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Jason Ringenberg Lends His Voice To Pbs Show

Jason Ringenberg Lends His Voice To Pbs Show

Legendary Jason & The Scorchers Front Man Sings on Civil War Documentary To Air This Week Nashville, TN– Jason Ringenberg appears prominently in the new “Tennessee Civil War 150: The Music” documentary airing on all PBS television stations in Tennessee and some stations around the country. He sings the “Battle Cry of Freedom” and an […]

James McMurtry On Tour

James McMurtry On Tour

James McMurtry is gearing up for an extensive summer tour **In Case You Missed It** James McMurtry’s “Bayou Tortous” was featured last night on the FOX-TV series, Bones.  CLICK HERE to watch the full episode, entitled “The Finder.”  More and more these days, McMurtry pops up in popular culture – his albums and songs have […]

Win 16 Disk Hank Williams Sr. Box Set

Win 16 Disk Hank Williams Sr. Box Set

Quick! Name five Hank Williams hits! If you couldn’t name them, you’re out of the game. Don’t even bother continuing to read. But if you did, do we have a treat for you!! You could win what may be the largest box set of all time: Hank Williams: The Complete Mother’s Best Recordings…Plus! Amaze your […]

New Release: The Band Perry

New Release: The Band Perry

The Band Perry is having a great start this release week! Their self-titled debut album is #10 on iTunes Overall Albums Chart and #2 on iTunes Country Albums Chart! TBP are also on an amazing in-store run –- so peep the dates below, as well as their dates opening for Alan Jackson. So it will […]

Spellbinding Sarah Harmer Sets Fall U.S Tour Dates In Support Of “Bright And Contagious”

Spellbinding Sarah Harmer Sets Fall U.S Tour Dates In Support Of “Bright And Contagious”

Mesmerizing singer and songwriter Sarah Harmer has confirmed extensive U.S. tour dates with her 4-piece band through the fall. It’s her first major tour since the release of ‘oh little fire,’ which American Songwriter called “her most powerful recording so far.” Of a recent performance at Canada’s Hillside Festival, AOL Spinner wrote that Harmer’s “virtuosity […]

EXCLUSIVE: Whiskey & Co. “Rust Colors” album stream, plus interview

EXCLUSIVE: Whiskey & Co. “Rust Colors” album stream, plus interview

Here at Country Music Pride, we appreciate the finer things in life. We love whiskey, and we love good company. So naturally, we’d love a band called Whiskey & Company. And it turns out Whiskey & Co. loves us –– so much in fact that Country Music Pride is exclusively streaming their new album, Rust […]

Nashville Floods Claim Grand Ole Opry House

Nashville Floods Claim Grand Ole Opry House

The devastating floods in Nashville have inundated the Grand Ole Opry House, the most famous country-music venue in the world, and damaged cherished equipment of country artists across Music City. Songwriter Aimee Mayo posted a photo to Twitter on Wednesday, sent to her by country star Kellie Pickler, showing the flooded main hall of the […]

Chely Wright Acknowledges Her Homosexuality

Chely Wright Acknowledges Her Homosexuality

Her announcement to People Magazine coincides with the release of her new album and memoir

Drive-By Truckers Make Their Highest Debut Ever !

Drive-By Truckers Make Their Highest Debut Ever !

#22 ON THE BILLBOARD TOP 200 CHART #1 ON THE INDIE CHART “America’s greatest rock band.”  Billboard “Drive-By Truckers are the best rock band in America.” CNN.com New York, NY – Drive-By Truckers’ The Big To-Do debuted at #22, the band’s highest debut ever, on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, #1 on the Indie […]

Watson Twins To Release New Album On Vanguard Records

Watson Twins To Release New Album On Vanguard Records

The Watson Twins will unveil their sophomore release Talking To You, Talking To Me on Vanguard Records February 9, 2010, their most ambitious album to date. The new album finds the Watson Twins taking a soulful turn a la Carole King, but with a pop edge reminiscent of Feist. The result is a heartfelt nod […]

Blind Boys Of Alabama To Release Duets

Blind Boys Of Alabama To Release Duets

Featuring Collaborations With Ben Harper, Randy Travis, Bonnie Raitt and More, Including Previously Unreleased Recordings with Lou Reed, John Hammond, and Toots Hibbert Due October 27th On Saguaro Road Records Fairfax, VA — As the Blind Boys of Alabama head into their seventh decade of belting out impeccable harmonies it’s only fitting for them to […]

Country noir trio Elliott BROOD – "Mountain Meadows" out Oct. 6

Country noir trio Elliott BROOD – "Mountain Meadows" out Oct. 6

Fall North American tour dates announced! “Loosely based around a 19th century massacre in Utah, their album Mountain Meadows is delivered with exuberance and skill, with Mark Sasso growling like Drive By Truckers’ Patterson Hood.” – UNCUT * * * * “Elliott Brood do for pre-war folk music what bands like The White Stripes and […]

King George Dethrones the King of Pop with his new album 'Twang'!

King George Dethrones the King of Pop with his new album 'Twang'!

The King of Country has racked up his fifth #1 album, topping both the Country and Top 200 (Pop) sales charts this week with the August 11th release of TWANG.  TWANG is also the #1 Top Comprehensive Album this week, outselling Michael Jackson’s “Number Ones”.

“Newgrass” Masters Yonder Mountain String Band Pair with Dave Matthews Band this Summer

“Newgrass” Masters Yonder Mountain String Band Pair with Dave Matthews Band this Summer

New Album ‘The Show’ Out September 1 Following their headlining album-release show at Red Rocks this August 28th, the pioneering acoustic alchemists of Yonder Mountain String Band will join Dave Matthews as openers on four dates this September. Their first date with DMB, Sept. 1 in West Valley City, UT, coincides with the release of […]