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Marty Brown Releases Romantic, Sun-Drenched Video For "Umbrella Lovers"

Nashville, TN (March 19, 2019) - Country entertainer and hit songwriter Marty Brown has released a romantic, sun-drenched companion video for his new single, "Umbrella Lovers." The clip, produced, directed and filmed by Brown, premiered yesterday on Taste of Country

 

TUNE IN Marty Brown Rocks The "Global Front Porch" Of RFD-TV's WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour

Nashville, TN (February 28, 2019) - America's Got Talent alum MARTY BROWN rocks the "global front porch" of the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour Friday, March 1 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern. The popular, traditional-style radio program is filmed for television and broadcasts on the RFD TV network in major markets nationwide, including Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, New York and Boston. The show airs on 500+ affiliated public radio stations; check RFD-TV for additional channel and airing information, including a Wednesday, March 6 repeat. For a sneak peek of Marty performing on the show, click HERE.

 

Legendary Producer Fred Foster Has Died

Fred Luther Foster passed away peacefully last night following a short illness with his family at his side. Foster was born July 26, 1931, in Rutherford County, North Carolina, the youngest of eight children. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vance Hampton and Clara Marcella (Weaste) Foster, and siblings Albert Glen, Estelle, Charles Vance, Ray, Pauline, Ethel Lou, and Ann. He is survived by his son Vance Foster, and daughters Micki Foster (Greg) Koenig, Leah Foster (Dillon) Alderman, Brit Foster (Judd) Rothstein, and Kristen Foster and grandchildren Rachel DiGregorio, Rhys and Tess Rothstein, and Penelope Kirschner. He is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.

 

Entertainer Marty Brown Returns To Country Radio With Hypnotic New Single, "Umbrella Lovers" 

Nashville, TN (February 18, 2019) - Entertainer Marty Brown returns to Country radio via Play MPE with "Umbrella Lovers," a hypnotic new single from his upcoming CD, AMERICAN HIGHWAY, for Plowboy Records. With a laid-back, big-city vibe and Brown's distinctive vocal, this is a record that will drive you to grab your lover and stroll your day away. Jangling guitars, a slight "island vibe" and easy vamps keep the track moving while a "live" room sound makes this a radio stand out. Taste of Country premiered the audio track earlier this month, and Country Rebel gave a shout-out to sweethearts on Valentine's Day with a special acoustic video performance of the song. Fans can hear "Umbrella Lovers" on SoundCloud now; the single was co-produced by Jon Tiven (B.B. King, Wilson Pickett, Waylon Jennings) and Brown, and will be available for purchase March 15. 

 

Charley Pride: I'm Just Me, PBS American Masters Premieres Friday, February 22 At 9 PM Eastern

Nashville, TN (February 18, 2019) - American Masters - Charley Pride: I'm Just Me traces the improbable journey of Charley Pride - from his humble beginnings as a sharecropper's son in segregated Sledge, Mississippi - to his career as a Negro League baseball player - to his meteoric rise as a trailblazing music superstar. This new, 52-minute documentary reveals how Pride's love for music led him from the Delta to a larger, grander world. The show airs on Friday, February 22 at 9 p.m. Eastern and begins streaming via pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps on Saturday, February 23.
 

 

#WOWthatslove - Sister Trio Southern Halo Partners With @1800flowers To Offer Opportunities To Fans Via Social Media

Nashville, TN (February 11, 2019) - Sister trio Southern Halo has partnered with @1800flowers to offer fans sweepstakes opportunities and unique discounts throughout the coming year. The first promotional period has already begun and runs through February 14. Fans of the rockin' Country band can access these special offers from any of Southern Halo's social media platforms
Twitter: @3halos   https://twitter.com/3halos
Instagram:  officialsouthernhalo
 

 

Country Music Hall of Fame Member Maxine Brown Russell Passes

Nashville, TN (January 21, 2019) - Maxine Brown Russell, the vivacious entertainer, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend passed today at Bowman Hospice in Little Rock, Arkansas from complications of heart and kidney disease at the age of 87. Her family was by her side.

 

MARTY BROWN INKS DEAL WITH PLOWBOY

Country legend and awarded songwriter Marty Brown has joined the Plowboy Records roster. He is putting the finishing touches on his album which is due out this spring. Look for first radio single in February. Marty is available for interviews during CRS. Publicity will be handled by Martha Moore of so much MOORE media.

