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THE ROYS Immerse Themselves In IBMA's World of Bluegrass Week


Duo Returns To Nashville Fresh From Appearances On CBS & Fox, Find Themselves On Amazon's Top 20 Bluegrass Best Sellers List



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Nashville, TN (September 21, 2012) -- Award-winning, trend-setting duo THE ROYS return to Nashville to immerse themselves in a busy IBMA World of Bluegrass celebration after sweeping through New York City this week for performances on Fox & Friends, CBS THIS MORNING and a taping of THE BETTER SHOW.  The siblings were also excited to learn that their newest CD, NEW DAY DAWNING, had risen to the Number 1 slot on Amazon's Bluegrass Best Sellers list on Saturday, September 15.  The EP is currently among the Top 20 Bluegrass Best Sellers on AMAZON.  


"We're happy to be home," exclaims Elaine Roy. "And we're really proud to get the news about Amazon!" Lee Roy adds, "We're looking forward to a big week and catching up with our fellow artists, radio folks, fair buyers and fans."


THE ROYS have six scheduled appearances and will participate in a host of other activities throughout WOB week. The duo is booked for autograph signings, live interviews and energetic performances: 


September 24 - WAMU Radio - Live Performance 3:00-3:30 p.m. WAMU Radio, billed as American University Radio, airs on the PBS network. Fans worldwide can listen to WAMU's Bluegrass Country live online. 


September 25 - 650 AM WSM (Bill Cody Show) - 8:15 a.m. Interview plus acoustic performance. Streams on at WSMonline. 


September 25 - Moonstruck Management Booth - 12:30-1:30 p.m. (THE ROYS' sponsors, Team RealTree™ Outdoor Energy Drink, will furnish a variety of drinks for visitors to sample). 


September 25 - Rural Rhythm Records and BlueHighways TV Present the BEHIND THE DREAM - SEASON 1 Featured Artists Showcase at ERNEST TUBB RECORD SHOP.  THE ROYS perform from 9:30-10:00 p.m., following performances by Darrell Webb Band, Carrie Hassler, Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press, andAudie Blaylock & Redline. 


September 26 - "SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction Live From IBMA" Concert 11:00 a.m.-12 Noon.  THE ROYS join Lonesome River Band and Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out for the live broadcast performance. 


September 28 - Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. Join THE ROYS for a Cookin' Out Country luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. The music starts at Noon, and at 1 p.m. they will sign CDs inside the Museum gift shop. Tickets are now available ONLINE. 


September 29 - IBMA FAN FEST Main stage performance 1:00-1:20 p.m. 


Throughout the busy week, THE ROYS will be performing songs from their sophomore Rural Rhythm Records' EP, NEW DAY DAWNING.  The disc debuted at Number 2 on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart earlier this month, and their current single, "Still Standing," recently enjoyed exclusive coverage on AOL, SiriusXM, FOX NEWS Edge, #CMChat, Bluegrass Radio Network and GAC-TV. 


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More national television is scheduled for October, and details will be announced soon.  


Fans can follow Lee and Elaine online at THEROYSonline, Facebook and on Twitter @theroysonline. 


Full event information on World of Bluegrass week can be found WOBOnline .




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