#1 Song on Singing News Magazine Top 10 Bluegrass Chart

albumcover-larrystephenson-400wThe Larry Stephenson Band’s single, “Pull Your Savior In” is #1 on this month’s Singing News Magazine Top 10 Bluegrass Song Chart. The song was written by Stephenson and is the title track of the group’s all-gospel album that was recently honored with the 2015 SPBGMA Album of the Year Award by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America.

the-rec-room-studio-pic-sBluegrass, gospel and country music fans have certainly enjoyed the wonderful selection of tunes on the album with standout tracks like “Amazing Grace” with special guests Jimmy Fortune, David Parmley & Dale Perry; “Come To Jesus Moment” written by Rick Stanley & Donna Ulisse; “Morningtime Always” written by Bill Castle and Levon McCall; and more. “If You Want To Live Forever,” written by Randall Hilton, has appeared numerous months on Powergrass Radio’s Top 10 Gospel Chart. The album was produced by Ben Surratt and Larry Stephenson and also includes Kenny Ingram, Colby Laney, Danny Stewart, and Aubrey Haynie.

LSB_SPBGMA20151641webLarry Stephenson, a member of the Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame, is also a 5-time winner of the SPBGMA Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year Award, winner of the 2012 SPBGMA Mandolin Player of the Year Award, and a 2-time winner of the International Bluegrass Music Association Recorded Event of the Year Award.

larry-stephensonband-bycandidpixThe Larry Stephenson Band is now on tour with members Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Kevin Richardson, and Matt Wright. This month’s performances include the Arcadia Bluegrass Festival in Upperco, MD on April 18, the Community Center in Nanjemoy, MD on April 19, and their debut performance at MerleFest in Wilkesboro, NC on April 23. Also, Larry Stephenson and Marty Raybon were just announced as headliners of the Kilgore Station Bluegrass Festival in Crossplains, TN on April 25.

For more information on the Larry Stephenson Band, please visit their website or Facebook. Fans can purchase their music at iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. Physical copies of Pull Your Savior In that includes a special Bonus Track, can be purchased at larrystephensonband.com.

airplaydirectRadio programmers can download the entire album at AirPlayDirect.com or request a physical copy.

Larry Stephenson on Solid Gospel Radio Network This Weekend

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listen-live-headerLarry Stephenson, highly regarded as one of bluegrass music’s finest high lead and tenor vocalist, will join Les Butler on Solid Gospel Radio Network this weekend. The show airs Saturday and Sunday Jan 17 and 18 from 4-5pm Central and also streams live at SouthernGospel.com or via your smart phone app. Next week, the show will air on Front Porch Fellowship’s affiliated radio stations at various times.

albumcover-larrystephenson-400wThe Larry Stephenson Band recently released an all gospel album, Pull Your Savior In celebrating the band’s 20th Anniversary. The title track and first single release makes its debut on the February Singing News Magazine Bluegrass Chart, debuted on the Bluegrass Today Top 20 Bluegrass Songs chart today, and is the #1 song on PowergrassRadio.com’s Bluegrass Gospel Chart.

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.

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Today’s New Album Release by Larry Stephenson Band

albumcover-larrystephenson-400wThe Larry Stephenson Band is proud to announce today’s new release of Pull Your Savior In on Whysper Dream Music. The album is available for digital sale at iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. Physical copies include a special Bonus Track and can be purchased at larrystephensonband.com. In honor of the band’s 25th Anniversary, the first 25 fans to purchase the physical album, today, will receive a special gift.

“The title song, Pull Your Savior In, is distinctly Bluegrass with a gospel message. Fast and foot tapping arrangement with Mandolin and Banjo accents. A river of country influence runs in Come To Jesus Moment, asking for forgiveness and atonement, all self-inflicted. Overall the selections are traditional in feel and intention, a celebration marked by classic gospel blessings,” said Digital Journal in a recent album review.

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.

Gospel, Bluegrass, and Country music fans will certainly enjoy the songs written by Donna Ulisse & Rick Stanley, Larry Stephenson and more, plus traditional favorites by the Louvin Brothers, Earl Scruggs, Randall Hylton.

