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Steve Shiffman & The Land of No

Anti-folk has been used to describe this East coast wonder known as Steve Shiffman & The Land of No. Indeed the elements of modern anti-folk are present in this melodic record, however it can be more clearly stated by considering Steve Shiffman as a bridging sound from the singer/songwriter/folk movement that is taking over all […]

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“LIVE ON THE INSIDE” Showing in 35 Theaters across the country

Multi-platinum superstars Sugarland will be debuting the upcoming DVD from their CD/DVD release “Live On The Inside” in 35 theatres across the country on Thursday, August 6th. This is a cinematic treat for all music lovers and will feature the powerhouse duo in high definition digital cinema performing 16 songs from their nationwide tour. The […]

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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™ […]

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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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Win 2 Free Tickets to see Rascal Flatts this weekend!

We like free things free Rascal Flatts tickets We hope we have a nice-sized reader population in the greater Atlanta area, since all these promotional concert ticket giveaways we’ve been advertising seem to be for Atlanta gigs. This time, the offer comes from JC Penney, who are promoting their American Living apparel line on Rascal […]

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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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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, […]

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2009 CCMA Fans’ Choice Award Nominees Announced

Voting opens Friday, July 24 at CMT.ca (Nashville, Tennessee) July 22, 2009 – The Canadian Country Music Association announced today the nominees for the 2009 CCMA Fans’ Choice Award: George Canyon, Doc Walker, Jessie Farrell, Aaron Pritchett and Johnny Reid. Beginning Friday, July 24 until Sunday, September 6 at 11:59 p.m. EST, the public can […]

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