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The McCrary Sisters Return with New Single 'Amazing Grace' on April 30 Photo The McCrary Sisters Return with New Single 'Amazing Grace' on April 30
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 13, 2021

It was originally recorded by the Blind Boys of Alabama, who performed regularly with The Fairfield Four, the legendary quartet of whom that the sister’s father - the Reverend Samuel McCrary co-founded, so it has special meaning for them....
King Cole Releases New Single 'Mean Season' Featuring Singer J. Buck Photo King Cole Releases New Single 'Mean Season' Featuring Singer J. Buck
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 19, 2020

'The Mean Season' is just the start of a unique rollout of a batch of King Cole-penned singles-sung by up and coming artists leading up to the release of the provocatively titled album Troll the Troll....
'70s Soul Comes to Life with THE SOUL OF THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Photo '70s Soul Comes to Life with THE SOUL OF THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 18, 2020

Like never before THE SOUL OF THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL brings home audiences and music lovers everywhere an unforgettable collection of legendary soul artists performing their hits in the prime of their careers....
Nubya Garcia to Release New Album SOURCE Photo Nubya Garcia to Release New Album SOURCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 17, 2020

Award-winning saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia releases her new album, SOURCE, this Friday August 21, 2020 on Concord Jazz....
Van Morrison Announced as Final Kew the Music 2021 Headliner Photo Van Morrison Announced as Final Kew the Music 2021 Headliner
by Kaitlin Milligan - August 03, 2020

The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew announce Van Morrison as the final headliner for Kew the Music 2021....
Steven Van Zandt Marks 30th Anniversary of Mandela Prison Release with 'Sun City' Vin Photo Steven Van Zandt Marks 30th Anniversary of Mandela Prison Release with 'Sun City' Vinyl Remaster
by Abigail Charpentier - February 11, 2020

Little Steven, aka Steven Van Zandt, is commemorating today's 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's historic release from a South African prison after 27 years in captivity with the announcement that his 1985 landmark protest album, Sun City, by Artists United Against Apartheid, the extraordinary sup...
The Town Hall Presents FATOUMATA DIAWARA Photo The Town Hall Presents FATOUMATA DIAWARA
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 27, 2020

Malian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor Fatoumata Diawara brings her mesmerizing blend of traditional African music and elements of Western pop, rock, Afrobeat, funk and R&B to The Town Hall, Friday, February 21st at 8 p.m. Opening the show will be Los Angeles-based Guatemalan singer and son...
Don Toliver Returns with 'Can't Feel My Legs' Photo Don Toliver Returns with 'Can't Feel My Legs'
by Abigail Charpentier - December 16, 2019

Atlantic Records and Cactus Jack recording artist DON TOLIVER, has returned with the release of his new single “Can't Feel My Legs” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. “Can't Feel My Legs” is accompanied by an official companion visual, directed by Kenneth Cappello. ...
Fatoumata Diawara, Freddy Jones Band and More Will Perform at City Winery Chicago Photo Fatoumata Diawara, Freddy Jones Band and More Will Perform at City Winery Chicago
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 19, 2019

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy-nominated Malian singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara, roots rock group Freddy Jones Band and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Friday, November 22 at noon. Tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago....
Marcus King Announces UK Headline Tour Photo Marcus King Announces UK Headline Tour
by Kaitlin Milligan - November 04, 2019

Marcus King today announced his return to the UK / Ireland, embarking on a headline run of shows in February 2020. Tickets will go on sale on November 8th at 9am and can be purchased here.  ...
Grammy Award Winner John Paul White Adds Southeast Tour Dates This Fall Photo Grammy Award Winner John Paul White Adds Southeast Tour Dates This Fall
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 25, 2019

Grammy Award winner John Paul White continues his tour across North America in support of his solo album The Hurting Kind (out now on Single Lock Records). Further stops include Callaghan's in Mobile, The Attic in Tampa, Abdo New River Room in Fort Lauderdale and more. See below for a complete tour ...
John Paul White Tours West Coast With Shovels & Rope In Support Of New Record Photo John Paul White Tours West Coast With Shovels & Rope In Support Of New Record
by Tori Hartshorn - July 16, 2019

Grammy Award winner John Paul White is set to continue his North American tour in support of his new solo album The Hurting Kind (out now on Single Lock Records) with a run of west coast performances with Shovels & Rope. Tickets go on sale on July 19 at 10 a.m. local time, see below for a list of da...
John Paul White (The Civil Wars) Sets East Coast Tour Dates In Support Of Forthcoming Photo John Paul White (The Civil Wars) Sets East Coast Tour Dates In Support Of Forthcoming Album
by Tori Hartshorn - February 26, 2019