Tracks include:

01 – Amazing Grace 3:33 featuring Jimmy Fortune, David Parmley & Dale Perry
02 – Pull Your Savior In 2:35
03 – Come To Jesus Moment 4:04
04 – If You Want To Live Forever 2:60
05 – Great Speckled Bird 3:34
06 – Born Again 2:22
07 – How Great Thou Art 4:07
08 – Thank God I’m On My Way 3:05
09 – Let The Lower Lights Be Burning 3:18
10 – Morningtime Always 2:29
11 – Prettiest Flowers Will Be Blooming 3:17
12 – Will You Meet Me Over Yonder 2:41

Radio station stations can download the entire album at AirPlayDirect.com or request a physical copy here.

lsb-outerbanks2014The Larry Stephenson Band stage shows include the talents of Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Kevin Richardson, and Matt Wright. For more information on the band, please visit larrystephensonband.com and facebook.com/LSBand.

Larry Stephenson Band Debuting New Music in Raleigh, NC This Week

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Larry Stephenson Band Performing last weekend at the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival

The Larry Stephenson Band will debut new music this week in Raleigh, NC during the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) World of Bluegrass. The songs appear on their upcoming new album, “Pull Your Savior In,” that is now available for digital purchase at iTunes.

ibma-schedulepic-lsbThe band, comprised of Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Kevin Richardson, and Matt Wright, will be perform several times this week including:

  • Tues., Sept 30, 2014 – 8:30 PM – California Bluegrass Association Suite – Marriott, 3rd Floor
  • Wed., Oct 1, 2014 – 12:00 AM (early Thu morning) – Chancellor Room – Convention Center
  • Saturday, October 4, 2014 – 11:20 AM – Wide Open Bluegrass – Convention Center

The album, PULL YOUR SAVIOR IN, includes Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Colby Laney, Danny Stewart with special guests Jimmy Fortune, Aubrey Haynie, David Parmley, and Dale Perry. “Pull Your Savior In” and “Amazing Grace” are both available to radio stations worldwide at AirPlayDirect.com.

To get more information and to view upcoming Tour Dates, please visit larrystephensonband.com and join them on Facebook.com/LSBand.

For more information on the IBMA World of Bluegrass, please visit http://www.ibma.org.

“Pull Your Savior In” By Larry Stephenson Band Now Available on iTunes

albumcover-larrystephenson-400wThe Larry Stephenson Band is proud to announce the title track, “Pull Your Savior In,” is now available for digital purchase at iTunes. The song is the title track of the band’s new album releasing October 21, 2014 on Whysper Dream Music.

The album includes Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Colby Laney, Danny Stewart with special guests Jimmy Fortune, Aubrey Haynie, David Parmley, and Dale Perry. Music fans can pre-order the entire album at larrystephensonband.com. Tracks include:

01 – Amazing Grace 3:33 featuring Jimmy Fortune, David Parmley & Dale Perry
02 – Pull Your Savior In 2:35
03 – Come To Jesus Moment 4:04
04 – If You Want To Live Forever 2:60
05 – Great Speckled Bird 3:34
06 – Born Again 2:22
07 – How Great Thou Art 4:07
08 – Thank God I’m On My Way 3:05
09 – Let The Lower Lights Be Burning 3:18
10 – Morningtime Always 2:29
11 – Prettiest Flowers Will Be Blooming 3:17
12 – Will You Meet Me Over Yonder 2:41

“Pull Your Savior In” and “Amazing Grace” (featuring Jimmy Fortune, David Parmley, and Dale Perry) are both available to radio stations at AirPlayDirect.com.

The Larry Stephenson Band stage shows include the talents of Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Kevin Richardson, and Matt Wright. The group will perform tomorrow, September 24 at the 40th Annual Bill Monroe Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen Days Festival in Bean Blossom, IN and on Thursday, Sept 25 at the Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival in Buena Vista, VA. From September 30 – October 4, the band will be at the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, NC. Fans can see them perform on the Raleigh Convention Center Ballroom Stage at 11:20 AM on October 4, 2014.

To get more information and to view their complete tour schedule, please visit larrystephensonband.com and facebook.com/LSBand.

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.