30 June 2016

Fireball Mail wins 2016 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Contest

Thanks to Brad Bulla of the Fireball Mail bluegrass band, based in Nashville, TN, for the news that the band won the prestigious and nationally recognised band contest at the 43rd Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Telluride, CO, last week. They win cash, prizes, and a spot on the 2017 lineup to perform on the festival main stage next year, sharing the spotlight with the likes of Béla Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Chris Thile, Tim O'Brien, and Sam Bush.

The band - Brad Bulla (guitar, vocals), Phil Easterbrook (banjo, dobro, vocals), Caleb Edwards (mandolin, vocals), Joe Brown (upright bass) - recently released their debut CD, Bending the rails, which can be bought through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, the band’s website, and other major music outlets. An online review of their winning performance at the festival can be read here. Videos from their live shows can be seen on their website. Fireball Mail are also on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information and content, contact Brad Bulla or Tracy Simmons Bulla by e-mail or 'phone (001 615-924-9538 / 001 615-483-4903).

Fireball Mail in front of Telluride's 'Planet Bluegrass' symbol,
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