New Day Dawning CD Cover (Hi Res)

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THE ROYS Celebrate New EP With Music City Performance At The Station Inn October 11


The Reigning ICM Bluegrass Artist of the Year Will Also Host Midnite Jamboree October 13


 "The majority of the songs are reflective, speaking of family and

cherished memories." - BLUEGRASS TODAY


Nashville, TN (September 27, 2012) -- THE ROYS bring their signature harmonies, progressive instrumental attitude and compelling new music to The Station Inn on October 11.  The full-set performance is their first in Music City since the duo's genre-bending sophomore Rural Rhythm Records' EP, NEW DAY DAWNING, hit store shelves on August 28.  For information on The Station Inn show, log on to or call (615) 255-3307; to learn more about the Jamboree, check 650 AM WSM, which streams the show live from 


As a prelude to The Station Inn show, the siblings will visit with 650 AM WSM's Mike Terry, live on the air October 11 at 4 p.m.  A little drive-time entertainment could be in the offering, as THE ROYS rarely leave home without their instruments. 


"We cannot wait to see our hometown fans again at The Station Inn and Ernest Tubb Record Shop," states Elaine Roy.  "The Station Inn is a great-feeling room with a lot of energy, and we're excited to host the Midnight Jamboree," adds Lee.


The siblings host the world-famous Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree on October 13.  The live broadcast kicks off at 12:00 Midnight and streams on


NEW DAY DAWNING debuted at Number 2 on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart earlier this month, and rose to Number 1 on Amazon's Bluegrass Best Sellers list September 15.  The EP remains in the Top 20 Bluegrass Best Sellers on Amazon



THE ROYS' current single, "Still Standing," recently enjoyed exclusive coverage on AOL, SiriusXM, FOX NEWS Edge, #CMChat, Bluegrass Radio Network and GAC-TV.  The trend-setting brother/sister duo has appeared on multiple national radio and television outlets already this month.  More national television is scheduled for October, and details will be announced soon. 


Reviewers are raving over the disc's personal and insightful songs:


“Fast as they have been rolling, THE ROYS have been creating new days for themselves with each new album, and life is material. No telling where this particular ride will stop next, but Lee and Elaine are sure to be taking notes on the human condition as they go." – DEEP ROOTS


"The brother and sister duo are taking the genre by storm with the release of their sophomore album . . . with their tight family harmony and real life lyrics.” - FOX 17


"Their work is simultaneously purist and modern, exquisitely crafted,

and irresistible." - FAME



Copies of NEW DAY DAWNING (Rural Rhythm Records) are available at retail outlets WALMART  ,  Music Millennium, The Disc Exchange, Ernest Tubb Record Shops and online at AMAZON and iTunes    



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






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