Month: February 2022

Happy Friday. This week on the Whiskey Riff New Music Friday Playlist, we have new tunes from The Wooks, Zach Bryan, Wheeler Walker Jr., Molly Tuttle with Billy Strings, Sundy Best with Mac Powell, Rob Baird, Pat Green, Jon Langston, Ellis Bullard, Band of Heathens, Yonder Mountain String Band, Ernest, Erin Enderlin, Craig Campbell, and
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Jon Pardi is setting off on a major headlining tour this summer and fall. On Friday (Feb. 25), the singer announced plans for his 2022 Ain’t Always the Cowboy Tour, presented by Case Construction Equipment. The tour, named after his 2020 single from his Heartache Medication album, will get off the ground in Texas, with shows in Irving
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The season finale of 1883 is set for Sunday (Feb. 27), and it might surprise you to know that few fans agree on what’s going to happen. The Yellowstone origin story seems to be pointing us in a certain direction, but is trusting our eyes a smart bet? If you’ve not watched Ep. 9 of 1883,
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Texas country icon Pat Green and rising country artist Abby Anderson have teamed up for an uplifting new song, “All in This Together.” Co-written by Green with Sean Michael Giddings, the euphoric track offers listeners encouragement and lyrical pearls of wisdom to help them get through life’s challenges. While it acknowledges the inevitability of hardship, it also celebrates the
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Always keeping it real… you gotta love it. A while back, Luke Combs joined Scott Van Pelt’s podcast SVPod, and while they got to talking about sports (Lamar Jackson taking a dump in the middle of the game), music, gambling and everything under the sun, one part that caught my eye (and cracked me up) was
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The year 2002 was a complicated period in country music history. As Americans tried to process the fresh wounds from the Sept. 11 attacks and the newly-launched war on terrorism, many clung to music as a method of healing. Toby Keith found massive success with his song “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American),”
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For the second time in two years, Runaway June has lost an original member. Naomi Cooke announced she is pursuing a solo career and thanked her bandmates for the memories. Cooke, Jennifer Wayne and Hannah Mulholland formed Runaway June in 2015 and released two Top 40 singles, “Lipstick” in 2017 and “Buy My Own Drinks,” one
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Every week, The Boot highlights recent favorites from country, Americana, folk and everything in between. In every list, you’ll find picks from our contributing team that we think you’ll love. Keep reading to check out the latest installment of The Boot’s Weekly Picks. Aybil “American Body” Aybil unpacks centuries of racial persecution against Black Americans on this haunting
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Independent music publisher Spirit Music Group has acquired 90 percent of Jason Aldean’s recorded music catalog, the company announced Thursday (Feb. 24). The deal — reportedly a $100 million deal — includes the acquisition of Aldean’s first nine albums, from his 2005 eponymous debut to his 2019 project, 9. Neighboring rights and sound exchange royalties are
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Experimental indie duo Lucius have teamed up with two of Americana’s biggest names for their latest record. Produced by Dave Cobb and Brandi Carlile, their fourth studio album Second Nature is due out on April 8. “White Lies,” the band’s latest single from the project, gives fans a stark, emotive preview of what’s to come. Members Jess Wolfe and Holly
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