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Johnny Cooper ‘Follow’ New Album Out August 11 On Tenacity Records

Signings And Free Performances Scheduled At Hastings Stores Throughout Texas And Oklahoma Singer/songwriter/guitarist JOHNNY COOPER will celebrate the August 11 release of his third album FOLLOW (Tenacity Records)–an evocative blend of soul, blues, rock and pop that’s exemplified by the first single “Bring Me Down”–by spending time with the fans who have supported his ascent […]

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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, […]

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Matt Hires set to “Take us to the Start”

SINGER/SONGWRITER UNVEILS DEBUT ALBUM; TAMPA-BASED TROUBADOUR TOURING WITH PAOLO NUTINIAS “HONEY, LET ME SING YOU A SONG” IMPACTS AT AAA; “TAKE US TO THE START” RELEASED VIA iTUNES ON JULY 28TH; PHYSICAL RELEASE FOLLOWS ON AUGUST 25TH F-Stop Music/Atlantic recording artist Matt Hires has announced details of his eagerly anticipated debut album. “TAKE US TO […]

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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 […]

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Monsters of Folk unleashed from the depths

We first wrote about Monsters of Folk, the mysterious folk supergroup featuring Conor Oberst, Jim James Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket, singer-songwriter M. Ward and Saddle Creek producer Mike Mogis, while fawning over Yames’s Harrison tribute EP last week. Now, “Say Please,” the first track off their album, is available for download on MonstersOfFolk.com. […]

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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 […]

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We Like Free Things: Free Dierks Bentley Tickets

Live in or around Atlanta and want to see Dierks Bentley for free? Of course you do. For its third rotation of the “Summer Krush” series, cell phone retailers Samsung have partnered with venues and artists across the country to give away a few free tickets for a number of private shows. Among them is […]

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 9 lineup too legit to quit

There are far too few places in this world where Stetsons and Hammer pants can successfully coexist. On October 2-4, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park will become one of them with this year’s Strictly Bluegrass Festival. The festival, now in its ninth year, has a more extensive, eclectic and full-on excellent lineup than ever. Oh, […]

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Yonder Mountain String Band Take “Joyful and Irreverent” (LA Times) Live Show on The Road for Summer Tour

Yonder Mountain String Band, whose “joyful and irreverent” (LA Times) live shows “leave you worn out, danced-out, grinning and begging for more” (Tulsa World), kicked off their nationwide tour this past weekend with three shows in Telluride, CO. They’re on the road through September, including several dates supporting Dave Matthews Band. The four-piece band of […]

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