Dobro Whiz Phil Leadbetter Releases Second Solo Album

Orlando, Florida, USA – Renowned dobro player, Phil Leadbetter, releases his
new album, Slide Effects, today with Pinecastle Records.

Phil Leadbetter is a current member of the high-energy band Wildfire, and is a
former ten year member of JD Crowe and the New South. Phil also was nominated
for a Grammy in his stint with JD Crowe on the album

.Slide Effects, Phil’s first release since

in 1997, includes an all-star cast of
performers: Ronnie Bowman, Stuart Duncan, Marty Raybon, Steve Gulley, Scott
Vestal, Cody Kilby, Andy Leftwich, Garnet Bowman, Robert Hale, Byron House, Gene
Johnson, Steve Thomas, Matt Leadbetter, Alice Vestal and Darrell Webb [Buy

Slide Effects

Phil is currently on tour with Wildfire:

1 Owensboro, Ky The Executive Inn
2 Lagrange, Ga Hoofer’s Gospel Barn
8, 9 Live Oak, Fl Lrb Bg Fest
29 Wichita, Ks Park City Bg Fest

13 Rocky Mount, Va Bg Festival
14 Johnson City, Tn The Down Home

3 Benton, Ky Ky Lake Bg Fest
4 Nashville, Tn The Station Inn
9 Wind Gap, Pa Wind Gap Bg Fest
10 Lexington, Ky Fest Of The Bluegrass
11 Lagrange, Ga Hoofer’s Gospel Barn
13 Beanblossom, In Beanblossom Bg Fest
18 Grundy, Wv Private Party
25 Luttrell, Tn Clinch Mountain Bg Fest

1 Old Washington, Oh Mountain Heir Bg Fest
8, 9 Renfrew, Ontario Valley Bg Fest
28 Roanoke, Va Fiddlefest

11, 12 Old Forge, Ny Fox Family Bg Fest
13 Frankfort, Ky Bourbon And Bluegrass Fest
26 Sevierville, Tn Bluegrass In The Smokies

3 Alexandria, Va The Birchmere
13, 14 Pigeon Forge, Tn Fiddlers Feast
16, 17, 18 Branson, Mo Silver Dollar City
24 Winchester, Ky Bluegrass And Burgoo Fest

7 Norris, Tn Museum Of Appalachia

4 Dunnellon, Fl Withlacooche Bg Fest
5 Suwanee, Ga Everette’s Music Barn
12 Milton, Wv The Mountaineer Opry

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.