New Member, #1 Chart Song and “Lila Mae” TV Debut

Lonesome River Band has a plethora of good news to kick off the summer including a new band member Jesse Smathers, a #1 chart song and the TV debut for their “Lila Mae” music video. Award-winning musician, Jesse Smathers now joins Lonesome River Band on mandolin and...

Album Review from Digital Rodeo

“Turn On A Dime was released in late 2014 and clearly demonstrates they are the iconic band who pioneered and still shapes the modern bluegrass sound. “ Read more at Digital...

Album Review for Turn On A Dime by Rambles.net

“No surprise, everything works like a finely tuned, well-oiled machine able to Turn on a Dime. Any LRB fan has to know only that it’s an LRB album. Satisfaction is guaranteed, even assumed. If you like bluegrass, disdaining anything the band does is not an...

Bluegrass Underground Announces Full 2015 Season Lineup

Excerpts: (Read full press release at Cybergrass) From Living Legends to a pre-teen phenom – BGU has a packed calendar that will feature award winning Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Lonesome River Band, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Mountain Heart, EmiSunshine, Frank...

Sammy Shelor Talks about Life, Music and Banjos

We hope you enjoy the article and the two-part VIDEO series by Appalachian Music and Culture – “Sammy Shelor Talks about Life, Music and Banjos.” Watch Videos and Read more here....

Review by Lonesome Road Review for Turn On A Dime

Read the entire review at Lonesome Road Review Excerpt:  “If James Brown was the hardest working man in show business, LRB would have to be the hardest working band in the bluegrass business.  I can’t recall the number of times I’ve seen that green tour bus,...