Trail Mix

Free music downloads, music reviews, concert and show news, and artist profiles from the Southeast and beyond the Blue Ridge.

Trail Mix 2020 – Vol. I

By Dave Stallard | 07 Jan 20
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Trail Mix is back with brand new tunes from Drive-By Truckers, Futurebirds, Marcus King, Dustbowl Revival, and many more!

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Trail Mix – December 2019

By Dave Stallard | 05 Dec 19
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I don’t know if it was really bound to happen, but I am sure excited that it did. This month, a former fifth grade student of mine – Shane McLaughlin – and his band appear on Trail Mix. Folks, that is pretty cool. I taught McLaughlin during one of my first years teaching near Charlottesville,…

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DelFest Announces Initial Lineup for 2020

By BRO Admin | 25 Nov 19
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DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family now in its 13th year, in partnership with High Sierra Music, announced an initial star-studded lineup today. Held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in beautiful Cumberland, MD, DelFest originated from the desire to create a family-friendly music festival celebrating the rich legacy of McCoury…

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Trail Mix – November 2019

By Dave Stallard | 07 Nov 19
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Tucked away in the far western corner of Kentucky, right against the banks of the Ohio River, is the uniquely named town of Monkey’s Paw. Never heard of it? Not surprising. But I can guarantee that, very soon, you will know about Kelsey Weldon, the town’s favorite daughter. Weldon is rapdidy making her mark on…

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The Cactus Blossoms at The Southern Cafe & Music Hall . . . Ticket Giveaway!

By Dave Stallard | 15 Oct 19
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Grab a pair of tickets to see The Cactus Blossoms on this week’s blog!

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Trail Mix – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Recap!

By Dave Stallard | 10 Oct 19
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Check out photos and a recap of last month’s Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in this week’s Trail Mix blog.

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Trail Mix: Brittany Howard

By Jedd Ferris | 07 Oct 19
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Shake It Up Brittany Howard Pauses Popular Band to Release New Solo Record For Brittany Howard, the safest bet would’ve been to make another Alabama Shakes record. As the frontwoman and guitarist of the soul-driven Southern garage-roots outfit, Howard found fast success earlier in the decade. The group’s 2012 debut Boys & Girls was a…

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Trail Mix – October 2019

By Dave Stallard | 04 Oct 19
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Brand new tracks from Old Crow Medicine Show, Chris Knight, North Mississippi All Stars, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, and many more on the October Trail Mix!

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Trail Mix – Old Salt Union

By Dave Stallard | 20 Sep 19
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Jesse Farrar of Old Salt Union swings by the Trail Mix blog to chat up the band’s latest record.

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Trail Mix – September 2019

By Dave Stallard | 10 Sep 19
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Brand new tunes from The Lumineers, Lily & Madeleine, Sunny War, Hiss Golden Messenger, and many more on this month’s Trail Mix!

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Trail Mix – Davina & The Vagabonds

By Dave Stallard | 03 Sep 19
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Davina Lozier, of Davina & The Vagabonds, chats up the band’s new record and their upcoming European tour.

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Trail Mix – Che Apalache

By Dave Stallard | 22 Aug 19
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Joe Troop of Che Apalache drops by the Trail Mix blog to chat up his band’s new record.

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Trail Mix – August 2019

By Dave Stallard | 13 Aug 19
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Brand new tunes from Marc Cohn & The Blind Boys of Alabama, Eilen Jewell, Jason Hawk Harris, and many more on the August edition of Trail Mix!

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Trail Mix – Chuck Hawthorne

By Dave Stallard | 31 Jul 19
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Texas songwriter Chuck Hawthorne chats up his hometown of Austin, Texas, on this week’s blog.

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Trail Mix – Rod Picott

By Dave Stallard | 26 Jul 19
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Singer/songwriter Rod Picott swings by the Trail Mix blog to chat about his new record.

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