Many of the women Mark Newton has enlisted for a new project will be with him on stage May 9 when the Rebel Records artist salutes the women of bluegrass. The concert and release party for Newton’s album, Follow Me Back to the Fold: A Tribute to Women in Bluegrass, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Birchmere Music Hall in Alexandria, Va. Among those performing with Newton (and on the album) are: Sharon and Cheryl White, Claire Lynch, Lynn Morris, Dale Ann Bradley, Rhonda Vincent, Kathy Chiavola, Louisa Branscomb, Sally Jones, Kim and Barb Fox, Laurie Lewis, Missy Raines, Kristin Scott, Valerie Smith, Gena Britt and Gloria Belle. Follow Me Back to the Fold will be released May 2. Tom T. and Dixie Hall wrote the title track.