(Nashville, Tenn. – Aug. 13, 2015) – Amy Wilcox celebrated the release of her new single, “Summer In Slow Motion,” with Nashville-based media aboard the Nashville Pedal Tavern on Wednesday, August 12. The singer-songwriter hosted the fun-filled Nashville In Slow Motion event in support of her new single and music video for “Summer In Slow Motion.” The video, which was filmed at Nashville’s J. Percy Priest Lake, now has over 113,600 streams on YouTube, and can be viewed on Amy Wilcox’s official YouTube channel, here. For interview and mp3 requests, contact Sharilyn Pettus at Sharilyn@aristomedia.com, or 615-269-7071. Contact Sharilyn@aristomedia.com for Hi-Res Download Read more at AristoPR!
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(Nashville, Tenn. – Aug. 10, 2015) Grammy-nominated, Dove award-winning and multi-platinum Country artist Ty Herndon has entered into an exclusive booking agreement with Nashville-based booking agency, Buddy Lee Attractions (BLA). “We are truly excited that Ty Herndon is joining the BLA Talent Roster,” commented BLA’s Vice President David Kiswiney. “Besides being a dynamic live performer, Ty is undoubtedly one of the finest singers in Country music today!” Herndon’s career has produced more than four million in album sales, a Grammy nomination, Dove Award and multiple No. 1 singles on the Country charts, including “What Mattered Most,” “Living in a Moment” and “It Must Be Love.” Among his nine studio albums and 17-charted singles are the Top 10 hits, “I Want My Goodbye Back,” “Loved Too Much,” “A Man Holding On (To a Woman Letting Go)” and “Hands of a Working Man.” Herndon will debut a new full-length album later this year. “Combining forces and signing with David and the BLA team is such an easy decision for me,” Herndon adds. “I’m thrilled to have their support and leadership as we get ready to tour the country with new material and two decades of hits.” Over the last few years, Herndon has maintained a busy schedule; splitting his time writing and recording a collection of new songs while also touring around the United States to perform shows. This June, Herndon made history when he hosted the first-of-its-kind country music event, titled The Concert For Love and Acceptance. The event, designed to bring attention and support to at-risk youth, received national attention from Boston Globe, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Tonight, and more. For a list of upcoming tour dates, please visit www.TyHerndon.com. For booking information on Ty Herndon, contact Buddy Lee Attractions at 615-244-4336. Pictured L to R: (Back): Brian Fee, Aura Guadagno, Kat Boggs, Amy Aylward, Nicole Wyatt, Joe Lee, Angela Roland | (Front): Zinnia Martinez, Ty Herndon, David Kiswiney Hi-Res Download Read more at AristoPR!
Embed The Cains “Journey’s End” Music Video: (Nashville, Tenn. – July 28, 2015) – Sibling harmony band, The Cains, have released a new music video for their single, “Journey’s End.” Produced and directed by Fresh Films’ Glenn Sweitzer, the music video is now available for viewing on The Cains’ Youtube channel, here. Written by Taylor Cain, Madison Cain and Becki Devries, “Journey’s End” is a sentimental ballad about love, family and hope. The track is currently playing On The Horizon on Sirius XM‘s The Highway, and is now available on iTunes, Amazon and other major digital retailers. Of the new video, The Cains’ Taylor Cain commented, “What we want to achieve in the music video for “Journey’s End” is a sense of nostalgia for the viewer. No relationship is ever too far gone. No memory is ever too far out of reach. There is always hope. Just when you think you’ve reached your journey’s end, you’ve only just begun!” On July 21, the group dropped their new, self-titled EP, The Cains, which features songs co-written by the group’s own Logan, Madison and Taylor Cain, with additional writer credits, including Jaida Dreyer, Stephony Smith, Billy Lawson, Ed Hill, Becki Devries and Dave Thompson. The EP was produced and mixed by Daniel Agee, and was recorded at Nashville’s Studio of Solitude. The group recently partnered with Bravo TV to write and perform exclusive re-cap tracks for the network’s hit reality television show, “Southern Charm.” The group wrote and recorded original tunes, all titled “Southern Charm,” that musically recount episodes within the series. The “Southern Charm” music videos can be viewed on Bravo TV’s website, www.BravoTV.com, here. In March of 2015, hot off the heels of a successful radio debut and packed performances at Country Radio Seminar 2015, The Cains broke onto the U.K. Country music scene with their first international appearance at London’s Country to Country (C2C) festival, Europe’s largest and most well-attended Country music event of the year. Upon their return to the U.S., the group inked an exclusive booking agreement with Nashville’s The Kinkead Entertainment Agency. Most recently, The Cains have announced their addition to Sasha McVeigh’s I Stand Alone U.K. Tour. The group will open for McVeigh on select dates in various clubs all over the U.K. Tickets can be purchased through www.SeeTickets.com. The Cains – I Stand Alone U.K. Tour Dates:Sept. 11 – Culpepper Club – BasildonSept. 13 – Oran Mor – GlasgowSept. 15 – The Musician – LeicesterSept. 17 – The Bullingdon – OxfordSept. 18 – The Ruby Lounge – ManchesterSept. 22 – Water Rats – London For more information on The Cains, view their website at www.TheCainsOfficial.com and follow them on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
