Jesse Smathers Wins IBMA Momentum Vocalist of the Year Award

Jesse Smathers Wins IBMA Momentum Vocalist of the Year Award

Raleigh, NC (October 2, 2017) – Lonesome River Band is proud to announce Jesse Smathers has been honored with the 2017 International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) Momentum Vocalist of the Year Award.  Smathers accepted the award last week during the IBMA’s...

Album Review: Country Standard Time

“Lancaster might well have resisted the changing of traditions, but surely would have found it difficult to resist “Mayhayleys’ House.” From the first note to the last, she would have found a rich, dynamic and enjoyable project that had evolved...

Album Review: Soundwaveone

As I “picked” through the music album from the Lonesome River Band, called Mayhayley’s House. I really was thoroughly impressed and from the start with the song called “Wrong Road Again” the group just picks away and is really amazing to...
Album Review: My Kind of Country

Album Review: My Kind of Country

As one expects from this band, the instrumental playing is brilliant but tasteful, with banjo star Sammy Shelor anchoring the sound. Both the current lead singers are outstanding too – the smoky characterful baritone of Brandon Rickman (one of my favorite singers...
VIP Experience Tickets Avail for Sept 1 at Triad Music Festival

VIP Experience Tickets Avail for Sept 1 at Triad Music Festival

The 6th Annual Triad Music Festival & AMPD Expo will take place August 31 – September 2 and will feature 3 days and 3 stages of music. The multi-award winning Lonesome River Band will hit the mainstage on Friday, September 1 at the Hanesbrands Theatre located at...
New Album & Mayhayley’s House Now Released

New Album & Mayhayley’s House Now Released

CLICK HERE FOR MUSIC OUTLETS After 35 years of releasing hit after hit, Lonesome River Band is back with yet another stellar project. Their new album Mayhayley’s House is out today on Mountain Home Music Company. It is available for purchase and streaming at many...