Hit television series, “Larry’s Country Diner,” will continue to entertain audiences nationwide on RFD-TV with some fan favorite episodes from earlier this season. In November, the series will feature guest stars Sierra Hull, John Berry, Bill Anderson and 45 RPM. With a stellar lineup of some of country music’s greatest artists and entertainers, along with stories and family-friendly entertainment, it will be an exciting month on “Larry’s Country Diner” that fans won’t want to miss. Tune in on Thursdays at 8 pm / 7 pm CST and Saturdays at 11 pm / 10 pm CST to RFD-TV. Enter your zip code here to find RFD-TV in your area. Upcoming Episodes of “Larry’s Country Diner”: *All episodes repeat on Saturdays at 11 pm / 10 pm CST Thursday, November 3 – Sierra Hull (Re-airing) Thursday, November 10 – John Berry (Re-airing) Thursday, November 17 – Bill Anderson (Re-airing) Thursday, November 24 – 45 RPM (Re-airing) To inquire about how to attend an upcoming taping, where you can have a front row seat at “Larry’s Country Diner” and be part of the on-camera studio audience, please call Gabriel Communications at 800-820-5405. Fans can also participate in Renae The Waitress’s weekly Diner Chat via phone where she shares behind-the-scenes secrets of the show, answers viewers’ personal questions and features exclusive interviews with celebrity guest stars on Thursdays at 2 p.m. CST. For more information on Diner Chat, please visit larryscountrydiner.com/dinerchat. Owned and produced by Gabriel Communications, “Larry’s Country Diner” is one of the top-rated programs airing on the RFD-TV network, which is No. 9 among all cable networks in growth since 2011. It receives 1.6 million viewers per month. For more information on “Larry’s Country Diner,” please visit larryscountrydiner.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter! ABOUT “LARRY’S COUNTRY DINER”: “Larry’s Country Diner” is a unique down-home variety show, which integrates interviews and music in an entertaining weekly format, taped LIVE in front of a studio audience in an old-fashioned diner setting. The show features regular characters including Larry Black, Keith Bilbrey, Sheriff Jimmy Capps, Renae The Waitress and avid church gossip, Nadine, along with special guest appearances by country music artists of yesterday and today. Since its initial airing on August 3, 2009, “Larry’s Country Diner” has produced over 200 episodes and has become one of the most popular shows on RFD-TV, garnering 1.6 million viewers monthly. For more information, please visit larryscountrydiner.com. “Larry’s Country Diner” is a product of Gabriel Communications. Owned and operated by longtime disc jockey Larry Black, Gabriel Communications was created in 1996 and specialized in “Reunion” videos. The success of these videos spurred the creation of more than a dozen more “Country’s Family Reunion” projects, featuring hundreds of songs and stories as well as Country’s Family Reunion News, a monthly newspaper which highlights the music of yesteryear. For more information on “Country’s Family Reunion” products, please visit: cfrvideos.com.
