Robinella Releases Solo Album

Robinella — formerly of Robinella and the CC Stringband — released a new album, Solace for the Lonely, on Tuesday (Feb. 21) on Dualtone Records. She and her band (with husband Cruz Contreras, his brother Billy Contreras, Hans Holzen, David Peeples and Darryl Johnson) celebrated with a release party on Sunday (Feb. 19) during their weekly show at Barley’s in Knoxville, Tenn., near her hometown of Maryville. Future gigs include Mountain Stage in Charleston, W.Va., South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, and Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn.