Monday, April 6, 2015
– Four music veterans formed an artist-driven bluegrass and acoustic label, it was announced today.
Mike Bentley, Jeff Brown, Shannon Slaughter and Dale Felts formed Union House Records with a soon to be released new single by Mike Bentley & Cumberland Gap Connection with the full album hitting stores later this year. A new album by Jeff Brown and Still Lonesome also is on tap, although no exact release dates were mentioned.
"Forming a label is a huge task, but I feel it's the right thing for me at this point in my career. Being with a group of guys that have the same vision is both comforting and exciting. My hope for the future of Union House Records is to be a label that can bring this great music to folks for years to come," said Brown.
Slaughter released "Never Just a Song" with Heather Slaughter. "I'm real excited to be a part of Union House Records. Each of the assembled owners brings a little different perspective to the label, and that's great. The guys involved here are really bright, hard-working folks and we all have a focused vision for Union House Records. We came together in a supportive coalition to provide an artist driven label to bluegrass music. Union House Records - by Artists, for artists," Slaughter said.
Felts will handle the copyrighting, publishing, royalty distribution and music licensing.