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Wilson Pickins Welcomes Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to Roster

Grasstowne 4Wilson Pickins Promotions is proud to announce the addition of Alan Bibey & Grasstowne to their stellar lineup of bluegrass musicians. Grasstowne is currently in the studio working on the next exciting release to follow up the notably successful “Grasstowne 4.”

Ocean Lakes Campground Bluegrass Weekend Aug 22-23

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme OutMyrtle Beach, SC -- Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division of The Jackson Companies, will host its 16th Annual Bluegrass Weekend on Friday, August 22, and Saturday, August 23, 2014. The event is only open to guests staying at the campground. With performances scheduled from some of the top names in Bluegrass music, tickets are selling fast.

Moutain Fever Records and Grasstown Team Up and Ready New Album

Grasstowne 4 coverWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce the addition of bluegrass music artist favorites, Grasstowne, to the label's roster of artists. "This Old Guitar And Me", the first single from the upcoming CD titled Grasstowne 4, is available to radio programmers now.

Monroeville Hosts AcoustiCana Showcase for The Foundation for Bluegrass Music

MonroevilleMonroeville is proud to be hosting a one day AcoustiCana showcase on Thursday, September 27th, as well as a free benefit for The Foundation For Bluegrass Music at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville of Nashville, Tennessee. This showcase will feature some of acoustic music’s fastest rising stars and brightest talents.

Hot and Energetic Bluegrass Music Bands Converge in Rollo Bay, PEI

GrasstowneA combination of some of the hottest and most energetic Bluegrass bands are coming to Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Eastern Canada - July 6 – 8, 2012. Grasstowne from South Carolina has two recording projects on the US National Bluegrass Charts. Their latest currently in the top 5 on the singles and CD chart and rising. Four of the finest young musicians in bluegrass today make up this dynamic band, one of the hottest and energetic bands touring today. Alan Bibey has made a name for himself as one of the most creative and technically gifted mandolin players in bluegrass and acoustic music. Guitarist Dustin Pyrtle comes from a musical family and area rich in bluegrass tradition. He started playing bluegrass at the age of 8 and is very accomplished on guitar and bass. Justin Jenkins has been playing music since the age of six. His first professional gig was at the age of twelve when he was asked to become a regular member of the Renfro Valley Barn Dance. Kameron Keller is a tremendous young musician playing bass with Grasstowne. Adam Haynes is the resident fiddler and sings baritone and bass.

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.

Pinecastle Records Releases Benefit Packages for Phil Leadbetter

Phil LeadbetterPhil Leadbetter, affectionately known as "Uncle Phil" is Bluegrass Music's favorite dobro uncle. Phil has been battling cancer for a while now and benefits, concerts and other events are taking place to help him with his enormous medical expenses. Now, Pinecastle Records has opened up their collection and are donating all proceeds to Phil to help with his fight against this disease.

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.

Herschel and Joyce Sizemore Benefit Show February 19th

Junior Sisk &  Ramblers Choice/Mike Conner/ Just wanted to give you all a heads up about a HUGE show that seems to be growing by the hour. On Sunday, February 19, in Roanoke VA a bunch of Herschel & Joyce's friends in the bluegrass music world are coming together to help raise money to pay their quite large medical bills. As you may know, they were BOTH diagnosed with cancer on the same day, and have been undergoing treatments, both radiation and chemotherapy for the past several months so as you can imagine, the expenses are tremendous.

Grasstowne Changes Band and Steve Gulley Joins Dale Ann Bradley

GrasstowneWith Steve Gulley making the jump to Dale Ann Bradley's band, Alan Bibey now reigns as the sole founding partner with Grasstowne. He, Gulley and Phil Leadbetter formed the group in 2006 after they each made the decision to leave their respective performing vehicles. Phil left in 2010 to pursue other interests, and is now focused on beating cancer.

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