Bluegrass Fans – start your Mother’s Day weekend with a down-home performance by one of today’s most heralded torch-bearers in mainstream bluegrass and gospel music, JOE MULLINS & THE RADIO RAMBLERS, on Friday night, May 6 at 7:30 PM in Lincoln Hall, Foxburg, PA, performing virtuosic Bluegrass, Traditional Country and Gospel.
“These guys are among the elite in the business keeping the fires lit for the original bluegrass sound.” Craig Havighurst, Music City Roots
Whether in regular live performances at the Grand Ole Opry or in one of their celebrated singles and CDs, Joe Mullins has been a driving force in bluegrass for the past three decades, devoting his life to bluegrass performance and disseminating bluegrass, gospel and country music on the radio. ”A masterful Scruggs-style banjo picker and gifted singer known for his soaring high tenor [and] leads a top-notch band that can do it all, delivering impeccable instrumentals and superb harmony singing with equal ease”. National Council of Traditional Arts
Tickets are Adults $25, ARCA Members $20, Students $5. Buy online at www.alleghenyriverstone.org or call 724-659-3153 to reserve and pay by cash or check at the door.
Named Entertainers of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) in 2019, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers have consistently delivered chart-topping radio hits and energetic performances for nearly 15 years. The Radio Ramblers are seen by tens of thousands of bluegrass fans every year and since 2013 have become regular guests at the Grand Ole Opry. Their previous album, For The Record, for the Nashville-based label Billy Blue Records, was a Top 5 Billboard hit and remained on the charts for a record 13 months, producing multiple top 10 singles. Their latest all-Gospel album, Somewhere Beyond The Blue is receiving rave reviews with the first single, “Hear Jerusalem Calling”, nominated for Gospel Recorded Performance by the IBMA. In addition to bandleader duties, Mullins is an award-winning radio broadcaster who can be heard daily across the globe via Real Roots Radio and is also host of the syndicated radio program Front Porch Fellowship, currently on over 200 radio stations worldwide. Most recently, he produced the IBMA’s Album of the Year, Industrial Strength
Bluegrass for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers have generated an in-demand following on the national scene, allowing them to be one of today’s most heralded torch-bearers in mainstream bluegrass and gospel music.
Mullins continues to plan and create. He shares with excitement how inspiring it is to see enthusiasm for traditional music in communities far from Central Appalachia. Believing in the educational and narrative power of bluegrass music, and calling upon experiences performing in diverse settings, Mullins bridges educational and entertainment gaps. For those who don’t see live music regularly, or are not familiar with the complex history of Appalachian migration, Joe Mullins offers an entryway into conversations about community, belonging, and the power of music.
Bring your sweetheart – and all the bluegrass and gospel loving friends you know – to experience one of the premiere BLUEGRASS AND GOSPEL TOURING BANDS in the country – in Foxburg’s Lincoln Hall where every seat in the house is up close and personal!