The HillBenders Sign With The Compass Records Group

The HillBenders Sign With The Compass Records Group
Dynamic bluegrass quintet pairs with esteemed, Nashville-based roots music company
(Nashville, TN) August 14, 2012: The Compass
Records Group is thrilled to announce that The HillBenders, one of the
most exciting new bands on the bluegrass and roots music scenes, had
signed to Compass Records. The HillBenders will release their new album Can You Hear Me?  Produced by Bil VornDick, on September 25th, 2012.
HillBenders have quickly become favorites on the festival circuit—
their contagious energy, tight-knit vocals and instrumental prowess
contribute to their high-octane performances loved by the young and old
alike. Since forming four years ago, the group has claimed the Telluride
Bluegrass Band Competition championship as well as the National Single
Microphone championship and has appeared on some of the most prestigious
festivals, including the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Grey Fox Bluegrass
Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, the Gettysburg Bluegrass
Festival, and the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)’s Fan
Fest. While grounded in bluegrass yet also incorporating influences
from country, rock, blues, jazz and Americana, the HillBenders are an
exciting addition to the Compass Records roster. 
Compass Records Group is a Nashville-based roots music company called
by Billboard Magazine, “one of the greatest independent labels of the
last decade.” Run by GRAMMY-winning musicians Alison Brown and husband
Garry West, the company provides a thriving haven of creativity for
artists and a reliable beacon of quality for roots music fans. The
HillBenders are joining a legacy of excellence in bluegrass, with a
roster that includes The Gibson Brothers, Peter Rowan, Dale Ann Bradley,
Larry Stephenson, and Special Consensus among others.

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