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JEWEL RETURNS TO HER ROOTS WITH PERSONAL NEW ALBUM PICKING UP THE PIECES

Folk-influenced LP out Sept. 11 on Sugar Hill Records, offers fans 14 new tracks; Available for pre-order here now. NASHVILLE, Tenn. ­ (July 28, 2015) ­– She first appeared on the scene like a supernova and now, just five years since her last singer-songwriter album, Jewel is returning to the deep, personal territory and folk sound that made her one of music’s most exciting young voices when she released the transcendent Pieces of You. As revealed by RollingStone.com this morning, Jewel will release her new album Picking Up the Pieces on Sept. 11 through Sugar Hill Records, now available for pre-order here. She self-produced the 14-track LP – with her first producer, the late Ben Keith, always in mind – and hired a band comprised mostly of Neil Young collaborators to help her strip away the veneer she’d built up over two decades in the music business. “This is just me. These are my thoughts. These are my feelings. This is my poetry,” Jewel said. “It really felt like returning to a part of me that I didn’t mean to lose, but with time and relationships and life and surviving and dealing, you take on new things and not all of them are great.” Find out more straight from the source! http://ebmediapr.com/home/138-ebm/933-jewel-returns-to-her-roots-with-personal-new-album-picking-up-the-pieces

Jewel Lands Role As June Carter Cash

Jewel To Play June Carter Cash In Upcoming Lifetime Movie! Singer Jewel has landed the role of June Carter Cash in the upcoming Lifetime original movie, The June Carter Cash Story. The story is based off of a memoir titled Anchored in Love: An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash written by John Carter Cash, the son of Carter and Johnny (which notably included a forward by Robert Duvall!). The movie will track June’s life from her roots in rural Virginia to her professional success, and of course includes details on her personal life including her three marriages. The film is slated for release this year with no definite date specified so far! Will you watch?

Jewel Unharmed By Collision with Fire Truck

Jewel Safe After Car Accident Jewel, who is pregnant with her first child with rodeo champion husband Ty Murray, is safe and sound after being involved in a wreck with a fire truck Friday in Texas. The fire truck was responding to a grass fire when it collided with the passenger side of Jewel’s SUV. Jewel went to the hospital immediately after the accident to confirm that she and her baby were fine, and tests confirmed, happily, that they were. Since the unfortunate accident, Jewel has kept fans up to date with regular tweets on her condition. “Dr said no working out, so I’m just going to take it easy…just a little sore and banged up – but feeling so blessed this morning.” -Jewel Jewel announced her pregnancy is January, and confirmed that she and her husband are expecting a baby boy. Text COUNTRY to 22828 to be eligible for exclusive text subscriber giveaways from CountryMusicNewsBlog.com!

Jewel Pregnant with First Child!

Country crossover Jewel announces her and hubby Ty are expecting! After a few years of trying, Jewel and bullrider husband Ty Murray have announced that they are expecting their first child late this spring! No word yet on whether they’re buying pink or blue nursery accessories, but they are working on their Texas ranch to make it more baby-friendly. Congratulations to the beautiful couple.

Jewel’s Stalker Heads to the Slammer

A man accused of stalking country crossover Jewel has been arrested. The TENNESSEAN reports that, a man accused of stalking VALORY MUSIC Co. artist JEWEL was arrested last week when he went two consecutive days to the 2,000-acre rural TEXAS ranch owned by JEWEL’s husband, rodeo champion TY MURRAY. MICHAEL LAWRANCE KOZELKA was found on the ranch SEPTEMBER 14th and warned not to return. On SEPTEMBER 15th KOZELKA was found at the house with a pocket knife and a dog with him. ERATH COUNTY Sheriff TOMMY BRYANT said he did not resist arrest. “He was not aggressive and was not mad,” BRYANT told THE ASSOCIATED PRESS on TUESDAY. “He just said he was on a mission from GOD, that GOD told him to come to STEPHENVILLE and led him to this ranch.” BRYANT declined to say anything further about what KOZELKA may have said about JEWEL or MURRAY. KOZELKA was charged with stalking and has been jailed in STEPHENVILLE, about 75 miles southwest of FORT WORTH, on $30,000 bond. No official comments have been released from JEWEL or MURRAY at this time.Country Music Photo Gallery

