Saturday, April 18, 2009

Audie Blaylock and Redline Celebrating - - -

Audie Blaylock & Redline Celebrating Billboard Chart AlbumBand Chosen as 2009 IBMA Showcase Performer
The Bluegrass Journal calls the new CD, AUDIE BLAYLOCK & REDLINE a “power-house of traditional bluegrass” as evidenced by the current chart success since the January release. The album is currently appearing on the Billboard Magazine Top 50 Bluegrass Albums, #5 on the Cashbox Magazine Top 25 Albums, and holding the #2 position on Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine (BMP) Top 15 Album Chart. TWO singles make their appearance on the BMP’s Top 30 Songs Chart this month - “Whispering Waters” at #8 and “Lonesome Weary Heart” at #22. “Whispering Waters” also debuted this month on the Bluegrass Unlimited Top 30 Singles Chart and also climbed to #2 on Sirius Radio’s Bluegrass Junction Top 40 weekly song chart as well as appearing in the Sirius Radio’s Top 40 Bluegrass Artists chart.As announced by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) yesterday, Audie Blaylock & Redline have just been chosen as an official Showcase Artist for the 2009 IBMA World of Bluegrass convention to be held September 28 – October 4, 2009 in Nashville, TN. Audie has received numerous honors and awards by the Association throughout the years including the 2001 IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award (as a member of member of Rhonda Vincent & The Rage) and the 2007 IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year Award (Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper featuring Audie Blaylock). Audie’s impressive career also includes a Grammy® nomination for Best Bluegrass Album and an IBMA nomination for Recorded Event of the Year for "A Tribute to Jimmy Martin: The King of Bluegrass.”The band is currently on tour including this weekend’s performance at the Laurel Lakes Spring Bluegrass Festival in Salemburg, NC. Next month, the band has numerous scheduled performances including the Red, White and Blue Festival in Hollywood, FL, several days at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO, and the Jimmy Martin Memorial Bluegrass Festival in Sneedville, TN. For a complete tour schedule, plus more information on Audie Blaylock & Redline, please visit:

### Listen to a song clip of Whispering Waters

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