Lonesome River Band • LRB is celebrating their 30th Anniversary with three albums, CHRONOLOGY Volumes One – Three” on Rural Rhythm Records,and now offering up a special VIP package that also includes a Lifetime Backstage Pass for all LRB shows and a LRB tee-shirt. This mega group certainly continues their reputation as one of the most respected names in bluegrass music. Longtime band member and multi-award winning banjo picker, Sammy Shelor has put together a wealth of talent that includes: Brandon Rickman (lead & harmony vocals and guitar); Mike Hartgrove (fiddle); Barry Reed (bass, harmony vocals); and Randy Jones (lead & harmony vocals, mandolin) all performing the distinctive LRB sound fans love.
“LRB has done what few bands have done, continuously reinvented itself through the years, staying both popular and relevant.” – Keith Lawrence, BLUEGRASS NOTES
Lonesome River Band’s long career is obviously filled with a multitude of Awards and Recognitions including the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) honoring the group with numerous awards for Album of the Year and topping it off with an amazing four-time award wins for Shelor as IBMA Banjo Performer of the Year. The group has also received recognition by SPBGMA for numerous Bluegrass Band of Year wins, Vocal Group of the Year, Song of the Year and Shelor as Banjo Player of the Year.