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Lynch wants fans to Listen Up

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 – Dustin Lynch will be CMT's featured Listen Up artist for the month of September, it was announced today.

CMT is offering fans exclusive opportunities to personally interact and connect with Lynch surrounding his debut, self-titled album release on Aug. 21.

On Aug. 20, Lynch will perform an exclusive live concert for fans as part of Listen Up, which showcases rising artists.

The concert event will take place in front of a live audience at Nashville's 12th & Porter at 8 p.m. Eastern. The performances and an exclusive interview with CMT Radio's Samantha Stephens will be streamed live on CMT.com, marking a first for the Listen Up franchise. The show is open to the public and fans will be allowed entrance on a first-come, first serve basis.

In celebration of Lynch's release date, CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan will host an ASK ANYTHING video chat with Lynch the next evening, Aug. 21, 8 p.m. eastern.

Fans can visit http://www.cmtradiolive.com now to submit their questions for the exclusive chat.

Since the release of his hit single, Cowboys and Angels, Lynch has sold more than 400,000 downloads of his debut single and surpassed more than 4 million views on YouTube/ VEVO.

Produced by award-winning Brett Beavers (Dierks Bentley) and Luke Wooten, the album consists of 13 songs, 10 of which were written or co-written by Lynch.


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CD review - Tullahoma Dustin Lynch has made his bones on songs depicting small town life. It's only fitting that he would eventually make an album devoted solely to what he knows best. He calls "Tullahoma" a concept album. If you're thinking in the vein of "The Wall" or "Tommy," you're in for a disappointment. It's really an exercise in Country 101. He said, "The concept was, 'Let's write songs, let's record songs that the fictional small-town boy ...
CD review - Current Mood Like a lot of 'country' releases these days, Dustin Lynch's "Current Mood" includes a few songs that - if their quality had been duplicated throughout - would have made for one fine album. The ballad, "Love Me or Leave Me Alone," which also features Karen Fairchild (of Little Big Town), is a powerfully memorable song. It's followed by "Back on It" which, with its love/addiction analogy (although already done many times before) is nevertheless ...
CD review - Where It's At Dustin Lynch is a throwback on his sophomore release thanks to the good-looking Tennessee native sporting a straw cowboy hat, Now that's something you don't see these days unless you happen to be King George Strait. Instead, the hat acts of yesteryear - the moniker, in reality, was a dig at those who were part of the same milk toast country sounds that were being put out in the '90s - traded them in for baseball caps. Lynch is yet another in the seemingly endless line these days, ...


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