You know what we haven’t done in a while? A good wacky photo contest. For whatever reason, we really like them, and with all the sad news lately (Brooks & Dunn breaking up, Mike Seeger’s death), we at CMP are in need of a good laugh. And you’re in need of some free CDs. So […]
“Come for the music, stay for the awkward jokes…” should have been the premise of this show. The opening act, a man named Daniel Knox, was a Richard Swift knockoff that could not pull off the avant-garde moniker; he was much too unsettled for me to watch. He stressed me out, so I chose to […]
The Seattle Trio will release their sophomore album on August, 18th through their home label Matador Records. Following the band since they started touring in 2007, I have been pleased with the evolution of their sound and production. The resonance of Welcome Joy is natural and calming, making for an enjoyable experience for even the […]
8TH ANNUAL AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS NASHVILLE, AUG. 6, 2009 — The Americana Music Association proudly announces that Jim Rooney will receive the Lifetime Achievement for Producer/Engineer award at the 8th Annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, scheduled for Thurs., Sept. 17 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. In a career spanning more than 50 years, […]
Digital Release Now Available, CD In Stores Sept. 29 (Nashville, TN – Aug 6, 2009) Legendary Country duo, The Bellamy Brothers, have released a career-spanning collection titled The Anthology, Volume 1, at iTunes and through their website at www.BellamyBrothers.com. The single-disc set, produced by brothers Howard and David and released on Bellamy Brothers Records, is […]
This is our “Thank you” page and we created it to say “thank you.” So here’s a big, hearty, THANK YOU from us to you!
It’s so. Country legends Brooks & Dunn, of “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” and “Only in America” fame, announced today they are riding off into the sunset. The farewell message to fans, taken from the band’s website: “To Our Fans: After 20 years of making music and riding this trail together, we have agreed as a duo […]
It was a HOT night in Columbus Ohio, August 9, 2009 for a record setting, sold out crowd at the Columbus Crew stadium for Rascal Flatts! Their new hit “Summer Nights” was the opening song set against a multi screen display of Americana images and pyrotechnics. As Jay, Gary, and Joe Don hit the stage […]
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 […]
In this on-camera interview, George discusses his new record TWANG, set for release next Tuesday, August 11.