Artist Updates (3-20-13)

cruise remix11A remix of Florida Georgia Line‘s “Cruise” featuring Nelly will be released April 2. Hear a snippet of the song here.

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Jeremiah and Becky Scott

Jeremiah and Becky Scott

Becky Scott from the group Carter’s Chord and her guitarist/producer husband Jeremiah Scott today announced that they are expecting identical twin girls, due this August. Said Becky, “The Carter’s Chord family is excited to welcome two more girls to the group!”

The band (sisters Emily Fortney, Joanna Ott and Becky Scott) is currently writing new material for an upcoming project.

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is set to headline Merlefest 2013 on Saturday, April 27. A celebration of “traditional plus” music, the festival draws over 80,000 attendees annually from all over the world, hosting over 90 artists during the four-day event. They’ll share the stage with Sam Bush and Jerry Douglas, as they perform “Mr. Bojangles” and Top Ten hits such as “Fishin’ In The Dark.”

Last week, the band issued a deluxe 40th anniversary re-mastered triple vinyl and HDTracks edition of Will The Circle Be Unbroken. The Library of Congress-honored album features expanded artwork and new liner notes by John McEuen.

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The Roys

The Roys will cover new territory May 1-5 as they make their European debut with select dates at two picturesque Danish Culture Houses, Germany’s ever-popular 11th Annual Buehler Bluegrass Festival and the quintessential English theatre, Leicester Square.

The duo will perform on May 1 at Karens Rninde Kulturhus in Copenhagen, Denmark, May 2 at Trekanten Culturehouse in Aalborg, Denmark, May 4 at the International Buehler Bluegrass Festival in Buehl, Germany and May 5 at Leicester Square Theatre in London.


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