Last month, the Nashville-based artist Elise Davis released her stunning debut album The Token via Thirty Tigers. Today, Davis premieres the official video for "I Just Want Your Love" with The Wall Street Journal.
Stream "I Just Want Your Love" video here:
Starting November 16 th in St. Louis, MO, Davis will celebrate the new album with a fall tour that includes dates supporting Jonathan Tyler and The Black Lillies.
The Token is now available for purchase via iTunes and Amazon, as well as on CD and limited edition double-disc 180 gram transparent vinyl.
11/16: St. Louis, MO - Duck Room #
11/17: Columbia, MO - Rose Music Hall #
11/18: Kansas City, MO - Riot Room #
11/19: Yukon, OK - Grady's #
11/25: Austin, TX - Antone's #
11/26: San Antonio, TX - Sam's Burger Joint #
12/1: Charlotte, NC - Visulite Theater %
12/2: Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theater %
12/17: Atlanta, GA - Eddie's Attic
# - with Jonathan Tyler
% - with The Black Lillies
(Press Release) Grammy nominated guitar-slinger, troublemaker, raconteur, producer, and Georgia boy Butch Walker will release an exclusive vinyl LP titled Cassette Backs for Record Store Day on November 25th. Recorded and mixed by Walker on an 80's Teac 244 4-track cassette multitrack recorder, the LP will feature unreleased demos and 4-track recordings from the Stay Gold sessions, Walker's 8th and most fully realized release yet, revealing the jubilant spirit that guided the sessions for his latest album.
Walker's 2015 release Afraid of Ghosts saw the typically buoyant rocker reveal a more subdued and vulnerable side following the passing of his father. It was a turning point for the prolific producer and songwriter as it was the first time Walker put someone else (Ryan Adams to be specific) in the drivers seat for recording. After the long tour supporting Afriad Of Ghosts, Walker was more than ready to turn it up and blow it out with Stay Gold, once again conspiring with Adams who is credited with "guitar, piano, vision, and overall album concept," much to the delight of Walker's legions of longtime fans.
Cassette Backs compiles stripped-down early versions of standout songs from Stay Gold, including a stunningly sparse version of the album's title track, alongside previously unreleased songs about hoodlum friends, exasperating kids, old times and lost loves with hints of doo wop, folk, pop, rock and everything in between. Cassette Backs is an unvarnished look at a prolific artist in full control, liberated from pretense and dedicated to the noble pursuit of Rock and Roll.
01) It's Gotta Get Easier
03) Wilder In The Heart
04) Bad Friends
05) Stay Gold
06) Smoke and Mirrors
07) Did We Ever Really Fall In Love?
08) Roll Me Out
Omnivore Recordings' Record Store Day/Black Friday Offerings Include Vinyl from Big Star, Beach Boys, Bangles & Jaco Pastorius
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Although every day is a great day to visit your local brick-and-mortar record store, a visit on Record Store Day/Black Friday (November 25th) is essential. Omnivore Recordings has four vinyl titles available that day at record stores only: Big Star’s Complete Third, Vol. 1: Demos to Sessions to Roughs; the Beach Boys’ Becoming the Beach Boys:Highlights from the Hite & Dorinda Morgan Sessions; the Bangles’ Ladies and Gentlemen … The Bangles!,; and J aco Pastorius’ Jaco: Original Soundtrack.
In September 1961, Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Carl Wilson, and Dennis Wilson stepped up to a microphone together for the first time at the home of Hite and Dorinda Morgan to demo The Beach Boys’ first three songs, under the Morgans’ direction. Between that date and the following March, before signing a seven-year contract with Capitol Records in July 1962, the group committed nine songs to tape. Some of these tunes became iconic, others remained obscure. Omnivore recently released a two-CD set of this material, including various takes. Uncut noted, “This pastiche of past and present contains the seeds of a predominant strain of ’60s music.” NPR’s Fresh Air spotlighted the package. And now, available for the first time on vinyl will be Highlights From Becoming the Beach Boys: The Complete Hite & Dorinda Morgan Sessions, a distillation of the initial package. The set comes in blue, red, or yellow vinyl variations.
