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Dailey & Vincent End Year with Honors, Charts and Booking Deal

Dailey & VincentNashville, TN -- Last year delivered a wealth of accomplishments for Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent; the duo known as Dailey & Vincent celebrated five years in 2012. Their current release The Gospel Side of Dailey & Vincent (Cracker Barrel/Rounder Records) secured the group its second GRAMMY® nomination this time for “Bluegrass Album of the Year” (Awards to be held February 10, 2013) and landed at the top of Billboard’s year-end review as the #3 Bluegrass Album of 2012. This release marked the duo’s first Gospel album and debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums Chart a week following its January 9, 2012, launch.

Banjo Master Tony Trischka Wins USA Fellowship and Grant

Tonyt TrischkaHailed as one of the most innovative and respected musicians in his field for over 40 years, banjo master Tony Trischka has been awarded a $50,000 USA Fellowship grant from United States Artists. Every year, United States Artists invites leaders in nearly every artistic discipline to submit names of artists they believe show extraordinary talent and commitment to their craft.

The New York Banjo Summit Pickers to Tour in January

NY Banjo Summit TourMany of the world’s most influential five-string banjo players – all with ties to New York State - will re-unite to perform a “Banjo Summit” in a limited five-concert tour of the East Coast from January 16-20. 2013. The New York Banjo Summit featuring Bela Fleck, Tony Trischka, Bill Keith, Eric Weissberg, Richie Stearns and Noam Pikelny will bour the northeast this January.

Conor Mulroy is WERU's Featured Artist For the Week of December 3

FoxFireHarpswell, ME -- Composer, multi-instrumentalist and modern bluegrass artist Conor Mulroy is the featured artist at community radio station WERU-FM in East Orland, ME for the week of December 3. He will also interview live in-studio with Denis Howard on “Morning Maine” on Friday December 7 at 8:30 AM EST. The station will be giving away free copies of his latest release FoxFire throughout the week to listeners as well.

Dailey & Vincent Share A Bluegrass Christmas

A Bluegrass ChristmasThe holiday season is upon us and one of the most celebrated bluegrass acts will be sharing their bluegrass music joy with audiences with their "A Bluegrass Christmas." The multi-award winning Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent's wonderful harmonies will join with their band to present their bluegrass version of favored Christmas carols and songs.

American Voices Accepting Applications To Tour State Department’s American Music Abroad

American VoicesAmerican Voices, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is now accepting ensemble applications for the American Music Abroad 2013-2014 touring season. In the previous tour, Della Mae represented bluegrass music through American Voices. Artists interested in participating in this outstanding program can now apply.

Tara Nevins and Friends Tour the Southeast This December

Tara Nevins: Wood and StoneAsheville, NC -- American roots traditionalist Tara Nevins will be touring this winter in the southeast for select shows, in between her other gigs with Donna the Buffalo. She will be performing songs from her latest solo release, Wood and Stone, on Sugar Hills Records which hit in the Top 20 on the Americana Music Chart in 2011.

Leftover Salmon Swims Westbound for the Winter 2013 Tour

Leftover SalmonAsheville, NC -- We are happy to announce that Leftover Salmon swims westbound for 2013 Winter Tour! The tour sees stops throughout the West, Southern California, Southwest, and back through some of the Mountain West’s favorite ski towns.

Country Music Icon George Jones Final Nashville Concert of Career

George Jones Final TourNashville, TN -- Outback Concerts in association with Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones announce the final Nashville show as part of The Grand Tour to be held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN on Friday, November 22, 2013. Special guest Tanya Tucker will be on hand for the Nashville concert amongst other friends of The Possum, yet to be announced.

Eric Lambert on the Move After The Henhouse Prowlers

Eric LambertSince leaving the bluegrass music band The Henhouse Prowlers in January, guitar-master, singer/songwriter, and music educator, Eric Lambert, has been on the move. From Chicago, IL, Eric Lambert has built a distinguished career writing, performing, recording, and teaching music, spanning 15 countries and with talented artists such as George Strait, Virgil Kane, Valerie Smith, and Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer Tom Constanten.

The Spinney Brothers Close Out The Year On The Road

The Spinney BrothersNova Scotia, Canada -- The Spinney Brothers, "Canada's International Bluegrass Band," are celebrating a tremendous year of success with a jam-packed touring schedule that wraps up in December with multiple dates over the next two months. The band recently spent a successful week in Nashville, Tennessee bringing the "I" to the IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) World of Bluegrass conference where they performed to enthusiastic crowds in support of their latest Mountain Fever Records CD, Memories, a project that continues to stake its claim on bluegrass music charts.

Save or Adopt a Buffalo - Finally A Buffalo Named Donna

BuffaloCalling all Herd! There is a situation calling for help and we areperfect for the job! The National Wildlife Federation has an amazing opportunity to help relocate over 140 wild bison from a private ranch in Montana, to their native lands on the Wyoming Wind River Reservation. The Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes of the Wind River Reservation have already expressed their desire to accept these magnificent creatures. This could provide the bison with hundreds of thousands of acres of habitat to thrive on as a wide-ranging herd. You can read more about it by clicking here.

Donna The Buffalo Kicks Off Their Fall Tour This Weekend and Travels West

Donna The BuffaloDonna The Buffalo kicks off for their Fall tour this weekend starting with the last festival of the season at Magnolia Fest in Live Oak, Florida! Then the band makes their way to the west coast for the first time in a few years with stops in Mobile, New Orleans, Austin, Albuquerque and Flagstaff before few shows in southern California. Then they head north and link up with David Gans for four shows in the Bay Area after which they make their way to Eugene and Portland and finish up the tour in Seattle before heading back east.

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.”

Mike Compton to Tour Australia During Their Spring

Rotten TatersNashville, TN -- An American bluegrass mandolin player, Mike Compton has earned a worldwide reputation as one of the modern masters of bluegrass mandolin, and is especially known for his personal take on the fiercely hard-driven, rhythmically intense style developed by the master of the genre, Bill Monroe. Later this month, during Australia's Spring, Mike will be touring Australia for an eight city concert tour.

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