"WITH YOU I AM" REACHES #1 ON SIRIUSXM'S "ON THE HORIZON" PLAYLIST. JOHNSON LEADS THE PACK FOR THE BOOT'S ALBUM OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST 2016
Nashville, TN (Press Release July 29, 2016) --- Indie sensation Cody Johnson is scheduled to release his highly anticipated studio album GOTTA BE ME next Friday, August 5. Johnson continues to blaze a trail, topping the SiriusXM “On The Horizon” playlist. After making his career debut on the playlist just two weeks ago, the infectious new single “With You I Am” catapulted to #1. The overwhelming response from listeners was immediate. It’s clear that country fans are hungry for Johnson and his brand of traditional country music.
The lead single off of his forthcoming album was co-written by Johnson along with David Lee and Cody’s producer Trent Willmon.
Amazon Music Announces Ryan Bingham Live Stream on August 6 from Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels, TX
Amazon Music is back with another live stream show, this time featuring GRAMMY and Oscar award-winning Americana singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham.
Thanks to Amazon Music, Twitch users will be able to live stream Ryan’s concert from Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels, Texas on Saturday, August 6 at 7:45pm PT/10:45pm ET on the Amazon Music channel via Twitch—the live stream via Twitch will be available on the Web at www.amazon.com/binghamlive or on Amazon devices including Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablets via the Twitch app.
Previously, Amazon Music has hosted live streams with artists like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to help debut their new album This Unruly Mess I’ve Made; Teddy Thompson, Kelly Jones, Blue October, and more at SXSW; and most recently the Alternative Press Music Awards.
Bingham is a critically acclaimed singer and songwriter, whose songs have been described by the New York Times as “rustic confessionals, intense but guarded.” He has released a total of five studio albums, the most recent being 2015’s Fear andSaturday Night, which debuted at #9 on the Billboard Rock Albums Chart. Bingham won an Oscar, GRAMMY and Golden Globe award for his work co-writing and performing “The Weary Heart” with T Bone Burnett on the soundtrack for the 2009 film, Crazy Heart, and in 2010, he was named Artist of the Year by the Americana Music Association.
George Strait To Present Lifetime Achievement Award At Americana’s 15th Annual Honors & Awards Show, Sept. 21, 2016
Beloved songwriter, singer and artist Jim Lauderdale will be the 2016 recipient of the Americana Music Association’s Wagonmaster Award, a special lifetime achievement honor reserved for the most valuable contributors to the course and history of America’s only broad roots music format. The award, named for country music icon Porter Wagoner, will be presented on Sept. 21, 2016 by Country Music Hall of Famer George Strait, a global star who has recorded more than a dozen of Jim Lauderdale’s songs.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 29, 2016) – Dolly Parton released a lyric video for "Outside Your Door," which premiered yesterday on One Country. "Outside Your Door" is available for instant download HERE when you pre-order Dolly's upcoming album Pure & Simple, out August 19th on Dolly Records/RCA Nashville.
Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker, Janie Fricke, Neal McCoy, David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers and Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys Join The Celebration
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 28, 2016) – Fans of country music trailblazer Charley Pride can catch the multi-platinum selling singer on an upcoming two-hour radio special airing on SiriusXM. Tune in as Pride sits down with host, “Mayor of Music Row,” Charlie Monk in celebration of the Country Music Hall of Fame member's 50th year in music. Nothing is off limits as the Grammy winner talks about some of his most memorable moments, along with struggles along the way, including Pride’s triumphant climb to the top by transcending racial boundaries to become the first black superstar in country music.
Three years after the release of Long Night Moon, Texas favorites (and mine) bring their fans new music.
On September 23rd, Reckless Kelly will celebrate their 20th anniversay with the release of Sunset Motel, their first album with Thirty Tigers and follow up their Grammy Award winning 2013 release Long Night Moon.
