Saturday News Roundup #167
- Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver has hired a new lead singer/guitarist, Dustin Pyrtle. He replaces Mike Rogers, who left to accept a place with country singer Tate Stevens. (Stevens won Season 2 of The X Factor TV show.)
- Mansion has transferred the Mark Dubbeld Family from their Manor House imprint to their Mansion label.
- Michael Davis, founder of the Dominion Agency, has launched two new agencies. Blue Ridge Talent will represent bluegrass artists, including the Snyder Family Band and Mountain Faith. Mountain Top Talent will represent up-and-coming Southern Gospel groups, including Red Roots, The Williamsons, and The Sneed Family.
- AbsolutelyGospel held their annual awards ceremony on Tuesday; here are the winners.
Also worth watching: Tribute Quartet’s Sunday evening concert at Asheville, North Carolina’s Trinity Baptist church will be live-streaming at 5 P.M., here.
It’s open thread Saturday—you decide!