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July 31, 2021 - Michael Ray will release "Higher Education," a seven-song EP on Aug. 27. The release is the first since 2019's "Amos." The current single is "Whiskey And Rain." "I'll never forget that time in my life when I was fresh out of high school, working a trade I expected to ...
July 30, 2021 - Virginia singer Dori Freeman will release "Ten Thousand Roses" via her own Blue Hens Music label on Sept. 10. Labelled as "grunge-country," Freeman's husband, Nicholas Falk, produced the set. With her fourth studio album, Freeman created a 10-song collection. Freeman wrote the songs during ...
July 30, 2021 - High voltage bluegrass guitarist " Renewal," on Sept. 24 via Rounder Records. Strings, who is also touring this fall, released the song "Fire Line" from the disc today. Produced by Jonathan Wilson (Conor Oberst, Roger Waters, Father John Misty) and recorded at Nashville's Sound Emporium Studios, ...
July 30, 2021 - Zac Brown Band is out today with new music - "Stubborn Pride" featuring bluesy guitarist Marcus King, and "Paradise Lost On Me." "Stubborn Pride" was written by Zac Brown, Ben Simonetti and King, and "Paradise Lost on Me" was penned by Brown, Simonetti, Jonathan Singleton and ...
July 29, 2021 - Hayes Carll will be out with his new CD, "You Get It All," on Oct. 29. Produced by Kenny Greenberg and his wife,Allison Moorer, "You Get It All" is Carll's eighth album and the follow-up to his 2019 release "What It Is." Carll co-wrote all 11 songs on the upcoming release. ...
July 29, 2021 - Dierks Bentley delivered his new single, "Beers On Me," featuring Breland and HARDY today. The collaboration finds the three trading verses about brushing off a long week with good company. The song title is the name of Bentley's upcoming tour with specials guests Riley Green and Parker ...
July 29, 2021 - Ricky Skaggs added new two Kentucky Thunder band members with Mike Rogers performing tenor vocals and playing rhythm guitar and Billy Contreras on fiddle. This comes as Paul Brewster retires from the band, and Mike Barnett recovers from a brain aneurysm sustained in 2020. Rogers is a vocalist and a ...
July 27, 2021 - Carrie Underwood will release "My Gift (Special Edition)" on CD/digital on Sept. 24, featuring three additional tracks. Initially released Sept. 25, 2020, this was the first-ever Christmas album for Underwood. "My Gift" is a combination of traditional songs celebrating the ...
July 26, 2021 - Ingrid Andress is launching her The Feeling Things headlining tour this fall and will visit 12 cities across the U.S., before traveling to Europe this fall. Georgia Webster will join as the opener for the U.S. leg of the tour. "i can't wait to see all your faces" would be an understatement. ...
July 23, 2021 - Jason Aldean shares the lead single from his forthcoming 10th studio album, a duet with Carrie Underwood, "If I Didn't Love You." "We were pretty close to finishing up this album, but this song came in and we knew we had to record it," Aldean said. "I went ahead and put my vocals down while ...
July 23, 2021 - Newcomer Drake Milligan debuts with a five-song EP today on Broken Bow. The set was co-produced by Tony Brown, former head of MCA and a long-time producer, and songwriter/producer Brandon Hood. Milligan had a hand in writing every song. Now 23, Milligan moved from Fort Worth, Texas to Nashville. ...
July 22, 2021 - Natalie Hemby, a member of The Highwomen and songwriter with credits for Miranda Lambert and Kacey Musgraves, will release "Pins and Needles" on Oct. 5 on her debut release for Fantasy Records. "Pins and Needles is the record I never got the chance to make and I always wanted to," said Hemby. ...
July 22, 2021 - Scotty McCreery will release his fifth studio album, "Same Truck," on Sept. 17 via Triple Tigers. The album, produced by Frank Rogers, Derek Wells and Aaron Eshuis, features a dozen songs including his single "You Time" and his recently released song "Why You Gotta Be Like That. ...
July 22, 2021 - King Calaway announced today the band would release an EP, "Midnight," on Aug. 27 on Stoney Creek Records. "Midnight is the result of many months spent diving into new creative and sonic spaces," said the band. "We carefully crafted these songs with our live show in mind, and it's only ...
July 21, 2021 - Dylan Schneider signed with BBR Music Group, the label announced today. Schneider's "Lost in a Small Town," will be out on July 30. Schneider plays towards the pop side of country. "I'm so excited to be signing with BBR Music Group," said Schneider, 21. "I've admired their entire ...
July 21, 2021 - Brandi Carlile will release "In These Silent Days" on Oct. 1 on Low Country Sound/Elektra Records. The album's first single, "Right On Time," featuring a music video directed by Courteney Cox, is premiering today. Carlile said, "Never before have the twins and I written an album during a time of such ...
July 21, 2021 - The Americana Music Association announced today more than 150 artists slated to perform at their annual AMERICANAFEST, Sept. 22-25 in Nashville. Returning for its 21st year, the four-day festival and conference event will once again fill Music City with 240 musicians. Performers include Allison ...
July 21, 2021 - Sturgill Simpson will be releasing a new concept album, "The Ballad of Dood and Juanita," digitally and on CD on Aug. 20. This is Simpson's third album in 12 months, having released "Cutting Grass Vol. 1: The Butcher Shoppe Sessions" in October 2020 and "Cutting Grass Vol. ...
July 20, 2021 - Doyle Lawson an Sierra Hull led nominations for the 32nd annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards with five apice. Balsam Ridge and Justin Moses earned four apiece. The five nominees for "Entertainer of the Year" are Balsam Range, Billy Strings, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Del McCoury Band,and ...
July 20, 2021 - Alison Krauss, bandleader/banjoist Lynn Morris and early bluegrass influencers the Stoneman Family were announced today as the 2021 inductees into the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place Thursday, Sept. 30 during the IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards presented by Yamaha at ...


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