Today, Rolling Stone Country premiered "How Can You Love Him (You Don't Even Like Him)," the first single to be released from the album, and said "Sunset Motel finds the band in familiar musical territory — bounding fearlessly between the sounds of jangling heartland rock and scrappy, hardscrabble country, with stories that refuse to dumb themselves down for mass appeal."
Sunset Motel will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, July 29, and will include an instant download of "How Can You Love Him (You Don't Even Like Him)."
Stream the song here:
(July 28, 2016 PR) - NewTown makes its debut this week on the Billboard Top 10 Bluegrass Albums Chart, nailing the #8 spot with the just-released HARLAN ROAD (Mountain Home Music Company). The critically-acclaimed 11-track outing includes "All That I Can Take,"which makes its Bluegrass Today Weekly Chart debut at #6. Filled with tales of the "everyman," HARLAN ROAD, is available on iTunes, Amazon and other fine retail outlets.
NewTown will join Bill Cody and Charlie Mattos live in the studiotomorrow, July 29, for WSM-AM's Coffee, Country & Cody Show at8:30 a.m. CT. Fans can tune in via www.wsmonline.com or catch the simulcast on Heartland TV to hear select songs from HARLAN ROAD.
Heartland TV reaches 22 MILLION households; check out local listings online at http://www.watchheartlandtv.com/affiliates/.
(Press Release) Grammy nominated guitar-slinger, troublemaker, raconteur, producer, and Georgia boy Butch Walker released today a new song "Ludlow Expectations" off his upcoming eighth studio album Stay Gold due out on August 26 via Dangerbird Records. As a writer of dozens of songs with hooks that stick in your head, Walker has penned choruses you want to sing (or shout) along to from acts including Frank Turner, Brian Fallon, Taylor Swift, and many more. He is a teller of authentic stories of exploits and predicaments and romance that are filled with optimism; builder of albums with no boundaries - rock, pop, Americana, singer-songwriter…or, as he says, “I think it’s all just rock & roll.”
To listen to "Ludlow Expectations" - CLICK HERE
Set’s 16 indie-rock gems from the classic Connells era, 1987-1998, include debut radio single “Stone Cold Yesterday” and the worldwide hit “’74-’75”
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — On September 9, 2016, The Bicycle Music Company/Concord Music Group will release Stone Cold Yesterday: Best of the Connells, the pioneering Southern indie-rock band’s first-ever greatest hits package, collecting 16 college radio and modern-rock singles from 1987 to 1998, including their first breakthrough radio hit, “Stone Cold Yesterday,” and the influential worldwide phenomenon “’74-75.”
The Connells’ run of albums include Boylan Heights, Fun & Games, One Simple Word, Ring, New Boy, Weird Food & Devastation, andStill Life, with producers ranging from Mitch Easter (R.E.M./Let’s Active), Hugh Jones (Echo & the Bunnymen) and Lou Giordano (Bob Mould) to Tim Harper (Whiskeytown) and Jim Scott (Wilco).
Emmylou Harris, Brandi Carlile, Patty Griffin and More Set Sail on the 10th Anniversary of Cayamo – A Journey Through Song
Emmylou Harris, Brandi Carlile, The Wainwright Family, Patty Griffin, Richard Thompson, Buddy Miller, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Kacey Musgraves and more to set sail on the 10thAnniversary of Cayamo – A Journey Through Song
Sixthman’s floating Americana Music Festival at Sea filled up in record time, guests can still sign-up for the wait list at Cayamo.com
Atlanta, GA (Press Releae) – A true musical paradise, the 10th Edition Cayamo Cruise – A Journey Through Song,brings together 2,200 passionate music lovers with over 20 all-star Americana singer-songwriters for seven days of rare artist collaborations, community and carefree Caribbean fun! Sailing February 19 – 26, 2017aboard Norwegian Jade from Tampa to Cozumel, Mexico and Roatan, Honduras. The ship is already full but eager guests can still sign up for the wait list!