2018 has been a good year for Deeper Shade of Blue. The eastern North Carolina quintet signed with Mountain Fever Records, and released their first album with the label, called Steam. This week they have signed on with Wilson Pickins Promotions for representation and publicity services. Agency principal Melanie Wilson says that they have everything they need to take the next step in our industry.”

Bluegrass Today

Deeper Shade of Blue

North Carolina can once again be credited for producing great bluegrass. Hailing from just east of Charlotte, Deeper Shade of Blue is comprised of Jim Fraley (banjo/vocals), Jason Fraley (mandolin/vocals), Troy Pope (guitar/vocals), Frank Poindexter (dobro/vocals), and Scott Burgess (bass/vocals). The band has been together just over 17 years and has self-produced six albums. A quick search on YouTube will no doubt prove why this band has been a favorite in their home state for years. With their tight harmony singing, they’ve been lauded as a top notch vocal group and one that regional festivals have added to their lineup consistently.

BLUEGRASS UNLIMITED calls A Deeper Shade of Blue a “best kept secret” and says "the vocals on this album are certainly solid.....and it's obvious that there is no weak link on instruments—each break is crisp and clean and comes in at just the right time, while the backing of the vocalist is expertly crafted."

BLUEGRASS UNLIMITED calls A Deeper Shade of Blue a “best kept secret” and says "the vocals on this album are certainly solid.....and it's obvious that there is no weak link on instruments—each break is crisp and clean and comes in at just the right time, while the backing of the vocalist is expertly crafted."

COUNTRY STANDARD TIME SAYS "Solid songwriting and musicianship, as well as vocal harmony and diversity prove that these bluegrass boys definitely have enough "STEAM" to pull the train a long, long way."

COUNTRY STANDARD TIME SAYS "Solid songwriting and musicianship, as well as vocal harmony and diversity prove that these bluegrass boys definitely have enough "STEAM" to pull the train a long, long way."

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CONTACT MELANIE WILSON AT WILSON PICKINS PROMOTIONS TO BOOK A DEEPER SHADE OF BLUE TODAY! 864.359.7999 WILSONPICKINS@GMAIL.COM

CONTACT MELANIE WILSON AT WILSON PICKINS PROMOTIONS TO BOOK A DEEPER SHADE OF BLUE TODAY! 864.359.7999 WILSONPICKINS@GMAIL.COM