Rural Rhythm Records has announced the forthcoming album release by Blue Moon Rising. The new album will be the band’s fifth album release since their formation in 2000. Chris West, the band’s founder, not only provides his guitar, mandolin and distinctive lead vocal talents, but his original chart-topping songs have become part of the trademark sound of Blue Moon Rising. The group received a nomination for Emerging Artist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Association (IBMA) in 2006, and West was chosen for the prestigious IBMA Songwriting Showcase the same year. Numerous artists have recorded his songs throughout the years – garnering him much respect in the bluegrass community.
I’m more excited about Blue Moon Rising’s partnership with Rural Rhythm Records than I have been about anything in a long time. Blue Moon Rising plans to hit the road running in 2010 with a versatile new lineup and delivering fresh new songs along with fan favorites. We are very excited about the Fall 2010 release of our new album – Band founder, Chris West.