Jewel Announces Fall Tour Dates

Jewel takes her act on the road with these new fall tour dates! Tuesday, October 27th      Baltimore, MD Lyric Opera House TIME: Tuesday, October 27th PRICE: $22.00 – $47.00 Opening: Meiko Wednesday, October 28th Charlotte, NC Knight Theater TIME: 7:30pm PRICE: $39.50 – $59.50 Opening: Meiko Thursday, October 29th     Durham, NC The Carolina Theatre of Durham TIME: 8:00pm PRICE: $39.00 – $47.00 Opening: Meiko Friday, October 30, 2009 Birmingham, AL Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center – Jemison Concert Hall TIME: 8:00pm PRICE: $38.00 – $58.00 Opening: Meiko Saturday, October 31st     Melbourne, FL King Center for the Performing Arts TIME: 8:00pm PRICE: $28.00 – $48.00 Opening: Meiko Sunday, November 1st     Ft. Myers, FL Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall TIME: 7:30pm PRICE: $26.50 – $46.50 Opening: Meiko Tuesday, November 3rd     Miami Beach, FL The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theater TIME: 7:30pm On sale Friday, September 11th at 10am Opening: Meiko Wednesday, November 4th Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall TIME: 8:00pm PRICE: $30.50 – $60.50 Opening: Meiko Thursday, November 5th     Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre TIME: 8:00pm PRICE: $31.50 – $41.50 Opening: Meiko Friday, November 6th     Biloxi, MS Beau Rivage Theatre TIME: 8:00pm PRICE: $29.95 – $49.95 Opening: Holly Williams Saturday, November 7th     Vicksburg, MS Ameristar Casino TIME: 7:30pm PRICE: $40.50 – $50.50 On sale Monday, September 14th Opening: Holly Williams Sunday, November 8th     Quapaw, OK Downstream Casino Resort On sale Saturday, September 5th at 12:00pm Opening: Holly Williams Tuesday, November 10th     Wichita, KS Orpheum TIME: 8:00pm PRICE: $38.00 – $98.00 On sale Friday, September 11th at 9am Opening: Holly Williams Thursday, November 12th Austin, TX One World Theatre TIME: 7:00pm PRICE: $130.00 – $190.00 Opening: Holly Williams Friday, November 13th     Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater On sale Saturday, September 19th at 10:00am Opening: Holly Williams Saturday, November 14th Bossier City, LA Horseshoe Casino & Hotel On sale Friday, September 18th at 10:00am Sunday, November 15th     Ft. Worth, TX Bass Performance HallCountry Music Photo Gallery

Jewel Signs with New Nashville Label Valory

Scott Borchetta, the president and CEO for Big Machine Records, is launching a second imprint, the Valory Music Company, and has signed Jewel to a multi-album deal, billboard.com reports.“She’s just one of the best singer/songwriters in any genre,” Scott says, adding that a move to country is “a natural progression for her.” The label’s name is a variation on June Carter Cash‘s birth name, Valerie June Carter. According to Scott, the name means “fierce; the brave one; of valor.” Along with Jewel, whose album was produced by Big & Rich‘s John Rich and is expected in the spring, Valory will be home to Justin Moore and Jimmy Wayne. Justin has been in development, and Jimmy moves over from the Big Machine roster, which includes Taylor Swift, Trisha Yearwood and Jack Ingram, among others. It also handles promotion for Garth Brooks. Jewel, who has cut five of her six albums in Nashville, says country has always been in her plans. “I’ve been wanting to do this record my whole career,” she says, “but my label was always scared of country music. I’ve always had country songs on my records. If I had been discovered now, living in my car in San Diego, I think I would have been signed as a country act.” Earlier this year Jewel hosted the country reality show Nashville Star and she has made a number of appearances at Muzik Mafia events. She co-wrote and dueted with new artist Jason Michael Carroll on “No Good In Goodbye,” which appears on his debut album, Waitin’ in the Country. She will be a presenter on the Country Music Association Awards show on Wednesday. ~Courtesy of GACTV.comCountry Music Photo Gallery

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