BlueHighways TV, an independent multi-platform network that explores the people, stories, traditions and music of America, will exclusively premiere the Rural Rhythm Records series, Behind The Dream, on Thursday, May 24 at 8:30 pm EST. Recording artist and performer Marty Raybon of Shenandoah fame will kick off the 30-minute bi-monthly series as he reveals the behind-the-scenes making of his new CD, “Hand To The Plow”.
“Rural Rhythm Records is proud to launch our new Behind The Dream series on BlueHighways TV,” Sam Passamano, President, Rural Rhythm Records. “Our artists will be able to share with the viewers their new recordings in a words & music format that will give insight to their goals, inspiration and, of course, dreams for their album. We want to thank the good folks at BlueHighways TV for giving our artists the wonderful opportunity to present their music in their own words & music.”
“Behind The Dream is a great example of how BlueHighways TV is expanding its roots music programming to feature artist-created and focused series,” said Stan Hitchcock, Chairman and CEO of BlueHighways TV. “Behind the Dream gives an up close and personal look at the top bluegrass stars and legends of today, and we are pleased to partner with Rural Rhythm Records to be able to bring this series to our viewers.”
Behind The Dream is hosted by Mike Scott and takes viewers into the recording studio with some of the biggest names of bluegrass music. In addition to Marty Raybon, future installments will feature bluegrass artists Carrie Hassler, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Lonesome River Band, and Bobby Osborne. Each episode focuses on the motivations behind the music and delves into the personal inspiration of each artist as they record their latest CD.
About BlueHighways TV TM
BlueHighways TV is an independent multi-platform network, delivered in both standard and high definition, which grew out of the great interest that audiences have in exploring the folklore, music, traditions, destinations and artistry of America. Conceived and created by Network Creative Group, LLC, BlueHighways TV captures that welcoming, down-home spirit that Americans are known for, delivered with a fresh and sincere voice.
For more information on BlueHighways TV visit www.BlueHighwaysTV.com.
About Rural Rhythm Records
Uncle Jim O’Neal started Rural Rhythm Records in 1955 and now over 56 years later, the label continues its dedication to preserving the works of bluegrass and old-time country music legends from the 50’s, 60’s & early 70’s in their Sound Tradition collection. In 2005, Rural Rhythm launched their New Tradition series that includes some of the top artists in bluegrass music today. These albums and songs have topped the Billboard and radio charts and garnered numerous Grammy, Dove and IBMA nominations as well. In the last several years, they launched two new arms of the label, Rural Rhythm Christian with projects by Marty Raybon, Larry Sparks, Mike Scott, Lou Reid and Carolina, and many more; plus Rural Rhythm Country with an album by Nashville’s highly respected entertainer and songwriter, Mason Douglas.