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Song of the Mountains Fundraising Concert June 21, 2014

Song of the MountainsMarion, VA- Song of the Mountains will present their summer fundraising concert at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm. The fundraising concert will be presented this year as a 2:00 pm matinee to allow ticket buyers and fans of the concert series to attend the concert early in the day and enjoy the restaurants and stores in Downtown Marion after the concert.

Bluegrass Circle Promotions Announces National Promoters Alliance

Bluegrass Circle Promotions, Inc.Raleigh, North Carolina: Five prominent business people have forged an alliance to co-promote several bluegrass festivals in the Southeastern United States. Cory Hemilright, Lorraine Jordan, John Locust, Don Mitchell and Tim White recently formed the group and will serve as the officers of the organization. Bluegrass Circle Promotions will manage several events including Bluegrass Christmas In the Smokies, Shiners in the Smokies Festival, The Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, Bluegrass in Cherokee and the newly created, Song of the Mountains Bluegrass Festival.

Lorraine Jordan Nominated for SPBGMA's 2014 Female Vocalist of the Year

Lorraine JordanNashville, TN -- Lorraine Jordan, founder and bandleader of Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, has been nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year (Traditional) by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA). Winners will be announced at the 40th Annual Bluegrass Music Awards during the SPBGMA National Convention on Sunday, February 2, 2014. Lorraine Jordan is also scheduled to perform during the event on Friday, January 31.

Steve Dilling's Next Bluegrass Chapter with Jordan Entertainment

Steve Dilling. Photo by Ted LehmannGarner, NC -- Accomplished banjoist and long-time emcee of IIIrd Tyme Out, Steve Dilling, has joined Jordan Entertainment. Dilling will serve as manager of Jordan Entertainment and agent for Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road. His main duties will include booking the band and hiring entertainment for Christmas in the Smokies and Bluegrass in Cherokee festivals as well as the company's latest venture, a coffeehouse / music venue that will host a bluegrass concert series on Thursday nights and national acts on the weekend. Personally, Dilling will also continue to play with the band Sideline and teach.

Lorraine Jordan and Jeanette Williams Team Up for New Song

Lorraine Jordan and Jeanette WilliamsNashville, TN: Carolina Road bandleader and Daughters of Bluegrass co-founder, Lorraine Jordan, has released a new song, "Nothin About Trains", with the 2012 SPBGMA Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year, Jeanette Williams. The tune is featured on Pickin' Like a Girl, the latest Daughters of Bluegrass box set from Blue Circle Records.Written by Dixie Hall, the "Nothin' About Trains" compares one's love affair to the experience of riding a train.

Carolina Road's 'Back To My Roots' Sees Healthy Chart Action

Back To My RootsCarolina Road issued a big "Thank You" to the bluegrass music community for the support their latest album, Back To My Roots has received and continues to receive. The single, "A Light In The Window, Again" has also been successful on this project as radio continues to spin the track. The Back to My Roots record is now #10 on the Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Top 30 Songs, Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine Top 30 Hot Singles, and has also been on the top of Roots Music, WNCW, and Power Source Music Charts.em

Roanoke FiddleFest Celebrates Tradition of String Music June 8-9

Fiddle Fest 2012Each year, fiddlers, festivarians, jammers, and fans of bluegrass music converge to experience unbeatable workshops, concerts, jams and more. This year will be an outstanding year with top artists performing concerts, workshops from the pros and an all around good time.

Carolina Road Goes Back To Their Roots with New CD

Back To My RootsRural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the new album, Back To My Roots by Carolina Road. This new project includes the talents of: Tommy Long (guitar, lead vocals); Lorraine Jordan (mandolin and vocals); Ben Greene (banjo); Josh Goforth (fiddle); and Eddie Biggerstaff (bass.) "The Lady of Tradition, Lorraine Jordan and her band Carolina Road continue to go deep into the roots of Bluegrass. With Back To My Roots they show how to bring a fresh new feel to the Traditional Bluegrass sound we all love. Carolina Road is keeping the Tradition alive and well," says Dennis Jones, WNCW Radio host.

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