✭Some of the award winning Artists appearing at Mountaingrass✭
Jeff Scroggins & Colorado – USA
Jeff Scroggins and Colorado confirm their lineup for Mountaingrass 2018 – Jeff Scroggins, lead vocalist Greg Blake – also an award-winning guitarist, accomplished fiddler Ellie Hakanson and Nico Humby, on bass.
They have also released a brand new single from their forthcoming new album Over The Line – which they featured in their IBMA showcases recently, and will share at Mountaingrass. You can preview the track here – it’s a Ronnie Reno number, Big Train, where Jeff dons his best Don Reno attire and delivers it in style. Even with a throwback feel, it still sounds fresh and new, starting with the slap bass of producer Mark Schatz. Tristan Scroggins is on mandolin and Ellie Hakanson on fiddle.
Blue Ridge Broadcasters – USA
The Blue Ridge Broadcasters have announced they will have a new CD produced for their Australian Tour. Joseph Decosimo won fourth place in fiddle at the recent 2018 APPALACHIAN STRING BAND FESTIVAL in Clifftop, West Virginia – see website Joseph has previously has won third place in banjo in 2014 and 2012. Emily Schaad won first place in fiddle in 2012 at the same festival.
Australia’s own Crooked Road song-writer Phill Parker’s song “To Keep You Near” has won the 2018 SCALA lyrics award, out of 200 entries world wide – this song will definitely feature at Mountaingrass!
Australian legends Bluegrass Parkway have announced they will be debuting their brand new CD “My Old Kentucky And You’ at MountainGrass this year.