Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce they have signed Dave Adkins & Republik Steele to the label. The band made the official announcement last night during their appearance on the WSM Radio Station Inn Sessions in Nashville, Tenn. A new single will be released this fall with the highly anticipated new album releasing early next year. The project will be co-produced by Aaron Ramsey of the band Mountain Heart and Mark Hodges of Mountain Fever Records.
“We are very excited about adding Dave and Republik Steele to our family. This band can deliver a great show, they work hard at what they do and you couldn’t find a better group of guys to work with. I think even the sky can’t limit what Dave and his band can accomplish,” said Hodges.
The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) recently announced Dave Adkins & Republik Steele were chosen as an Official IBMA Showcase Artist and will perform during the 2013 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC next month. The band also appears on the second IBMA Awards ballot in the Emerging Artist of the Year category and Dave Adkins in the Male Vocalist of the Year category. The final ballot that determines the final award nominees will be announced next week during the organization‘s press conference in Nashville, Tenn.
Earlier this year, Dave Adkins & Republik Steele received a SPBGMA Nomination as Entertaining Group of the Year with Dave Adkins receiving a Nomination as Male Vocalist of the Year. Since that time, the band has been busy touring the country and gaining new fans as a result of their music and high energy performances.