 

Southern Halo's Spirit of Giving Continues

Nashville, TN (December 3, 2018) - Southern Halo's sweet spirit of giving continues with performances and visits to hospitalized children this month. On December 6, the trio will visit Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for the annual "River of Hope Radiothon," hosted by 107.5 The River and broadcast from Seacrest Studios at the Hospital. December 13, they will be in Jackson, MS at Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital.

 

Jimmy Charles' Debut EP, HARD WAY TO GO, Set For December 7 Release

Nashville, TN (November 29, 2018) -- Singer/songwriter Jimmy Charles' debut EP, HARD WAY TO GO, is set for December 7 release and is available for pre-order now. Charles wrote or co-wrote all but one of the songs with partners whose credits range from cuts by Country legends (Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Randy Travis) to young guns (Chris Cagle, Hunter Hayes, Eli Young Band). The disc includes the previously-released "Superman" and his current single, "I Am Not Alone." His music is available to radio via Play MPE and AirPlay Direct and music lovers can find "I Am Not Alone" on iTunes, Amazon and other popular e-tailers.

 

Southern Halo Encourages Music's Next Generation

Nashville, TN (November 26, 2018) - Sister trio Southern Halo is encouraging music's next generation with outreach that includes recent dates on the High School Nation Tour and the Backstage Pass Series, an educational endeavor targeting grade schoolers, at GRAMMY Museum Mississippi.

 

Jimmy Charles To Lead Cancer Survivors' March & Perform For "I Am Not Alone" Video Shoot November 10

Nashville, TN (November 6, 2018) - Singer/songwriter and philanthropist Jimmy Charles will lead a Cancer Survivors' March on Saturday, November 10, crossing the Cumberland River via Nashville's Pedestrian Bridge at 4 p.m. and on to The Anchor Fellowship (629 3rd Ave. South) for a pre-release album celebration for HARD WAY TO GO from 6 - 10 p.m. A fundraiser for the artist's new charity #IAMNOTALONE, the March is free and open to all cancer survivors and their supporters; admittance to the cocktail reception and Charles' performance at The Anchor requires a $50 donation per person.

 

PA - Native Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Mark Wayne Glasmire's New CD Drops Today

Nashville, TN (October 12, 2018) -- Mark Wayne Glasmire's new CD, CAN'T BE DENIED, drops today. The Pennsylvania native and award-winning singer/songwriter's latest 12-track offering, co-produced by Glasmire and John Albani (Steve Azar, Monty Holmes, Randy Boudreaux), can be purchased from Amazon and CD Baby.

 

NASH Next Top 10 Finalist BRECKEN MILES Impacts Radio With New Single, "Liar Out Of Me"

Nashville, TN (October 5, 2018) - Singer/songwriter Brecken Miles heads in to the NASH Next national finale with his new single, "Liar Out Of Me," impacting Country radio. A Top 10 finalist in the fourth annual competition, Miles will be judged by a panel of celebrities that includes Big Machine Label Group's Scott Borchetta and entertainer Kix Brooks. The finale takes place on October 11 at Nashville's famed Wildhorse Saloon. Borchetta notes, "I'm always on the hunt for top-notch talent, and this program provides an incredible opportunity to have our eyes and ears on the ground in all of the great Cumulus country radio markets. If you want to be Next, it's game on."

 

Becky Brown To Sign Copies Of GOING OUR WAY At Country Music Hall of Fame ® And Museum Store October 6

Nashville, TN (October 3, 2018) - Becky Brown continues to promote her riveting autobiography, GOING OUR WAY, with a book signing at the Country Music Hall of Fame ® and Museum Store on Saturday, October 6 from 1 - 3:30 p.m. For Becky, a visit to the Hall is like going home; her late husband, Country icon Jim Ed Brown, was inducted early into the prestigious rank of honorees from his hospital bed in June 2015. "Country music is like one big family," Brown notes. "But the Hall is that really special place we all feel at 'home,' and I'm thrilled to be invited to share my book," she adds.

 

Mountain Home Family Celebrates Release of COME SEE ABOUT ME With IBMA "World of Bluegrass" Show Today

Nashville, TN (September 28, 2018) - The Mountain Home Music Family continues its support of the IBMA Trust Fund as they celebrate the official release of COME SEE ABOUT ME: A Benefit For The IBMA Trust Fund with a special "World of Bluegrass" show later today. The eagerly-anticipated set, "The TRUST," kicks off at 4:15 p.m. at Raleigh's Red Hat Amphitheater Stage. Artists scheduled to perform songs from the new album include: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Balsam Range, Lonesome River Band, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Donna Ulisse, Sideline and Love Canon.

