Muddy Roots News
  • 08.22.15

    First Bands Announced For Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender

    We’re mixing it up even more with an International roster of Hillbilly Swing, Western & Rockabilly bands. Early bird pricing will end once full lineup is announced so don’t wait! Reserve your room through to save about $80 a night at the Opryland Hotel Resort. It is the largest non gaming resort in the U.S.A.

    Opryland Nashville Boogie Weekender 2016

  • 08.18.15

    Muddy Roots Receives Ovation Award From Upper Cumberland Journal

    The Muddy Roots Music Festival has received an Ovation Award from the Upper Cumberland Business Journal for Excellence in Tourism. This may just be the fanciest thing we’ve done yet!

    Muddy Roots is good for the community.

    Be sure to stop in town for your supplies! Visit as many local owned shops as you can as well. It helps local families and taxes.

    Upper Cumberland Busines journal Ovation

  • 07.24.15

    Authentic Country Music Stronghold Found In Music Valley.

    The Nashville Palace & Muddy Roots Music Form An Alliance.
    The Grand Ole Opry, WSM 650 AM, The Nashville Palace, Ernest Tubb Record Shop,The Texas Troubadour Theater and the Cowboy Church can all be found on Music Valley Drive just off Briley Parkway a few miles from downtown. Once home to the Opryland Theme Park, Home of American Music and the Country Music Wax Museum as well. We consider this a stronghold for authentic American music and are happy to now be working in the vicinity of such greatness.

    Muddy Roots Music has made an agreement with the Nashville Palace to keep the tradition of booking Country, Bluegrass, and Roots music bands. What better place than a historic 700 person honky tonk in music city?
    All booking agency contacts can contact Jason Galaz at to begin routing acts.

    Learn more about the Nashville Palace:

    The legendary Nashville Palace, once the home of the stars of The Grand Ole Opry and television shows such as Hee Haw and Nashville Now near Opryland, is now owned and operated by Jesse Lee Jones, the proprietor of Robert’s Western World, the “Home of Traditional Country Music” in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.

    In taking over the reins at the Nashville Palace, Jesse Lee’s primary goal is to bring the Palace back to the “Golden Era” of country music, bearing in mind the stars that were born in that very place.
    NewNashvillePalace Boogie

    “The Nashville Palace was a thriving entertainment center for over thirty wonderful years. It was a place where people of all walks of life entered through its doors to dine, socialize and/or to perform on stage. You might enter a stranger but you left feeling like part of the Palace family. Many Grand Ole Opry performers, movie stars, sports figures and politicians were seen nightly at the Nashville Palace.

    Here’s just some of newcomers who who were always welcomed on the Palace stage: Lorrie Morgan, Randy Travis, Ricky Van Shelton, Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson

    Other well known entertainers who graced the Palace Stage include Boxcar Willie, Johnny Russell, Jeannie Seely, Porter Wagoner, Johnny Counterfit, Shotgun Red, Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed, Jim Ed Brown, Roni Stoneman, Mel McDaniel, Vern Gosdin, Marty Stuart, Connie Smith, Little Jimmy Dickens, Roy Acuff, Del Reeves, Hank Williams, Jr., Tom Wopat, Dottie West, Charlie Pride, George Jones, Jack Greene, Jimmie C. Newman, Mel Tillis, Diane Sherrill, Rick (LD) Money and more…” – From John A’s site ( The Founder back in 1977)

    Footage of Randy Ray Travis on stage at the Nashville Palace and on tv for the first time. He recorded his demo here which landed him his record deal with Warner Bros.

    Randy Travis Nashville Palace

    George Jones on stage at the Nashville Palace.

    They’ve even hosted the Dukes Fest for Dukes of Hazard enthusiasts considering it is next door to Cooter’s Dukes of Hazard Museum.

  • 07.05.15

    Del McCoury To Headline MRMF 2015

    An all star living legend lineup has been announced for the 2015 Muddy Roots Music Festival with the Del McCoury Band headlining Sunday night. Other legacy acts include Ricky Skaggs, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Peter Rowan, Bobby Bare, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and one other classic country artist yet to be named.

    Muddy Roots Music Festival is 3 days with too many bands. Southern Culture On The Skids, Legendary Shack Shakers, Dom Flemons, The Tillers, Joseph Huber, Possessed By Paul James, The Hillbilly Casino and truck loads more.

    Muddy Roots 2015 Lineup
    Weekend and day passes include free camping and free hot showers. Not like those mega corporate festivals that charge $20 to wash yourself.

    Buy your tickets here!

    McCoury has had a long career in bluegrass. Although originally hired as banjo player, he sang lead vocals and played rhythm guitar for Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys in 1963, with whom he first appeared on the Grand Ole Opry.

  • 06.03.15

    Woody Pines CD Release party at Crying Wolf! Burgers on the house.

    What’s the best way to pack a bar with East Nashville starving artists? Buy them a damn burger, that’s how. Come out tonight to the FREE Woody Pines cd release party at the Crying Wolf bar on Woodland st. Purchase a CD for $10 and we’ll buy you a big ass burger. It’s delicious.

    woody pines crying wolf

  • 05.12.15

    Muddy Roots Europe SOLD OUT!

    And we don’t mean we took a million dollars to have Jason Aldean play. We mean we have no more online tickets for you to purchase. We have a couple dozen left at the venue for purchase and that is all. There are strict capacity laws in Belgium that we need to abide by. Let’s be honest, we don’t want the party to be too big so we can enjoy the weekend with you! We like our events comfortable and intimate with the bands. It is the best way for bands and fans to be on the level.

    The final schedule is here.
    Muddy Roots Europe 2015

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