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Zac Brown Band Kicks Off New Season of Live from the Artists Den on Jan. 30

Starting Friday, January 30, 2015 (check local listings), three-time GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum artist Zac Brown Band kicks off the ninth season of Live from the Artists Den nationwide on public television with a rousing performance at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York. …
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Ryan Culwell Premieres “Red River” Video and Adds Folk Alliance Date

On March 3rd, the Nashville-via-West Texas songwriter Ryan Culwell will release Flatlands, his first album in more than 8 years, on Lightning Rod Records (Jason Isbell, Billy Joe Shaver, Amanda Shires). When asked to describe the album, Culwell says, “listening to my music is like watching …
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Alien Ant Farm Set To Release ALWAYS AND FOREVER February 24th

Multi-platinum selling band Alien Ant Farm is set to release their highly-anticipated new full-length studio album Always And Forever via Executive Music/The End Records on February 24th, 2015.  CLICK HERE to pre-order the digital download of “Always and Forever” and receive …
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Ricky Gunn Set To Release Debut Album “King of This Town” April 21

Emerging country artist Ricky Gunn is set to release his rollicking debut full-length album, ‘King of this Town’ on April 21 via New Canvas Entertainment.  Drawing from a dynamic mix of influences (Hank Williams, Conway Twitty and Waylon Jennings), ‘King …
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One Woman’s Response to Cheating: Kaitlyn Baker Releases ‘BURN’ Video

Singer / songwriter Kaitlyn Baker’s new music video ‘BURN’ is hotter than a scorned woman. The song tells the story of a woman whose gets even with her cheating man by kicking him out and setting his clothes on fire. …
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Vid O’The Week: Freeds – Mango Squarez

After watching this music video, you will want to situate yourself on a cliff’s edge overlooking the water. If blissful smooth rap with a pop flavour is what you’re into, then Melbourne’s hiphop/rapper, Freeds, will fit nicely with this scene that you’ve actualised, or imagined because you’re still stuck in your bedroom daydreaming.
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The Gig Kahuna: Just Say No To Overgigging

At the risk of being the messenger who gets shot, this article is about a cold, hard truth that has gotten me more haters than almost anything else. You wouldn’t believe how many bands I’ve seen get angry over this subject, then after splitting up, come back and tell me I made the right call, how they learned their lesson, and how they won’t make the same mistake again…
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Mindy Miller – Let It Burn

“Baby, stay a little longer/’Til I don’t want you any longer/And that should take at least a billion years or more,” sings contemporary Country artist Mindy Miller, in the chorus of her co-written romantic final track of her 2014 “Let It Burn” album. This Kansas-born, Margdon Records power vocalist’s second full-length album features ten songs …
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Platinum Power: Miranda Lambert Talks about Songwriting, Celebrity and Gibson Guitars

Earlier this month, Miranda Lambert took home her fifth consecutive trophy as the Country Music Association’s “Female Vocalist of the Year.” In addition, the acclaimed country artist earned top CMA honors in the categories of “Single of the Year” (for “Automatic”) and “Album of the Year” (forPlatinum). Still, like her husband, Blake Shelton, Lambert has maintained a down-to-earth…
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Barry Ollman in Concert

Barry Ollman epitomizes the concept of being under the radar. The accomplished singer-songwriter has been active on the music scene since the late 1960s. His first studio album, “What’ll It Be” is a diverse, folky 10-song collection. With a little help from Graham Nash, he sets the tone for a 40 minute effort worthy of a sit down listen with the gorgeously textured…
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Harm’s Way Premiere “Law of the Land” and Announce More Shows On 2015 World Tour

Rust is the new album from Chicago’s Harms Way. Recorded at Bricktop Recordings by Andy Nelson (Weekend Nachos, Dead In The Dirt), mixed at God City Studios by Kurt Ballou (Converge, High On Fire), and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Obituary, …
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TWIZTID Releases New Album “The Darkness” via Majik Ninja Entertainment

Controversial cult-phenoms TWIZTID have finally unleashed their highly-anticipated new album and independent label debut, The Darkness. Out today via Majik Ninja Entertainment, the album can be ordered worldwide via www.Twiztid-Shop.com. In celebration, High Times is hosting an exclusive first listen …
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Forecastle Festival Announces First Wave of Artists for 2015

The Forecastle Festival will return this summer led by Louisville hometown heroes My Morning Jacket; soulful breakout star, Sam Smith; southern rock heavyweights, Widespread Panic; and indie veterans, Modest Mouse. The three-day music celebration, now in its 13th year, will take …
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Young Rapids Premiere “What R U Saying” on Indie Shuffle

Young Rapids are a dreamy psych-rock band hailing from Washington DC. The four piece broke onto the scene in 2012 with the release of their debut album Day Light Savings, which earned heaps of local praise from NPR and The Washington …
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Daily Lineup For Shaky Boots Country Music Festival Announced

Shaky Boots Music Festival is pleased to announce the daily lineup of artists for its inaugural country music festival. Some of the biggest names in country music will perform at Atlanta’s only multi-day music festival on May 16-17, 2015 at …
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Ski Lodge Premiere Tennis Remix of New Single “Trust” on Brooklyn Vegan

“Trust” was recorded in 2014 over a 3 month period at various studios throughout New York City. Andrew Marr, the multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter behind Ski Lodge, self-produced the single with the help of drummer Jake Beal.  The track was …
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Jon Wolfe Announces Natural Man Album Release Tour

Jon Wolfe has announced the Natural Man Album Release Tour in support of his new album, Natural Man, which will be available for pre-sale on March 3, with a release date of March 31. With is first show scheduled in …
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South Africa’s Bala Brothers To Release Self-Titled CD/DVD in March

The Bala Brothers – Loyiso, Zwai and Phelo – are a household name in South Africa, thrilling audiences with their fusion of operatically-trained voices, rich harmonies and traditional South African melodies and rhythms. Overcoming apartheid, the trio rose out of …
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Texas Premiere ‘Start A Family’ Video Starring Alan Rickman On The Guardian

In an artistic twist that is quite literally back to the future, for their 25th anniversary year Texas have given themselves a metaphorical cut and blow, trimmed the loose ends and touched up the roots of their back catalogue. A …
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Integrity Music Signs Colorado-Based WorshipMob

Integrity Music announces the signing of WorshipMob, the Colorado collective of worship leaders and musicians who have connected with a global audience through 54,000 YouTube channel subscribers to date and over 9 million views of their impassioned, organically-produced videos. Founded …
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