NoDepression looks forward to Dale Ann Bradley’s upcoming album, Somewhere South of Crazy, in one of the site’s featured articles today, calling Bradley a "..master of bringing what we love about the bluegrass tradition into the fresh, newgrass landscape of today." Read the article here.
"The Co Antrim quintet, fronted by twin button accordions and one female singer/fiddler, are dangerous, devious and a downright delight." - The Scotsman
“Irish music moving forward with a crisp northern edge.” - Music Road Review
“One of Northern Ireland’s most inventive Celtic-fusion bands…[Beoga] rips through these tunes with dazzling technical prowess…showing a mix of modern and traditional sensibilities.” - Slipcue.com
"It’s fair to say that nobody does this stuff better at the moment. Beoga deserve a place in my 2011 Top Ten with this release." - Alex Monaghan
“Beoga more than any other band right now bring the fun element to trad and take the snobbery out. “ - Madeline O’Connor, TheIrishWorld.com
Between filming exclusive video content here at Compass Records HQ, an in-studio with Bill Cody on 650AM WSM at the Grand Ole Opry, and a night of new material at the world-famous Station Inn tonight at 9pm (July 20th), new members Todd Grebe, PJ George and Nora Jane Struthers with longtime Bearfoot veterans Angela Oudean and Jason Norris are out of the gate running.
If you’re in Nashville—be sure to catch Bearfoot TONIGHT at the Station Inn on 12th Ave @9pm. Tix are $10.
As an exclusive preview of the new album, the band is offering a free download of the track “When You’re Away.”
Answer this month’s trivia question for the chance to win a year’s membership to our Musical Mix CD of the Month Club (includes a Compass Records t-shirt)! For the official rules, click here.
Q: Which Compass artist got started performing at the Renfro Valley Barn Dance, is a three time IBMA Vocalist of the Year award winner and also the child of a Baptist preacher?"
Click here to submit your answer.