Congratulations to all of our Compass Records 2016 IBMA nominees

August 11, 2016

Compass Records is pleased to announce a bevy of IBMA nominations of their roster artists and band members.

Most exciting is viral phenomenon “Fireball” which racked up over 100,000 views on Facebook and two nominations for Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year and Recorded Event of the Year.  The track, produced by Compass co-founder Alison Brown, was included on Special Consensus’ most recent album, LONG I RIDE, and features scorching performances from label mates Brown, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley.
Special Consensus picked up an additional nomination in the Recorded Event of the Year category for “Highway 40 Blues”, their collaboration with Della Mae.

Ten time IBMA winner and viral star (6 million views for his backstage performance of “Jerusalem Ridge” on Inspire More), Michael Cleveland picked up another nomination for Fiddle Player of the Year.

On the heels of his current release FAMILY, FRIENDS & HEROES, Frank Solivan and band received 5 nominations including Instrumental Group of the Year, Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year for “Cazenovia Casanova” with Sam Bush and Jerry Douglas, Recorded Event of the Year for his collaboration with Del McCoury on “Pretty Woman”, Mandolin Player of the Year, and for his bandmate, Mike Munford, a nod for Banjo Player of the Year.

Also, in the banjo category, Noam Pikelny picked up another nomination for Banjo Player of the Year.

In the individual categories, Missy Raines was nominated for Bass Player of the Year and Rob Ickes and Andy Hall (The Infamous Stringdusters) were both nominated for Dobro Player of the Year.

Three time IBMA Female Vocalist Claire Lynch received a nod for Female Vocalist of the Year. The nomination comes in anticipation of her upcoming album NORTH BY SOUTH slated for a September 16th release.

Complete List Below.

INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

INSTRUMENTAL RECORDED PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
"Cazenovia Casanova" - Frank Solivan featuring Sam Bush and Jerry Douglas
"Fireball" - Special Consensus featuring Rob Ickes, Trey Hensley, and Alison Brown

RECORDED EVENT OF THE YEAR
"Fireball" - Special Consensus featuring Rob Ickes, Trey Hensley, and Alison Brown
"Highway 40 Blues" - Special Consensus featuring Della Mae

"Pretty Woman" - Frank Solivan featuring Del McCoury

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Claire Lynch

BANJO PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Noam Pikelny
Mike Munford

BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Missy Raines
Mike Bub

FIDDLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Michael Cleveland

DOBRO PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Rob Ickes
Andy Hall

MANDOLIN PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Frank Solivan


COLIN HAY PERFORMS ON ABC'S GREATEST HITS

August 08, 2016

COLIN HAY PERFORMED ON ABC'S GREATEST HITS

Colin Hay performed as one of the special guests to perform on ABC's Greatest Hits Live Finale: 1980-2005.
Colin Hay’s voice and visage are familiar to millions as front-man, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who Can it Be Now?”). But over the past 15 years he has reinvented himself as a solo artist, regularly selling out theaters across the US and around the world, introducing himself to a new generation of fans in the process. The frequent use of his music in TV and film has proven the timeless appeal of his songs.
The live two-hour finale showcased the dynamic roster of artists responsible for creating the greatest hits in the music industry from the 80s, 90s and 2000s. Performers included Celine DionAriana GrandeSheryl CrowJohn Legend and NellyGreatest Hits was broadcast LIVE from the Microsoft Theatre on THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 (9:00–11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
 
You can watch Colin Hay performing "If I Had Been a Better Man" off his most recent Compass release, Next Year People, on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! that aired on July 21st, 2016.  He also performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! MashUp Mondays with Icelandic rockers Of Monsters and Men
 
Colin is currently in the studio working on a new album slated for a winter 2017 release.

Remembering Joe Derrane

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Joe Derrane with Gaillard


Colin Hay on Jimmy Kimmel Live

July 20, 2016

Colin Hay Performs on Jimmy Kimmel this Thursday July 21st!

As a follow-up to his standout performance during “Mashup Mondays” with Of Monsters and Men, Colin will appear solo this Thursday, July 21st to play the song “If I Had Been a Better Man” from his album Next Year People.
 

Tune in to ABC TOMORROW, Thursday JULY 21st at 11:35 / 10:35 CT! 

PREVIEW, LISTEN, OR BUY FROM ITUNES/APPLE MUSIC HERE

 

 

 


ROLLING STONE FEATURES INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS AT RED ROCKS

June 21, 2016

See the Infamous Stringdusters, Nicki Bluhm's Lively 'Run to Heaven'

Spirited take of cut from Stringdusters' 'Ladies & Gentlemen' was filmed at legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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