Run Away TonightNashville, TN -- It's a busy month for Chris Jones & The Night Drivers as the band prepares for the release of its highly-anticipated new Mountain Home release Run Away Tonight. This years marks the 20th anniversary of Jones' 1995 founding of the band. This distinctive group features two of Sirius XM's bluegrass radio hosts with Jones and Luberecki, and also two of the genre's most prolific songwriters in Jones and Weisberger.

Chris Jones and the Night Drivers Set Release Date for New Album

Run Away TonightNashville, TN -- Part of the musical depth of Chris Jones & The Night Drivers’ new Mountain Home release Run Away Tonight is due to the longevity not just of the group, but of this lineup. Chris Jones founded the band in 1995, marking 20 years this year. Chris was joined in 2003 by bass man Jon Weisberger and by banjoist Ned Luberecki. German-born mandolin player Mark Stoffel signed on in 2008 and since then, the quartet’s turned into one of the genre’s tightest and most empathetic ensembles.

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers Join Mountain Home Music

Chris Jones & the Night DriversRaleigh, NC -- Mountain Home Music Company has signed a long-term exclusive recording agreement with Chris Jones & the Night Drivers. The band will head into the studio soon to work on an anticipated second-quarter 2015 release.

Chris Jones & the Night Drivers New Album Out October 7

Chris Jones & the Night DriversAsheville, NC -- How do you follow an album that features three #1 and two #2 bluegrass radio hits? If you’re Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, you give fans what they’ve been asking for—a live album that delivers a few choice new selections nestled among a flock of favorites, recorded in an intimate, small-town venue that brings out the best in the quartet’s soulful vocals, hotshot picking and easygoing humor. From its blazing opener, “Bound To Ride,” to its even speedier closer, “Pike County Breakdown,” Live At The Old Feed Store, which hits stores on October 7, 2014, is one that long-time fans will treasure, and it’s also a perfect introduction to a group heading toward its 20th anniversary in bluegrass. The live album is a follow-up to 2013’s release Lonely Comes Easy, which was their first all-new collection since 2009’s Cloud Of Dust.

Chris Jones & the Night Drivers "Live At The Old Feed Store"

Chris Jones & the Night DriversAsheville, NC -- With success of 2013’s Lonely Comes Easy, their first all-new collection since 2009’s Cloud Of Dust, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers are thrilled to announce a new live album, Live At The Old Feed Store, to be independently released October 7, 2014.

Frankfort Bluegrass Festival: 2 Days of Family Fun

Chris Jones and The Night DriversFrankfort, IL -- The sound of bluegrass music and the sight of people having fun will be the scene in historic Frankfort, Illinois, the weekend of July 12 and 13. The 4th Annual Frankfort Bluegrass Festival will take place downtown with fun for the whole family. The free, two day event will feature national, regional, and local bluegrass bands with activities, jamming, crafts, and vendors on Breidert Green (located at Kansas and Oak Streets), surrounded by a town square filled with shops, restaurants, and a children’s museum. This is a family event that offers something for everyone at a price everyone can afford!

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers Release "Lonely Comes Easy"

Chris Jones and The Night DriversCharlottesville, VA -- Following the chart-topping success of 2012’s “Final Farewell,” the wry humor of “If That Was Love” and the broad comedy of their version of C. W. McCall’s tongue-twisting “Wolf Creek Pass,” Chris Jones & The Night Drivers returned with a new single—the title track of their forthcoming Rebel Records release, “Lonely Comes Easy.”

Sirius/XM to Premiere New Chris Jones Music Tuesday, September 11

Chris Jones and the Night DriversCharlottesville, VA -- Chris Jones & The Night Drivers are back with a double-barrelled release that showcases both the quartet’s straight-ahead bluegrass strength and their unique comic sensibilities. Kyle Cantrell will world premier "Wolf Creek Pass" and "If That Was Love" on Sirius XM's Bluegrass Junction (Channel 61) tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. ET. The two tracks will later be available for purchase as a Digital EP on Tuesday, September 25 via iTunes, Amazon.com and other online music retailers.

Roe Entertainment Adds Bluegrass Band Detour to Roster

Detour Bluegrass BandRoe Entertainment recently added Detour to its roster of excellent award-winning bands. Detour is a "bluegrass powerhouse" that features heartfelt originals, tightly focused harmonies, and high-steppin' instrumentals from a superbly talented sextet of veterans of Michigan's bluegrass scene. "Quarterline Road," the kick-off tune from the group's latest CD, A Better Place, has spent two weeks at number 1, one week at number two and one at number 3 on the BluegrassToday.com's weekly airplay chart since its mid-June release; the album is now in the top 50 of Roots Music Report's national folk/bluegrass charts.

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