Bluegrass, Acoustic Bands Lead Other New Releases

A number of bluegrass bands released new albums on Tuesday (April 25). Blue Highway has compiled 13 songs from its tenure on Rebel Records for Lonesome Pine. Rebel has also collected highlights from the Boys From Indiana for Good Time Blues, as well as the Wildwood Valley Boys’ Daylight’s Burnin’. On the fringes, acoustic band the Waybacks offer From the Pasture to the Future (Compass) and the Wilders release Throw Down (Rural Grit). Both bands will appear at MerleFest this weekend in Wilkesboro, N.C.