Compass Records celebrates six IBMA nominations

August 25, 2010

The 2010 IBMA nominees have been announced! This year Compass Records artists have been nominated for six awards in six different categories. The Gibson Brothers have received four nominations. Dale Ann Bradley is going up for her fourth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year Award and Missy Raines is nominated in the Bass Player of the Year category (of which she is a previous seven-time winner).

We also join the John Hartford Stringband in celebrating the late John Hartford’s upcoming induction into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame.

 

The Nominations:

The Gibson Brothers
Vocal Group of the Year
Album of the Year – Ring The Bell
Song of the Year – “Ring the Bell” (Chet O’Keefe, songwriter)
Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year – “Ring the Bell”
 
Dale Ann Bradley

Female Vocalist of the Year
 
Missy Raines
Instrumental Performer of the Year – Bass

 

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Press Round-Up: In the news at CRG (8/23/10)

August 23, 2010

Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band’s Legacy is in the top 5 most added Americana albums and is scheduled to play at the Richmond Folk Festival.

An all-star concert celebrating legend Joe Derrane will feature Mick Moloney, John DoyleBilly McComiskey, Seamus Connolly, Brian Conway, Jerry O’Sullivan, Brendan Dolan, John McGann and more.

Richard Julian and The Chapmans will both be playing official Americana Music Association showcases at the Nashville conference on September 8th. Richard will play at the Rutledge at 9pm. The Chapmans will play at The Staion Inn at 8pm.

Mountain Stage taped a live performace by John Doyle in Bristol, TN for their show to be aired on NPR in October.

 

 

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Press Round-Up: In the news at CRG (8/17/10)

August 17, 2010

The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band plays the London Philharmonic along with The Claire Lynch Band Sept. 2nd: www.guardian.co.uk/extra/2010/jul/27/liverpool-philharmonic

The Fiddle Freak Music Blog is streaming two tracks from Old Blind Dogs upcoming release Wherever Yet May Be: fiddlefreak.com/2010/08/09/obd-mp3/

Listen to an encore of Colin Hay’s October live performance on NPR’s Mountain Stage: www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114209595

Solas, "the most popular and influential Celtic band to ever emerge from the US," plays the Dulbin Irish Festival in Ohio: www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/40498/

"The Waifs of the world unite" for the Edmonton Folk Festival: www.edmontonsun.com/entertainment/bvj_folkfest/2010/08/07/14951771.html


Old Blind Dogs featured in Relix

August 13, 2010

Old Blind Dogs are featured in August’s issue of Relix. To read the article pick up a copy from newstands or visit their website www.relix.com.

Old Blind Dogs in this month’s Relix.


The Gibson Brothers rank #1 on The Bluegrass Unlimited Chart

August 13, 2010

The Gibson Brothers’ "Farm of Yesterday" ranked #1 on this month’s Bluegrass Unlimited National Bluegrass Survey. Their latest release Ring the Bell also ranked in this month’s top 15 albums.

"Farm of Yeterday"  on Blugrass Unlimited.


Press Round-Up: In the news at CRG (8/06/10)

August 10, 2010

Boulder Weekly "All Roads Lead to Peter Rowan": www.boulderweekly.com/article-3029-all-roads-lead-to-rowan.html

Asheville Citizen Times reviews Alison Brown’s performance at the Diana Wortham Theatre: www.citizen-times.com/article/20100709/ENT/307090006/1005/ent

Jeff Coffin headlines the Utah Artists Expo which will be held August 9-21: www.parkrecord.com/ci_15642543

John Doyle joins Doc Watson, David Holt, Justin Townes Earle, Laura Boosinger & Josh Goforth and Bob Livingston at Bristol, TN/VA’s Paramount Center for the Arts on August 15: www.wvpubcast.org/blogs.aspx?id=15905&blogid=340

Missy Raines & the New Hip "shine at City Park": readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=238301


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