The Asheville Holiday Hang 2016 Dates
12/14 Wed - The Rabbit Hole - Charlotte, NC
12/15 Thu - The Pour House - Charleston, SC
12/16 Fri - MANNA FoodBank Benefit @ The Grey Eagle - Asheville, NC
12/17 Sat - Gottrocks - Greenville, SC
ASHEVILLE, NC (Press Release) -- Town Mountain is teaming up with The Honeycutters, another stellar band from Asheville, for the Asheville Holiday Hang as a run of shows in the Southeast. The Asheville Holiday Hang originated as a holiday benefit in Asheville, NC and is heading into its 5th year. This year’s benefit event takes place at The Grey Eagle in Asheville on Friday, December 16th and proceeds go to MANNA FoodBank. They decided that they wanted to bring The Asheville Hang on the road and added a few other dates with the same lineup for the holidays. Other dates include December 14th at The Rabbit Hole in Charlotte, NC, December 15th at The Pour House in Charleston, SC, and December 17th at Gottrocks in Greenville, SC.
The Asheville Hang is not an isolated series; Town Mountain will be hosting Asheville Hangs in various cities throughout the year with a variety of other Asheville acts. Town Mountain’s Jesse Langlais says, “This year it has turned into a multi-city event, which originated in Asheville, over the course of a week. Thus, the concept of the Asheville Hang was born. A traveling show, representing some of the finest musical acts Western North Carolina has to offer. Expect to see the Asheville Hang branching out into a variety of other towns.”
More information at www.TheHoneycutters.com
More information at www.TownMountain.net
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 26, 2016) – Since he made his Billboard chart debut in 1964, Hank Williams, Jr. has amassed one of the most prolific catalogs in the history of the music business. On October 21st, Curb Records will celebrate that legacy with the release of Hank Williams, Jr: A Country Boy Can Survive, a four-disc box set that stands as one of the most comprehensive Williams sets ever released.
The four disc box set is available now at Walmart: http://flyt.it/HankJr
Focusing on his superstar era that kicked off with 1979’s “Family Tradition,” twenty-nine of his thirty Billboard Top-40 Country hits from 1979-1990 are featured on the collection, which also includes nine of his ten number one hits (including his first 1970’s “All For The Love Of Sunshine,” with The Mike Curb Congregation.) The set also contains fan-favorite album cuts, such as ‘”Outlaw Women,” “Dinosaur,” “The Blues Man” and concert favorite “My Name Is Bocephus,” which originally appeared on his million-selling 1986 set Montana Café. The fourth disc of A Country Boy Can Survive focuses on Williams’ legendary live show, including performances of such classics as “I’m For Love” and “If Heaven Ain’t A Lot Like Dixie,” as well as the iconic title cut – which will celebrate its’ thirty-fifth anniversary in 2017.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 25, 2016 Press Release) – This past Friday, Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys paid tribute to their friend and collaborator, Johnny Cash, at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 21st Annual Music Masters at Playhouse Square’s State Theatre in Cleveland. The Johnny Cash tribute concert, the pinnacle of a week of events paying tribute to the Man in Black, featured one-of-a-kind performances from The Oak Ridge Boys, Sam Bush, Paul Cauthen, Ana Cristina, Ira Dean, Nikki Lane, Terry McBride, Bill Miller, Charlie Worsham, Cash’s longtime drummer WS Holland, Mike Ness of Social Distortion, Eilen Jewell and L.A. punk band X, while John Carter Cash served as executive bandleader and keyboardist Tony Harrell as band director.
Each year, the Music Masters series explores the legacy of one of those pioneering figures through a range of events that includes Museum exhibits, lectures, films, a major conference and a tribute concert benefiting the Rock Hall’s education department. Drawing together music experts, artists, fans and friends, these events aim to provide new perspectives on some of the most beloved and influential musicians of the past century. The Music Masters series began in 1996 when the museum paid tribute to Woody Guthrie with a 10-day celebration of his life and legacy. Other honorees have included Aretha Franklin, Muddy Waters, Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew, Janis Joplin, Jimmie Rodgers and more.
