Larry Stephenson to Host the Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree February 7, 2015

The Larry Stephenson Band Receives Four SPBGMA Award Nominations including Album of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year

logo-ernest-tubb-midnite-jamboreeLarry Stephenson is proud to announce he will host the Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree held at the Texas Troubadour Theatre located at 2416 Music Valley Drive in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday, February 7. The Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree is the second longest running radio show in history and is broadcast live on AM 650 WSM Radio. Music fans can be a part of the live audience this Saturday night at 12 Midnight. Admission is free. Stephenson will welcome special guest The Gentlemen of Bluegrass.

larry-stephenson-150wThe Larry Stephenson Band received four 2015 SPBGMA Award Nominations including Bluegrass Album of the Year for Pull Your Savior In, Vocal Group of the Year; Song of the Year for “Come To Jesus Moment” written by Donna Ulisse; with Stephenson receiving a nomination for Mandolin Player of the Year. The 41st Annual SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards and 32nd National Convention will take place February 5-8 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.

The Larry Stephenson Band, that includes members Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Kevin Richardson, and Matt Wright, will perform on the main stage at the SPBGMA convention Friday, February 6 at 7:30 pm and again Saturday, February 7 at 8:55 pm. On Sunday evening, Larry and his wife Dreama will be award presenters of the 2015 SPBGMA Awards Show.

albumcover-larrystephenson-400wThe album, Pull Your Savior In, celebrates the Larry Stephenson Band’s 25th Anniversary. This impressive project includes numerous chart singles including the title track currently at #9 on the February Singing News Magazine Bluegrass Chart and at #2 on Powergrass Radio’s Gospel Chart, with another single “If You Want To Live Forever” at #6. “Pull Your Savior In” has also appeared on the Bluegrass Today Top 20 Bluegrass Songs chart as well. The album was produced by Ben Surratt and Larry Stephenson and includes the talents of Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Colby Laney, Danny Stewart with special guests Jimmy Fortune, Aubrey Haynie, David Parmley, and Dale Perry.

For more information on the Larry Stephenson Band, please visit their website or Facebook. Fans can purchase their digital music at iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. Physical copies that include a special Bonus Track, can be purchased at larrystephensonband.com. Radio programmers can download the entire album at AirPlayDirect.com or request a physical copy.

Tune In Nov 30, 2014 – Larry Stephenson on Sirius XM

sirius-xm-gospeltrainTune-In to Sirius XM Radio’s Bluegrass Junction’s “Gospel Train” show on Sunday, November 30 to hear Larry Stephenson and tracks from the Larry Stephenson Band’s new album, Pull Your Savior In.

Pull Your Savior In was produced by Ben Surratt and Larry Stephenson and includes the talents of Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Colby Laney, Danny Stewart with special guests Jimmy Fortune, Aubrey Haynie, David Parmley, and Dale Perry.

Pull Your Savior In was released on Whysper Dream Music and is available for digital sale at iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby. Physical copies include a special Bonus Track and can be purchased at larrystephensonband.com. Radio station stations can download the entire album at AirPlayDirect.com or request a physical copy.

The Larry Stephenson Band stage shows include the talents of Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Kevin Richardson, and Matt Wright. For a complete tour schedule and more information, please visit the band at their website or Facebook.

New Single Release by the Larry Stephenson Band

albumcover-larrystephenson-400wThe Larry Stephenson Band is proud to announce the title track, “Pull Your Savior In,” as their first single release from their upcoming new album releasing October 21, 2014 on Whysper Dream Music. The song was written by Larry Stephenson and will certainly have your toes tapping.

The band has also released a special featured track, “Amazing Grace” that features special guests Jimmy Fortune, David Parmley, and Dale Perry. Both songs are now available to radio stations at AirPlayDirect.com.

