Avett Brothers Sign to American/Columbia Label

The Avett Brothers have begun working on a new album with producer Rick Rubin for American/Columbia Records. The North Carolina-based trio has previously been associated with the independent label, Ramseur Records. They won two Americana Music Honors in 2007 and are nominated for top duo-group this year. Rubin’s production credits include Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond and the Dixie Chicks.