McPeake & May CD Release – Station Inn – Nashville, TN

Five-string banjo trailblazer Curtis McPeake is hailed as one of the architects of modern bluegrass music. Just months following his 90th birthday, McPeake has emerged from retirement, collaborating alongside his longtime friend, guitarist and singer Andy May, for this new release on the Swift River Music label. Joined by fiddler Aubrey Haynie and bassist Tim Dishman on the CD and…

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McPeake & May – “The Good Things” Released: Two Shows Planned!

The new CD from banjo legend Curtis McPeake and Andy May, The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad) was released today. To celebrate, there are two concerts planned: one in Nashville, and one in west Tennessee, where McPeake grew up. Fiddler Aubrey Haynie and bassist Tim Dishman, who played on the project, will round out the band for both shows.

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MerleFest on the Road- The Station Inn, Nashville, TN

#MerleFestontheRoad is an ensemble show with a rotating cast of past and present MerleFest artists selected to represent the festival’s mission of celebrating “traditional plus music.” The show tours the South in late winter every year to highlight the artists and to promote the popular Americana music festival founded by the legendary Doc Watson. The MerleFest artists for the 2018…

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Kenny Malone and Andy May: Country Music Hall of Fame Musician’s Spotlight

December 3, 2017, Nashville, TN

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Andy May & CurtisMcPeake at Mainframe Studio

Recording on new Curtis McPeake-Andy May CD completed!

10 tracks. 4 musicians. 4 instruments. 1 heckuva good time!

Curtis McPeake Session - Mainframe Studio

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After a fast and furious week of recording, mixing and mastering, the new Curtis McPeake CD, as yet unnamed, is ready for the next step. Andy produced the old-time bluegrass project, featuring Aubrey Haynie on fiddle, Tim Dishman on bass, Andy May on lead vocals and guitar, and – of course – Curtis on banjo, at Mainframe Recording Studio in Nashville with Nathan Smith as engineer. More details to follow, but here are some pictures for you, now:

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