Bluegrass Bus Museum


You are here


Compass Records Signs Darden Smith

Darden SmithNashville, TN -- Compass Records is proud to announce the signing of Americana singer-songwriter Darden Smith. His Compass debut Love Calling was co-produced by Gary Paczosa and John Randall and represents the culmination of his work as an artist and global philanthropist. It is slated for release on August 27th

2013 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Poster Announced

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 13th PosterKnoxville based, one-man-band graphic design firm Status Serigraph was chosen to produce Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion's 13th annual poster. Each individual poster is screen-printed by hand and is inked with a metallic sheen.

The Fabulous Bagasse Boyz put Folgers in their Cup

The Fabulous Bagasse BoyzOnce upon a time, many years ago in the early 1950's, in four very divergent parts of the country, four lovely young ladies each gave birth to a bouncing baby boy. These mothers were filled with joy and hope for the future for their young offspring. But in 2002, these mothers' hopes were dashed when the grown boyz converged together to form an alliance. There was much consternation from all corners as this axis of goobers became The Fabulous Bagasse Boyz. Hans "Fritz" Mayers on banjo and mandolin, Willi Sager on bass, Anthony Rushing on fiddle and Rex Hall on guitar came together with the sole purpose of humiliating the musical world with their slip-shod musicianship and annoying arrangements. This was their destiny.

Bluegrass Duo The Roys Join Andy Ross For A Special Guitar Giveaway

The Roys Guitar GiveawayNashville, TN -- Award-winning Bluegrass duo The Roys join Krossroad Guitars in offering fans a chance to win an autographed camouflaged guitar via a special Facebook contest sponsored by Andy Ross. The guitar's designer, fellow musician, famed hunter, hunting bow designer and star of the Sportsman Channel's TV show Maximum Archery, Ross is thrilled to offer the custom Krossroad guitar emblazoned with the ever-popular Realtree™ camouflage and signed by Lee and Elaine. "It's always exciting to work with super-talented people like The Roys," notes Ross. "Best of luck to all who enter the giveaway!"

Country Cooperative Initiative Recognizes Mountain Fever Records

Mountain Fever RecordsAs one of the younger bluegrass record labels to appear on the scene in the last few years, Mountain Fever Records has succeeded where a lot of record labels have failed. Service to the Artist. The label says, "our secret formula? It's almost the "Golden Rule" We just treat people the way they should be treated. With respect. We don't sign artists to our label just to make money from them. We are a family and we don't sign anyone that wouldn't be welcome into our homes."

Its Lights, Camera, YouTube for Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers

Joe Mullins & The Radio RamblersJoe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers are excited to announce that the Radio Ramblers' YouTube Channel has undergone an overhaul with a new look and new videos! Recent playlists include performances from SPBGMA on February 1st and the Kirby Theatre on February 9th. We'll be adding more throughout the year so if you frequent YouTube, stop by our channel, watch a few videos and subscribe while you are there!

Brad Davis Signs On With BlueGrass Valley Records

Brad DavisFranklin, TN -- BlueGrass Valley Entertainment & Records, a division of Mansion Entertainment, is proud to announce the signing of its first artist, GRAMMY award winner Brad Davis. Brad Davis is an accomplished singer, songwriter, and producer. During his career he has worked with many noted artists including: Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Earl Scruggs, Marty Stuart, Tommy Shaw, Johnny Cash, and Billy Bob Thornton. Due to Brad’s unique guitar style, he has earned the nickname “The Shredder”.

Darrell Webb teams up with AirPlay Direct

Breaking Down the BarriersThe Darrell Webb Band will take part in AirPlay Direct’s 8 year anniversary celebration at the Hard Rock Café in Nashville, TN on March 12th 2013. AirPlay Direct will announce the re-launch of their magazine, the Direct Buzz, as well as their partnership with the Hard Rock Café.

Ralph Stanley Signs With Moonstruck Management

  Josh Trivett, Ralph Stanley, grandson Nathan Stanley and Peter KeiserNashville, TN -- Grand Ole Opry star and multiple Grammy-winner Ralph Stanley has signed to Moonstruck Management for management and booking. Headed by Josh Trivett and Peter Keiser, Moonstruck has a client roster that also includes Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Lonesome River Band, Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press and Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, among other award-winning groups.

Hammertowne is Out of Deep Creek and Into Deep River

HammertowneHammertowne’s recent exposure and success has launched them into the Deep River Management category, and out of Deep Creek Promotions. Deep Creek Promotions is a promotional and developing business, set in place by Deep River Management, to take lesser known bands and help them gain the much needed exposure and contacts that is needed to be successful.

Showcase Artists Sought for World of Bluegrass 2013

IBMA Showcase ArtistsNashville, TN -- /IBMA/ The premiere opportunity to introduce talent and new music at IBMA’s annual World of Bluegrass conference comes in the form of “official” showcase performances which help the music industry assembled discover emerging new bands, as well as established bands with new music or new personnel. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2013.

Bluegrass Promotion Resolutions for the New Year

Happy New YearThe new year is here and now would be a good time to take a look around and see what needs updating in the world of the electronic promotion environment in the bluegrass music community. Virtually every bluegrass artist uses social networking, the web and more when it comes to promoting their art. Some artists are wonders at it but others may want to review the image they present to the world. This article will take a look at some of those things that may get overlooked in the chaos of earning a living.

The Farm Hand's Bennie Boling is Newest Huber Banjo Endorsee

Bennie boling and Steve HuberNashville, TN -- Bennie Boling, banjo player for the Farm Hands bluegrass Quartet, has joined with Steve Huber and Huber banjos as their newest endorsee. Huber Banjos is widely accepted as one of the finest musical instruments built today. The Huber is played by many of the top players in bluegrass music, including Sammy Shelor of the Lonesome River Band, Ron Block of Alison Krauss and Union Station, Doyle Lawson and Quicksliver’s Joe Dean, Barry Abernathy of Mountain Heart, and Blue Highway’s Jason Burlison.

The Farm Hands Join with Bluegrass Unlimited for Monthly Newsletter

The Farm HandsNashville, TN -- Beginning with the November 2012 issue, the Nashville based bluegrass quartet, The Farm Hands, will feature a monthly newsletter within the pages of Bluegrass Unlimited magazine. It’s a unique idea for both the magazine and the band.left

The Rigneys Bluegrass Band Sign with Deep River Management

The RigneysThe Rigney’s are a high energy bluegrass band that offers an appealing blend of tight family vocal harmonies and innovative bluegrass instrumentation. They have a great sense of balancing the traditional with fresh new sounds that exhilarates your soul with energy, laughter, and emotion.


Theme by Danetsoft and Danang Probo Sayekti inspired by Maksimer