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Hot Country Knights calls off tour

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – Add Hot Country Knights to the list of artists will not tour due to coronavirus.

"Tour's postponed. Thanks a lot Doug," the group posted on Facebook.

The group was slated to hit the road starting April 7 in San Diego, with stops at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theater, Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, Boston's House of Blues and Talladega Superspeedway.

Doug is the alter ego of Dierks Bentley, who fronts Hot Country Knights. The band also includes members of his band, performing as an '80s styled band. The group has released a single, "Pick Her Up," which features Travis Tritt. The song was penned by Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers and Bentley.

Hot Country Knights will release its debut, "The K is Silent," on May 1 on Capitol Records Nashville.

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
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