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Warren Haynes Added For Pert Near Sandstone's Blue Ox Fest Photo Warren Haynes Added For Pert Near Sandstone's Blue Ox Fest
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2020

Minneapolis-based Psych-Bluegrass 5-piece Pert Near Sandstone, the band behind the long running Blue Ox Music Festival have announced Warren Haynes will perform as part of a weekend of live music streamed from Whispering Pines Campground outside Eau Claire, WI on June 12 & 13....
DelFest Has Announced the Free Virtual Festival 'DelFest At Home!' Photo DelFest Has Announced the Free Virtual Festival 'DelFest At Home!'
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2020

 DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family, has just announced DelFest At Home, a streaming event celebrating musical highlights from DelFests past....
Wood Belly Releases New Album 'Man On The Radio Photo Wood Belly Releases New Album 'Man On The Radio
by TV News Desk - January 31, 2020

Colorado's acclaimed rising Bluegrass/Newgrass/Grassicana quintet WOOD BELLY has released their sophomore album, Man On The Radio, today, January 31. The band has been garnering attention since the release of their 2018 debut album Solid Ground, which was followed by a win at the prestigious Telluri...
Michael Cleveland Celebrates Big Weekend with Multiple Accolades Photo Michael Cleveland Celebrates Big Weekend with Multiple Accolades
by TV News Desk - January 27, 2020

Michael Cleveland celebrated a very big weekend with two career milestone achievements. The two-time nominee was awarded his first GRAMMY® by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) and the Louisville (KY) Federation of Musicians recognized Cleveland as their 2020 Musician of the Y...
Sideline Announces Spring Tour Dates Photo Sideline Announces Spring Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2020

Six-piece pedigreed powerhouse Bluegrass band SIDELINE sets a furious pace for spring with a slew of dates in support of their new release, BREAKS TO THE EDGE. The reigning IBMA Song of the Year (for 'Thunder Dan') award-winning group will headline shows across the U.S. bringing their boundless high...
DelFest Announces Initial Lineup for 2020, Featuring The Del McCoury Band, The Travel Photo DelFest Announces Initial Lineup for 2020, Featuring The Del McCoury Band, The Travelin' McCourys, & More!
by TV News Desk - November 21, 2019

 DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family now in its 13th year, in partnership with High Sierra Music, announced an initial star-studded lineup today. Held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in beautiful Cumberland, MD, DelFest originated from the desire to cre...
Sideline to Headline Select Dates this Fall Photo Sideline to Headline Select Dates this Fall
by TV News Desk - September 11, 2019

Trailblazing Bluegrassers, Sideline, are set to headline select dates at a variety of venues throughout the Fall. The group will wrap up a milestone year with a #1 single ('Crash Course In The Blues') and 125 shows (that included tours of Canada and Ireland) under their belts. Additionally, Sideline...
Suwannee Roots Revival Announces Bands-By-Day Photo Suwannee Roots Revival Announces Bands-By-Day
by TV News Desk - September 09, 2019

The 4th annual Suwannee Roots Revival will kick off on Thursday, October 10 at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida with Brett Bass & Melted Plectrum setting the tone for the weekend on the Amphitheater Stage at 3pm. Followed by female roots rocker Lindsay Lou, the dynamic ...
Country Road TV Adds Bluegrass Channel to Network Lineup Photo Country Road TV Adds Bluegrass Channel to Network Lineup
by TV News Desk - September 03, 2019

 Country Road TV, the OTT/online network that celebrates and caters to the 'country lifestyle,' is pleased to announce the addition of a brand-new BLUEGRASS CHANNEL to the platform. Viewers can enjoy shows such as'Reno's Old Time Music,' 'Country's Family Reunion Simply Bluegrass,' 'Grassroots to Bl...
Kendell Marvel To Release New Album SOLID GOLD SOUNDS Photo Kendell Marvel To Release New Album SOLID GOLD SOUNDS
by TV News Desk - August 01, 2019

 Kendell Marvel is—and will always be—a songwriter, but with his new record Solid Gold Sounds, Marvel has found a golden singing voice to match his highly accomplished songcraft. Set for release onOctober 11th, smack in the middle of a month-long run opening for Chris Stapleton, Solid Gold Sounds fi...
Sam Bush Band, Del McCoury, Keller & The Keels to Perform at the 4th Annual Suwannee Photo Sam Bush Band, Del McCoury, Keller & The Keels to Perform at the 4th Annual Suwannee Roots Revival
by TV News Desk - June 26, 2019

 The 4th Annual Suwannee Roots Revival takes place Thursday, October 10 - Sunday, October 13 at the renowned Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida. A plethora of incredible musicians are slated to perform including Sam Bush Band, Del McCoury Band, Keller & The Keels, Samanth...
High Sierra Music Festival Announces 2019 Late Night Lineup Photo High Sierra Music Festival Announces 2019 Late Night Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2019

 High Sierra Music Festival's famed late night venues will be filled with music fans once again for this year's late-night shows from July 4th to July 7th in Quincy, CA.  Ticketed separately from the main festival, High Sierra late nights offer festival-goers a chance to party into the wee hours of ...
MerleFest Announces Chris Austin Songwriting Competition Finalists Photo MerleFest Announces Chris Austin Songwriting Competition Finalists
by TV News Desk - April 01, 2019

