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New Bluegrass: Nu-Blu — ‘Vagabonds’

Nu-Blu — Vagabonds Label: Voxhall Records The Bluegrass/Americana group Nu-Blu has released their new album, Vagabonds (their sixth studio album). It overflows with heart and harmony. The lead single, “Still Small Voice,” features Country Music Hall of Fame singer Jimmy Fortune. Like nearly every track, the single is thoughtful and inspiring, create a highly satisfying experience. … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: Dailey & Vincent — ‘Patriots and Poets’

Dailey & Vincent — Patriots and Poets Award-winning bluegrass artists Dailey & Vincent (Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent) have released their new album, Patriots and Poets. It ignites with the energetic “Gimme All the Love You Got,” and drives forward through another fifteen songs with impeccable musicianship and harmonizing, landing at the equally stirring “America We … Continue reading

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Rounder Records To Reissue The SteelDrivers’ Grammy-Nominated 2008 Debut On Vinyl

Rounder Records, a division of Concord Bicycle Music, is proud to announce the release of critically acclaimed album The SteelDrivers on vinyl. The 2008 self-titled record marked the debut of Nashville five-piece the SteelDrivers, and firmly established the Bluegrass band as a force to be reckoned with. The vinyl LP will be released on February … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: Blue Mafia — ‘Hanging Tree’

Blue Mafia — ‘Hanging Tree’ Label: Pinecastle Records There’s something wonderfully unpredictable about Blue Mafia’s new album, Hanging Tree. Sure, it has dynamic guitar-playing and picking, strong (yet sensitive) vocals, soothing harmonies. But it doesn’t sound like every other bluegrass album out there. The songs themselves create an atmosphere so inviting that you wish they … Continue reading

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Grammy-Nominated Sierra Hull Announces New Dates For Winter

Sierra Hull’s Star Continues to Rise with Grammy Nomination For Best Folk Album 2016 marked a year of momentous achievement for mandolin prodigy Sierra Hull. Weighted Mind was released in January to tremendous critical acclaim. A year long headlining tour to support her album commenced, and she was tapped to co-host the International Bluegrass Music … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: Larry Stephenson Band — ‘Weep Little Willow’

Larry Stephenson Band — ‘Weep Little Willow’ Label: Whysper Dream Music Larry Stephenson Band’s new album, Weep Little Willow, just about claims the high, lonesome sound of bluegrass as their own trademark. Stephenson’s clear tenor, given occasional thrust from the rest of the band’s pitch-perfect harmonies, is the epitome of traditional bluegrass at its best. The latest … Continue reading