Highly esteemed bluegrass band Blue Highway has earned a collective 28 IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, plus three Grammy nominations as a band.
Blue Highway's #1 album "Original Traditional" was nominated for a 2017 GRAMMY Award for Best Bluegrass Album.
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 2015 SPBGMA Guitar Player of the Year and 2014 and 2017 IBMA Songwriter of the Year.
Wayne Taylor was inducted into the Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame in October 2016. Shawn Lane was nominated as 2015 IBMA Songwriter of the Year.
The band's newest album "Somewhere Far Away: Silver Anniversary" released on August 2, 2019, has charted two # 1 songs to date, and is available in our Music Store.
Blue Highway charted the Most Radio Airplay of any Bluegrass Artist in 2014, per the 2014 Bluegrass Today 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.
In 2019, Blue Highway celebrates 25 years of touring, with four of the original members still intact.
As momentum continues to build for the 25 year strong powerhouse band, Blue Highway is 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 tasteful Dobro of Gary Hultman.
Blue Highway Tops National Charts with 25th Anniversary Album
March 2, 2020
Blue Highway's "Both Ends of the Train" from its highly acclaimed 25th Anniversary Album has risen to the top of multiple national charts, including the most recent trip to #1 on the acclaimed Bluegrass Unlimited National Bluegrass Survey Chart for March 2020.
Penned by the award-winning band's co-founder Tim Stafford and good friend Steve Gulley, "Both Ends of the Train" is also #1 on the Roots Music Report (RMR) Traditional Bluegrass Song Chart for the week of February 22 ~ its fifth consecutive week at #1, and its seventh week overall in the top spot.
New Blue Highway Tees Available Now
March 2, 2020
Blue Highway unveiled two new t-shirts today for the 2020 touring season.
The first is a new design by a good friend of the band, Bobby Starnes. Starnes is a graphic designer, songwriter, and owner of Hat Creek Recording Company in Jonesborough, TN. The new design shirt is navy in color with metallic silver print reading, "Blue Highway. Since 1994. Quality Bluegrass for over 25 Years."
The second design is a special throwback to the 1990's and the first original Blue Highway logo. The original logo design shirt is white in color with black and navy print.
Available sizes range from Small to 2XL. Requests for size 3XL has that option being quickly researched, and the band hopes to have 3XL t-shirts in both designs available very soon.
Interview with Jason Burleson to air on Real Roots Radio
Jason Burleson will be interviewed on Real Roots Radio on Thursday, March 19, at 11:00 am EST at www.RealRootsRadio.com .
December 26, 2019
Blue Highway is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with an almost two-week run of giveaways, which will be posted every day until New Year's Eve on the Blue Highway Facebook page. Winners will be announced starting on New Year's Day.
See the details and a full list of prizes >> here! <<