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Mountain Home Records congratulates our 2011 IBMA Award Winners

Written by SGN Scoops on October 1, 2011 – 6:14 am -

Arden, NC – September 30, 2011 – Mountain Home Records artists took home seven awards, including “Song of the Year,” “Instrumental Group of the Year,” and “Emerging Artist of the Year” at the 22nd Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Thursday night, September 29th, at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
The Boxcars were named “Emerging Artist of the Year” and “Instrumental Group of the Year.” Also, Ron Stewart tied for “Banjo Player of the Year” and Adam Steffey received “Mandolin Player of the Year.”
“Trains I Missed,” written by Walt Wilkins, Giles Godard, and Nicole Witt, and a #1 hit for Balsam Range, was named “Song of the Year.” While accepting the award, Balsam Range’s Tim Surrett commented, “There are a lot of folks out there—myself included—who are thankful for some of those trains missed and how things turned out.”
Bluegrass legends Doyle Lawson, J.D. Crowe and Paul Williams took home two trophies for “Recorded Event of the Year” and “Gospel Recorded Performance,” for “Prayer Bells from Heaven.” While accepting the awards, Doyle announced their plans to record a second Old Friends album. 
The Mountain Home family congratulations our nominees and award winners on a fantastic year. We look forward to an even stronger 2012!
About Mountain Home:
Mountain Home, a division of Crossroads Entertainment and Marketing, Inc., is a premiere Bluegrass label  with global distribution, representing such elite artists as Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Boxcars, Balsam Range, and Darin & Brooke Aldridge. Established in 1993, Crossroads is a market leader in the Bluegrass, Southern Gospel, and Performance Track fields.


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Here Come The Boxcars!

Written by Rhonda on September 8, 2010 – 1:31 pm -

September 09, 2010 – Arden, NC   Mountain Home Music brings you the debut, self-titled release from the year’s most “buzzed” new artists. The Boxcars bring together some of the finest musicians, singers and writers to form a powerhouse band. The album includes 13 songs, 9 of which are originals written by band members Keith Garrett and Ron Stewart. The album will be available in stores and digital outlets October 19th. To get a taste of what is coming, here’s a link where you can listen / download the 1st cut from the album. Free.
Click link to download
The Boxcars are Adam Steffey, Keith Garrett, Ron Stewart, Harold Nixon, and John Bowman and will be performing the new release all week at IBMA:
Tuesday 10:20 pm – IBMA Official Showcase
Tuesday 11:35 pm – Mast Farm Inn Showcase NCC #213-214
Wednesday 6:00 pm – CD Release Party (invitation only) Suite #2204
Wednesday 11:45-12:15 – Class Act Showcase – Suite #2204
Friday 4:00 pm–4:30pm Jam w/ members of The Boxcars – 3rd floor
Friday 7:20 pm – FAN FEST

About Crossroads:
Crossroads Entertainment & Marketing, Inc., is based in Arden, NC and is distributed worldwide through Crossroads Distribution and Select-O-Hits. Crossroads subsidiaries also include Crossroads Distribution, Horizon Records, Sonlite Records, Mountain Home Music, Pinnacle Records and Crossroads Records.
Crossroads Entertainment and Marketing Inc.
PO Box 829
Arden, NC 28704

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