Grammy Award winner John Paul White is set to kick off the east coast leg of his U.S. tour on May 3 in Asheville, NC, making stops at New York's famed Bowery Ballroom, Washington, DC's Union Stage, Boston's Once and others in celebration of his forthcoming solo album The Hurting Kind (out April 12 v...
John Paul White Debuts THE LONG WAY HOME Video via Paste, New Album Due 4/12 Photo John Paul White Debuts THE LONG WAY HOME Video via Paste, New Album Due 4/12
by Tori Hartshorn - February 06, 2019

Grammy Award winner John Paul White is premiering the video for “The Long Way Home,” the first single from his upcoming solo album The Hurting Kind, via Paste. Watch the video here and share it via YouTube here....
Midge Ure + Paul Young Announce Leg Two of The Soundtrack Of Your Life Tour Photo Midge Ure + Paul Young Announce Leg Two of The Soundtrack Of Your Life Tour
by Macon Prickett - June 26, 2018

Grammy and Brit Award winning musician Midge Ure will return to North America on a co-headline tour with old friend, and fellow Brit, Paul Young. The second leg of  the 'Soundtrack of your Life' Tour will hit the west coast starting in August, down through Texas ending up in the southeast mid Septem...
British Artist, Jon Allen, Releases New Album 'Blue Flame' Photo British Artist, Jon Allen, Releases New Album 'Blue Flame'
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 22, 2018

Acclaimed British singer-songwriter, Jon Allen, officially returns with the release of his new album,Blue Flame. After four years to rework and evolve his artistry, Jon created an album encompassing the soul sound he has adored throughout his life. Honoring the genre, Jon recreates the feel-good sou...
Midge Ure and Paul Young Kick Off The Soundtrack Of Your Life Tour This Week Photo Midge Ure and Paul Young Kick Off The Soundtrack Of Your Life Tour This Week
by Macon Prickett - June 06, 2018

Grammy and Brit Award winning musician Midge Ure returns to North America on a co-headline tour with old friend, and fellow Brit, Paul Young. The first leg of the 'Soundtrack of your Life' Tour starts this week and will run through the end of the month in Cincinnati, OH with more to be announced, in...
Midge Ure & Paul Young Announce U.S. Co-Headline Dates
The Soundtrack Of Your Life T Photo Midge Ure & Paul Young Announce U.S. Co-Headline Dates The Soundtrack Of Your Life Tour
by Macon Prickett - March 28, 2018

Grammy and Brit Award winning musician Midge Ure returns to North America this summer on a co-headline tour with old friend, and fellow Brit, Paul Young. The first leg of the 'Soundtrack of your Life' Tour will hit Texas, the Midwest and Northeast with more to be announced including a second leg hit...
Rudimental Reveal New Single 'These Days' ft. Jess Glynne & More Photo Rudimental Reveal New Single 'These Days' ft. Jess Glynne & More
by Caryn Robbins - January 19, 2018

Global, platinum-selling collective, Rudimental, have today unveiled their striking new single These Days featuring a stellar line up of Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen....
CMT Concert Film THE LIFE & SONGS OF KRIS KRISTOFFERSON Premieres Tonight Photo CMT Concert Film THE LIFE & SONGS OF KRIS KRISTOFFERSON Premieres Tonight
by Caryn Robbins - October 27, 2017

Today Blackbird Presents Records celebrates the concert film and CD/DVD release of THE LIFE & SONGS OF KRIS KRISTOFFERSON . The full album is now available to stream and purchase at online outlets...
Backstreet Boys, Phillip Phillips Join 2017 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR Performance Line Photo Backstreet Boys, Phillip Phillips Join 2017 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR Performance Line
by Caryn Robbins - October 18, 2017

CMT today announced pop icons Backstreet Boys and fan-favorite singer/songwriter Phillip Phillips have been added to the performance roster for this year's 2017 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR special airing live from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 18 at 8 PM ET/PT....
Watch Emmylou Harris and Kris Kristofferson Perform 'The Pilgrim, Chapter 33' Photo Watch Emmylou Harris and Kris Kristofferson Perform 'The Pilgrim, Chapter 33'
by Caryn Robbins - October 16, 2017

Blackbird Presents Records offers another sneak preview from the upcoming concert film and CD/DVD release, The Life & Songs Of Kris Kristofferson....
CMT Presents Kris Kristofferson in New Star-Studded Concert Film This October
by Caryn Robbins - September 08, 2017

Blackbird Presents Records and CMT are proud to announce the broadcast premiere and CD/DVreleaseof The Life & Songs Of Kris Kristofferson....
Sony/ATV Signs Zak Abel to Worldwide Publishing Deal
by Caryn Robbins - July 25, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed singer/songwriter and rising popstar Zak Abel to a worldwide deal. The agreement comes ahead of the release this autumn of Only When We're Naked, the debut Atlantic Records album by the British talent who initially rose to fame as the guest vocalist on Gorgon Cit...