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Sam and Del McCoury Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Del McCoury and Sam BushSam and Del McCoury are teaming up for a highly anticipated string of tour dates beginning in November! The performances, "An Acoustic Evening with Del McCoury and Sam Bush," will bring two of the finest bluegrass music artists together for a series of rare appearances. To quote Sam, “I first saw Del at the Roanoke Bluegrass Festival in 1966 and have been waiting for this opportunity to tour together ever since. We invite you to come join the fun as two old friends make music and swap stories onstage.”

Deering Banjos and Sixthman - An Aquatic Bluegrass Music Collaboration

Mountain Song at SeaAtlanta GA/Spring Valley, CA -- September 18th, 2012 - Acclaimed banjo manufacturer Deering Banjos and Sixthman, industry pioneer of the music festival at sea concept, today announced a strategic partnership that combines best in class banjo content and knowledge with Sixthman's newest sea-based music festival, Mountain Song at Sea, to give consumers of both brands an opportunity to experience the best of bluegrass. The partnership will help fans discover The Mountain Song at Sea music festival and give attendees access to Deering Banjo's renowned instruments while sailing to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas.

Initial Performers, Presenters Announced for International Bluegrass Music Awards

Laurie Lewis & Del McCouryNashville, TN -- An initial list of performers and presenters for IBMA’s 23rd International Bluegrass Music Awards has been confirmed for the event, which kicks off at 7:30 PM CST on Thursday, September 27. The Awards Show, held at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, will feature performances and award presentations from some of the genre’s brightest stars, including Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, The Gibson Brothers and Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers.

Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice To Kick Off IBMA Awards Press Conference

Junior Sisk & Ramblers ChoiceThe International Bluegrass Music Association has announced their Awards Press Conference will take place on Wednesday, August 15th. Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice are honored to have been invited to kick off the event with a performance of several songs from their latest CD, The Heart Of A Song. The press conference is to announce the final nominees for this year's IBMA Awards and will take place at the Loveless Barn in Nashville, Tennessee. The press conference begins at 5:00pm CST and will be broadcast live on SiriusXM's Bluegrass Juntion. You may also view in it online through our Facebook page on LiveStream. The nominees will be announced by Sonya Isaacs and Bradley Walker.

Laurie Lewis & Del McCoury to Host 23rd International Bluegrass Music Awards

Laurie Lewis & Del McCouryNashville, TN -- A powerful and delightfully unusual pairing of bluegrass superstars -- Laurie Lewis and Del McCoury -- will host the 23rd Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards this year, on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Nominations for the International Bluegrass Music Awards will be announced at a special press conference scheduled for Wednesday evening, August 15, at The Loveless Barn in Nashville.

Del McCoury, Tao Rodriguez Seeger at Newport Folk Festival

Del McCouryThe Newport Festivals Foundation has announced lineup additions, rounding out the final schedule for the 2012 Newport Folk Festival set to take place July 27-29 once again at the picturesque Fort Adams State Park. Saturday and Sunday Newport Folk Festival sessions are sold out, while tickets to Wilco's Friday, July 27, evening performance are still available at http://www.newportfolkfest.net and http://www.ticketmaster.com.

Del and Dawg - Hardcore Bluegrass in the Dawg House

Del and Dawg - The Dawg HouseDavid Grisman's label Acoustic Oasis announced the release of an exciting new album - Del and Dawg - Hardcore Bluegrass in the Dawg House. The new album features 16 tracks of bluegrass legend Del McCoury teamed up with the master on the mandolin, David Grisman. Two key instruments in bluegrass music by two of the masters. An awesome combination. The album is available by clicking here.

GrassRoots Music Festival to Feature Del McCoury, Donna The Buffalo, More

Virginia Key GrassRoots Music FestivalMiami, FL -- In the spirit of family, cultural celebration and fun, The Historic Virginia Key Beach Park will serve as home to the world-renown GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance, February 9 - 12, 2012. The historic GrassRoots Festival is headed to South Florida to celebrate diversity through music, art and dance.

Del McCoury's 'Blue Side of Town' Radio Program to AirPlay Direct

Blue Side of TownDel McCoury is taking his five year old bluegrass music radio show in a new direction. The show which was hosted on Sirius/XM Radio is now moving to AirPlay Direct as a syndicated radio program. Del has had enormous success spreading the wings of the genre and enjoys taking his talents where bluegrass has never traveled before.

Del McCoury Releases 'Old Memories: The Songs of Bill Monroe' Tribute Album

Old Memories - The Songs of Bill MonroeThis September marks the 100th anniversary of Bill Monroe's birth, and not surprisingly, there have already been plenty of tributes to the Father of Bluegrass Music, with more still to come. But when listeners turn to Old Memories: The Songs Of Bill Monroe -- released digitally September 27th with a 150 gram vinyl release following on October 25th -- what they hear won't be the result of a carefully crafted campaign, but the result of a decision that was as spontaneous as it was inevitable—because for Del McCoury, Bill Monroe's legacy isn't just a matter of history, but something that's as immediate and personal as the guitar he picks up every time he gets ready to play.

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