In his recent single, multi PLATINUM-selling artist Clay Walker reminds us that we all “Need A Bar Sometimes.” Now, he’s stepping into a virtual bourbon-only bar with world renowned spirits critic and best-selling author Fred Minnick on the latest episode of Minnick’s Hermes Creative Awards Platinum-winning PodcastOne podcast The Fred Minnick Show.
Angie and the Deserters remain unforgettable as they continue to release rousing singles that ooze with emotion and passion. The americana and alt-country Los Angeles based band announces their second single from their latest ‘You’ EP entitled, “Forgetting to Forget.” The single will be available for radio adds on November 18, 2016. Angie Bruyere’s lush vocals and emotive lyrics will strike a chord deeply within the soul with this new single. The song reveals the moment when trying to escape memories from a past relationship. Although time has passed by, Angie continues to find herself hung up over a previous lover as she continues to look at their old photo and ring their phone. She expresses that she is getting by and “still standing” however she cannot seem to shake these thoughts. Bruyere paints a vivid emotional portrait of personal thoughts that listeners can easily relate to. Her delicate vocal delivery is laced over soaring violin strings and intricate guitar riffs that dive into a beautiful splash of percussion that will send chills up the spine. The band has already received a significant buzz surrounding their follow-up EP and title-track, ‘You.’ The single charted #5 on the Radio Indie Alliance Charts and is airing on over 35 radio stations such as Radio Free Americana, WYAD (Jackson, MI), WNDY (Crawfordsville, IN), Pandora Radio and many more airplay outlets. The band’s “You” music video premiered on the popular Americana based website The Alternate Root and also on Variety Beat and reached over 25K views on FB and YouTube in the first two weeks of release. “I wrote this song a few years ago, thinking it would be a simple acoustic song, but once we got into the studio with the band it became so much more,” says Angie Bruyere. “Forgetting to Forget,” along with the rest of the tracks from the ‘You’ EP were recorded in Nashville’s Castle Recording Studios with renowned country producer Jeff Huskins (Clint Black, Keith Urban) and mastered by Grammy® Award Winning, Bod Ludwig (Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix). For more information on Angie and The Deserters please visit the band’s official website at www.angieandthedeserters.com.
First Ever Clay Walker Gala & Live Performances Benefiting Band Against MS. Clay Walker hosted his first annual Clay Walker Gala & Live Performances on Oct. 18. The night was in support of Walker’s charity Band Against MS (BAMS) and was held at the House of Blues in Houston, Texas. BAMS is a public charity committed to providing educational information for those living with Multiple Sclerosis, funding programs researching a cure for Multiple Sclerosis and funding programs helping those living with the disease. At the gala, Walker honored Bob McNair, owner of the NFL Houston Texans, for his support of BAMS throughout the years. The night was full of excitement with Paul Somerville, honorary co-chair and CEO of Associated Pipeline Contractors, Inc., emceeing, and Houston Texans Matt Schaub, Tyler Clutts, TJ Yates, Jon Weeks, and Chris Myers there for support, as well as 2 time MLB World Series Champion, Roger Clemens. Walker and Sarah Marince performed and Percy Sledge entertained everyone with his hit “When A Man Loves A Woman.” There was both a silent and live auction that raised money for BAMS. The morning after the gala, Walker hosted a forum for MS patients, caregivers, family and friends, where top MS researchers spoke. CNN Newsmakers filmed the forum and it will be airing for one month beginning Nov. 9. Photos by Michelle Watson, Catch Light Group.
The Official Music Video For Clay Walker’s “Jesse James.” Here is the official music video for Clay Walker‘s current single, “Jesse James.” The song comes from his 2010 album, She Won’t Be Lonely Long. The video is fun, set in a previous time where outlaws and sheriffs were on top! Also on that album are the title track and “Like We Never Loved At All.” Watch the video now and tell us what you think!