Bluegrass at the Rock welcomes the Lonesome River Band
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Bluegrass at the Rock welcomes the Lonesome River Band

Bluegrass at the Rock welcomes the Lonesome River Band

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400 Main St. West

Valdese, NC 28690

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Bluegrass at the Rock presents Lonesome River Band February 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

Lonesome River Band continues their reputation as one of the most respected names in bluegrass
music. Led by five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year
and Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer Sammy Shelor, the group holds a powerhouse line up of
award-winning players including vocalist and songwriter Brandon Rickman on guitar, Mike Hartgrove
on fiddle, Barry Reed on bass and Randy Jones on mandolin and vocals.
The band is celebrating their Billboard Top 10 Bluegrass Album, Turn On A Dime released on
Mountain Home Music Company. The album certainly showcases Lonesome River Band at the top of
their creative game. When masterful players and vocalists combine with top notch material and
thoughtful arrangement, the result is a dynamic release. This long awaited project includes numerous
chart songs including the hit “Her Love Won’t Turn On A Dime” that reached the #1 spot seven times
on the Bluegrass Today Top 20.
Lonesome River Band’s enduring career includes 17 albums, three of which were released in 2012 in
celebration of the group’s 30th anniversary. The band received the 2012 International Bluegrass Music
Association (IBMA) Award for Instrumental Recorded Event of the Year for their song “Angeline the
Baker” from their CHRONOLOGY Volume One album along with Sammy Shelor taking home his fifth
win as the 2012 IBMA Banjo Performer of the Year. Lonesome River Band has received other awards
from IBMA including Album of the Year, along with numerous awards from SPBGMA including
being named Bluegrass Band of Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Song of the Year and Shelor as Banjo
Player of the Year.
Sammy Shelor received the 2nd Annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. In
honor of this award, Lonesome River Band with special guest Steve Martin made an appearance and
performed on the Late Show with David Letterman on November 11, 2011.
For over 30 years, Lonesome River Band continues set the standard in the bluegrass music world.
Whether performing on the famous stage of the Grand Ole Opry or headlining major concert events &
festivals, their loyal fans continue to support one of the most loved and most influential acts of our
time.

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