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"Volume Five is one of the brightest young stars on the Bluegrass horizon.
They represent everything that's good about a touring and recording band.
Wonderful new songs, great singing, and great music."
– Darren Nicholson (Balsam Range)
November 5, 2014 (Willis, VA) - Mississippi's Volume Five
heads to radio today with the release of "Crazy Nights," the first
single from their upcoming Mountain Fever Records album VOICES,
scheduled to hit the streets in January 2015. Volume Five is proving to
be an exciting new band, blazing a red-hot trail on the bluegrass scene.
Nights" was written by former V5 member Jeff Partin and is released
after what could be considered a stellar year for the band with two IBMA
nominations for IBMA Emerging Artist of the Year and IBMA Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year for "The Day We Learn To Fly" (album), Stacy Richardson and Leroy Drumm (writers), Volume Five (producers), Mountain Fever (label).
group that started as a casual jam band in 2008, has now grown into one
of bluegrass music’s most unique new acts. Their first gospel and 4th
overall release on Mountain Fever Records was the well crafted Southern gospel flavored bluegrass album, The Day We Learn To Fly, from which their nominations stemmed.
The band is excited to welcome back Colby Laney to the roster, who
returns after a stint with Larry Stephenson. While each member comes to
the table with a strong pedigree, having served tenure nationally with
such well-known artists as Marty Raybon and Full Circle, Randy Kohrs and
The Lites, The Roys and Tony Rice, these five musicians together truly
blend into a band with staying power.
Volume Five features the talents of ring-leaderGlen
Harrell on fiddle; Harry Formby Clark on mandolin; Colby Laney on
guitar, Patton Wages on banjo, and Chris Williamson on bass; and while
Volume Five is considered a traditional band, their earthy, soulful
singing, spot on harmonies, and precision picking set them apart from
touring schedule has afforded them the benefit of playing with numerous
artists over the years, some of whom have become fans such as Buddy
Melton of Balsam Range who says, "What defines a great band? Superior
musicianship,impeccable singing, moving song selections...Volume Five
has all the above and more...Extremely talented, yet humble and
genuinely real people, Volume Five has a magical quality about them that
will undoubtedly make a lasting impression in the world of acoustic
thing fans can count on with Volume Five is that they will never be let
down with their live performances and that those live performances will
transcend the live show and be just as impactful on their recorded
music. Their level of quality musicianship is constant and is making an
impact at radio.