LADY OF TRADITION LORRAINE JORDAN & CAROLINA ROAD START 2015 WITH 12 SPBGMA NOMINATIONS
Special Album Coming in 2015 With Surprise Country Legends
Nashville, Tenn. (January 23, 2015) - Bluegrass fan-favorites Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road are up for 12 nominations at the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) convention. Set to take place February 5-8 in Nashville, SPBGMA is celebrating its 41st annual convention. Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road will be performing during the Friday, Jan 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27 Bluegrass showcases.
"I am honored and thankful for the nominations that the good folks of SPBGMA have given to myself and my band," said an excited Lorraine Jordan.
Over the past year, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have established themselves as one of the top acts in the genre, topping the national airplay charts in 2014 with their hit "That's Kentucky." Penned by Tom T.and the late Dixie Hall, the song proved to be one of the biggest hits of the year.
"I am especially grateful for the nomination for our song 'That's Kentucky,' which was co-written by my good friend Miss Dixie Hall," said Lorraine. "Miss Dixie passed away this month, but I know how proud she was of our band and that song. This nomination is in her honor," added a teary-eyed Jordan.
Continuing the momentum into 2015, fans can expect a new album, which will feature collaborations with a few surprise guests, and plenty of chances to catch Lorraine Jordan & Caroline Road live. Stay tuned for more information.
Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road are nominated in the following SPBGMA categories:
Bluegrass Song of the Year - "That's Kentucky"
Bluegrass Entertainer of the Year - Lorraine Jordan
Bluegrass Band of the Year Entertaining
Bluegrass Band of the Year Instrumentally
Bluegrass Band of the Year Vocally
Bluegrass Band of the Year Overall
Female Vocalist of the Year/Traditional - Lorraine Jordan
Fiddle Performer of the Year - Josh Goforth
Banjo Performer of the Year - Ben Greene
Mandolin Performer of the Year - Lorraine Jordan
Bluegrass Album of the Year - "Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road"
Bluegrass Promoter of the Year - Lorraine Jordan