“Pull Your Savior In” will be available for digital purchase September 23rd on iTunes, Amazon and other retail sites. Fans can pre-order a physical copy of the album now at larrystephensonband.com.

the-rec-room-studio-pic-sThe album, Pull Your Savior In, was recorded at The Rec Room in Nashville TN this past summer. It was produced by Ben Surratt and Larry Stephenson and features the 5-string banjo talents of Kenny Ingram.

“This is only our fifth all gospel CD, but gospel songs have always been a big part of our stage show. I hope you will enjoy the album as much as we did recording it,” said Stephenson.

For album updates and a complete tour schedule for The Larry Stephenson Band, please visit larrystephensonband.com and join them on facebook.com/LSBand.

Larry Stephenson Band Announces New Band Members

The award-winning Larry Stephenson Band is proud to announce new members, bass player Matt Wright and guitarist Kevin Richardson. They will join Larry Stephenson and Kenny Ingram in celebrating the band’s 25th Anniversary this year and their upcoming new album release, PULL YOUR SAVIOR IN. The first single is set for release later this month and will include special guests Jimmy Fortune, David Parmley, and Dale Perry.

MattWright-150wMatt Wright’s first show with The Larry Stephenson Band was during this year’s Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival in Indiana. Matt is currently a senior at ETSU in the music program and lives in Waynesville, N.C. Matt said, “I’m very honored to be playing alongside of such legends, and such great people. And I hope to continue musical endeavors with the LSB for years to come.

KevinRichardson-150wKevin Richardson, from Asheboro, N.C., previously toured with Larry for four years. He will rejoin the band beginning August 29 at the Petal Civic Center in Petal, MS. Kevin was part of The Larry Stephenson Band’s 20th Anniversary album on Whysper Dream Music that received the IBMA Recorded Event of the Year Award in 2010, and also part of the band’s latest album, WHAT REALLY MATTERS on Compass Records. “I am pleased to return to Larry and the group. I have many memories with Larry and look forward to making many more with his great band – and making some good music,” said Kevin.

larry-stephenson-150wLarry Stephenson is highly regarded as one of bluegrass music’s finest high lead and tenor vocalist and has been headlining concerts and festivals for 25 years. He has received numerous awards and recognitions during his impressive career including the 2010 IBMA Recorded Event of the Year Award for his album, GIVE THIS MESSAGE TO YOUR HEART – 20TH ANNIVERSARY. Larry is a 5-time winner of the Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year Award from the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music. He can also be heard singing baritone on Donna Ulisee’s 2014 IBMA Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year Award Nominated song, “Wait A Little Longer Please Jesus.

kenny-ingram-150wCurrent member, Kenny Ingram has been with the band since 2009. His first professional job was with James Monroe and The Midnight Ramblers, before joining Jimmy Martin and The Sunny Mountain Boys in 1972. Kenny later joined Lester Flatt & The Nashville Grass which gained him world acclaim from their appearances each week day morning on The Martha White Show broadcast on WSM radio. Later, Kenny rejoined Jimmy Martin, before touring with Curly Seckler and also Rhonda Vincent & The Rage.

The Larry Stephenson Band is now on tour with the following upcoming performances. For a complete tour schedule, please visit larrystephensonband.com and join them on facebook.com/LSBand.

Upcoming Tour Dates include:

  • 9/20 Herndon, VA Holy Cross Lutheran Church
  • 9/21 Lanexa, VA Rockahock Campground / Gospel Concert
  • 9/24 Bean Blossom, IN 40th Annual Bill Monroe Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen Days Festival
  • 9/25 Buena Vista, VA 14th Annual Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival
  • 9/27 Berlin, MD Bluegrass by the Bay at Castaways RV Resort
  • 9/28 Manteo, NC Bluegrass Island Festival
  • 9/30 Raleigh, NC IBMA World of Bluegrass – CBA Suite
  • 10/1 Raleigh, NC IBMA World of Bluegrass – Hadley Music Group Showcase Room
  • 10/2 Raleigh, NC IBMA World of Bluegrass
  • 10/3 Raleigh, NC IBMA World of Bluegrass
  • 10/4 Raleigh, NC IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass in Convention Center

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