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Mike Aiken's "Virginia" Video Captures Commonwealth's Glory

Nashville, TN (April 19, 2017) -- Mike Aiken's new video, "Virginia," features a unique and personal view of the Commonwealth this singer/songwriter calls home.  "Virginia" is the latest single from Aiken's critically-acclaimed sixth studio album, CAPTAINS & COWBOYS, released on Northwind Records. 



Bentonville, AR (April 17, 2017) - The Power Of Music Festival will bring over 50 performers to eight stages for more than 80 shows April 27-29 during the inaugural fundraiser in Bentonville, Arkansas for the I'll Fly Away Foundation.  The roster of talent reads like a "Who's Who" of the songwriting world:  Beth Nielsen Chapman, Thom Schuyler, Roger Cook, Richard Leigh, Tony Arata and Dennis Morgan (all Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame honorees), multiple Grammy Award-winner Carl Jackson, Fred Knobloch, Larry Cordle and more are scheduled to perform.  Next generation writers appearing include Katie Larson, Michael Dause, Graham Weber, Akina Adderley, Candy Lee, Saul Paul, The Accidentals and more.   All funds raised will benefit the "You Can Fly" Songwriting Program.


Rick Monroe Breaks New Ground With May 12 EP Release, GYPSY SOUL

Nashville, TN (March 22, 2017) - Singer/songwriter Rick Monroe breaks new ground with his May 12 release, GYPSY SOUL.  The six-track project shows Monroe's continued growth as a vocalist and the rich diversity of both his writing and performing.  Sean Giovanni (John Rich, Clint Black, Big & Rich) produced five of the tracks, while renowned engineer/producer JD Shuff (Collin Raye, CeCe Wynans) helmed one.  Fans can pre-order a personally-signed copy of the GYPSY SOUL EP now HERE.


2017 SOURCE Hall of Fame Awards Inductees Announced

(Nashville, Tenn – March 16, 2017) SOURCE Nashville has announced this year’s Hall of Fame inductees to be Amy Kurland, Bluebird Café; Bonnie Sugarman, Agency of Performing Arts (APA); Joyce Rice, First American National Bank, BMI; Judith Newby, Top Billing, J.P. Newby Management, Tapped Into; Martha Moore, WLAC Radio, MCA/ABC Records, PolyGram Records; So Much MOORE Media; Susan Turner, Capitol Records, RCA Records, Moress/Nanas/Peay Management Co., Shindler/Turner Promotions and Turner & Associates; and Lula Naff, Posthumous, Ryman Auditorium, Lyceum Bureau.


SOUTHERN HALO Celebrates Global Premiere Of "Living Like That" Video On Eve Of Debut U.K. Tour

Nashville, TN (March 17, 2017) -- Southern Halo, the amped-up Country trio of siblings from the Mississippi Delta, will celebrate the global release of their newest music video for their hit single, "Living Like That," today.  Taste Of Country will feature the compelling clip online, while select press and VIPs will be given a sneak peek at the Gibson Showrooms in London at an invitation-only premiere party.


Rick Monroe's Sultry New Single, "This Side Of You," Impacting Radio Now

Nashville, TN (March 6, 2017) - Rick Monroe's newest single, the sultry "This Side Of You," is impacting radio now, and popular website Taste Of Country will premiere the track today.  "This Side Of You" is the first release from his much-anticipated upcoming EP, GYPSY SOUL.  Radio can access the single via PlayMPE or CDX #644, and fans can pre-order now at Amazon.



NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2017) - Merle Kilgore co-wrote "Ring Of Fire," carried Hank Williams Sr.'s guitar, managed Hank Jr. for more than two decades, and was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.  Now, his grandson, Mark Rickert, gives readers an insider's look at Merle's larger-than-life world in a new book, "These Are My People" (WriteLife Publishing) available for purchase now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and local bookstores across the country.


Sister Act Southern Halo Rocks Current Issue Of Justine Magazine

Nashville, TN (March 1, 2017) - Country/Pop trio Southern Halo is featured in an eight-page fashion photo spread dubbed "Pretty Rugged" in Justine Magazine's current issue.  Shot by Lindsey Lissau at American Dream Safari's Indoor Trailer Park in Memphis, Tennessee, hair stylist Jeniffer Ericksen and makeup artist Gypsy Nix mixed sweet and delicate looks with edgier clothing choices to create the perfect combo of rugged and ready-to-wear anywhere looks for these Mississippi sweethearts.


Shane Owens Stands Up For Traditional Country With New Single "All The Beer In Alabama"

NASHVILLE, TENN. (February 15, 2017) - Shane Owens' latest single release, "All The Beer In Alabama," leaves little doubt why he was recently named by Rolling Stone Country as one of the "10 New Country Artists You Need to Know."  With this new release Owens continues to prove his vocal ability to rightfully rub shoulders with the legends.


It's Wheels Up For Darin & Brooke Aldridge - FASTER AND FARTHER Lands In Stores Today

Nashville, TN (February 10, 2017) - It's wheels up for acclaimed husband/wife Bluegrass duo Darin and Brooke Aldridge  as their new CD, FASTER AND FARTHER, lands in stores today.  The new project, their sixth for the Mountain Home Music Company label, features the formidable talents of the Aldridges and includes special guest appearances by Bluegrass icon John Cowan, Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill and Flatt Lonesome's Charli Robertson.  Radio can access the new music via Airplay Direct, and fans can purchase now online HERE.  Today "Lila" enters the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart at # 20, and the CD currently holds the # 5 spot on theRoots Music Report Top 50 Bluegrass Album Chart.


Denny Strickland Keeps Heat On With New Single, "We Don't Sleep"

Nashville, TN (February 6, 2017) - Denny Strickland keeps the heat on with his newest single, the suggestive and steamy "We Don't Sleep."  The track officially premieres today on The Boot; radio can access the tune via Play MPE and CDX, and fans can pre-order their copy HERE.  Denny will debut "We Don't Sleep" to Nashville insiders during Country Radio Seminar with a full-band performance at The Listening Room's Fresh On The Row show Wednesday, February 22 at 3 p.m.



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