For more information on The Oak Ridge Boys please visit www.oakridgeboys.com or follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
Eric Church to Release "Mr. Misunderstood On the Rocks Live & (Mostly) Unplugged" Exclusively with Walmart Nov. 4
Anniversary of his fifth studio album, Mr. Misunderstood, commemorated with live album recorded at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eric Church is deep in planning and rehearsals for his Holdin’ My Own Tour that kicks-off in January, however until fans get their fix in-person, Eric Church is answering their demand with a new release, Mr. Misunderstood On the Rocks Live & (Mostly) Unplugged. The collection features seven songs, six from Mr. Misunderstood, recorded at the Red Rocks Amphitheater is Morrison, Colo. Church commemorates the surprise release of Mr. Misunderstood on its one-year anniversary— when he dropped it unannounced during the 49th CMA Awards after sending over 80,000 copies directly to his fans— with the release of the live album that features incredible raw versions of songs that insist “music is fuel for love, for anguish and, naturally, for other music” (New York Times).
True to his fans-first approach, Church invited those at home to partake in his two-night concert as he broadcast not only part of his show, but also his announcement of his 60+ city 2017 Holdin’ My Own Tour from Facebook Live. Mr. Misunderstood On the Rocks Live, Church’s first live album since 2013’s Caught in the Act: Live, captures this special collection of performances including a Red Rocks Medley of “Mistress Named Music” and a cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” in which Rolling Stone said Church “delivered his soul-bearing rendition in tender, fragile style, quietly picking a hollow-bodied electric guitar and singing softly, as if he were alone in a giant natural cathedral.”
Parmalee to Headline "Feels Like Carolina Flood Relief Benefit" Concert in Greenville, N.C. on November 18
Nashville, Tenn. (October 25, 2016) - Greenville natives and platinum-selling country band, Parmalee announces the "Feels Like Carolina Flood Relief Benefit" to foster the aid of flood victims in North Carolina due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Matthew. 100% of net proceeds will go to the American Red Cross to help with flood relief specifically in Parmalee's home state of North Carolina. Previously announced as the band's annual "Feels Like Carolina" concert, details have remained the same, taking place at Parmalee's alma mater of East Carolina University, in the Minges Coliseum on Friday, November 18.
Parmalee will be returning home with fellow BBR Music Group artists, Grammy-nominated country duo Thompson Square and harmonic-newcomers, Runaway June. North Carolina native and local favorite, Luke Combs along with RCA Nashville artist Dee Jay Silver will also perform to round out the lineup
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 25, 2016 Press Release) - One of 2016's fastest rising stars, Shane Owens' song, "Chicken Truck," featuring Country legend John Anderson, premiered on SiriusXM Outlaw Country's Hillbilly Jim's Moonshine Matinee. Owens' highly-anticipated debut album, Where I'm Comin' From, will be available through digital retailers beginning December 9. Click here to pre-order Where I'm Comin' From. Each album pre-order on iTunes will instantly receive "Chicken Truck" and the extended version of "Where I'm Comin' From."
"Chicken Truck," originally recorded by John Anderson in 1981, reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. "I have always looked up to John Anderson. When it came time to put the album together I wanted to include "Chicken Truck." The song is as country as it gets and speaks to me being from Alabama! I am honored that he agreed to join me on the track, I hope everyone loves the song as much as I do," said Owens.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.– PBR (Professional Bull Riders) has announced an additional music act to an already star-studded musical lineup that will perform for fans during PBR Finals Week in Las Vegas (Oct. 29 – Nov. 6). Joining the list of star power is popular country music artist, Dustin Lynch.
Lynch, who grew up watching PBR with his dad, will join other confirmed artists, Colt Ford, Lita Ford, Jerrod Niemann, Warrant, Kyle Park, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Rick Springfield and the headliner, Steven Tyler, who recently recorded PBR's new anthem, "Hold On (Won't Let Go)."
Cumulatively, the artists performing during PBR Finals Week have sold more than 200 million records.
With three consecutive No. 1s, two Top 5 albums, platinum-level sales and back-to back summers on one of the biggest tours in country music, Lynch has been on a steady path toward superstardom. But now with the release of “Seein’ Red,” the Broken Bow recording artist is shifting into high gear.
The first single from Lynch’s soon-to-be-announced third album, “Seein’ Red” is a fist-pumping blast of intensity full of flirtatious heat and tangled-up passion, and the next step in the Tennessee native’s evolution. Lynch has just finished his second tour in a row with master showman and ACM Entertainer of the Year, Luke Bryan.
“The PBR has been a part of my whole life. Growing up my dad and I would count down the minutes to watching it on TV,” Lynch said. “I'm a huge fan and it's an honor to be associated with such an iconic and badass sport and be a part of the Finals.”