John Anderson News
COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND JOHN ANDERSON CLOSES OUT 2015 IN ROLLING STONE’S “40 BEST COUNTRY ALBUMS OF 2015” The Boot Spotlights Video for Latest Single, “Don’t Forget to Thank the Lord” NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 23, 2015) – In his illustrious career, Country legend John Anderson has been honored with ACM and CMA awards, topped the charts multiple times and created a legacy that continues to grow. In the heels of the 40th Anniversary since releasing his debut single, Anderson shows no signs of slowing down with his latest album, Goldmine. The hit project was recently named one of Rolling Stone’s “40 Best Country Albums of 2015,” with Anderson also securing ink this year on Billboard.com, NASH Country Weekly, The Boot, Roughstock and many more. [bctt tweet=”@JohnAnderson releases new video on @thebootdotcom for latest single plus featured on @RScountry”] The latest radio single from Goldmine, “Don’t Forget to Thank the Lord,” continues its climb up the charts, with The Boot premiering a special performance video. Watch as Anderson delivers a breathtaking performance of the inspirational tune. The performance is from the 21st Annual Inspirational Faith, Family & Country Awards, which took place in October in Nashville, Tennessee. “Thanks to The Boot for showcasing this video” said a humble John Anderson. “I hope all the listeners and viewers enjoy this special and unique song.” As 2015 comes to a close, Anderson will set his sights on an even bigger 2016. The “Swingin’” singer will hit the ground running in the first quarter, bringing his traditional sound to audiences throughout North America. Get your Goldmine: Amazon iTunes johnanderson.com John Anderson On Tour: Jan 13 – Yuma, AZ – The Palms RV Resort Jan 16 – Laughlin, NV – Avi Resort & Casino Jan 21 – Shelby, NC – Don Gibson Theatre Jan 22 – Rocky Mount, VA – Harvester Performance Center Jan 23 – Greensboro, NC – Carolina Theater Feb 20 – Bremen, GA – Mill Town Music Hall Mar 12 – West Palm Beach, FL – South Florida Fair Apr 22 – Effingham, IL – Effingham Performance Center About John Anderson: Raised in Apopka, Fla., Anderson was exposed to both rock and traditional country growing up and, as incendiary rock outfits like Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Lynyrd Skynyrd honed their chops around him, learned to love (and play) both types of music. But Anderson resisted the call of rock ‘n roll, electing rather to pursue his country music dreams. It was the traditional country ballads that lured him in and changes music history, songs like Porter Waggoner’s “Green, Green Grass of Home.” Anderson moved to Nashville in 1972, working construction by day (including as a roofer at the Grand Ole Opry House) and playing the honky-tonks at night. He signed to Warner Bros. in 1977, and notching his first major hit in 1980 with Billy Jo Shaver’s “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I’m Gonna Be a Diamond Someday).” Other hits, including the classic “Wild and Blue” in 1982, Continue reading COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND JOHN ANDERSON CLOSES OUT 2015 IN ROLLING STONE’S "40 BEST COUNTRY ALBUMS OF 2015"
(Nashville, Tenn. – September 23, 2015) – Country music icon, John Anderson, has released a praiseworthy new single, titled “Don’t Forget To Thank The Lord,” to Country radio. The track, which is the second release from his most recent album, Goldmine, was co-written by Anderson and John Rich. “Don’t Forget To Thank The Lord” was shipped to radio on Sept. 14. Radio listeners will love the positivity of the song, which calls for us to be thankful for all the many blessings the Lord has given us. For Anderson, the single was born out of a sincere thankfulness for all the opportunities he’s been given to pursue his music. [bctt tweet=”Hear John Anderson’s new single, Don’t Forget to Thank the Lord at CMNB! “] “I’ve always loved the Lord and been very thankful He’s allowed me to do what I do. That’s a pretty good message for anybody, no matter whether they like the song or not,” said Anderson. To hear “Don’t Forget To Thank The Lord,” click here. “Don’t Forget to Thank The Lord” is even more powerful when performed live. To see Anderson on tour across the United States, visit JohnAnderson.com for a complete list of upcoming tour dates. Anderson released his new album, Goldmine, on May 26, which also marked his first album release in nine years. Released on his own record label, Bayou Boys Music, the 13-track collection of original material features authentic lyrics and Anderson’s signature sound. The award-winning and Hall of Fame songwriter wrote or co-wrote 12 of the album’s 13 tracks. The album is currently available on iTunes, Amazon, and other major digital retailers. Raised in Apopka, Fla., John Anderson grew up listening to both rock and traditional country, with plenty of country gospel mixed in for good measure. In the end, Anderson chose to pursue his country music dreams, a decision for which all his fans are very grateful. Anderson is recognized as one of the greatest country