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SUGARLAND – Live CD/DVD (8/4), ABC TV Special (8/3)

Multi-platinum superstars Sugarland, composed of lead singer Jennifer Nettles and co-songwriter/guitarist Kristian Bush, has become one of the most consistent and popular artists in music today with a string of #1 country singles and an appeal far beyond the genre. Now, the powerhouse duo is set to release a live CD/DVD on August 4th (“Sugarland: […]

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SAM BUSH TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT FOR INSTRUMENTALIS

AT 8TH ANNUAL AMERICANA HONORS & AWARDS NASHVILLE, JULY 20, 2009 – The Americana Music Association proudly announces that Sam Bush will receive the Lifetime Achievement for Instrumentalist award at the 8th Annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, presented by the Gibson Foundation, scheduled for Thurs., Sept. 17 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Jed Hilly, […]

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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, […]

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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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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 […]

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Colt Ford Interview

If you’ve never heard of him, you’ve GOT to check him out. Up and coming artist Colt Ford is putting a new kind of country on the map and it is full throttle! Far from mainstream pop-country, he mixes down-home, country lyrics with a hip-hop vocal style that’s definitely worth a listen. His current album […]

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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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Interview: Larry Campbell

The average casual music fan probably hasn’t heard of Larry Campbell, yet he’s lived out the dreams of baby boomers everywhere who picked up guitar lessons to prove to their kids that they were once “cool.” He spent eight years rocking out with Bob Dylan and two years after that on tour with Phil Lesh […]

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Yim Yames salutes Harrison, saves America

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is a busy, busy dude. His first in a slew of mostly altruistic musical projects under the name “Yim Yames” is Tribute To…, an EP homage to former Beatle George Harrison, featuring acoustic covers of his songs. The EP will benefit the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, a shelter for […]

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