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THE ROYS Draw New Fans To Country Thunder As Two Of Their Albums "Thunder" Up The BILLBOARD Bluegrass Chart At #2 and # 3 Respectively

gypsyrunaway trainDuo Host Inaugural THE ROYS’ Pickin’ Porch Stage During Country Thunder 2013 in Wisconsin
"What a thrill it was to be able to play and watch people who may have never heard Bluegrass before start to get into it and really enjoy it.” -- Lee Roy

Nashville, TN (August 5, 2013) – Award-winning Bluegrass duo THE ROYS brought their high-lonesome sound, drew new fans to the genre and inspired a new performance area at the 2013 Wisconsin Country Thunder festival July 19 – 21. Over 30,000 Country music lovers were introduced to the traditional and contemporary sounds of Bluegrass. Festival organizers tapped Lee and Elaine Roy as Bluegrass “ambassadors” and had invited the talented brother/sister duo to host the inaugural The ROYS’ Pickin’ Porch stage.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 August 2013 20:35

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The Roys Featured in PBS' JUBILEE Series This Week

TheRoys 2013 publicity 300pxNashville, Tenn. (July 22, 2013) - Award-winning Bluegrass brother/sister duo THE ROYS are featured in the PBS JUBILEE series airing nationwide this week. Kentucky Educational Television (KET) will broadcast the program Tuesday, July 23 at 8 p.m. CDT. Check your local listings for show times in your area or view the episode online after the broadcast at www.ket.org/jubilee. The popular series, produced by KET, features an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary Bluegrass, Blues, American and Celtic Folk, Southern and African-American Gospel, Rock and Roll and other diverse forms of "Roots" music.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2013 16:06

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gypsyrunaway trainDisc Driving Up Three Charts

Nashville, TN (June 24, 2013) - THE ROYS' new CD, GYPSY RUNAWAY TRAIN, continues to build steam as the disc is driving up three charts. The disc is currently #5 on BILLBOARD'S Bluegrass Albums Chart, #5 on the international Hotdisc Chart and #1 on AirPlay Direct's APD Global Radio Indicator Charts.

Radio is on board THE GYPSY RUNAWAY TRAIN. Robert Weingartz, Chairman & CEO of AirPlay Direct considers THE ROYS "a true force of nature. Beautiful music, strong songs and ultimately inspiring." Lee Michael Demsey of WAMU Radio and Bluegrass Unlimited loves THE ROYS' singing, pickin' and selection of material. He says, "They get to the heart of a song like few others." Gracie Muldoon of WorldWideBluegrass calls GRT "freakin' awesome," and adds "CHOO CHOO, babies, CHOO CHOO!!" Kingstown (UK) Radio's Tom Robinson notes,"THE ROYS have come up with another delightful winning - top-rated - performance. Great traditional feel, sounding so fresh and youthful for the younger listeners."

Last Updated on Monday, 24 June 2013 17:58

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