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. – July 21, 2015) – Country’s newest sibling harmony band, The Cains, have released their self-titled EP to fans today, Tuesday, July 21. The five-track EP is available on iTunes, Amazon and other major digital retailers. The Cains features songs co-written by the group’s Logan, Madison and Taylor Cain, with additional writer credits, including Jaida Dreyer, Stephony Smith, Billy Lawson, Ed Hill, Becki Devries and Dave Thompson. The EP was produced and mixed by Daniel Agee. Leadoff single, “Journey’s End” is a sentimental ballad about love, family and hope, and is currently playing On The Horizon on Sirius XM’s The Highway. Of the new music, Logan Cain commented, “It’s funny that we are ‘releasing’ this EP because that’s the word that comes to mind when I think about these songs – release. Now that we can share this record with the world, I feel such a release. We’ve poured everything that we are into this project and cannot wait for the fans to hear it. From top to bottom, this EP captures exactly who we are as artists.” The two sisters and brother from Hartselle, Ala. have shared a lot over the years, but their passion for music is what has brought them together as The Cains, a country band with unique harmonies and a variety of influences. Taylor, Madison and Logan Cain are not only singers and songwriters, but also multifaceted entertainers and musicians who play guitar, piano, bass, harmonica, mandolin, drums and more. Their original music features compelling, edgy lyrics that evoke emotion and is inspired by a vast combination of genres from country, soul and pop to Americana, folk and contemporary Christian. Most recently, the group partnered with Bravo TV to write and perform exclusive re-cap tracks for the network’s hit reality television show, “Southern Charm.” The group wrote and recorded original tunes, all titled “Southern Charm,” that musically recount episodes within the series. In March of 2015, hot off the heels of a successful radio debut and packed performances at Country Radio Seminar 2015, The Cains broke onto the U.K. Country music scene with their first international appearance at London’s Country to Country (C2C) festival, Europe’s largest and most well-attended Country music event of the year. After their wildly successful C2C performances, the group landed a cover feature and four-page spread on the UK’s leading Country music magazine, Up! Country Magazine. The group has also recently inked a booking agreement with Nashville’s The Kinkead Entertainment Agency. For more information on The Cains, view their website at www.TheCainsOfficial.com and follow them on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Read more at AristoPR!
(Nashville, Tenn. – July 7, 2015) – Singer-songwriter Amy Wilcox has released a new music video for her single, “Summer In Slow Motion.” Produced by Dusty Barker and directed by Justin Clough, the video is now available for viewing on Wilcox’s YouTube channel, here, and the song is available for download on iTunes, Amazon and other major digital retailers. Written by Wilcox, Lisa Goe and Jordan Schmidt, and produced by Schmidt, “Summer In Slow Motion” is an upbeat party anthem about enjoying the long days of summer with friends. Of the new single, Wilcox commented, “Lisa, Jordan and I were all talking about how excited we were that summer was finally coming and how every year, we always say, ‘I’m really gonna make this one count,’ and then it just flies by. The idea behind ‘Summer In Slow Motion’ is that you have to do everything you can to make every second count. Do the things you truly want to do and have fun. Just remember to slow down, appreciate what you have and make every moment worth it.” Born in Oklahoma and raised in Arlington, Va., Wilcox first moved to Music City to play Division 1 soccer at Vanderbilt University. While majoring in history and economics with a minor in communications, she topped the SEC Academic Honor Roll and was a leader in shots-on-goal percentage for the Vanderbilt Commodores. After graduating from Vanderbilt, Wilcox took to the road to pursue music full time and began playing at bars and honky-tonks all over the U.S. Wilcox was also a featured cast member on A&E’s “Crazy Hearts: Nashville.” The show documented the lives of up-and-coming Nashville artists and Wilcox is featured on two tracks from the Original Soundtrack, now releasing her highly anticipated single since coming off the show. For more information on Amy Wilcox, visit her official website at www.AmyWilcox.com and follow her on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Amy WilcoxPhoto credit: Chase Lauer of The Lookout CollectiveHi-res Read more at AristoPR!
