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Guster Announces Lost & Gone Forever Ten Year Anniversary Tour

Guster Announces  Lost & Gone Forever Ten Year Anniversary Tour

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 17th (Columbia Records; New York, NY – July 16, 2009) – Boston-bred band Guster have just announced their nine-date headline tour, Lost & Gone Forever Ten Year Anniversary Tour, which will kick off 10/28 in Charlotte, NC and wrap on 11/27 at the Beacon Theater in New York. This anniversary […]

Dolly Parton Releases New Video ‘Change It’

Dolly Parton Releases New Video ‘Change It’

A Song From The  ‘Original Broadway Cast Recording Of 9 To 5: The Musical’ Intimate Behind-The-Scenes Clip Shows Dolly Having Fun In The Studio DOLLY PARTON has released a video for the song “Change It” from the Original Broadway Cast Recording of 9 to 5: The Musical album–and it’s DOLLY like you’ve never seen before: […]

George Strait TWANG – New album in stores 8/11/09!

George Strait TWANG – New album in stores 8/11/09!

In this on-camera interview, George discusses his new record TWANG, set for release next Tuesday, August 11.

The Revival Tour: Second Annual Nationwide Trek

The Revival Tour: Second Annual Nationwide Trek

Oct. 13 -Nov. 22 CHUCK RAGAN, JIM WARD, KEVIN SECONDS (Nov. 3-5), FRANK TURNER, TIM BARRY, JOEY CAPE, DAVE HAUSE, JENNY OWEN YOUNGS, POSSESSED BY PAUL JAMES, JON SNODGRASS, CHAD PRICE, AUSTIN LUCAS, BOB LUCAS, AUDRA MAE, TOM COOK, STEVEN BRODSKY, WATER TOWER BUCKET BOYS, ANDERSON FAMILY BLUEGRASS BAND, members of THE ZYDEPUNKS, JON GAUNT, […]

The Recording Academy® Hosts Grammy Salutes Vince Gill

The Recording Academy® Hosts Grammy Salutes Vince Gill

Inaugural Event, Presented by MasterCard®, Pays Tribute to the Legendary Country Music Artist on Sept. 9 at The Loveless Barn in Nashville, Tenn. SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 28, 2009) — As part of its ongoing tradition of celebrating musical excellence throughout the year, The Recording Academy® will host its first-ever GRAMMY Salute To Country Music™ […]

Lynyrd Skynyrd GODS & GUNS to be released September 29

Lynyrd Skynyrd GODS & GUNS to be released September 29

With their first set of new studio material since 2003’s Vicious Cycle, legendary rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd returns with God & Guns, due out September 29 on Loud & Proud / Roadrunner Records. Recorded in Nashville in 2008-2009 with noted rock producer Bob Marlette, input from guitarist John 5, and a wealth of material written […]

PATTY LOVELESS TO RELEASE SEQUEL TO ACCLAIMED MOUNTAIN SOUL CD

PATTY LOVELESS TO RELEASE SEQUEL TO ACCLAIMED MOUNTAIN SOUL CD

Nashville, Tenn. – Fans of roots music have asked Patty Loveless for years to reprise the Appalachian sound of her 2001 Mountain Soul CD, and now she has. Saguaro Road Records will issue Mountain Soul II on September 29. Like its predecessor, the album will feature Patty’s crystalline country vocals amid bluegrass-tinged instrumentation. “It’s Appalachian, […]

DAN TYMINSKI DESIGNS ARTIST SIGNATURE SERIES CUSTOM GUITAR WITH MARTIN GUITARS

DAN TYMINSKI DESIGNS ARTIST SIGNATURE SERIES CUSTOM GUITAR WITH MARTIN GUITARS

Burlington, MA – Audience members who have seen Dan Tyminski play with either his own band or with Alison Krauss and Union Station have undoubtedly noticed his much loved 1946 Martin D-28 guitar. Apprehensive about continuing to take the guitar on the road, Tyminski teamed up with the Martin Guitar Company to construct the new […]

Drivin' N' Cryin' to release their first record in twelve years "GREAT AMERICAN BUBBLE FACTORY," September 29TH

Drivin' N' Cryin' to release their first record in twelve years "GREAT AMERICAN BUBBLE FACTORY," September 29TH

“Crunching hard rock is the drivin’ part, brittle countryish balladry the cryin’, with the two linked by a heavy dose of Led Zeppelinphilia. If Paul Westerberg had grown up worshiping Angus Young instead of Alex Chilton, the Replacements might sound something like this youthful Atlanta trio.” Rolling Stone review of Whisper Tames the Lion ATLANTA, […]

Alison Krauss and Union Station to Perform at the White House

Alison Krauss and Union Station to Perform at the White House

Burlington, MA – On Tuesday, July 21 Rounder recording artist, Alison Krauss and Union Station will participate in the ongoing White House music series celebrating the arts and demonstrating the importance of arts education. This event will feature Country Music artists Alison Krauss and Union Station and Brad Paisley. Krauss and Paisley will participate in […]

WXPN Spins New SLIMFIT Single

WXPN Spins New SLIMFIT Single

Tastemaking station gets exclusive airplay of “Damp Powder,” the newest song from beloved alt-country band Listen to “Damp Powder” at myspace. July 2, 2009 – WXPN, the nationally recognized tastemaker for Triple-A radio, launches today the debut of “Damp Powder,” the newest single from roots rock workhorses SLIMFIT. In addition to receiving airplay throughout the […]

George Strait New Album "Twang" set to release 8/11/09

George Strait New Album "Twang" set to release 8/11/09

The King of Country returns with TWANG, the follow-up to his #1, platinum-certified Troubadour, which was named “Best Country Album” at the 2009 Grammy Awards. George has sold over 67 million albums throughout his record-breaking career and currently sits in third place on the all-time platinum/multi-platinum album certification list, behind The Beatles and Elvis Presley. […]

TANYA TUCKER RELEASES MUCH ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM, MY TURN

TANYA TUCKER RELEASES MUCH ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM, MY TURN

The Time Life ‘Saguaro Road Records’ Release Reconstructs Classic Country – In Stores Now Nashville, TN — One of country music’s greatest legends, Tanya Tucker, has just released her much anticipated new CD, My Turn, on Saguaro Road Records.  On this new album Tucker takes classic country songs originally recorded by the all time great […]

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW TO RELEASE FIRST EVER LIVE CONCERT DVD, LIVE AT THE ORANGE PEEL AND TENNESSEE THEATRE, ON AUGUST 18, 2009

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW TO RELEASE FIRST EVER LIVE CONCERT DVD, LIVE AT THE ORANGE PEEL AND TENNESSEE THEATRE, ON AUGUST 18, 2009

THE BIG SURPRISE TOUR, FEATURING OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW, DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE (f/t GILLIAN WELCH), THE FELICE BROTHERS & JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE, KICKS OFF AUGUST 4, 2009 July 1, 2009 (New York, NY) — Most loved for their infectious live shows, Old Crow Medicine Show (OCMS) will release their first live concert DVD, Live at […]