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LISTEN: Cole Washburn ‘Only Love’

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Franklin, Tennessee native Cole Washburn put his nose to the grindstone when it came to his music career, and it looks like it’s paying off. After releasing his debut album ‘Traveler’s Moon’ he began touring extensively around Texas, Illinois, Oklahoma, Missouri, and his home state of Tennessee, scored an Americana Music Association showcase and was nominated for several awards, including a Hollywood Music Award, IMEA Award, Akademia Award and the International Songwriting Competition. Now he’s releasing a new single titled ‘Only Love’ that’s dedicated to his family, friends, but most of all his fans.

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25

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LISTEN: Eilen Jewell ‘Rio Grande’

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Credit: Otto Kitsinger

Sometimes you just have to go home. Boise, Idaho native Eilen Jewell returned to her hometown from where she had been living in Boston to write and record her latest album ‘Sundown Over Ghost Town’, and the result is a vivid, almost cinematic record that recalls the soulful sound of 60s and 70s country. Eilen also took influence from poetry and literature, and the likes of Miller Williams and John Steinbeck are among those she cites for inspiring her creative spurt. The album isn’t out until May 26th, but until then you can check out the lead single ‘Rio Grande’.

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25

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Striking Matches Announce Additional Bristol Date To UK Tour

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Striking Matches are pleased to announce that due to popular demand they have added an extra date to their impending UK tour. On May 9th the duo will play The Fleece in Bristol, while the two shows either side of it, in London and Manchester, have already sold out. Further shows in Glasgow and Milton Keynes respectively still have tickets available.

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Apr
24

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Vanessa Peters To Release ‘With The Sentimentals’ In The UK May 11

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Since 2004, Vanessa Peters has played over 1000 shows in 11 countries while receiving accolades back in her hometown of Dallas, where she was nominated as “Best Folk Artist” by the Dallas Observer on the strength of her last album, The Burn The Truth The Lies. 2015 will find Vanessa releasing new music and touring across Europe with The Sentimentals, a Danish-Americana band based in Copenhagen. This quirky transatlantic pairing might seem unusual to newcomers, but long-time fans know that this is exactly the kind of collaboration to expect from this Texan girl with a wanderer’s heart.

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Apr
24

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VIDEO: Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard ‘It’s All Going To Pot’

willie nelson merle haggardYou might have heard recently that Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard are collaborating for their sixth duets album ‘Django & Jimmie’. Named after their respective heroes Django Reinhardt and Jimie Rodgers and the title track written by Jeff Prince and Jimmy Melton, the album will hit stores on June 1 and consists of fourteen tracks, mostly written by the pair of them with a couple of outside cuts. One of those outside cuts is the album’s lead single ‘It’s All Going To Pot’, which was released (appropriately) on April 20, otherwise known as 420 day, the unofficial celebration of cannabis and its consumption.

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24

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Billy Currington To Release Sixth Studio Album ‘Summer Forever’ On June 2

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Lead Single “Don’t It” Currently No. 7 and Climbing at Country Radio

Platinum-selling artist Billy Currington will release his highly-anticipated sixth studio album, Summer Forever, on Mercury Nashville onJune 2. Currington collaborated with long-time friend and acclaimed producer Dann Huff (Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts) on the project includingthe No. 7-and-climbing lead single “Don’t It.”

Fans can pre-order an exclusive Summer Forever album package now at SummerForever.BillyCurrington.com.

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