(Nashville, Tenn. – June 30, 2015) – Country artist Amber Hayes has written and recorded a new song titled, “Hero’s Heart” in honor of her uncle, Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins, who was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2014. Hayes was in attendance at the White House with her uncle when he was presented with the award, which is the United States of America’s highest military honor. Hayes commented of her inspiration to write the song, saying, “Watching my Uncle Bennie, who is so humble, receive the Medal of Honor at the White House and be recognized for his bravery and service to our country was very emotional, and my entire family is just so, so proud of him. When I got back to Nashville, I wanted to pay tribute to him in some way and writing a song was the best way I knew how to do that. I found myself tearing up several times writing ‘Hero’s Heart’ just thinking about the sacrifice that he and all of our other service men and women make to keep this great country safe. I just want my Uncle Bennie to know we will be forever thankful for his service.” The special song recently premiered on CountryWeekly.com and can be heard here. Hayes is also featured as the “Who’s New” artist in the 7/6 issue of the publication, which is on stands now. President Barack Obama awarded Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins with the Medal of Honor in September 2014 for his bravery at the battle of Camp “A Shau” in the Republic of Vietnam. From March 9-12, 1966, Adkins, who is now among some of the most highly decorated soliders in the United States of America, distingushed himself during a 38-hour close-combat battle, and 48-hour escape and evasion, in which a large North Vietnamese force attacked the US military base. Adkins fought with mortars, machine guns, recoilless rifles, small arms and hand grenades expending an estimated 135-175 enemy troops and sustaing over 18 different wounds during the conflict, in which he vailently protected and rescued many fellow US troops. For an extended version of the account please visit, http://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/adkins/. “Hero’s Heart” is now available for download on Hayes’ offical website, www.AmberHayesMusic.com, as well as iTunes, Amazon and other major digital retailers. For more information about Amber, visit www.AmberHayesMusic.com and follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 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”
Album Available on iTunes, Amazon and Other Major Digital Retailers on Oct. 28 (Nashville, Tenn. – Oct. 7, 2014) – Up-and-coming sibling group, The Cains Trio, will release their debut album, Stay On Board, on Oct. 28, with an iTunes pre-sale beginning on Oct. 10. Stay On Board will be released through DayStreet Records/GMV Nashville. The album follows the group’s release of their current single, “Be Yourself With Me,” to Country radio, which recently garnered the group MusicRow Magazine’s prestigious DisCovery Award. Award-winning songwriter Ed Hill commented about the group, “The Cains are the most exciting group I’ve ever worked with. This dynamic trio is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to raw talent – unusually interesting harmonies, contagious energy and addictive songs. I believe they’ll play an important role in pioneering positive change in today’s quality of country music, attracting and impacting listeners and fans of all ages.” The emerging group has already achieved success in their home state of Alabama and has garnered a solid fan base by performing shows at music venues across the state. While all three were students at Troy University, the trio entered into a video contest, eventually winning the opportunity to open for Dave Barnes at WorkPlay in Birmingham, Ala. They have also opened for Andrew Ripp and share co-writes with Ed Hill, Billy Lawson and Roger Murrah. Of the new album, the trio’s Madison Cain commented, “The album (Stay On Board) is an accumulation of years of writing and singing together, and we can’t wait to introduce it to our fans. We feel as if our debut single, “Be Yourself With Me,) truly represents the trio perfectly, and we’re looking forward to sharing more of our musical labors of love with our fans and radio as we dive into this journey!” In addition to their new album release, The Cains are currently honing their songwriting and recording skills by collaborating with established songwriters in both Nashville and Muscle Shoals. Besides drawing from their own DNA, their original music is inspired by a vast combination of genres from country, soul and pop to Americana, folk and contemporary Christian. Even with a wide variety of influences, they know exactly what they want in their music.“Our hope is to brand ourselves as fun music,” says Logan Cain. “No matter the song or genre, we want our songs to be uplifting, joy-filled and fun.” The group’s current single, “Be Yourself With Me,” is a mid-tempo, tenderhearted tune about allowing loved ones to take their guard down and be open and honest with one another. To hear the single, visit the group’s SoundCloud at www.SoundCloud.com/TheCainsTrio, or, click here. The group has also released a music video for the single, which can be viewed on their YouTube page at www.YouTube.com/user/TheCainsTrio, or, click here. For more information on The Cains Trio, view their website at http://www.thecainstrio.com/ and follow them on Twitter and Facebook. Stay On Board Album ArtworkHi-res “Be Yourself With Me” Single ArtworkHi-res Download Logo Read more at AristoPR!