COUNTRY MUSIC COVERAGE

ATO Records Signs Amyl and the Sniffers ATO Records Signs Amyl and the Sniffers
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2018

ATO Records is thrilled to announce their newest signing in partnership with Flightless Records, Melbourne punk four-piece Amyl and the Sniffers. The young band was brought to the label's attention when they opened for King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard on their 2018 summer tour. Singer Amy Taylor's... (more...)
My Jam Music Network and Ghost Beverage Create Entertainment Company GTV My Jam Music Network and Ghost Beverage Create Entertainment Company GTV
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2018

 My Jam Music Network and Ghost Beverage, Inc., the health and wellness beverage brand, announced their joint venture forming a multimedia entertainment company, GTV. My Jam Music Network founded by writer, producer David S. Zucker, is a new 24-hour music channel created by musicians, for musicians ... (more...)
Bumper Jacksons to Perform at Aretha's Jazz Cafe Bumper Jacksons to Perform at Aretha's Jazz Cafe
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2018

Aretha's Jazz Cafe continues the big Music Hall big 90th year Opening weekend with the eclectic genre and era bending Americana band, Bumper Jacksons , Friday, October 12th at 7PM.... (more...)
Shania Twain Kicks Off European Leg of the NOW Tour Shania Twain Kicks Off European Leg of the NOW Tour
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2018

Glasgow tonight witnessed a spectacle of a lifetime with the arrival of Shania Twain's highly anticipated NOW tour. Kickstarting her eighteen date European tour, the icon delivered a spellbinding show performing hits such as “I'm Gonna Getcha Good!”, “Up!”, “That Don't Impress Me Much”, “You're Stil... (more...)
Beauty In Chaos Present Video For STORM ft. Ashton Nyte Off Debut LP Beauty In Chaos Present Video For STORM ft. Ashton Nyte Off Debut LP
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2018

LA-based Beauty in Chaos presents the video for 'Storm', the lead track off their debut album 'Finding Beauty in Chaos'. Born of frustration and creativity, this is an audio assemblage curated by LA-based guitarist Michael Ciravolo and produced by Michael Rozon at Ciravolo's SAINTinLA Studio. 'Storm... (more...)
Mipso Announce Fall 2018 Tour Mipso Announce Fall 2018 Tour
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

North Carolina's acclaimed indie-Americana darlings Mipso head back on the road this fall, hitting select markets in the Rocky Mountains and northeast for the first time since the April release of their new album, Edges Run. The tour kicked off last week in Nashville with an official showcase at the... (more...)
Elise Davis Announces Fall Tour Dates with Ray LaMontagne, SUSTO, and Lissie Elise Davis Announces Fall Tour Dates with Ray LaMontagne, SUSTO, and Lissie
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

In celebration of her recently released sophomore album Cactus, Elise Davis has announced a run of fall dates supporting Ray LaMontagne, SUSTO, and Lissie. Find a full list of tour dates below and on Elisedavis.com.... (more...)
Jana Jae Announces 'Kornfield Friends' Road Show To Hit Stages Across North America Jana Jae Announces 'Kornfield Friends' Road Show To Hit Stages Across North America
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2018

Jana Jae, known for her virtuosity on the 'Magic Blue Fiddle,' is planning on taking the Hee Haw audience on a musical journey where she performed on the historic television program either as part of the Buck Owens band or as a soloist. In a new touring production entitled Kornfield Friends, Jana ha... (more...)
CMA Songwriters Series Announces Los Angeles Performance with Florida Georgia Line, Corey Crowder, HARDY, and Tree Vibez CMA Songwriters Series Announces Los Angeles Performance with Florida Georgia Line, Corey Crowder, HARDY, and Tree Vibez
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

The Country Music Association's critically acclaimed CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank has announced a performance at The Novo in Los Angeles Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 7:00 PM featuring four-time CMA Awards-winning duo Florida Georgia Line alongside songwriters Corey Crowder, HARDY, and Tree... (more...)
Crawford & Power Signs Exclusive Booking Representation with APA Crawford & Power Signs Exclusive Booking Representation with APA
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

Promising classic country emerging duo, Crawford & Power, have signed exclusive booking representation with APA. The debut EP and single of the same name “Play A Hank Jr. Song” was released to all digital platforms in June 2018 and has been added to Spotify's 90's Country (and some 80's) playlist. T... (more...)
Entrepreneurial College Professor Chad Rico Is a 'Myth' Taking Hip Hop to a 'New Level' Entrepreneurial College Professor Chad Rico Is a 'Myth' Taking Hip Hop to a 'New Level'
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2018

Chad Rico is a budding hip hop artist with a curriculum vitae of epic proportions. His new single release, 'New Level,' on his label Gold & Gems, is not just a repetitive song refrain but a bold declaration from a music artist who is also a college math professor, entrepreneurial clothing manufactur... (more...)
BBC Opens Public Song Submissions for EUROVISION 2019 BBC Opens Public Song Submissions for EUROVISION 2019
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

