Haggard Brothers Perform In Payson And Sedona October 12-13; EmiSunshine To OpenHaggard Brothers Perform In Payson And Sedona October 12-13; EmiSunshine To Open
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Merle Haggard's memory lives on, thanks to his sons, Ben and Noel, whose national tour brings them to Arizona this weekend. (more...)

NBC to Air DOLLY PARTON: 50 YEARS AT THE GRAND OLE OPRYNBC to Air DOLLY PARTON: 50 YEARS AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Country music legend Dolly Parton is returning to NBC and will perform at one of the most iconic stages in the world when a?oeDolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Oprya?? airs Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Steve Poltz And Special Guest Jack Tempchin Play Poway November 2Steve Poltz And Special Guest Jack Tempchin Play Poway November 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Steve Poltz has been described as a?oequite possibly the most talented and engaging solo performer on this planeta?? by Front Porch Music. The alternative folk singer, songwriter and all-around  free spirit has enjoyed a colorful career since striking out with San Diego cowpunk cult favorites the Rugburns in the early '90s. Along the way, the Canadian-American co-wrote Jewel's 1995 hit 'You Were Meant for Me,' and made a short major-label run of his own. Multi-platinum a?oemystery mana?? Jack Tempchin of Eagles songwriting fame, opens the show.  Poltz and company will take command of the Poway Stage on Saturday, November 2 starting at 8 p.m. (more...)

Dierks Bentley Named Spokesperson for Music Health Alliance's 'Heal The Music Day'Dierks Bentley Named Spokesperson for Music Health Alliance's 'Heal The Music Day'
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Multi-Platinum entertainer Dierks Bentley has been named the spokesperson for Music Health Alliance's “Heal The Music Day” and will spearhead the music community's efforts to provide financial support for the non-profit's critical and life-saving free services during the 3rd annual fundraiser. Entirely funded through grants and individual and corporate donations, MHA has: (more...)

Rhiannon Giddens and Daniel Lanois Release Tracks from 'The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack'Rhiannon Giddens and Daniel Lanois Release Tracks from 'The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack'
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Today, contemporary folk luminary Rhiannon Giddens and 11-time Grammy Award-winning acclaimed songwriter and producer Daniel Lanois, alongside his band Heavy Sun, have released newly reimagined tracks from  The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2:  Original Soundtrack as Amazon Originals. Giddens performs an austere banjo-accompanied version of the ballad 'Cruel World,' while Daniel Lanois turns in a soulful and shimmering rendition of his song “That's The Way It Is.” The tracks are now available to stream only on Amazon Music and in Ultra HD on Amazon Music HD. (more...)

Grammy Award Winner John Paul White Adds Southeast Tour Dates This FallGrammy Award Winner John Paul White Adds Southeast Tour Dates This Fall
by TV News Desk - Sep 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 itinerary. (more...)

Sheryl Crow and Gibson Team Up for New GuitarSheryl Crow and Gibson Team Up for New Guitar
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Gibson--the legitimate leader in professional instruments—has teamed with nine-time GRAMMY Award-winner Sheryl Crow to present the new Sheryl Crow Country Western Supreme acoustic guitar. All Sheryl Crow Country Western Supreme guitars will be sold through Authorized Gibson dealers. (more...)

Songstress Rebecca Turner to Release Third Album in NovemberSongstress Rebecca Turner to Release Third Album in November
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Rebecca Turner is a country-folk-rock singer-songwriter formerly of New York and Los Angeles, now residing in Maplewood, NJ. She is releasing her third album The New Wrong Way November 6. (more...)

The Lantern Tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families Announce Award-Winning LineupThe Lantern Tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families Announce Award-Winning Lineup
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

On the heels of a summer that saw the Trump administration ramp up its attacks against families seeking safety at the southern U.S. border, the Women's Refugee Commission (WRC) today announced “The Lantern Tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families,” with the first two concerts taking place on Tuesday, November 5 at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., and on Wednesday, November 6 at The Town Hall in Manhattan. (more...)

CMT CROSSROADS: SHERYL CROW & FRIENDS to Premiere September 27CMT CROSSROADS: SHERYL CROW & FRIENDS to Premiere September 27
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Nine-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, Sheryl Crow, brings her final album THREADS  to life as she invites her friends and collaborators for an all-star television event. a?oeCMT Crossroads: Sheryl Crow & Friendsa?? premieres Friday, September 27 at 10PM ET/9PM CT. Joined by legendary artists such as Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Joe Walsh, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, and female duo Lucius, the one-hour special includes intimate performances and interviews filmed in a variety of eclectic and intimate settings. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre Kicks Off New Season With THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDEPhoenix Theatre Kicks Off New Season With THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

One for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, now go Queens go! The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez packs a glittery punch as it explores the sassy world of drag queens in a forgotten bar in Panama City Beach, Florida. Crowds come out in droves to see Miss Tracy Mills, Anorexia Nervosa, and the newest high-heel-wearing-wonder Georgia McBride as they lip-synch their way through Judy Garland, Emmylou Harris, and Aretha Franklin. (more...)

