Monday, October 12, 2009
– Tim McGraw will launch his upcoming album, "Southern Voice," with a series of national television appearances. Tonight, he will perform on Late Show with David Letterman and play an exclusive Live on Letterman webcast concert from the Ed Sullivan Theater.
The concert will be streamed on the Late Show website at www.cbs.com/late_night/late_show tonight at approximately 8 p.m. eastern and will also be simulcast live on 11 CBS radio country music stations across the country. McGraw will return to the Friday, Oct. 16 for a performance and an interview with Letterman.
He also will perform on Today Oct. 23 as part of the Toyota Concert Series on Rockefeller Plaza, The Jay Leno Show on Oct. 27, where he'll be joined by special guest Gregg Allman, and Ellen on Oct. 29.
"Southern Voice," McGraw's first studio album in two and a half years, will be released on Oct. 20 by Curb Records and he will play a very special show that evening at Joe's Bar in Chicago with special guest Chris Young. Proceeds from the sold-out show will go to The Neighbor's Keeper Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable fund created by McGraw and his wife, Faith Hill.
Recorded with his longtime producer, Byron Gallimore (Faith Hill, Sugarland), the disc contains 12 songs.
McGraw also co-stars with Sandra Bullock in the upcoming film "The Blind Side," scheduled for release on Nov. 20. McGraw's previous films include "Friday Night Lights" (2004), "Flicka" (2006), "The Kingdom" (2007) and "Four Christmases" (2008).