Justin Moore's new album Off The Beaten Path will be released on September 17th. The first single off of that album "Point At You" is climbing the charts. He recently announced his second headlining tour, titled Off The Beaten Path, which starts November1 in MO. he is being supported by two of his "best friends in Nashville" Randy Houser and Josh Thompson. For more information and dates click here.
Lady A announced the first leg of their Take Me Downtown Tour. The tour will begin on November 8 in Southaven, MS. Fans can purchase tickets and VIP experiences staring on September 13th. Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves will also appear on the tour.
From the Lady A website:“We spent almost every day last year backstage writing for our album GOLDEN, so we were really focused on writing songs that would connect with the fans in these arenas. We definitely learned a lot about ourselves as live performers and the type of catalog we wanted to have so that we could go out and
try to give the fans the best show they've ever experienced," explains Lady A's Charles Kelley. "All of that was the jumping off point for this tour, and now it's time to take it to the next level." For more information visit here.
On Friday, Dierks Bentley not only co-hosted The View, but he premiered his new single "I Hold On." For a review of the song please go to www.gotcountryonline.com To see Dierks and the band perform the song, watch above.
On Monday, Tim McGraw premiered the new video for his current single "Southern Girl". You can watch it below.
Josh Thompson finally has a new single for new label SDU. "Cold Beer With Your Name On It" went to radio on Monday, so call and request it. It is also available for digital purchase.
Dierks Bentley by TDC
Dierks Bentley will not only co-host The View on Friday, he will debut a new single as well. His previous (and amazing) single "Bourbon In Kentucky" was pulled from radio after unfortunately being unable to break out. Here's hoping the new single brings him another #1.
The Country Cares concert to benefit the families of the Prescott 19 was undoubtedly a success. The 6000 tickets were sold out. The concert raised $442452.27. Everyone in attendance had a terrific time. David Nail, randy Houser and The Band Perry all played prior to Dierks Bentley headlining the evening. To read more about the concert and how it all came together click here.
from the GreenRoom
Tim McGraw will debut a new music video for "Southern Girl". From the GreenRoom press release via twitter this morning:
Nashville, TN- July 15, 2013- Country superstar Tim McGraw will premiere the new music video for "Southern Girl" by partnering with country radio stations nationwide.
Stations will debut the video on their websites simultaneously starting at
4 pm ET on July 23, 2013. Immediately following the premiere, McGraw will
host a Twitter chat with fans via @TheTimMcGraw.
"When we started talking about a video concept for 'Southern Girl,' I knew that this song
belonged to the fans who have been out at our live shows all summer," said
McGraw. "We brought cameras out on the road and turned them around on the
crowd, and they really helped us capture the fun summer groove of this song.
It seems fitting that country radio would get first crack at this video
because they have been such a huge part of making this tour blow up and be so
“Southern Girl” is the fourth single from McGraw’s Big Machine Records debut, TWO LANES OF
LANES OF FREEDOM 2013 Tour has been heating up the summer with capacity
crowds topping out at more 21,000 fans a night. The tour wraps
up with stops in Toronto, Ont (7/25); Bethel, NY (7/26) and Virginia Beach, VA
The iheart Radio Music Festival to be held in Las Vegas in September announced its line up this morning. It includes Keith Urban, The Band Perry and Tim McGraw. For more information click here.
Jason Aldean set records with his performance at Fenway Park over the weekend. he broke not only Sir Paul McCartney's single night crowd attendance record, but Dave Matthews double night as well. He is the first country act to ever play Fenway and sold out 70,000 tickets in minutes. Aldean said in a statement "I heard we also set a new all time record for beer sales.
They drank Boston dry… it was wild!”
Back in January, Mountain Dew announced that country star Brantley Gilbert would be joining Dew Nation. They said: "Mountain Dew taps into its southern roots and welcomes one of country music’s hottest emerging acts, Brantley Gilbert, into the DEW family. Embracing the brand’s Tennessee history and one-of-a-kind flavor, the new partnership is a perfect fit with the hit singer/songwriter’s high-energy live shows and authentic lyrics." From Brantley's website: “I have been a fan of Mountain Dew for as long as I can remember,” said Brantley. “I’m honored to be able to partner up with the DEW family for some
exciting projects this year.” on July 8th, Mountain Dew released a video of Brantley as they followed him around for a day in Nashville. Take a look above.
The Country Cares Benefit for the fallen 19 AZ firefighters sold out all of its 6000 tickets yesterday after going on sale that morning.
Dierks said "Country fans are the best, and when their friends need help, they show up. This is my hometown, and I feel a huge pull to go back and be there with them and do what I can to help. I've had some friends speak up and say they wanted to come help, so we're going to put together a special night of music, raise some money and hopefully leave these families and this
community with some positive memories." Dierks will be joined by The Band Perry, Randy Houser and David Nail. The event will be held July 22nd at Tim's Toyota Center in Prescott AZ. Radio stations KMLE and KAFF organized the event.
Randy Travis was hospitalized Sunday July 7 suffering from complications of viral cardiomyopathy. He suffered a stroke on Wednesday and needed surgery to relieve pressure on his brain. He is in recovery in critical condition under heavy sedation. Please remember to keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers.