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Lonesome River Band - Singing Up There: A Tribute to the Easter Brothers

Bluegrass songs about bluegrass seem to be turning up everywhere these days, but while there are plenty of single songs name-checking the music’s pioneers and all-star collaborative albums honoring generational legacies, a full-length tribute…
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Lonesome River Band Announces New Album, 'Singing Up There: A Tribute to the Easter Brothers'

Bluegrass songs about bluegrass seem to be turning up everywhere these days, but while there are plenty of single songs name-checking the music’s pioneers and all-star collaborative albums honoring generational legacies, a full-length tribute…
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Lonesome River Band - "Cumberland River Shore"

Though they’re acclaimed as masters of contemporary bluegrass, the Lonesome River Band issue a reminder of their long-standing appreciation for old-time string band music with a new Mountain Home Music Company single, “Cumberland River Shore.”…
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The Gina Furtado Project - "Made Up My Mind"

Those acquainted with The Gina Furtado Project already know something of its namesake’s fresh, deeply individualized approach to songwriting, but with the release of each one of her singles, Furtado proves anew her ability to use old forms…
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The Gina Furtado Project - "Kansas City Railroad Blues"

After a steady stream of original songs by its namesake, the Mountain Home Music Company’s Gina Furtado Project takes a nifty side trip with an energetic version of a classic old-time-by-way-of-bluegrass instrumental, the “Kansas City Railroad…
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Amanda Cook - Narrowing the Gap

Mountain Fever Records releases the third studio album Narrowing the Gap from rising star Amanda Cook and her band, today! The album title points to Amanda Cook's keen ability to keep her eye on track with the goals of her music career. Two…
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Lonesome River Band - "Little at a Time"

In the wake of “Love Songs,” their most recent bluegrass single, the iconic Lonesome River Band offers an energetic reminder that it is not only one of the best interpreters of secular bluegrass, but of bluegrass gospel, too. “Little at…
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Lonesome River Band - "Love Songs"

Though it’s known as a genre filled with sad, lonesome songs—”plumb pitiful” is a phrase often heard—it’s nonetheless true that bluegrass music, like classic country, has room for the occasional wry, self-deprecating song about lost…
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The Gina Furtado Project - "Gone"

With two full albums of refreshingly original material already to her credit, singer-songwriter and banjoist Gina Furtado has quickly become one of the most powerfully individualistic artists working in the bluegrass vein today. Now, following…
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Linda Lay - "Blue Blue Ridge Mountain Girl"

The new single—Linda Lay's Mountain Fever sophomore release—is "Blue Blue Ridge Mountain Girl," a snappy mid tempo grasser from John Burns and Bruce Carpenter. It tells the familiar story of a woman who pines for her Appalachian home after…

Travianna Records hosts collaborative live stream: Sep. 12, 8:30 EST

This month, several joint shows with Travianna Records label artists were canceled. So, the label has decided to bring the show to YOU! They will be streaming from New Jersey, where Tara Dente and Pi Jacobs were scheduled at Krogh's Restaurant…

Music video: The Gina Furtado Project - 'The Things I Saw'

The Gina Furtado Project has released a video for "The Things I Saw," the group's latest single, after a premiere by Bluegrass Today. “The Things I Saw”—produced by Thomm Jutz—is a unique blend of driving contemporary bluegrass and…