Americana Pioneers Celebrate Forty Years

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

With a rich career spanning four decades, Virginia-based duo Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism. Today some might call it “Americana,” but these two revered music masters…

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The Bankesters Find Harmony in Bluegrass and Family

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Sisters Emily, Alysha, and Melissa with Brother-in-Law Kyle Triplett and Parents Phil and Dorene Announce Sept 24th release Love Has Wheels (Nashville, TN) – Freshly nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Momentum Award for Group of the Year, the Bankesters have successfully transformed a shared love for singing and playing bluegrass music together into a…

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Norah Jones Goes Americana

March 6, 2012 / 0 comments

Norah Jones has released “Happy Pills,” the lead single from her forthcoming Danger Mouse produced album Little Broken Hearts. Check out the lyric video here. The song—which is available today through all digital retail outlets and streaming services—is a buoyant parade of sunshiny hooks that has met with an enthusiastic response from both fans and…

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Troy Lindsey

August 9, 2011 / 0 comments

25 year old Troy Lindsey from East Wenatchee, WV is the quintessential rolling stone. Don’t think he’s just another traveling musician. As a helicopter mechanic, he travels around the world training people and servicing machines. That experience has afforded him a unique perspective of the world, and his soulful response is the driving force behind…

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All4Hym Bluegrass Band

August 9, 2011 / 0 comments

For 15 years, The gospel bluegrass themed All4Hym has been known for having a creative, fresh and unique sound as a band full of heart and love for God, family and people. Their eighth CD release is approximately titled Faith & Family and marks their first project with Rural Rhythm Christian Records. Since its inception,…

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The Zinc Kings

August 9, 2011 / 0 comments

University of North Carolina Greensboro students Christen Blanton, Dan Clouse and Mark Dillon formed their group The Zinc Kings originally as a side-project in the fall of 2010. The young musicians realized that while they loved Appalachian music, they recognized that there seemed to be an absence of the music of the North Carolina Piedmont…

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Ricky Skaggs Combines Country And Bluegrass For Latest Album

July 14, 2011 / 58 comments

Musical legend Ricky Skaggs’ newest CD,COUNTRY HITS BLUEGRASS STYLE(Skaggs Family Records), will be in stores Tuesday, July 19. The 14-song release is a mix between Skaggs’ country and bluegrass roots, something he has been sharing with fans around the country during his current Treasure Chest Tour. Both bluegrass and country lovers alike will enjoy the bluegrass…

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Restored Recordings Of The American Music Legend

July 13, 2011 / 110 comments

Time Life and the Estate of Hank Williams announced today the September 13, 2011 release of newly discovered historic Williams’ recordings that are meticulously restored with state of the art technology.  Hank Williams: The Legend Begins is a 3-CD package that offers one disc entitled “Rare And Unreleased,” which contains the earliest recordings of a…

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Iconic Bluesman Johnny Winter Returns

July 12, 2011 / 0 comments

The legendary Johnny Winter will release his new studio album entitled ‘Roots’ on September 27, 2011 via Megaforce Records. This album returns Johnny to his roots by paying homage to the iconic blues heroes whose pioneering music influenced Winter’s own signature sound and style. ‘Roots’ is the follow up to his Grammy-nominated ‘I’m a Blues…

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Scott Christopher Murray ~ Harrisonburg, VA

April 5, 2011 / 0 comments

Scott Christopher Murray is an accomplished singer/songwriter and a veteran of the acoustic music scene. Raised in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Scott grew up absorbing its rich story-telling tradition and Appalachian music legacy. Scott moved to Nashville in the early 1990′s. While there, he shared the stage with Willie Nelson, Lyle…

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