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Junior Sisk to Undergo Surgery Thursday

Junior SiskJunior Sisk will undergo surgery next Thursday, February 12, 2015, in order to fix a bulging disk in his neck that is causing a pinched nerve in his right arm and fingers. Sisk says that he will not be canceling any shows, and plans to be back on stage March 6 and 7 to perform at Bluegrass on the Beach in Lake Havasu, Arizona.

Junior Sisk Injures Hand in Minor Hunting Accident

Junior SiskJunior Sisk, who is well-known to his fans as an avid hunter, injured his hand this past Monday (10/27) in a minor hunting accident. Sisk suffered a deep cut to one of his fingers, which required stitches and a course of antibiotics. According to Sisk, the stitches will stay in for the next ten days, but he does have feeling in and can move his finger. He says that it's going to take a little time to heal, but he hopes to be back to playing this Saturday, when Ramblers Choice takes the stage at the Bluegrass, Barbecue, & Brew Festival in Brookneal, Virginia. Sisk would like to thank his friends and fans for their prayers and get-well wishes.

SiriusXM Track By Track with Junior Sisk & Joe Mullins

Junior Sisk, Kyle Cantrell, Joe MullinsJunior Sisk & Joe Mullins will be the featured guests of Kyle Cantrell as he welcomes them for a Track By Track of their new Rebel Records CD, Hall Of Fame Bluegrass!, on SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction this week! The two 2012 IBMA Award-Winners Junior Sisk & Joe Mullins combined their talents and their love of traditional bluegrass music in this superb tribute to their First Generation Heroes. "To sing and play music I love with Junior Sisk - what a soul! Our shared passion for first and second generation Bluegrass has inspired us to record this collection of songs. Some are old favorites, others are rare gems..." commented Joe Mullins.

Bluegrass for Hospice Event Raises Over $29,000

Larry SparksGreat Mills, MD -- Jay Armsworthy, promoter and creater for Bluegrass for Hospice writes about the big success for this year's event. "On Saturday October 26, 2013 was the 5th year for the Bluegrass for Hospice. It’s a one day Bluegrass music event where all proceeds went toward the Hospice House. The event took in $29,181.68 this year. In 5 years, Bluegrass for Hospice has raised $97,315.00 for the Hospice House. This finally makes this event one of the biggest fundraisers for the Hospice of St. Mary’s."

Disturbed by the Bluegrass Police

Junior SiskYesterday, a very disturbing announcement was made by one of my favorite artists and the International Bluegrass Music Association's Male Vocalist of the Year second year running, Junior Sisk, regarding a song he and his band recorded on their most recent CD. The band has announced that they will no longer be performing the song, "Old Bicycle Chain" at their live performances. Apparently, a lot of people couldn't look at the song without seeing only the bad. Sadly, they influenced the band to cease a part of their art.

Compass Records Artists Take Top Bluegrass Award Honors

Claire LynchRaleigh, NC -- At the sold-out International Bluegrass Music Awards tonight at Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Compass Records bluegrass artists won seven total awards, including the top prize, the Entertainer of the Year award. Reigning Entertainers of the Year The Gibson Brothers took the prize for the second consecutive year, as well as awards for Vocal Group of the Year and Song of the Year, with the title track from They Called It Music, which was also nominated for Album of the Year. Eric Gibson also received the Songwriter of the Year award.

Junior Sisk & Joe Mullins Combine Talent for Hall of Fame Bluegrass

Joe Mullins and Junior SiskCharlottesville, VA -- Though Joe Mullins hails from Southwest Ohio and Junior Sisk grew up hundreds of miles away in Southwest Virginia, their mutual love of classic bluegrass music and its creators connects them like long lost brothers. It is only fitting that these two men should join together to honor the mentors whose work and sacrifices paved the way for their own rise to the top. They do just that, and more, with Hall of Fame Bluegrass! – a tribute to members of the IBMA Hall of Fame.

It's Here: Bean Blossom Bluegrass Music Festival June 9 – 16

Bill MonroeIndianapolis, IN -- The 46th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival will be held June 9 – 16, 2012 at the Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Music Park & Campground in Bean Blossom (Brown County), Indiana. The 8-day event includes a stellar line-up of over 50 bluegrass bands, Youth Bluegrass Boot Camp, instrument and vocal workshops, jam sessions, camping, food, vendors, and so much more. Tickets can be purchased by phone (800) 414-4677 or at the park's website: www.beanblossom.US. Bean Blossom is the definition of a bluegrass music festival. This is what it is all about.

Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice Release New Album

The Heart of a SongNashville, TN -- Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice and Rebel Records announced their latest Rebel Records album titled The Heart of a Song will be available late Summer 2011. The new project will feature the guest vocals of Rhonda Vincent on the duet number "The Sound of Your Name". The album will also feature the songwriting talents of Tom T. and Dixie Hall. The new release comes on the heels of the chart topping success of their last album Heartaches and Dreams which produced a number #1 song in "Train Without a Track" and remained the top album on the Bluegrass Unlimited Charts for the over four months, charting the last ten months.

Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice New Album and Band Member

Junior Sisk & Ramblers ChoiceJunior Sisk and Ramblers Choice announce their latest Rebel Records album titled The Heart of a Song will be available late Summer 2011. The new project will feature the guest vocals of Rhonda Vincent on the duet number "The Sound of Your Name". The album will also feature the songwriting talents of Tom T. and Ms. Dixie Hall. The new release comes on the heels of the chart topping success of their last album Heartaches and Dreams which produced a number #1 song in "Train Without a Track" and remained the top album on the Bluegrass Unlimited Charts for four months, charting for over 10 months.

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