Blue Highway has earned 25 collective IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, and two Grammy nominations as a band, plus two Grammy Awards among its current members.

Blue Highway was voted the Favorite Bluegrass Artist of All Time by the readers of Bluegrass Today in April 2016.

Tim Stafford received honors as 2014 IBMA Songwriter of the Year and 2015 SPBGMA Guitar Player of the Year.  Shawn Lane was nominated as 2015 IBMA Songwriter of the Year, while Gaven Largent was recently nominated as 2016 SPBGMA Dobro Player of the Year.

Blue Highway charted the Most Radio Airplay of any Bluegrass Artist in 2014, per the  2014 Bluegrass Radio Airplay Chart, storming national airplay charts with their heralded album The Game.

The Game  topped multiple charts at #1 including reigning at #1 for 7 consecutive months on the Bluegrass Unlimited Album Chart, and was named the #1 Bluegrass Album of the Year by critic Daniel Mullins in his end of the year Top 20 Albums of 2014 list in Bluegrass Today.

As momentum continues to build for the 22 year strong powerhouse band, Blue Highway is currently in studio recording on their 11th studio album, and rolling on with a rich legacy carried on by three powerhouse songwriters and vocalists in Tim Stafford, Wayne Taylor, and Shawn Lane, whose harmonies soar over the dynamic banjo of Jason Burleson and the explosive dobro of Gaven Largent



Official Statements from Blue Highway

Official Statement from Blue Highway
Re:  Wayne Taylor Hospitalized ~ Surgery and Complete Recovery Expected

May 13, 2016

"Blue Highway's highly respected and much loved bass player, songwriter, and vocalist Wayne Taylor has been hospitalized on Friday, May 13, with heart surgery impending on Monday ..

Our brother Wayne is as kind and strong a man as has ever been made, who has been blessed to emerge triumphant over both cancer and prior heart issues.  We have all faith that Wayne will emerge from this surgery successfully and kicking hard to get back on tour with Blue Highway at the end of the mandatory four-week rest period the doctor has ordered following surgery .. "



Official Statement from Blue Highway
Re:  Shawn Lane's Dad in ICU - Fan Appreciation Concert Postponed

April 26, 2016

"We stand united as a Blue Highway family in support of our band brother Shawn Lane. As a result of that support and due to the seriousness of this medical situation, we are postponing our Fan Appreciation Concert ..."



Blue Highway Voted the Favorite Bluegrass Artist of All Time

Blue Highway voted the Favorite Bluegrass Artist of All Time by the readers of Bluegrass Today!   



Blue Highway Fan Appreciation Concert

Due to the hospitalization of Shawn Lane's father, the Fan Appreciation Concert is being postponed. A NEW DATE will be announced next week!  Please check back soon for more details!



Gaven Largent Honored with Dobro Player of the Year Nomination



Blue Highway Welcomes Gaven Largent as Newest Member

December 9, 2015 - 9:00 am ET



Blue Highway to Perform National Anthem

Blue Highway will perform our National Anthem for the NBA's Charlotte Hornets vs Miami Heat game on Wednesday, December 9, at Time-Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte at 7:00 pm ET. 

The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southeast and WFNZ 610 AM.



Blue Highway Announces Departure of Rob Ickes

November 18, 2015 - 3:45 pm ET




Blue Highway Honored with Award Nominations

Blue Highway was honored to be nominated for a cumulative eight awards at the 26th Annual IBMA Awards held on Thursday, October 1, 2015, at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC.

Our sincere thanks to all the members of the International Bluegrass Music Association for the privilege of being nominated along side our good friends and peers among the finest musicians in Bluegrass!

Our best wishes and congratulations to all the IBMA Awards Nominees and Winners!  Special congrats to our own ROB ICKES, who won 2015 IBMA Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year for his collaborative album "Three Bells" with Jerry Douglas and the late great Mike Auldridge.


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