Many of our tour dates are being rescheduled. We look forward to normalcy returning, and are excited to see each of you on the road! Our warmest thanks and best wishes to all of you and your families ~ from all of us in the Blue Highway family!
Highly esteemed bluegrass band Blue Highway has earned a collective 28 IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, plus three Grammy nominations as a band.
Blue Highway's #1 album "Original Traditional" was nominated for a 2017 GRAMMY Award for Best Bluegrass Album.
Blue Highway was voted the Favorite Bluegrass Artist of All Time by the readers of Bluegrass Today in April 2016.
Tim Stafford received honors as 2001 and 2015 SPBGMA Guitar Player of the Year and 2014 and 2017 IBMA Songwriter of the Year. He co-wrote the 2008 IBMA song of the year--performed by the band--"Through the Window of a Train."
Wayne Taylor was inducted into the Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame in October 2016. Shawn Lane was nominated as 2015 IBMA Songwriter of the Year.
The band's latest album "Somewhere Far Away: Silver Anniversary" has charted two # 1 songs to date, and is available in our Music Store.
Blue Highway charted the Most Radio Airplay of any Bluegrass Artist in 2014, per the 2014 Bluegrass Today Radio Airplay Chart, storming national airplay charts with their heralded album The Game, which topped multiple charts, including reigning at # 1 for 7 consecutive months on the Bluegrass Unlimited Album Chart, and was named the #1 Bluegrass Album of the Year by critic Daniel Mullins in his end of the year Top 20 Albums of 2014 list in Bluegrass Today.
In 2019, Blue Highway celebrated 25 years of touring, with four of the original members still intact.
As momentum continues to build for the quarter-century strong powerhouse band, Blue Highway is rolling on with a rich legacy and three powerhouse songwriters, instrumentalists and vocalists in Tim Stafford, Wayne Taylor, and Shawn Lane, whose harmonies soar over the dynamic banjo of Jason Burleson and the tasteful Dobro of Gary Hultman.
BLUE HIGHWAY NOMINATED FOR 2020 IBMA VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR!! The 26-year strong Bluegrass powerhouse band was nominated yet again for IBMA "Vocal Group of the Year" today (6/26/2020), an award the band won in 2012 and has been nominated for many times over the years. The IBMA Awards will be held virtually this year on Oct. 1, 2020.
"BOTH ENDS OF THE TRAIN" NOMINATED FOR IBMA SONG OF THE YEAR!! The first song on Somewhere Far Away was written by Tim Stafford and Steve Gulley and went to the top of both Bluegrass Unlimited's and Roots Radio Report's singles charts. The IBMA Awards will be held virtually on Oct. 1!
Be sure to tune in Wednesday 6/24/2020--Sunday 6/28/2020 for a replay of Sirius XM's "Track by Track"
with Kyle Cantrell!! Available after the show airs on Sirius on-demand.
We'll be revisiting our episode of Track-By-Track with Blue Highway this Wednesday! Listen in at 11amET and hear all of the songs and stories that make up their most recent album, "Somewhere Far Away."
Here's the full schedule:
Wednesday 6/24 @ 11amET
Thursday 6/25 @ 9pmET
Saturday 6/27 @ 8amET
Sunday 6/28 @ 12pmET
BLUE HIGHWAY STORE UP AND RUNNING AGAIN!! Get 20% off CDs and 10% off caps and tees, including our new and vintage designs! We have limited inventory at the moment, so order soon.
April 21, 2020
Blue Highway is honored to have its debut album among 10 legendary albums released by Rebel Records to Global Radio today. Along with early albums by icons such as Keith Whitley, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Rice, and J.D. Crowe, Blue Highway's IBMA Album of the Year winner "It's a Long, Long Road" is available to Global Radio via AirPlay Direct today!