The BBC has confirmed the United Kingdom's participation in the 64th Eurovision Song Contest held in Tel Aviv, Israel next May; as well as opening the public song submissions to find the UK's entry.... (more...)
NBC Owned Television Station Group Picks Up THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW NBC Owned Television Station Group Picks Up THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution announced today "The Kelly Clarkson Show" has been sold to the NBC Owned Television Station group for its fall 2019 debut. The station group is part of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations' division of NBCUniversal. ... (more...)
Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, and Post Malone with Ty Dolla $ign to Perform at 2018 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, and Post Malone with Ty Dolla $ign to Perform at 2018 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

dick clark productions and ABC today announced country superstar Carrie Underwood and multi-platinum selling band Imagine Dragons as part of the first round of performers at the “2018 American Music Awards.” Additionally, multi-platinum selling artists Post Malone and Ty Dolla $ign will team up for ... (more...)
Recording Academy and its Members Celebrate the Passage of The Music Modernization Act Recording Academy and its Members Celebrate the Passage of The Music Modernization Act
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

The Recording Academy and its members across the country are celebrating today's passage of the Music Modernization Act by the Senate. This movement of the historic bill is a victory for all music creators, setting a clear path to the president's desk.... (more...)
Gaelic Storm Comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center Gaelic Storm Comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Gaelic Storm thunders on stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, October 24 at 8 pm with its unique blend of Celtic, bluegrass and pop music that have made them concert favorites for over two decades. Tickets are $29-$69.... (more...)
Country Music Association Visits Students in Houston Country Music Association Visits Students in Houston
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

The Country Music Association visited Houston yesterday, Monday, Sept. 17, with Josh Kerr, Maddie & Tae and Jon Nite, joining the CMA Foundation to meet with students at Waltrip High School followed by a CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank performance at The Heights Theater. Monday afterno... (more...)
CMA Visits Houston With Josh Kerr, Maddie & Tae and Jon Nite CMA Visits Houston With Josh Kerr, Maddie & Tae and Jon Nite
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

The Country Music Association visited Houston yesterday, Monday, Sept. 17, with Josh Kerr, Maddie & Tae and Jon Nite, joining the CMA Foundation to meet with students at Waltrip High School followed by a CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank performance at The Heights Theater. ... (more...)
Lee Ann Womack To Be Honored With Golden Note Award At ASCAP Country Music Awards Lee Ann Womack To Be Honored With Golden Note Award At ASCAP Country Music Awards
by TV News Desk - September 18, 2018

Country music's finest will join ASCAP in honoring GRAMMY, CMA, ACM, AMA and Billboard Award-winning artist and songwriter Lee Ann Womack when she accepts the prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award at this year's ASCAP Country Music Awards on Monday, November 12. The exclusive, invitation-only gala, wh... (more...)
Rising Country Artist Jimmy Charles Launches New Single and New Charity, #IAMNOTALONE Rising Country Artist Jimmy Charles Launches New Single and New Charity, #IAMNOTALONE
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Rising Country artist Jimmy Charles has launched his 501(3)(c) charity, #IAMNOTALONE, in tandem with his new single, 'I Am Not Alone.' The organization focuses on ensuring that no one battling cancer feels alone in their journey and asks participants to sign a 'contract' promising never to give up. ... (more...)
“Chillin on the Lucie” Music Festival Taps Nash Nights Live's Elaina Smith As Host, Announces Full Lineup “Chillin on the Lucie” Music Festival Taps Nash Nights Live's Elaina Smith As Host, Announces Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Cumulus/Westwood One's Nash Nights Live and Women Want To Hear Women podcast host Elaina Smith will host the Chillin' on the Lucie music festival in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Oct. 3 - 7. Chillin' on the Lucie will feature a variety of country music artists including Wynonna & The Big Noise, Joe Nichols,... (more...)
Entrepreneurial College Professor Chad Rico Is a 'Myth' Taking Hip Hop to a 'New Level' Entrepreneurial College Professor Chad Rico Is a 'Myth' Taking Hip Hop to a 'New Level'
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Chad Rico is a budding hip hop artist with a curriculum vitae of epic proportions. His new single release, 'New Level,' on his label Gold & Gems, is not just a repetitive song refrain but a bold declaration from a music artist who is also a college math professor, entrepreneurial clothing manufactur... (more...)
Chris Young Resumes LOSING SLEEP 2018 WORLD TOUR Chris Young Resumes LOSING SLEEP 2018 WORLD TOUR
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Multi-platinum entertainer Chris Youngreturned to the road with his “Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour” over the weekend, headlining sold-out arena shows in Las Cruces, NM and Tulsa, OK along with Lubbock, TX. ... (more...)
EmiSunshine, Grant Maloy Smith Release New Christmas Novelty Song 'Fly Possum Fly' EmiSunshine, Grant Maloy Smith Release New Christmas Novelty Song 'Fly Possum Fly'
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Possums save Christmas in the twangy new novelty song “Fly Possum Fly” (Suburban Cowboy Records), from singer/songwriter Grant Maloy Smith and rising teen country music star EmiSunshine.... (more...)
Trumpeter Cuong Vu Rekindles Chemistry With Bill Frisell on Second RareNoise Release, 9/28 Trumpeter Cuong Vu Rekindles Chemistry With Bill Frisell on Second RareNoise Release, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

As a follow-up to 2017's acclaimed Ballet: The Music of Michael Gibbs, Seattle-based trumpeter Cuong Vu joins forces once again with guitar great Bill Frisell, bassist Luke Bergman and drummer Ted Poor on the boundary-pushing quartet outing for RareNoiseRecords, Change in the Air. With all the membe... (more...)