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Weekend Listening: Jason Boland and the Stragglers – The Light Saw Me – Title Track from New Album

Jason Boland and the Stragglers - The Light Saw Me - Title Track from New Album

Renowned singer-songwriter Jason Boland announced his eccentric sci-fi concept album The Light Saw Me, released December 3 via Thirty Tigers. Produced by GRAMMY award-winner, Shooter Jennings, it blends country influences from across the cosmos. Crunchy guitars, psychedelic pedal steel and roaring fiddles soundtrack his vivid sci-fi storytelling. Boland recounts the tale of a cowboy living in Texas in the late 1890s who is abducted by aliens and thrust into the future by a century, returning in the 1990s with no perception that any time has passed, searching for his wife who is no longer of this world. Boland debuted title track and video for “The Light Saw Me,” which he premiered via FLOOD MAGAZINE who praised the new record and whilst referencing the movie Cowboys & Aliens,  stated, “While the title track from Jason Boland’s newly unveiled LP with The Stragglers may share the general premise of this over-the-top sci-fi blockbuster, in a way he kind of flips the idea on its head.”

Steve Holy’s ‘A Christmas To Remember’ Out October 22, 2021

Steve Holy’s ‘A Christmas To Remember’ Due October 22, 2021

Steve Holy returns to the studio for the first time in nearly a decade to release ‘A Christmas To Remember,’ available Fri., Oct. 22 via Thrill Hill Records. Known for his multi-week No.1 singles “Brand New Girlfriend” and “Good Morning Beautiful” — a song released in 2000 that went on to become one of the decade’s most played songs on country radio — the Texas native will ring in the holidays with a 10-track album chock-full of festive favorites and one yuletide original.

New Music from Zachary Williams (Of The Lone Bellow) Out October 22nd

Zachary Williams Dirty Camaro Album Release

Zachary Williams (The Lone Bellow) has announced his debut solo record, Dirty Camaro out October 22nd on Dualtone Records. The album was produced by Robert Ellis and Josh Block at Niles City Sound in Fort Worth, TX and features Anderson East and Ashley Monroe, singer-songwriters John Paul White and Thad Cockrell and the gospel group Settles Connection. Today, Williams shares the first single, “Game For Guessing” which includes an appearance from the album’s producer, Texas singer-songwriter Robert Ellis. Its companion music video was directed by Debbie Ewing. Fans can pre-order Dirty Camaro today and limited edition vinyl, CD, and merch available via Dualtone.

Jake Owen Closes Out the Summer with “Drunk On A Boat” Single

Jake Owen Drunk on a Boat

Big Loud Records’ MULTI-PLATINUM entertainer Jake Owen drops anchor on a good time with his new track “Drunk On A Boat,” letting worries float away today (10/8). Out now as a choose-happiness themed anthem, it’s all about riding the waves of a carefree day on the water – instead of a dull day back on land. Featuring a breezy melody and a weekend-anytime singalong, it’s the perfect vessel for Owen’s easy-going Country style.

Muscadine Bloodline Releases New Single “Dispatch To 16th Ave.”

MUSCADINE BLOODLINE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “DISPATCH TO 16TH AVE.” AND ANNOUNCES SOPHOMORE ALBUM

Muscadine Bloodline dropped their latest single today and announced that their sophomore album is due out February 4, 2022. The single “Dispatch to 16th Ave.” – also the title track to the album – tells the story of the Nashville music industry from the eyes of two proudly independent artists. The single can be heard and the album can be pre-saved here.

Star-studded list of performers revealed for 2021 “CMT Artists of the Year” airing LIVE from Nashville on Wednesday, October 13th at 9p/8c

2021 “CMT Artists of the Year”

CMT today revealed its all-star lineup of performers for the 2021 “CMT Artists of the Year” special, airing LIVE from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 13th at 9p/8c on CMT. The celebration promises to be an unforgettable night, with a stacked lineup of solo performances from 2021 honorees Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown and Luke Combs plus four can’t-miss world premieres. This year’s “Breakout Artist of the Year” Mickey Guyton will take the stage alongside fellow GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Yola; Boyz II Men will team up with Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix for a never-before-seen collaboration to honor Chris Stapleton; Kelsea Ballerini will welcome her fellow tourmates Jonas Brothers for a special remote performance straight from their “The Remember This Tour”; and Walker Hayes will make his CMT “Artists of the Year” debut with the first-ever award show performance of his smash hit “Fancy Like.”

Brandi Carlile Steps up to the SNL Plate

Brandi Carlile on Country Music News Blog

Mainstream music fans may not know her name (yet) but that doesn’t mean Brandi Carlile isn’t a powerhouse in the country scene. The 39 year old singer-songwriter has been slowly building a solid foundation of fans and fanfare, including 7… that’s right SEVEN Grammy wins over the course of her career. Her authentic down-to-earth style and no-bullshit approach to lyrics has made her one of the hottest tickets in the industry, and this weekend she’ll be sharing her skills with a much more pop-minded audience as the special musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Her appearance on the time-honored stage is in support of Carlile’s new album “In These Silent Days” available on streaming services everywhere.

Asleep At The Wheel Release Milestone Retrospective Half A Hundred Years

Asleep At The Wheel Release Milestone Retrospective Half A Hundred Years Ray Benson and band to celebrate 50 years at Austin’s brand new Moody Amphitheater with very special guests on October 15th

Asleep At The Wheel Release Milestone Retrospective Half A Hundred Years
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