Randy Travis to be Honored with ASCAP Founders AwardRandy Travis to be Honored with ASCAP Founders Award
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Amid a galaxy of country music stars gathered in downtown Nashville for its annual awards shows, industry VIPs will celebrate one of the brightest when Country Music Hall of Fame member Randy Travis receives the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award at the 57th annual American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Country Music Awards. The exclusive, invitation-only gala, which celebrates the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP's most-performed country songs of 2018, takes place on Monday, November 11 and will include special guest performances to honor Travis. (more...)

Entertainment Industry Veteran Brian Edwards Releases Second Autobiographical BookEntertainment Industry Veteran Brian Edwards Releases Second Autobiographical Book
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Over his four-decade career in the entertainment industry as a multi-award winning celebrity talent executive, producer, writer and occasional performer, Brian Edwards has worked with some of the biggest names in show business, not to mention some of the most beloved gay icons: Donna Summer, Joan Rivers, Cindy Crawford, Susan Sarandon, Melissa Rivers, Whoopi Goldberg, Farrah Fawcett, Shirley Jones, Naomi Judd, and Vanessa Williams, just to name a few. His debut book, published in late 2013 and titled, Enter Miss Thang, was an unabashedly honest and side-splitting memoir which became a national best seller and received several awards along the way, including top honors at The National Indie Excellence Awards, The International Book Awards and the IBPA Awards, ultimately becoming the most honored LGBT non-fiction book of 2014. Never one to let the party end, Edwards has just published his follow-up, which drops Labor Day Weekend, with even more insider tales, titled, I Might Have Been Queen (And Other Things I Didn't Mention Before). (more...)

Legendary US Songwriter Returns To Australia April 2020Legendary US Songwriter Returns To Australia April 2020
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

Frontier Touring and Love Police are thrilled to announce the return of one of the USA's most loved songwriters: two-time Grammy winner, 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and master storyteller John Prine, playing Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney in April 2020. 'Concert of the year' a?" Nucountry.com.au (more...)

Musco Center To Host Free Blues Festival On Aitken Arts PlazaMusco Center To Host Free Blues Festival On Aitken Arts Plaza
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

Musco Center for the Arts will offer blues fans a free outdoor concert on Saturday, October 12 featuring Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame inductee Booker T, the New Orleans blues band The Iguanas, and 'Bombay Blues Man' Aki Kumar. (more...)

BBC Announces Exclusive Film with Dolly PartonBBC Announces Exclusive Film with Dolly Parton
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

With exclusive access, Dolly's Country (w/t) comes to BBC Two this autumn as part of a season of programmes putting a spotlight on country music. (more...)

CAP UCLA Presents Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride & Brian BladeCAP UCLA Presents Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride & Brian Blade
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride & Brian Blade on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. at Royce Hall. (more...)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Fourth Round of 2019 LineupHardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Fourth Round of 2019 Lineup
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

For the fourth straight week, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass has announced ten more artists for their 2019 festival which takes place in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on October 4-6. As with past lineup reveals, fans were treated to a sneak-peek audio clip of the soon-to-be-announced artists on HSB's social media accounts earlier this week. Upon hearing what HSB calls the weekly “artist medley,” fans hypothesized in the comment section about who might be added to the lineup. (more...)

Kalsy Kulyk Announces Debut AlbumKalsy Kulyk Announces Debut Album
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

Anthem Entertainment (formerly ole) artist Kalsy Kulyk announced today that her debut, self-titled album will release August 30. The newcomer's most recent single, “Bad Liar,” is one of seven tracks featured on the project, along with nostalgia-laced previous track release “More Time.”  (more...)

Gold Child Releases Debut Album TodayGold Child Releases Debut Album Today
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

Brooklyn-based musician and songwriter Gold Child is excited to announce the release of her self-titled debut album. Out today, Gold Child is the introductory, full-length showcase from Emily Fehler, a Berklee College of Music graduate and self-proclaimed student of country music's golden age. Fehler moved to New York City in 2012 after finishing her studies in Boston, and as she began the process of coming up for air in Brooklyn, she developed an obsession with the music made by the great troubadours of country music, namely the work of luminaries Patsy Cline and Emmylou Harris.  (more...)

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