LOCASH gets ready to tailgate
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
– LOCASH is getting ready for some football this fall by headlining the Pepsi Tailgate Tour this football season.
The duo of Preston Brust and Chris Lucas will hit both pro and college football games, starting in Philadelphia on Sept. 6.
LOCASH also made its Brown Bow Records debut with the new single, "Feels Like a Party." Written by the duo along with co-producers, Corey Crowder and Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard, the single has a party vibe.
"Good things sure do happen in pairs; Thank you, country radio for embracing this song, we're so honored and appreciate your support," said Brust. "This, on the heels of the Pepsi Tailgate Tour news made today an incredibly special day for us."
"We're super excited to be partnering up with Pepsi and being part of the Pepsi family," said Lucas. "Teaming Country music and football fans is the perfect combination for a party."
Tour dates are:
Sept. 6 - Philadelphia, PA: (LOCASH performance at 3 p.m. ET at Great Plaza at Penn's Landing during the 2018 NFL Kickoff Experience)
Sept. 15 - Arlington, TX: (Ohio State vs. Texas Christian University)
Sept. 16 - Arlington, TX (Cowboys vs. Giants)
Sept. 29 - University Park, PA (Ohio State @ Penn State)
Sept. 30 - Pittsburgh, PA (Steelers vs. Ravens)
Oct. 11 - East Rutherford, NJ (Giants vs. Eagles)
Oct. 14 - East Rutherford, NJ (Jets vs. Colts)
Oct. 21 - Landover, MD (Redskins vs Cowboys)
Nov. 4 - Foxborough, MA (Patriots vs. Packers)
Dec. 2 - Miami Gardens, FL (Dolphins vs. Bills)
Dec. 8 - Philadelphia, PA (Army vs. Navy)
CD reviews for LoCash
While some wondered whether bro country's long and very successful run (a sub-genre that traditionalists have long resented) was about to end, a quick spin of the leadoff track on Locash's "Brothers" will tell you that the formula is still alive and well. The catchy and glossy "One Big Country Song" is an everyman's anthem that equates how our individual journeys in life relate to a country song.
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Editorial: Walking the talk
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