 

Rising Country Artist Jimmy Charles Launches New Single & New Charity, #IAMNOTALONE

Nashville, TN (September18, 2018) - Rising Country artist Jimmy Charles has launched his 501(3)(c) charity, #IAMNOTALONE, in tandem with his new single, "I Am Not Alone." The organization focuses on ensuring that no one battling cancer feels alone in their journey and asks participants to sign a "contract" promising never to give up. Jimmy co-wrote the passionate song with C.J. Garton and Rich Fehle, and the track was produced by Grammy Award-winner Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell (Rod Stewart, Bruno Mars, Al Green, John Mayer). "I Am Not Alone" offers a powerful message of hope and strength - and Jimmy will donate 100% of the single's sales to his new nonprofit. The song is from his upcoming EP and is available to radio via Play MPE and AirPlay Direct. Fans can find the track on Amazon, iTunes and HERE.

 

Southern Halo's Catchy "I Think Too Much" Impacting Radio Today

Nashville, TN (September 10, 2018) - Southern Halo's newest single, the catchy "I Think Too Much," is impacting radio today. The much-anticipated follow-up to their Top 50 Billboard Indicator / Top 25 MusicRow single "Anything Is Possible," the track is from their current album, JUST LIKE IN THE MOVIES. Written by Nashville hitmaker Roxie Dean and the band's own Natalia Morris, "I Think Too Much" is a jaunty, singalong that ponders new love and obsession. Fun and radio ready, the new release hums with excitement and is the perfect platform for the soaring vocals and intricate harmonies that are Southern Halo trademarks.

 

Highly Praised SONGS FROM LYON COUNTY Out Today!

Nashville, TN (September 7, 2018) - SONGS FROM LYON COUNTY arrives today, preceded by early critical acclaim. The concept album is the brainchild of award-winning singer/songwriter Dennis Duff and is offered by Gracey Holler Music. For the project, Duff assembled gifted vocalists, including Paul Brewster (Ricky Skaggs band), Josh Shilling (Mountain Heart) and IBMA award-winner Bradley Walker, as well as rising star, Holly Pitney (Mo Pitney band). Duff sings lead on four of the album's nine songs. The compelling collection ranges from Bluegrass to Country to Americana and Folk. Radio can download the full album from AirPlay Direct; digital downloads can be purchased from Bandzoogle and CDs can also be ordered HERE.

 

Mark Wayne Glasmire's Can't Be Denied Set To Drop Oct 12

Nashville, TN (August 30, 2018) - The broad appeal of award-winning singer/songwriter Mark Wayne Glasmire CAN'T BE DENIED, and the proof is found in this upcoming 12-track collection, which drops October 12. Available for pre-order now at Amazon and CD Baby and co-produced by Glasmire and John Albani (Steve Azar, Monty Holmes, Randy Boudreaux), the album reflects Mark's evolution as a writer and spotlights the purity of his voice as well as his talent for creating melodic magic.

 

New Collaborative Album from Mountain Home Family Sends Message of Help and Hope

Nashville, TN ( August 24, 2018) - A family of artists from the Mountain Home Music Company have come together to record and release a special album that sends a message of hope and help. COME SEE ABOUT ME: A Benefit For The IBMA Trust Fund releases Sept. 28th from the award-winning label. The 11-track concept offering, created to generate income for and awareness of the Fund, features Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Donna Ulisse, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, The Grascals, Sideline, Lonesome River Band, Balsam Range, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Love Canon and other special guests. The collection is available for pre-order now, and fans can catch a three-minute teaser in this YouTube video. Radio programmers can download the first single release, "Come See About Me," from AirPlay Direct and fans can stream it HERE now. To make direct donations to the Fund, click HERE.

 

Video News: Gracey Holler Music Resurrects Lost World In New Video, "Hey Mr. TVA"

Nashville, TN (August 22, 2018) - Gracey Holler Music resurrects a lost world with their newest video release, "Hey Mr. TVA." The clip, which premiered on Roughstock, tells the story of the TVA and the history of the ambitious 170,000-acre project known as Land Between The Lakes in a scrolling series of stark black & white photos. From the upcoming CD, SONGS FROM LYON COUNTY, the track is available for digital pre-order now from Bandzoogle and physical CDs can be ordered HERE. Radio can download the album from AirPlay Direct. The disc, which features a host of guest artists (Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Bradley Walker, Paul Brewster, Josh Shilling, Holly Pitney) and tunes ranging from Bluegrass to Country to Americana and Folk, will be in stores September 7.

 

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