singers to ever step up to the microphone, possessing one of the most instantly identifiable vocal instruments in the history of the genre. Anderson got his start in 1977 when he signed with Warner Brothers Records. He went on to have his first major hit in 1980 with Billy Joe Shaver’s, “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I’m Gonna Be a Diamond Someday).” Other hits include the classic “Wild and Blue,” released in 1982, and “Swingin,” the No. 1 Billboard Country single co-written with Lionel Delmore that would lead Anderson to garner the CMA Horizon Award. Throughout his career, Anderson has produced 23 albums and released more than 60 singles (26 of which charted in the Top 10). He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame on October 5, 2014, and holds a wealth of industry awards including Academy of Country Music Career Achievement Award. For more information on John Anderson, visit his official website at JohnAnderson.com. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Set To Appear On General Jackson Showboat As Debut Act On 650 AM WSM’s Country On The Cumberland (Nashville, Tenn. – July 17, 2015) – Country music icon and Hall Of Fame songwriter, John Anderson, will perform an intimate acoustic show in Nashville on July 29 as he appears as the first guest on the inaugural Country On The Cumberland concert series, presented by 650 AM WSM. The special acoustic show, which will take place aboard the General Jackson Showboat, is a rare opportunity for fans to experience Anderson’s intimate show and marks the Country music legend’s first Nashville-based acoustic concert performance in over 30 years. As part of 650 AM WSM’s 90th celebration, the station is hosting the unique concert series aboard the General Jackson Showboat from July – October and will feature a spotlight artist for each concert. Listeners can purchase tickets to the Inaugural Country On The Cumberland concert via WSMonline.com, which includes an evening cruise down the Cumberland aboard the General Jackson Showboat, dinner, and a very special acoustic concert from the legendary John Anderson. Anderson will perform songs from his hit catalog and most recent album release, Goldmine, which was released on May 26. The highly anticipated new project features songs of faith, family, loss, the love of life and more, and is his first studio album release in nine years. Goldmine is now available for download on iTunes, Amazon and other major digital retailers. Included on the album is leadoff single “I Work a Lot Better,” which hit radio in mid-May. The rocking mid-tempo track is in the style of previous chart-topping hits, such as “Money in the Bank.” Raised in Apopka, Fla., John Anderson grew up listening to both rock and traditional country. In the end, Anderson resisted the call of rock ‘n roll and chose to pursue his country music dreams, and is recognized as one of the greatest country singers to ever step up to the microphone and possesses one of the most instantly identifiable vocal instruments in the history of the genre. In 1977, Anderson signed with Warner Brothers Records and had his first major hit in 1980 with Billy Joe Shaver’s, “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I’m Gonna Be a Diamond Someday).” Other hits include the classic “Wild and Blue” released in 1982, and “Swingin,” the No. 1 Billboard Country single co-written with Lionel Delmore that would lead Anderson to garner the CMA Horizon Award. Throughout his career, Anderson has produced 31 albums and released more than 60 singles (26 of which charted in the Top 10). He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame on October 5, 2014, and holds a wealth of industry awards including Academy of Country Music Career Achievement Award. Anderson is currently touring heavily throughout the United States. For a complete list of upcoming tour dates, please visit JohnAnderson.com/tour. Read more at AristoPR!
(Nashville, Tenn. – June 17, 2015) – Country Music legend John Anderson is gearing up to take his rhythm to the road as he amps up for a whirlwind summer tour. On the heels of his latest album release, Goldmine, which was released May 26, the stateside tour will kick-off this week and will take Anderson to numerous venues across the country. In a recent interview with Billboard 615, Anderson commented about taking his new material to the road to perform for fans across the country, “It is an appreciation to the fans. I’ve seen them standing in the pouring rain, in the heat of the summer. They may complain to each other, but they don’t complain to us. They’ll be dancing out there when it’s 110 degrees, raising cane, and having a good time. They deserve a ‘thank you’ for sure, and I’m honored to have so many loyal fans.” Dates for John Anderson’s upcoming tour are as follows:June 19 – Phoenix City Amphitheater – Phoenix City, AL June 20 – Slocomb Tomato Festival – Slocomb, AL June 26 – KC Country – Kingdom City, MO June 27 – Buffalo Run Casino – Miami, OK July 10 – Big Horn Mountain Festival – Buffalo, WY July 11 – Music Ranch Montana Livingston, MT July 18 – Gardiner Farms – Tuscumbia, AL July 24 – 54 West Music Hall – Wichita, KS July 25 – Cheyenne Frontier Days – Cheyenne, WY Aug 1 – Jaycee Hall, Victoria Texas Aug 7 – Freedom Hall – Louisville, KY Aug 8 – Renfro Valley Entertainment Center – Mount Vernon, KY Aug 19 – 50th Annual Community Celebration – Opaskwayak, Canada Aug 21 – Spirit Lake Casino & Resort – Saint Michael, ND Sept 5 – Delta Fair & Music Festival – Memphis, TN Sept 12 – Dyer County Fair – Dyersburg, TN Sept 17 – 3rd Annual John Anderson Benefit Concert – Dade City, FL Sept 18 – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion – Bristol, TN Sept 19 – Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival – Morehead, KY Sept 25 – Cher-Ae Heights Casino – Trinidad, CA Sept 26 – Kern County Fair – Bakersfield, CA Sept 27 – Harris Center for The Arts – Folsom, CA Sept 30 – State Fair Park – Yakima, WA Goldmine has already been receiving rave reviews, and has been well received from some of the music industry’s top publications. Rolling Stone recently published an article citing the origins of one of album’s featured singles, “Magic Mama.” Written by the legendary Merle Haggard specifically for Anderson, the song is an “imagery-rich number that is a rollicking standout on the new album.” Haggard commented on his relationship with Anderson, saying, “I am a big John Anderson fan. Don’t know of anything he ever did that I didn’t like! ‘Magic Mama’ I wrote especially for him. It was recorded in an excellent way, just the way I pictured it. Love you John, I love the whole album.” Anderson’s previously released All Continue reading John Anderson Gears Up For Whirlwind Summer Tour Following The Release Of His New Album, Goldmine
Special To Air May 15 On CBS The legendary John Anderson is scheduled to join Keith Urban for a collaborative performance on “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets,” a CBS special featuring Country music luminaries and chart-topping artists. The two-hour musical event will air on Friday, May 15. “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets” was taped during the recent 50th Annual ACM Awards in Arlington, TX, and features an evening of unforgettable collaborations between country legends and modern acts. In addition to the upcoming “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets” on May 15, Anderson will join Keith Urban again for a performance at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, WY on July 25. For additional information about this appearance and other upcoming John Anderson shows, visit the tour section of his website at JohnAnderson.com. Most recently, Anderson announced that he is releasing a new album, Goldmine, on May 26. Produced by Joe Spivey, the album marks Anderson’s first release in nine years, and will be released on his own record label, Bayou Boys Music. The 13-track collection of original material features authentic lyrics and Anderson’s signature sound. The award winning and Hall of Fame songwriter wrote or co-wrote 12 of the album’s 13 tracks. Additionally, lead off single “I Work a Lot Better” will be shipped to radio on May 11 and will be available for download on iTunes, Amazon and other major digital retailers. For more information on John Anderson, visit his official website at JohnAnderson.com. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. About John Anderson: Country music chart-topper John Anderson has a proven track record of success since first coming to Nashville in 1971. With a career that has produced multiple award nominations, including a Grammy nomination, an ACM Career Achievement Award, a CMA Horizon Award, induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, 23 albums and over 60 singles, 26 of which reached Top 10; John Anderson has been a staple in Country music during his entire 44 years in the format. With multiple hits under his belt including, “Seminole Wind,” “Swingin’,” “Straight Tequila Night,” “Money In The Bank,” “Wild And Blue,” “Black Sheep” and “When It Comes To You,” Anderson is now releasing a brand new 13-track album, Goldmine, under his own newly-formed record label, Bayou Boys Music, on May 26, 2015. The album features 12 tracks either written or co-written by Anderson and leadoff single “I Work A Lot Better” will hit radio on May 11. With a heavy tour schedule through the summer of 2015 and additional dates booked into December, Anderson clearly has no plans of slowing down. For additional information on John Anderson’s upcoming album and tour dates, visit his official webpage at http://www.JohnAnderson.com/. John Anderson and Keith Urban Behind-The-Scenes of “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets” Photo credit: Getty Images/Courtesy of the Academy of Country Music Hi-res John Anderson and Keith Urban Perform During “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets” Photo credit: Getty Images/Courtesy of the Academy of Country Music Hi-res John Anderson and Keith Urban Perform During “ACM Presents: Superstar Continue reading Country Legend John Anderson Collaborates With Keith Urban On “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets”