Reigning CMA and ACM Vocal Group of the Year Lady Antebellum earned DOUBLE PLATINUM certification by the RIAA for their No. one single “Just A Kiss,” selling more than two million downloads of the song while simultaneously earning GOLD certification for “We Owned The Night” after tallying over 500,000 digital downloads.
Over 70 bands, most of which are en route to SXSW, will fill Savannah’s small clubs and venues with the best up and coming indie acts for this year's Savannah Stopover Music Festival. Bands have been hand-curated across multiple genres to represent an ideal microcosm of emerging excellence.
Produced by Songwriter Hall of Fame member John Oates and the Wheeler Opera House, the third annual 7908 Aspen Songwriters Festival will take place March 21-25 in Aspen, CO. The 7908 Aspen Songwriters Festival is the nation's most intimate musical weekend where legendary writers perform side by side with the next great generation of songwriting talent.
Rusko’s takeover has only just begun! His debut, O.M.G.!, replete with his signature bone-rattling bass and anthemic melodies, was a critical and commercial hit that cemented him as one of the most exciting artists in modern dance music.
Produced by East Nashville’s critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Todd Snider,Great American Taxi’s third album, Paradise Lost (released October 11, 2011) continues to occupy a top-ten Americana Airplay chart position. The new release is described as “a mixture of country, blues and rock blurred together,” notes keyboardist/singer and album executive producer Chad Staehly. “Taxi moves along the tradition of playing what is really electrified country folk music of the common man.”
Railroad Earth comes blazing into 2012 after a string of sold out New Year’s performances in Denver, CO. The band will be kicking off a full spring tour beginning late-January, with stops throughout the Southeast, Midwest and all along the East Coast, before heading to the Pacific Coast in early March.
I See Hawks in L.A. have released five critically acclaimed albums since they began writing songs in their Echo Park living rooms 11 years ago. The band’s sound layers electricity and Southern California psychedelia over acoustic guitars and rich vocal harmonies.
With the release of his fifth album, Jackie Greene said in an interview that he was tired of being labeled as the “new Dylan.” Now almost four years later with another record under his belt, Greene’s live performance has placed him in a realm outside of the more simple acoustic guitar and harmonica playing solo artist that gave Greene his start.
In support of their upcoming new album, "Awkward Breeds," out February 21st on Red Scare Industries / Really Records, Columbus indie-punk band The Sidekicks have premiered the first new single from the album entitled "Grace" currently streaming exclusively at AltPress.com.
The band has also added additional live dates to the previously announced March US tour with Cheap Girls, full itinerary below.