Whiskey and Cigarettes Country Radio Show is happy to announce the airing of their exclusive interview with Grammy-nominated banjo player, Richard Bailey. Richard is a member of the All-star country band, The SteelDrivers. He is promoting the band’s latest album, Hammer Down.
The interview with Richard Bailey will air this coming Sunday, May 4th, 2014 between 11am ET-3pm ET. The live show airs on Military Brotherhood Radio at http://www.militarybrotherhoodradio.com and on WDMU Radio at http://www.wdmuinternetradio.com. Whiskey And Cigarettes is also re-broadcast on more than 40 syndicating stations, worldwide, multiple times throughout the week. The interview will also appear on the May edition of the brand new “Whiskey and Conversations” talk show, broadcasting on iheartradio and other outlets.
Grammy nominated banjo player, Richard Bailey has recorded with such diverse artists as Al Green and George Jones. Featured in the book Masters of the 5-String Banjo, Bailey has performed with Bill Monroe, Roland White, Vassar Clements, Loretta Lynn, Chet Akins, Larry Cordle, Laurie Lewis, Dale Ann Bradley, and countless others. He has also recorded with Kenny Rogers, Michael Martin Murphy, Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, and Ronnie Milsap and has played at Carnegie Hall and on Austin City Limits.
The SteelDrivers are a group of seasoned veterans –each distinguished in his or her own right, each valued in the town’s commercial community – who are seizing an opportunity to follow their hearts to their souls’ reward. Members include Bailey, Mike Fleming on bass/vocals, (Holly Dunn, David Olney) Gary Nichols on guitar/vocals, (Mercury Records) Tammy Rogers on fiddle/vocals, (Trisha Yearwood, Patty Loveless) and Brent Truitt on mandolin (Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss.) For more information, visit www.thesteeldrivers.com.
Whiskey And Cigarettes Radio Show is a weekly show, originating in Milan, Italy, hosted by the “Romeo of the Rodeo” Nashville Universe Awards Winner, Nik Pizzigoni. The show features a unique blend of classic, current and indie country, trivia, contests, artist spotlights and interviews and Nik’s European charm. Previous guests have included Steve Wariner, John Rich, Bill Anderson, David Ball, Bryan White, Doug Stone, Lee Greenwood, Collin Raye and many others. www.whiskeyandcigarettesshow.com.