Ryan Garrett, a Texas-born, Nashville-weathered creative soul with his feet firmly planted in songwriting and performing, released "Stronger With Two" today, available on all music platforms. Garrett pulls together a passel of influences in a unique way with atmospheric steel guitars and soaring melodies in "Stronger With Two," recorded at Hollywood Studios in San Antonio. It’s all delivered with a guy-next-door tenor that mixes angst and sensitivity.
Just days after The Hollywood Walk of Fame announced Tanya Tucker will be one of their newest stars, the country legend premieres the video for “Hard Luck,” the first official single from her new album, While I’m Livin’ (out August 23rd, 2019 via Fantasy Records.) A 1978 chestnut from country rockers Josefus, “Hard Luck” was chosen for the new album by Jennings and personalized lyrically by Tucker. “This tune is really fun,” says Carlile. “If you know Tanya Tucker you know this is her song.” The clip, directed by noted photographer Chris Phelps (Willie Nelson, Sam Outlaw) stars Tucker, Carlile and Jennings.
Lewis Brice releases a musical celebration of good times and warm weather (Taste of Country / Sterling Whitaker), with his new single "Summertime Vibes" available today.
Silverado Records, one of Nashville’s fastest growing independent labels, joins Adkins Publicity for exclusive PR/publicity representation. Silverado Records prides itself on working with both established and rising country stars, putting a focus on the music, always. The label’s roster of talent includes country icon Joe Diffie, Nashville veteran David Adam Byrnes and hot new vocalists Crystal Yates, Tyler Jordan and Ali Morgan.
"Clearly ready for her shot in the spotlight (American Songwriter)," songstress Katie Toupin releases her debut solo album Magnetic Moves today across all music platforms via Symphonic Distribution. Magnetic Moves, Toupin's first full-length project since leaving acclaimed band Houndmouth in 2016, takes its title from the spellbinding opening track "where a stinging guitar lick punctuates verses carried along by floating keyboards (Paste Magazine)." The L.A. based singer-songwriter also stars in the "Magnetic Moves" music video released last month.
Gateway Records announces their relaunch as the only global all-compilation record label, creating unique collections of audio series and albums featuring artists across all genres and all corners of the world.
Lewis Brice and Tin Roof are teaming up again for their annual kick-off to CMA Fest, Lewispalooza 9, on June 4 outside of Tin Roof Demonbreun. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the show starts at 6:00 p.m. The concert, headlined by Lewis, will feature performances by Lee Brice, John Wesley Satterfield, Stevie Monce, Jerrod Niemann, Paul McDonald, Curt Chambers, John Gurney and many more special guests. The all-ages event is free with a suggested donation at the door. All proceeds benefit Hope Song, a non-profit that helps the fight against cancer through the healing power of music.
Country legend and original female outlaw Tanya Tucker returns after 17 years. Tucker’s new album, While I’m Livin’, is set for release on August 23 via Fantasy Records. Produced by Brandi Carlile and Shooter Jennings, the album marks Tucker’s first for the label and her first new material since 2002’s Tanya. Watch/share the video for the album’s debut song “The Wheels of Laredo,” directed by Myriam Santos here and pre-order While I’m Livin’ here. Additionally, Tucker and Carlile will take the stage for a performance at tonight’s CMT Awards.
With 3,000 people in attendance per day, Dailey & Vincent’s annual 3-day music festival is holding an online band contest for the first time ever. LandFest is holding an online band contest for musicians to enter for the chance to perform an hour-long set onsite during LandFest In The Mountains & On The Lake 2019. The winner, chosen by the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Board, will have a mainstage performance slot from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 in Hiawassee, Ga.
Ray Scott continues to value "traditional country storytelling and artistry over chasing commercial trends (Wide Open Country)" with the release of his new EP, Honky Tonk Heart, available today.