From its first incarnation in 1993, MerleFest's annual Chris Austin Songwriting Competition has seen the likes of Gillian Welch, Tift Merritt, and Martha Scanlan rise to the top of an always competitive field of up-and-coming songwriters. Legendary songwriters have presided over the competition from...
Chris Jones & The Night Drivers's Latest Album, THE CHOOSING ROAD, Available Now Photo Chris Jones & The Night Drivers's Latest Album, THE CHOOSING ROAD, Available Now
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2019

As the world of Bluegrass continues to evolve, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers have taken advantage of the creative environment that keeps the tenets of tradition next to those of individual expression. The result is The Choosing Road, an album of refined dynamics, themes informed by personal growth...
LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest Lineup For Performances In New York Ci Photo LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest Lineup For Performances In New York City, Nashville and Dallas
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2019

The guest lineups for the upcoming episodes of Live from Here with Chris Thile in Dallas onApril 6, New York on April 13 & 20 and Nashville on April 27 are set, featuring The Head and The Heart, Sara Bareilles, The Milk Carton Kids, Josh Ritter, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Esperanza Spalding, Del McCour...
Gloria Gaynor, Lee Ann Womack to Perform at City Winery Chicago Photo Gloria Gaynor, Lee Ann Womack to Perform at City Winery Chicago
by TV News Desk - March 26, 2019

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy-winning country star Lee Ann Womack, legendary disco queen Gloria Gaynor, Grammy Award-winning producer and vocalist Steve Tyrell and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 28 at noon. All tickets will be a...
Donna Ulisse Signs With Billy Blue Records Photo Donna Ulisse Signs With Billy Blue Records
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2019

Billy Blue Records has announced the signing of 2018 SPBGMA Songwriter of the Year, Donna Ulisse to the label as a recording artist. Donna has also signed an exclusive songwriting contract with the newly formed publishing company, Billy Blue Publishing.  ...
Bluegrass Hip Hop Group Gangstagrass Share New Live Album and New Tour Photo Bluegrass Hip Hop Group Gangstagrass Share New Live Album and New Tour
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2019

Gangstagrass has been cooking up the heat to stun their fans once again by releasing their 5th album and first live recording, “Pocket Full of Fire” on February 15th.  The response thus far has been incredible including Billboard's Bluegrass Albums Chart Debut at #8. They used the International Folk...
MerleFest Announces Late Night Jam Lineup Photo MerleFest Announces Late Night Jam Lineup
by TV News Desk - March 18, 2019

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the 2019 lineup for their beloved Late Night Jam.  Sponsored by The Bluegrass Situation and hosted by Chatham County Line, this year's Late Night Jam will feature Molly Tuttle, Jim Lauderdale, The Brother Brothers, Donna the Buffalo, Presley...
High Sierra Music Festival Announces Dispatch, Steel Pulse, Tauk, and More Photo High Sierra Music Festival Announces Dispatch, Steel Pulse, Tauk, and More
by TV News Desk - March 14, 2019

High Sierra Music Festival, held July 4-7 in Quincy, CA, is proud to announce more artist additions for 2019. In addition to the previously announced, already show-stopping lineup, HSMF is pleased to welcome independent-music legends Dispatch to the top of the festival's bill. The announcement also ...
DelFest Releases 2019 Schedule and Last Round of Artist Additions Photo DelFest Releases 2019 Schedule and Last Round of Artist Additions
by TV News Desk - March 14, 2019

DelFest is proud to reveal their full performance schedule for this year's festival which will take place in Cumberland, Maryland, onMemorial Day Weekend—May 23-26, 2019.  Trampled by Turtles will be taking the stage as the lights go down Thursday night to kick the annual party off with a bang, whil...
Zac Brown Band, Alison Krauss, ZZ Top and More to Perform at Bourbon & Beyond Photo Zac Brown Band, Alison Krauss, ZZ Top and More to Perform at Bourbon & Beyond
by TV News Desk - March 12, 2019

The World's Largest Bourbon Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, will make its anticipated return to Louisville, KY Friday, September 20, Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, expanding to three days full of incredible music, unique culinary events, and unmatched experiences from the region's bes...
Bluegrass Legends Del McCoury and David Grisman at SOPAC 3/20 Photo Bluegrass Legends Del McCoury and David Grisman at SOPAC 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2019

Through the years generations of Bluegrass lovers have flocked to legend Del McCoury for an exciting musical ride through the decades, beginning in the 1960s. SOPAC is proud to present multi-award-winner Del McCoury, along with multi-instrument virtuoso David Grisman, on March 20 at 7:30 p.m. Still ...
MerleFest Adds Amos Lee, The Milk Carton Kids, and More Photo MerleFest Adds Amos Lee, The Milk Carton Kids, and More
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2019

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce new artist additions for MerleFest 2019: Amos Lee, The Milk Carton Kids, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Del McCoury Band, The Casey Kristofferson Band, and David Holt. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wil...
The Travelin' McCourys Win GRAMMY for 'Best Bluegrass Album' Photo The Travelin' McCourys Win GRAMMY for 'Best Bluegrass Album'
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2019

 Congratulations to The Travelin' McCourys on their GRAMMY win for “Best Bluegrass Album,” announced today in Los Angeles, CA. The band's eponymous debut album was released on May 25th of last year after decades of playing-- the GRAMMY award pointing to both the band's work ethic and their innovativ...