Time Machine

"There has been a lot of talk lately about real artists having to spend 10,000 hours to hone their craft before ever setting foot on stage. Okay, then, count NewTown for about 50,000 hours and count yourself lucky if you have this recording in your hands or in your ears. Bands like NewTown are not by any means common; they’re not made every day. It takes sweat equity, passion, patience and vision."…


We think you will agree—the Harper Family is the future of Gospel Bluegrass!

Open Carefully Message Inside

Open Carefully, Message Inside is full of the power, sentimentality, drive, and emotion that has trademarked every DL&Q release over the last three and a half decades.

Living For The Moment

Kristy Cox, Australian Bluegrass star, is shining new light in America with her debut US release Living for the Moment.


The recording is a eclectic mix of sophisticated acoustic stylings from Bluegrass to Swing to New Grass and includes some of Danny’s Grascals bandmates as well as “musical idols, friends and family.”

When I Get My Pay

When I Get My Pay is a modern example of perfect all-American music. Superb songs, stellar vocal performances and the top pickers in the field at the top of their game.

Family Chain

Boxcars vocalist, fiddle player, and banjo player John Bowman pays homage to Bluegrass Gospel icon Joe Isaacs with his new project, Family Chain.

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Website redesign coming; download your songs now!

On or around April 10, we will launch a redesigned crossroadsmusic.com. It will simplify the process for downloading digital purchases. This means: When the new site launches, the download vault will be going away. So if you have purchased any songs that you haven’t downloaded, please get them now! Once the vault is gone, there will be no way to bring back songs you haven’t downloaded. So don’t put this off! If you have any questions about downloading files from our site, check out our tutorials here: http://crossroadsmusic.com/help/ Also remember to downloa [More]

Crossroads' Christmas Hours

Merry Christmas from the Crossroads staff! Crossroads will close at 1 P.M. on Friday, December 19, and will re-open at 9 A.M. on Monday, December 29. Orders placed after 11 A.M. on December 19 will be shipped on December 29. If delivery by Christmas is desired, place your order by 11 A.M. on December 19 and use the UPS Three Day Select, Second Day Air, or Next Day Air shipping options.   [More]

Lonesome River Band signs with Mountain Home

ARDEN, NC (April 3, 2014): Carrying the tradition into 2014, Bluegrass powerhouse The Lonesome River Band has just signed an exclusive recording agreement with North Carolina-based label Mountain Home Music Company. The band’s multi-award-winning banjo player Sammy Shelor comments: "Lonesome River Band is very excited about the opportunity to be a part of The Mountain Home/Crossroads Music Family. We look forward to recording this next project and having the support of such a great team. Thanks to Mickey Gamble and the rest of the team for making this a reality. [More]

Papertown Named Album of the Year at 2013 IBMA Awards

In what is destined to become one of Bluegrass music’s most memorable nights, including the emotional Hall of Fame inductions of both Paul Warren and Tony Rice (who shared his voice for the first time in years!), the members of Balsam Range were simply honored to be in the house. “Just look at the talent in this theater tonight,” Darren Nicholson said of Raleigh’s packed performing arts center. “To say that it’s an honor just to be included is a big ol’ understatement.” Included, indeed, as Balsam Range was the recipient of seven IBMA nominations i [More]

Grascals Nominted for Grammy

The award winning Grascals are up for a Grammy for the Mountain Home Release "Life Finds A Way."
The category is "Best Bluegrass Album" and the award will be announced Sunday February 11th at the Grammy Award show at the Staple Center in Los Angeles!
Check out the Grascals new website www.grascals.com [More]