Lonesome River Band Sign With Founding Member

Bluegrass favorites Lonesome River Band have signed with Doobie Shea Records, an imprint owned by former LRB member and founder Tim Austin. Rebel and Sugar Hill Records issued the band’s earlier CDs. Their 1991 Rebel release, Carrying the Tradition, was named album of the year by the International Bluegrass Music Association. The group celebrates their 20th anniversary this year. They plan to start a new album in February. 01/30/02