• THE GRAMMY AWARDS 2020: Church, LBT, Brothers Osborne, Stapleton, Vince

    This year’s Grammy Awards show is looming on the horizon and all of the artists are hoping to take home the bronze gramophone.

    Eric Church has two nominations at this year’s GRAMMY Awards, including Best Country Album for Desperate Man and Best Country Song for his recent No. 1 smash, “Some Of It.”

    Brothers Osborne are up for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “I Don’t Remember Me (Before You),” while Little Big Town has a nod in the same category for “The Daughters.”

    Vince Gill is nominated for Best American Roots Song for “I Don’t Wanna Ride the Rails No More,” and Chris Stapleton has a nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media for “The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy” for Toy Story 4.

    The 62nd GRAMMY Awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles January 26th at 8pm ET on CBS.

    Best Country Duo/Group Performance
    “Brand New Man,” Brooks & Dunn With Luke Combs
    “I Don’t Remember Me (Before You),” Brothers Osborne
    “Speechless,” Dan + Shay
    “The Daughters,” Little Big Town
    “Common,” Maren Morris Featuring Brandi Carlile

    Best Country Song
    “Bring My Flowers Now,” Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
    “Girl Goin’ Nowhere,” Jeremy Bussey & Ashley McBryde, songwriters (Ashley McBryde)
    “It All Comes Out in the Wash,” Miranda Lambert, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)
    “Some of It,” Eric Church, Clint Daniels, Jeff Hyde & Bobby Pinson, songwriters (Eric Church)
    “Speechless,” Shay Mooney, Jordan Reynolds, Dan Smyers & Laura Veltz, songwriters (Dan + Shay)

    Best Country Album
    Desperate Man, Eric Church
    Stronger Than the Truth, Reba McEntire
    Interstate Gospel, Pistol Annies
    Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett
    While I’m Livin’, Tanya Tucker

    Best American Roots Song
    “Black Myself,” Amythyst Kiah, songwriter (Our Native Daughters)
    “Call My Name,” Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan & Sara Watkins, songwriters (I’m With Her)
    “Crossing to Jerusalem,” Rosanne Cash & John Leventhal, songwriters (Rosanne Cash)
    “Faraway Look,” Dan Auerbach, Yola Carter & Pat McLaughlin, songwriters (Yola)
    “I Don’t Wanna Ride the Rails No More,” Vince Gill, songwriter (Vince Gill)

    Best Song Written for Visual Media
    “The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy,” From: Toy Story 4 (Chris Stapleton)
    “Girl in the Movies,” From: Dumplin’
    “I’ll Never Love Again” (Film Version), From: A Star Is Born
    “Sprit,” From: The Lion King
    “Suspirium,” From: Suspiria

    Audio / BROTHERS OSBORNE’S TJ OSBORNE TALKS ABOUT THE GRAMMY-NOMINATED SONG “I DON’T REMEMBER ME (BEFORE YOU).

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    Brothers Osborne (I Don’t Remember Me (Before You) 1:05
    “There was a bit of the song that was a little on the nose. I don’t – it started the first tag (sings) which was an idea Shane had. He showed up that day and goes ‘I don’t remember my life before I had my babies.’ He said, ‘I literally can’t think of who I was. I don’t remember who I was before [my] husband Michael.’ And we thought man, that is a really interesting thing. An incredible idea. I’m sure it’s been done to some extent, but I can’t really recall that subject being said that way. And so, we were all about it. We loved the idea and the concept, but when Jay [Joyce] heard it, he goes, ‘Man, I think it would be really cool to save the ‘before you’ till the end of the song and I instantly was like, ‘Man, I think that’s a killer idea.’ John and I were all about it. And so, it ends now (sings) it kind of goes in a turn around. You don’t know what the hell I’m talking about. ‘I don’t remember me,’ you keep hearing this, and then at the end is the reveal ‘I don’t remember me before you,’ which I think is great. It also made it problematic [for] the title of the song.”

    Audio / ERIC CHURCH TALKS ABOUT HIS GRAMMY-NOMINATED SONG "SOME OF IT."

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    Eric Church (Some of It coming of age) OC: …figure it out. :56
    “That’s a song, a coming-of-age song, it’s an adult song. It’s adult music. If you listen to the thematics in that and what it’s about, it’s about being older and having some wisdom about you. I think that’s something that I appreciate in my fan base now that early on probably wasn’t there. We were young and drunk and fighting and stupid. But I think now to see them grow – to see the fan base grow – it’s just one of those songs that came along at the right time. And again, it was such a blessing that happened. It wasn’t going to be on the album. It was just one of those freak things that I put it on the album, the last song on the album. The album was done, and all of a sudden it becomes the pillar, one of the pillars on the album. I think again, you go back to it’s one of the great things about music, is you just never know what’s going to happen until it’s all said and done. You can try to plan all you want to, but you’ll probably not going to figure it out.”

    Audio / ERIC CHURCH TALKS ABOUT BEING CREATIVE IN THE STUDIO FOR HIS GRAMMY-NOMINATED ALBUM, DESPERATE MAN.

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    Eric Church (creative process in the studio) OC: …the creativity. :57
    “It was an interesting creative process. This record was made in the studio, from writing to completion, then any record we have ever made. It was really there, ‘cause I wrote songs there, we change things there. I played parts there, I never played, never thought of. I think maybe it was the first album in our career that there was more creative energy in the studio than any other, because it was written, made, conceived, it was all there. I mean, on ‘The Snake,’ for example, that background part was myself, Jeff Hyde and Joanna, and we tried to sound the old blues kind of sound. We were doing that creatively in the studio, and it made a really interesting thing. A lot of people will say, ‘Who sang that? who is that?’ Well it was us! We were feeling the creativity.”

    Audio / Vince Gill talks about his Grammy-nominated song, "I Don't Wanna Ride the Rails No More."

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    Vince Gill (I Don’t Wanna Ride the Rails No More) OC: …down the road. (laughs) 1:15
    “I don’t think that I intended it to be so verbatim about trains. I think it’s about – it could very well be the bus for me. I don’t want to ride the bus no more. I’ve been riding this bus for 40 something years. But it’s just a song of reflection. My brother struggled in his life and probably a good chance he hopped a few trains in his life. And it just has such a – such a great history of Grapes of Wrath and just old school people hopping freight trains and struggling and riding them out. Maybe Dust Bowl folks riding them out, copping a ride on a train somewhere. I just think that that whole image of riding a train has just this great beauty to it. So, it’s really just a song of reflection, of a life that at times is lonely but ‘I don’t want to ride the rails no more. I want to find a woman’s love worth dying for.’ That’s yearning. It’s hopeful. Even, once again, you can get an element of some sense of hope in something then you just don’t depress the crap out of somebody and send them on down the road. (laughs)”

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  • NEWS AND NOTES: Little Big Town, Kacey, Kassi, Keith and more

    Little Big Town will perform on Live With Kelly and Ryan on January 31st.

    Kacey Musgraves will be among the performers for this year’s Primavera Sound music festival. The 2020 event, taking place June 3rd through June 7th in Barcelona, Spain, will also feature performances by Maggie Rogers, Lana Del Rey, Bad Bunny, Beck, Tyler, the Creator and many more.

    Kassi Ashton will release a new song “Hopeless” on Friday (January 24th).

    Keith Urban is a huge Tennessee Titans fan, and while he had a private show on Sunday, he and his band watched the AFC Championship game during soundcheck at the venue. Later he posted how proud he was of the NFL team as well as the Kansas City Chiefs who advance to this year’s Super Bowl.

    Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley and Jon Pardi will headline this year’s Windy City Smokeout country music and barbecue festival in Chicago. The three-day event, taking place July 10th through July 12th, will also feature performances by Morgan Evans, Ryan Hurd, Riley Green, Cody Johnson and many others.

     

     

  • POWERHOUSE COUNTRY MUSIC GROUP LITTLE BIG TOWN RELEASES NINTH STUDIO ALBUM, NIGHTFALL.

    One of country music’s most successful and celebrated groups, Little Big Town, have released their ninth studio album, Nightfall (Capitol Records Nashville). The self-produced album is one of the band’s most intimate and powerful to date.

    “Little Big Town Are Beacons Of Hope With Ninth Album, ‘Nightfall’”- American Songwriter

    Co-writing nine of the album’s 13 tracks, the band has already kicked off this latest effort with a 2020 Grammy nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for the empowering song, “The Daughters.” The song serves as an inspirational and motivational call for young girls to pursue their passions and believe in themselves regardless of societal expectations of women.

    To use a phrase only occasionally appreciated or particularly appropriate in country, this is a class album from one classy group.”– The Wall Street Journal

     LISTEN:  NIGHTFALL

    NIGHTFALL Track List:

    1. Next To You (Hillary Reynolds, Michael Jade, Trevor Jarvis)
    2. Nightfall (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Fancy Hagood)
    3. Forever And A Night (Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Foy Vance)
    4. Throw Your Love Away (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Hillary Lindsey, Liz Rose, Lori McKenna)
    5. Over Drinking (Carey Barlowe, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, Steph Jones, Hillary Lindsey)
    6. Wine, Beer, Whiskey (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Sean McConnell, Tofer Brown)
    7. Questions (Karen Fairchild, Jon Green, Sara Haze)
    8. The Daughters (Karen Fairchild, Sean McConnell, Ashley Ray)
    9. River Of Stars (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Ian Fitchuk)
    10. Sugar Coat (Josh Kerr, Jordyn Shellhart, Lori McKenna)
    11. Problem Child (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Sean McConnell, Tofer Brown)
    12. Bluebird (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Ian Fitchuk)
    13. Trouble With Forever (Jason Saenz, Marc Beeson, Sara Haze)

    “There are plenty of fun moments on ‘Nightfall,’ but Little Big Town continues to be brave enough to make their lyrics matter.”The Tennessean

    The album’s current single, “Over Drinking,” is a pick-yourself-up and dust off the heartache anthem. The single’s music video stars Michelle Monaghan and takes inspiration from classic films like Urban Cowboy and Thelma & Louise – complete with Stetsons, fringe and a mechanical bull.

    Another track from Nightfall, “Sugar Coat,” and its accompanying music video starring Kate Bosworth, tells the story of a forbearing wife and mother whose husband’s continuous philandering proves harder and harder to endure, but is pressured out of the responsibility to her family to keep smiling and wearing her ‘sugar coat.’

    Nightfall is a textured album that is every bit the cinematic experience the band promised. Lyrically they don’t just ask questions but draw conclusions that won’t alienate. – Taste of Country

    Last night (Jan. 16), Little Big Town performed a track-by-track showcase of Nightfall at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall. The performance comes just ahead of their two-night engagement (January 17 and 18) at another of New York’s iconic venues, the Apollo Theatre, which officially kicks-off of their national Nightfall tour.

    For additional information on Little Big Town including upcoming tour dates, please visit:

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    Audio / Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild says Nightfall is a really special record.

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    LBT (Nightfall album) 2 OC: …what you think. :33
    “It’s a very special record, and we got to produce this one on our own and just really wrote a lot of songs. We could’ve done a double record (KIMBERLY: “Easy.”), we had so much content and songs and so many meaningful moments. There’s a song called ‘Throw Your Love Away’ that Kimberly and I wrote with the Love Junkies, you know those girls from the song ‘Girl Crush,’ a very soulful song, and one with Foy Vance called ‘Forever and a Night.’ (There were) just a lot of really special moments. So, check it out, download it, let us know what you think.”

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  • THE MEMBERS OF LITTLE BIG TOWN LEARNED TO TRUST THEMSELVES AS PRODUCERS IN MAKING NIGHTFALL.

    The members of Little Big Town release their ninth studio album, Nightfall, on Friday (January 17th). Easily the band’s most nuanced project, upon inception, they didn’t realize they were on the verge of producing their ninth studio album. But with songs to capture, creative fires to stoke, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook went into the studio to develop what was there with no masterplan. It wasn’t long before the fiercely musical foursome realized they’d found a new creative horizon –and they just kept going until Nightfall emerged from 34 songs, myriad experiments and the inherent harmony singing that has defined the Grammy-winning group.

    Nightfall includes their latest single, “Over Drinking,” the Grammy-nominated “The Daughters,” the cascading loveliness of “River of Stars,” the Mexican horn stomping revelry of “Wine, Beer, Whiskey,” the James Taylor-esque hope of “Bluebird” and the piano/gospel vocal chorus-tinged soul plea of Phillip’s raw vocal pledge on “Forever And A Night.”

    They will experience a once-in-a-lifetime performance at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York City on Thursday (January 16th). This is the first mainstream country performance featured at Carnegie Hall since Alan Jackson in 2013. The Nightfall Tour will roll to the Apollo Theater for two nights January 17th and 18th.

    LBT’s Kimberly says they have truly learned to trust themselves in the studio alone. “I think we learned to trust ourselves. I don’t know that we’ve really trusted ourselves as much as we have on these last two records,” says Kimberly. “I think it’s confidence, experience, because we maybe weren’t quite ourselves in the past a few times, so we learned to, let’s just follow our gut, because it’s usually right, and if it’s not, we’ll live with it. But we do trust ourselves more now. We’re braver.”

    NIGHTFALL TRACK LIST: 

    1. Next To You (Hillary Reynolds, Michael Jade, Trevor Jarvis)
    2. Nightfall (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Fancy Hagood)
    3. Forever And A Night (Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Foy Vance)
    4. Throw Your Love Away (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Hillary Lindsey, Liz Rose, Lori McKenna)
    5. Over Drinking (Carey Barlowe, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, Steph Jones, Hillary Lindsey)
    6. Wine, Beer, Whiskey (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Sean McConnell, Tofer Brown)
    7. Questions (Karen Fairchild, Jon Green, Sara Haze)
    8. The Daughters (Karen Fairchild, Sean McConnell, Ashley Ray)
    9. River Of Stars (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Ian Fitchuk)
    10. Sugar Coat (Josh Kerr, Jordyn Shellhart, Lori McKenna)
    11. Problem Child (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Sean McConnell, Tofer Brown)
    12. Bluebird (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Ian Fitchuk)
    13. Trouble With Forever (Jason Saenz, Marc Beeson, Sara Haze)

    Audio / Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town says they earned a whole new level of trust in themselves when making Nightfall.

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    LBT (learning to trust themselves more in the studio) OC: …braver. :29
    “I think we learned to trust ourselves. I don’t know that we’ve really trusted ourselves as much as we have on these last two records. That feels good. I think it’s confidence, experience, because we maybe weren’t quite ourselves in the past a few times, so we learned to, let’s just follow our gut, because it’s usually right, and if it’s not, we’ll live with it. But we do trust ourselves more now. We’re braver.”

     

    Audio / Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild talk about producing their new album.

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    LBT (producing Nightfall) OC: …of Nightfall. :33
    KIMBERLY: “We produced this record for the very first time. We’ve never done that before.” KAREN: “We’ve co-produced before, but never taken the reins fully. It’s quite the task (Phillip: “Yes.”). It’s very satisfying when you’re finally finished. (laughs) (JIMI: “Finally.”) Finally, yeah. But it’s 13 brand new songs. We did co-produce a couple of tracks with some friends of ours that are writers in town and incredible producers, and that came out of just wanting to finish songs that we wrote with those guys, and so we’re anxious for you guys to hear it. We’re super proud of Nightfall.”

  • LITTLE BIG TOWN NIGHTFALL ALBUM AUDIO TOOLKIT

    Click here to download Little Big Town‘s Nightfall Album Audio Toolkit.

     

  • LITTLE BIG TOWN MAKING THE MEDIA ROUNDS PROMOTING THEIR NEW ALBUM, NIGHTFALL.

    Little Big Town made stops at NBC’s Today Show and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this week in advance of launching their Nightfall Tour at New York’s famed Carnegie Hall on Thursday (January 16th) and dropping their latest album of the same title on Friday (January 17th).

     

    Check out their performance of “Sugar Coat” on Tonight Show:

    Also, check out their performance of the song on the Today Show below.

    The band is currently making their way up the country charts with “Over Drinking” from Nightfall.

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  • LITTLE BIG TOWN’S NIGHTFALL SHOWCASES VULNERABILITY, HOPE, ROMANCE, NOSTALGIA AND POSITIVE FORCES.

    Little Big Town release their new album, Nightfall, on Friday (January 17th). The collection, which includes their Grammy-nominated song “The Daughters,” their single “Over Drinking” and “Sugar Coat,” is the band’s ninth studio album.

    LBT’s Karen Fairchild says the group wants to send out positive vibes with their new album. “The record Nightfall, hopefully you’ll get the sentiment that we were intending you to get which is romantic, nostalgic, it’s got all these like it feels like important things to say. It was important to us because of all that’s going on in the world, and we really want to be a positive force in the world and not be part of the negative dialogue. We want to leave a lasting impression that really means something.”

    They will experience a once-in-a-lifetime performance at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York City on Thursday (January 16th). This is the first mainstream country performance featured at Carnegie Hall since Alan Jackson in 2013. The Nightfall Tour will roll to the Apollo Theater for two nights January 17th and 18th.

    NIGHTFALL TRACK LIST:

    1. Next To You (Hillary Reynolds, Michael Jade, Trevor Jarvis)
    2. Nightfall (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Fancy Hagood)
    3. Forever And A Night (Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Foy Vance)
    4. Throw Your Love Away (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Hillary Lindsey, Liz Rose, Lori McKenna)
    5. Over Drinking (Carey Barlowe, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, Steph Jones, Hillary Lindsey)
    6. Wine, Beer, Whiskey (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Sean McConnell, Tofer Brown)
    7. Questions (Karen Fairchild, Jon Green, Sara Haze)
    8. The Daughters (Karen Fairchild, Sean McConnell, Ashley Ray)
    9. River Of Stars (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Ian Fitchuk)
    10. Sugar Coat (Josh Kerr, Jordyn Shellhart, Lori McKenna)
    11. Problem Child (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, Sean McConnell, Tofer Brown)
    12. Bluebird (Karen Fairchild, Daniel Tashian, Ian Fitchuk)
    13. Trouble With Forever (Jason Saenz, Marc Beeson, Sara Haze)

    Audio / Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild says the group wants to send out positive vibes with their new album, Nightfall.

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    Little Big Town (Nightfall album) 1 OC: …means something. :27
    “The record Nightfall, hopefully you’ll get the sentiment that we were intending you to get which is romantic, nostalgic, it’s got all these like it feels like important things to say. It was important to us because of all that’s going on in the world, and we really want to be a positive force in the world and not be part of the negative dialogue. We want to leave a lasting impression that really means something.”

  • LITTLE BIG TOWN LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING CARNEGIE HALL.

    The members of Little Big Town are getting ready for a once-in-a-lifetime performance at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York City on Thursday (January 16th). This is the first mainstream country performance featured at Carnegie Hall since Alan Jackson in 2013.

    “I think it’s incredible that we’re starting this tour at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and then two nights at the Apollo Theater and these places we’ve never played before. We’ve dreamed about playing them,” says LBT’s Phillip Sweet. ” I think it’s really just a beautiful way to set up this tour and just set the tone for what this album and what we’ve created is all about. I’m just so, so thrilled, I can’t even believe it’s gonna be happening.”

    Karen Fairchild says their show at Carnegie Hall will be different from the rest of their Nightfall Tour. “Carnegie Hall will be different than any other night, because we’re gonna sing the record top to bottom in sequence, and because Carnegie Hall is so, well, there’s only one, and it’ll have a little bit different of a production feeling than the rest of the tour. So, I know a lot of fans are trying to make it to Carnegie ‘cause that’s a one-night only deal, and then The Apollo starts off the normal production of shows.”

    The tour will continue the following two nights at The Apollo and will proceed all spring in over 30 of the most prestigious theaters in the country, closing with two nights at Denver’s art deco gem, The Paramount. Every show excluding Carnegie Hall will feature critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Caitlyn Smith.

    The band will release their new album, also titled Nightfall, on Friday (January 17th). The beautiful collection features their latest single, “Over Drinking.”

    Audio / Little Big Town’s Phillip Sweet and Karen Fairchild are so excited to be performing their new album, Nightfall, at the famous Carnegie Hall in New York this week.

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    LBT (Nightfall Tour-Carnegie) OC: (Karen) …production of shows. 1:01
    PHILLIP: “I think it’s incredible that we’re starting this tour at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and then two nights at the Apollo Theater and these places we’ve never played before. We’ve dreamed about playing them. You hear about musicians playing Carnegie Hall for the first time, and what an honor that is. It’s kind of like this, I don’t know, it’s a rite of passage in a way. For us, I think it’s really just a beautiful way to set up this tour and just set the tone for what this album and what we’ve created is all about. I’m just so, so thrilled, I can’t even believe it’s gonna be happening.” KAREN: “Carnegie Hall will be different than any other night, because we’re gonna sing the record top to bottom in sequence, and because Carnegie Hall is so, well, there’s only one, and it’ll have a little bit different of a production feeling than the rest of the tour. So, I know a lot of fans are trying to make it to Carnegie ‘cause that’s a one-night only deal, and then The Apollo starts off the normal production of shows.”

  • NEWS AND NOTES: Little Big Town, Carrie, Pardi, Dierks, Keith, Chris, Luke and more

    Little Big Town will perform on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (January 15th).

    Carrie Underwood has been announced as one of the main headliners during the Barefoot Country Music Fest in Wildwood, New Jersey this summer. The three-day festival will take place June 19th – 21st. Tickets are on sale now.

    Jon Pardi’s “Heartache on the Dance Floor” has been certified double-platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), while Dierks Bentley’s “Say You Do” has been certified platinum.

    This year’s RodeoHouston lineup has been announced and will include headliners Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Chris Stapleton and Jon Pardi, as well as Willie Nelson, Maren Morris, Kane Brown, Chris Young, Brad Paisley, Gwen Stefani, Khalid and many others. The 2020 RodeoHouston will take place March 3rd – March 22nd, with tickets going on sale this Thursday (January 16th).

  • LITTLE BIG TOWN GET READY TO LAUNCH THEIR NIGHTFALL TOUR NEXT WEEK.

    Little Big Town are gearing up to kick off their upcoming trek, The Nightfall Tour, next Thursday (January 16th) with a special show at New York’s Carnegie Hall. This is the first mainstream country performance featured at Carnegie Hall since Alan Jackson in 2013.

    The trek will continue with a two-night stand at The Apollo January 17th and 18th and will proceed all spring in over 30 of the most prestigious theaters in the nation, closing with two nights at Denver’s The Paramount. Every show, excluding Carnegie Hall, will feature singer-songwriter Caitlyn Smith.

    “It’s gonna be very theatrical in a way, not like we’re acting or anything, but the way the production feels,” says Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild. It’s intimate in the theater, a lot of these theaters, and really special and very driven by each song, so (it’s) very different than anything we’ve done in a while.”

    The group will spend a couple of nights in several cities on the tour, so they might be able to explore their surroundings instead of jumping on a bus and heading to the next city after their show.

    “I’m really looking forward to spending multiple nights in cities this time,” says the band’s Jimi Westbrook. “We haven’t really ever done that, and I think it’s going to be great to kind of settle into some cities and maybe get out and eat some great food, the local fare, and really get to kind of experience the city. Where a lot of times you’re just in and out just for a few hours, so I’m excited about that part. I think it’s gonna be fun.”

    The members of Little Big Town are making their way up the country charts with their latest “Over Drinking,” which is featured on their new album, also titled Nightfall, available January 17th.

    Audio / Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild says their upcoming Nightfall Tour will be pretty special and theatrical in a way.

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    LBT (Nightfall Tour) 1 OC: …in a while. :33
    “I think once the fans hear maybe previews of the record and they get to hear little snippets of the songs, they’re gonna better understand what the production is gonna be like. So, it’s gonna be very theatrical in a way, not like we’re acting or anything, but the way the production feels. It’s intimate in the theater, a lot of these theaters, and really special and very driven by each song, so (it’s) very different than anything we’ve done in a while.”

    Audio / Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town is excited to spend a couple of nights in many of the cities on the band’s Nightfall Tour.

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    LBT (Nightfall Tour) 2 OC: …to be fun. :24
    “I’m really looking forward to spending multiple nights in cities this time. We haven’t really ever done that, and I think it’s going to be great to kind of settle into some cities and maybe get out and eat some great food, the local fare, and really get to kind of experience the city. Where a lot of times you’re just in and out just for a few hours, so I’m excited about that part. I think it’s gonna be fun.”

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