Dailey & Vincent Earn Multiple IBMA and DOVE Award Nominations

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Nashville, TN (September 3, 2013) – APA Nashville congratulates the award-winning Bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent on their three IBMA and five DOVE award nominations.  Their 2013 International Bluegrass Music Association nods include Entertainer of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year and Jamie Dailey for Male Vocalist of the Year. The duo’s DOVE Awards…

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Folk singer Dvorak Awarded Lantern Bearer Award

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

CHICAGO IL – The Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) Board of Directors has named folk singer Mark Dvorak as the 2013 Lantern Bearer Award recipient. The award will be presented at the annual conference, October 24-27 at the Sheraton Westport Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. The Midwest region of Folk Alliance International includes twelve…

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Locks For Likes

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Flamekeeper’s mandolin player, Nathan Livers has been growing his hair for quite some time and it’s starting to get in the way of his pickin’! In fact, Michael says if Nathan doesn’t get his hair cut soon, Mike’s gonna make him wear it in pigtails on stage! So in an effort to get this man…

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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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RURAL ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Fremont, Nebraska – “It’s an amazing world we live in today,” says Bob Everhart, President of the National Traditional Country Music Assn.  “It’s thrilling to see some prehistoric creatures return to planet earth,” Everhart said in a recent radio interview, “but more importantly to me is the struggle to keep our old-time rural music alive. …

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ENHANCED CONCERT STREAMING EXPERIENCE

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

AUSTIN, Texas — Blue Rock Artist Ranch and Studio, home of the Blue Rock Studio Concert Series, proudly announces its new partnership with EVNTLIVE, the online concert venue that captures the excitement and shared experiences of live concert viewing. When Blue Rock Studio’s eighth concert season launches Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. CDT with singer-songwriter/cellist…

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8th Annual Smithfield Music’s Aiken & Friends Fest

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Norfolk, VA – The 8th Annual Smithfield Music’s Aiken & Friends Fest offers more than just great music; the event also offers fun and informative workshops that benefit music education in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.  A much-touted Fest feature, the annual educational seminars offer a variety of topic choices for those who wish to…

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Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Silk Hope, NC - The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will hold its annual fall festival from Thursday, October 10 to Sunday, October 13, 2013. The festival will feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large Dance Tent, and an intimate Cabaret Tent. Located on 72 beautiful…

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Irish Pub Music Live

July 26, 2013 / 0 comments

Fifteen years ago, in a manner befitting their name (Gaelic for “light”), Solas burst onto the Irish music scene and instantly became a beacon – an incandescent ensemble that found contemporary relevance in timeless traditions without ever stooping to clichés. Through fresh and unexpected arrangements of age-old tunes, compelling and topical originals and covers, and…

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Red Wing Roots Fest; A Slam Dunk

July 15, 2013 / 0 comments

Bridgewater, VA – Launching an outdoor festival is no casual task. Sure, hire a cool band and invite a couple dozen friends and you’ve got the makings of a good time; but try renting a park for three days, booking 40 bands, setting up four stages, and then expecting positive results – that’s a tall order for…

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