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Tommy Roe’s Legacy in Music

Tommy Roe was recently in Nashville to receive a Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) certification for two million spins for his hit single “Dizzy”. While there, I had a chance to sit down with the music legend and chat about his career. Not many people realize who Tommy Roe is by name, unless songs like, “Shelia”, “Dizzy”, and “Sweet Pea” are among …
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Seekae – The Worry

My method of preparation for this review was listening to Seekae’s first two albums, The Sound of Trees Falling on People and +DOME, and those hours were, in a word, blissful. For those of you not familiar with the Sydney act, they’ve been making forward-thinking instrumental electronica for a number of years now, incorporating…
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The Importance of Creating an Internal Band Contract

Over the years there have been many lawsuits between and among the members of various musical bands. These lawsuits have concerned everything from disputes over the distribution of money to the right of departing members to use (or not to use) the band name in connection with ongoing endeavors. In most cases, it would…
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How To Stay Healthy On The Road: Simple Tips For Touring Musicians

Some bands look at touring like it’s a vacation or a moveable party. That’s fine as long as you don’t go out on the road all that often. But if you’re touring regularly, you’ve got to be more careful about your health. Touring takes so much planning and effort that when you’re in the midst of it you’ll want to make sure everyone is firing on…
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Round Hill Music Acquires Root 49 Music

Round Hill Music is excited to announce the acquisition of Root 49 Music. Root 49 Music contains the song catalogs of talented songwriters Bridgette Tatum, Danny Myrick, and Odie Blackmon, and is responsible for hit songs by artists like Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Chris …
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CMA Presents Lady Antebellum is Featured on Public Television’s Front and Center

As part of Public Television’s “Front and Center” music series the show will feature a special “CMA presents Lady Antebellum”, which will begin airing October 28th (check local listings). Along with the debut of new music from their recently released studio …
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Brad Paisley Among Headliners of NYC’s 1st Ever Country Festival “FARMBOROUGH”

Live Nation Entertainment and Founders Entertainment announced today during a press conference that they will launch the first-ever country music festival in New York City. FarmBorough is set to take place on Randall’s Island June 26-28, 2015 and will feature Dierks …
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Laura Hackett Park’s “Love Will Have Its Day” Soars To No. 1 on iTunes

Dove-nominated singer / songwriter and accomplished worship leader Laura Hackett Park released her second and 5-star-acclaimed album, Love Will Have Its Day, Oct. 21 from Forerunner Music, the official record label of the International House of Prayer of Kansas City …
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The LACS’ “Nothing In Particular” Available Now

Average Joes Entertainment’s, The LACS’ new 11-song collection of fan must-haves, Nothing In Particular, is available now.  Released as a tribute to their wide and loyal fan base, Nothing In Particular features songs that have either never been available on …
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Garth Brooks Returns To Little Rock After 23 Years Away

For the first time in over 23 year The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood is coming back to Little Rock, Arkansas! The concerts will be Friday, December 12th 7:00 PM and Saturday, December 13th 7:00 PM at Verizon …
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Gretchen Wilson to Co-host The View Nov. 10

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Gretchen Wilson is set to co-host “The View” for a second time on Monday, November 10, 2014. She co-hosted the popular show in April of last year and will join the ladies again next month. The appearance lands two weeks after …
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The Big Revival Tour Taps Brantley Gilbert for Support

Earlier this week, Kenny Chesney revealed the first details surrounding the biggest tour of his career — one that would change from market to market to reflect the hardest-hitting bill for each city. Anticipation hit a record high with the …
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Elizabeth & The Catapult’s “Happy Pop” Video Premieres at Wall Street Journal Speakeasy

Elizabeth & The Catapult is proud to release the animated video for “Happy Pop“, the lead track from the Brooklyn band’s recent album, Like It Never Happened (Scratchback Records/Thirty Tigers). The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy Blog debuted the clip from …
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Jerrod Niemann Banks $100,000 for Charity

When Jerrod Niemann became a Back Seat Buckers Celebrity Stock Contractor in January, he aptly named the bull he selected “High Noon” after his third major album, which was released in March of this year and became hugely successful, garnering …
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Happyness’ ‘Montreal Rock Band Somewhere’ Featured On NPR’s All Songs Considered

Happyness have just come off a triumphant CMJ, where they played an insane amount of shows and were named ones to watch by both NPR, The New York Times, Esquire, Brooklyn Vegan and Stereogum. NPR’s Bob Boilen included their track …
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Restless Heart and Gaylord Opryland Announce Dates for ‘A Season of Harmony Dinner Show’

Today, Restless Heart and Gaylord Opryland Resort announced the official dates for A Season of Harmony Dinner Show.  Beginning on November 20 and continuing through Christmas Day, Restless Heart will perform a total of 29 live dinner shows as part of Gaylord Opryland’s …
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Crobot Join Volbeat and Anthrax for Spring 2015 Tour

Crobot have announced they’ll join Volbeat and Anthrax for a nationwide Spring 2015 tour as the very special guest. The spring trek will kick off April 24 in Denver, CO and wrap June 2 in New York City hitting arenas …
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Orisha Sound Releases New Reggae Album “1 Reggae”

2014 has been a busy year for reggae-pop artist Orisha Sound. The Jamaica-based beauty has released singles such as “One More Night”, “Gimmi The Beat”, and collaborated with the industry best like Sizzla Kalonji, Beenie Man and many more. They …
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Rodney Atkins Releases New Single “Eat Sleep Love You Repeat” Today, Oct. 28

Life can get complicated, but love can actually be quite simple — at least that’s what six-time chart-topping country music superstar Rodney Atkins proclaims in his brand new single, “Eat Sleep Love You Repeat.” Launching today, October 28 at country …
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Rising Country Star Dallas Smith Releases “Wastin’ Gas” From Forthcoming EP

After leaving a mark on country radio with his high-energy single “Tippin’ Point,” rising country star Dallas Smith has released his new follow-up anthem, “Wastin’ Gas.” Premiering on SiriusXM’s The Highway today, the infectious single is a shout-along song that …
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