Cherryholmes – “Bluegrass’s Answer To Heavy Metal” Receive Essential Album Nod, Tour Relentlessly In 2010


Acoustic Guitar recently named four-time Grammy nominees Cherryholmes’ last album ‘Cherryholmes III: Don’t Believe’ (Skaggs Family Records) one of the “essential acoustic albums of the last 20 years.”

Here’s what the magazine said about the family band: “Bluegrass’s answer to heavy metal is led by the powerful singing, songwriting, and banjo playing of Cia Cherryholmes and the aggressive rhythm-guitar playing of brother Skip.” Their praise joins that of NPR, The New York Times, Billboard, USA Today, Newsweek and many others. Read more here:

Cherryholmes will be touring relentlessly throughout 2010. Here’s the band’s schedule through March, which goes from northern New York to Southern Florida and includes a Caribbean cruise:

Jan 23 – Bundy Auditorium – Lancaster, SC
Janu 28 – Mulroy Civic Center – Syracuse, NY
Feb 19 – Salt River Bluegrass Festival – Shepherdsville, KY
Feb 20-27 – ETA Bluegrass Cruise – Caribbean (out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Mar 06 – Jasper Arts Center – Jasper, IN
Mar 07 – Mendel Center – Benton Harbor, MI
Mar 12 – Count Basie Theatre – Red Bank, NJ
Mar 14 – Guaracini Arts Center – Vineland, NJ
Mar 19 – The American Theatre – Hampton, VA
Mar 20 – High Point Theatre – High Point, NC
Mar 21 – Minges Auditorium – Rocky Mount, NC
Mar 23 – The Chapman Cultural Center – Spartanburg, SC
Mar 25 – Savannah Music Festival – Savannah, GA
Mar 26 – Performing Arts Center, University of Georgia – Athens, GA
Mar 27 – Florida Theatre – Jacksonville, FL
Mar 28 – Sunrise Theatre of the Performing Arts – Fort Pierce, FL

For a complete tour schedule, visit: