The County Affair’s story is that of music, friendship and adventure. Childhood best friends Kevin Brennan and Tony Regan met in Nottingham in the 70s. Travelling together on the same school bus each day, they talked endlessly about music and the ‘country rock’ and ‘outlaw country’ sounds that were emerging from the US at the time. As teenagers they joined The Moonshiners, an Irish country band led by Kevin’s father, and were playing up to three gigs each weekend whilst their schoolmates worked in shops and on paper rounds.
Wasted Wonder juxtaposes the innocence of Michael Brinkworth’s formative years against the realities of building a career as an independent musician in the 21st century. The album delves into navigating the struggles of a musician's life, how to make a living whilst remaining true to his source of inspiration, and the search for real love and a sense of connection.
Multi-instrumentalist Hilary Scott (with one ‘L’) has opened for Tanya Tucker, Chuck Berry, and Little Feat (joining them on stage for “Dixie Chicken”) and has also recorded with Bonnie Raitt’s musicians. Known for her soulful, bluesy, roots style, long-time fans may be surprised by her new record, Kaleidoscope.
Craig Cummings is a celebrated singer/songwriter who performs throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His country-tinged, Americana portraits are infused with a pop sensibility, born of many years listening to chart topping stalwarts such as The Beatles and Willie Nelson, and more recently, Jason Isbell, Lucinda Williams, and Chris Stapleton.
Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno just released a new video of their song, “On the Line.” Bluegrass Pride premiered the video and had some key things to say: “If there’s any single emotion that could have defined 2021, yearning would probably be pretty close to the top of the list… Which is what makes the recent release of Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno’s self-titled debut album all the mor
Movie City Films, in association with Evolve Studios, is proud to announce the premiere of the new documentary, CHASING WHISKEY – THE UNTOLD STORY OF JACK DANIEL’S, available now across all streaming platforms.
Independent music label Heartcore Records has announced Heartcore for Home, the fourth installment in its Heartcore for the World outreach initiative. Building upon the highly successful Heartcore For Africa, Heartcore For India, and Heartcore for Ukraine projects, Heartcore for Home is designed to benefit children currently housed in German Red Cross refugee camps by providing access to music instruction, instruments, and group performance activities.
BIRDBRAIN was recorded live-off-the-floor in a barn in Baden, Ontario. Three songwriters and vocalists each add their range of critique and love for life in Ontario, along with vivid stories of traveling. These stories sing over guitar-driven warm funky and entrancing grooves, with exciting solo sections sweeping in and out on an album that is a kaleidoscope of TONE!
Zuffalo is Canadian guitar-driven, uplifting psychedelic rock act with folk and pop-based melodies and harmonies.