Apr
17

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Kira Isabella’s New Single ‘Quarterback’ Is A Harrowing Tale Of Date Rape

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With the way country music is these days, very few artists have the guts to tell real (sometimes haunting) stories. Radio has stripped its listeners of that experience, and subsequently left its artists stranded in the wasteland of overused cliches, tired hip-hop beats and regurgitated drum loops. Only the females (mostly) dare to dig their perfectly manicured nails into the dirt, offering up truly incredible work.

Carrie Underwood, for example, has explored such issues as domestic abuse and alcoholism (“Blown Away,” “Wasted”), homelessness (“Temporary Home”) and even wartime (“Just A Dream”). You can add Miranda Lambert (“Gunpowder & Lead,” “All Kinds Of Kinds”), Brandy Clark (“Get High,” “Take A Pill”) and Kacey Musgraves (“Merry Go Round,” “It Is What It Is”) to the long list of bold females, unafraid of pissing people off to tell thought-provoking stories.

Well, now you can add Canadian Country Music Association’s reigning female vocalist of the year Kira Isabella to that prestigious list. Her new single “Quarterback,” originally meant for Underwood awhile back, is a dark, honest narrative of date rape, by (you guessed) a quarterback.

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Apr
13

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Gord Bamford Makes His American Debut At Country Thunder!

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Sometimes when writing press releases, people make mistakes. And that’s what happened with the folks at Country Thunder when they gave all the stage times (release here). Among a couple of stage time changes, they left out Gord Bamford, who is making his American debut today!

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Apr
13

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Dolly Parton Scheduled To Appear on QVC

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DOLLY PARTON SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON QVC
FOR ONE HOUR PERFORMANCE

Multimedia retailer scheduled to offer latest album ‘Blue Smoke’,
20 days before street date

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Apr
13

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Country Thunder Welcomes Award-Winning Country Artists

[Yeah, I posted this a little late... Nashville trip and all that. So sue me]

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COUNTRY THUNDER WELCOMES ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD WINNERS AND COUNTRY FANS TO ARIZONA’S BIGGEST COUNTRY MUSIC & LIFESTYLE FESTIVAL

ACM award winners The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert, and Jason Aldean set to take stage this weekend in Florence, Arizona

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Apr
10

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The Oak Ridge Boys Offer Fans A Chance To Win Ultimate “Fans Night Out”

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The Oak Ridge Boys Celebrate The Release Of Boys Night Out By Offering Fans A Chance To Win The Ultimate “Fans Night Out”

One of the most loved and best selling groups in all of country music is set to release their first ever live hits album Boys Night Out on April 15, and to celebrate this momentous occasion, the band has partnered with its label Cleopatra Records and digital distributor The Orchard to offer fans the opportunity to win a special VIP concert package. The contest, dubbed “Fans Night Out,” will run for the entire month of April after which one lucky participant will be randomly selected to win 4 tickets to an Oak Ridge Boys show of his/her choice along with a $50 debit card, and, most exciting of all, an exclusive meet-and-greet with the Oaks themselves! It’s a dream come true for any ORB super fan, as well as an expression of deep gratitude from a band so well known for their generous and humble spirit!

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Apr
9

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NOCONA And CALICO The Band To Play Stagecoach Music Festival

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KG Music Press is proud to announce both NOCONA and CALICO the band will be playing Stagecoach Music Festival!

STAGECOACH IS THE COUNTRY & ROOTS MUSIC COUSIN OF INDIE FESTIVAL COACHELLA-APRIL 25-APRIL 27IN INDIO, CA

CALICO the band and NOCONA will be on the  Brand New (!) Honky Tonk Stage

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