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The Grascals Celebrate a Decade of Great Bluegrass

The Grascals 10th AnniversaryIt's official! The Grascals 10th anniversary celebration has commenced and the band is looking forward to seeing all of their friends in 2014. They are the ones that have helped make the first ten years awesome! The band says, "We couldn't do it without you so this celebration includes you all!"

Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss set for Spring/Summer Tour

Willie Nelson with Alison Krauss & Union StationBeginning this spring, Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas will tour 35 cities with Willie Nelson and Family. The opening dates of the three-month tour will feature Kacey Musgraves when the tour begins in Murray, Kentucky at the CFSB Center on May 1, 2014. All Grammy Award Winning artists performing in this collaboration tour will certainly provide an over-the-top outstanding concert event..

Nickel Creek to Get Together for Reunion Album and Tour

Nickel CreekThe news about one of America's favorite bluegrass bands, the Grammy Award–winning, multi-platinum selling trio Nickel Creek, comprised of Chris Thile (mandolin/vocals), and siblings Sara Watkins (fiddle/vocals) and Sean Watkins (guitar/vocals), are getting together for a "reunion" project and tour has the community hopping with excitement. Chris Thile wants everybody to know that this doesn't mean other projects are on hold. "To be clear, Punch Brothers are alive and well…working on a new record even! So are Edgar Meyer and I! And I’m brushing my teeth more often!" said Thile. t mean other projects are on hold.

Leftover Salmon Announces Spring Tour 2014

Leftover SalmonLeftover Salmon is excited to announce their 2014 Spring Tour. It begins with a two night run at Phil Lesh's famed Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA, followed by two nights at the Crystal Bay Club Casino in Nevada, an evening at the Belly Up in Solana Beach, CA and two nights at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico, CA. The beginning of April brings us Minnesota for performances at Papa Charlie's (Lutsen, MN) & First Avenue (Minneapolis, MN) as well as Madison, WI at the Majestic Theatre. The tour closes with another double header at the Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins, CO.

Dailey & Vincent get New Bus Wrap

Dailey & Vincent Bus WrapThe award winning bluegrass duo, Dailey & Vincent, got all wrapped up in their bus. Or, better, their bus got a new wrap for their sponsors and the band. The group just shared on Facebook the first pictures of the new bus wrap that's been added to their bus, The Mark. They said, "We are honored and thankful to be teamed up with our wonderful friends at Springer Mountain Farms Chicken! We also want to thank our Lord and Savior who for some reason continues to bless us when we aren't worthy. But make no mistake, we are humbled and thankful. Look for us at a show or on a road near you!

Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice Resume Touring in February

Junior Sisk & Ramblers ChoiceJunior Sisk & Ramblers Choice is getting ready to head back out on the road beginning in February. The superb bluegrass music group has got some great shows coming up all across the country, and they are really excited to get to see lots of old friends and make new ones!

Nu-Blu Gearing Up for 2014 'The Ten Tour'

Nu-BluNashville, TN -- Nu-Blu one of bluegrass music’s rising groups, is hitting the road in support of their latest album TEN. The North Carolina natives are out to bring their bluegrass/country tinged sound to audiences all across the United States while traveling in their Peterson Tuners sponsored touring vehicle.

Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising Hit the Road in New Year

Kathy Boyd and Phoenix RisingKathy Boyd tells us that they are getting ready to hit the road again in a few weeks and wanted to be sure you had time to make travel arrangements to attend the Florence Winter Folk Festival, if you haven't already done so. This wonderful festival takes place in Florence, Oregon the weekend of January 17 - 19th and this year will feature The Brothers Four, John McEuen, Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising, Mike & Carleen McCornack, Barefoot LeRoy, Rick Nestler, The Sagebrush Sisters, 2-Bit Palamino, Catherine Reed, The Three Muses, and Otter Creek."

Jeff Austin & The Here and Now March Shows Announced

Jeff AustinAsheville, NC -- Mandolinist, vocalist and songwriter Jeff Austin is joining forces with The Here and Now, featuring banjoist Danny Barnes and Larry & Jenny Keel on guitar and bass for several shows in the MidWest in early March 2014.

Masters of Bluegrass Final Show in Naples, Florida Dec 8

Bluegrass MastersAlmost a year ago The Masters of Bluegrass proudly announced their first ever show as a band with Del McCoury, JD Crowe, Bobby Hicks, Jerry McCoury, and Bobby Osborne in the lineup. After a year of playing some of the best venues and festivals in the country and making some amazing music and memories, this Sunday, December 8, the bluegrass supergroup will play their last show in Naples, FL at The Philharmonic Center for the Arts.

Balsam Range Announces Winter Concert Series

 Balsam Range’s Buddy Melton, Darren Nicholson, Tim Surrett, Marc Pruett, Caleb Smith Nashville, TN -- Balsam Range has announced the incredible lineup for its 4th annual Winter Concert Series. The award-winning band brings five concerts to the historic Colonial Theatre in Canton, NC, in the heart of Haywood County, which is home to the members of Balsam Range. Fans of great acoustic music will have five opportunities to enjoy the award-winning Balsam Range, and several very special musical guests.

From WSM to The Station Inn, Donna Ulisse celebrates "Showin' My Roots!"

 Rick Stanley, Bill Baldock, WSM radio host Bill Cody, Donna Ulisse, Greg Davis with Jon Martin kneelingBluegrass singer songwriter Donna Ulisse and her band The Poor Mountain Boys spent the release date morning of Showin' My Roots in the WSM studios on the Coffee, Country and Cody show. The hour included some live performances of the songs off the album by Donna & The Poor Mountain Boys as well as interview segments between Bill Cody and Donna. Several tracks were also featured for the listeners. The photo to the left features Left to Right: Rick Stanley, Bill Baldock, WSM radio host Bill Cody, Donna Ulisse, Greg Davis with Jon Martin kneeling in front.

Estonian Bluegrass Band RobiRohi on American Tour

RobiRohiThe City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Bays Mountain are please to present RobiRohi in concert at the Bays Mountain Amphitheater on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 2 PM. The concert is free; park admission is $4 per car. RobiRohi is in the United states and has performed in the eastern United States on their tour. They will be performing in Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia as they continue through November.

The Travelin' McCourys Announce Midwest Run of Bluegrass Ball Shows

Travelin' McCourysThe Travelin’ McCourys are excited to announce their next round of the wildly popular touring festival aptly named The Bluegrass Ball. The Bluegrass Ball held their inaugural event just over 2 years ago in the Midwest, so it seems appropriate that the latest 3 day run would return to its Midwestern roots. For all 3 shows Bill Nershi of Stringcheese Incident will join The Travelin’ McCourys on guitar and each city will be joined by some of the hottest regional pickers. The Bluegrass Ball was born out of the spirit of bluegrass festivals – the special memories made of impromptu jams and unscheduled collaborations that leave you with a smile on your face and awe in your ears.

Ralph Stanley Farewell Tour 80+ Date Event Begins Oct. 16

Dr. Ralph StanleyNashville, TN -- Now 86 years old and still in superb voice, the revered country and bluegrass singer Dr. Ralph Stanley will commence his final tour Oct. 16, 2013. It will run through December 2014. The event, which is projected to encompass more than 80 shows at festivals, folk clubs and performing arts centers, is being billed as Man Of Constant Sorrow Tour: The Dr.’s Farewell. (The title “Dr.” comes from the fact that Stanley holds an honorary doctorate in music from Lincoln Memorial University and has worn that title since it was awarded in 1976.)


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