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Ty Herndon Headlines Star-Studded "Country For A Cause" Nashville Benefit

Posted by Michael Stover
May 16, 2017 - 2:53pm EDT
CORRECTION TO THIS PRESS RELEASE:  Unfortunately, Ty Herndon has cancelled his appearance due to a scheduling conflict.   A new headliner will be announced soon.  We regret any inconvenience. Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms Chicken, "Country For A Cause," June 5th at The Nashville Palace, will be a night to remember, as host, Lulu Roman welcomes headliner, Ty Herndon, Kelly Lang, Jody Miller, Highway 101, Sylvia, Baillie & The Boys, Ronnie McDowell, Dave Gibson, Doug Supernaw, Margie Singleton,... Read More
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Canadian Musician Ed Roman's Jamaican Journey: Swimming In UB40s Pool And Fe

Posted by Michael Stover
May 6, 2017 - 2:49pm EDT
In the spring of 2015, Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and musician Ed Roman and his wife, Kim, travelled to the island of Jamaica, to deliver humanitarian relief and teach music to the local kids. It's no secret that the beautiful country holds a special place in Ed's heart; he even wrote a song dedicated to the island, "Jamaica."  Watch the epic video, shot on location, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caBbTg-kkdA. Now, Ed is sharing his first-hand account of his and Kim's return to Jamaica in... Read More
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WSM Radio's Sam Rochford Releases Debut Single And Video, "So Easy"

Posted by Michael Stover
April 1, 2017 - 4:59pm EDT
Americana newcomer, Sam Rochford is celebrating the release of her debut single, "So Easy," on March 26, 2016. With a mellowing, acoustic introduction, Sam Rochford showcases her beautiful voice, revealing a vulnerable side that will allow every listener to imagine a love, that even though it isn't perfect, it is real. If you have ever fallen in love, or even thought you were, you know there will be hurdles ahead. The only thing you can do be willing to face them together, and together you can conquer all. That's what this... Read More
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HANK WILLIAMS JR. ADDS SUMMER RUN TO BUSY 2017 SCHEDULE

Posted by Robert Bartosh
March 28, 2017 - 2:47pm EDT
HANK WILLIAMS JR. ADDS SUMMER RUN TO BUSY 2017 SCHEDULE Announces Co-Headlining Dates with Southern Rock Icons Lynyrd Skynyrd   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2017) – The legendary Hank Williams Jr. has kicked 2017 into high gear with a handful of rollicking performances thus far. Never one to slow down, the country music icon has added additional shows to his summer concert calendar. Included in his run are a handful of co-headlining shows with Lynyrd Skynyrd and special guest Aaron Lewis. Hank Jr.... Read More
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Ed Roman, Hicks, Rahn Anthoni Nominated For 2017 Indie Music Channel Awards

Posted by Michael Stover
March 21, 2017 - 12:52am EDT
MTS Management Group is happy to announce Ed Roman, Hicks and Rahn Anthoni have been nominated for the 2017 Indie Music Channel Awards. Canadian singer/songwriter, and two-time Indie Music Channel Award Winner, Ed Roman is nominated for Best Americana Song, "The Way She Goes." Fellow Indie Music Channel Award Winner and Swedish country rocker, Hicks received three nominations this year: Contemporary Country Artist, Contemporary Country Song, and Contemporary Country Video for "Stomp A Little Louder." First time nominee,... Read More
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RICHARD LYNCH ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF “MENDING FENCES” CD, NEW RADIO SINGLE “CU

Posted by Michael Stover
March 19, 2017 - 4:04pm EDT
Since the release of his 2013 debut album, The Last of a Dying Breed, Richard Lynch has been blazing a groundbreaking trail and leaving a legacy of “real” traditional country music in his wake. In 2015, Lynch solidified his place as one of country’s most original and authentic artists with the release of his breakthrough album, A Better Place. The album’s title track became a #1 AM/FM airplay chart single and was named the #1 True Country Song of 2016, according to Roots Music Report. Lynch followed this... Read More
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Brody Buster Wins 2017 IBC "Best Harmonica Player"

Posted by Angela Miakoda
March 13, 2017 - 7:53pm EDT
  BRODY BUSTER WINS "BEST HARMONICA PLAYER" AT 2017 IBC, FINISHES SECOND IN "BEST SOLO/DUO" CATEGORY      Brody Buster took home "Best Harmonica Player" at the 2017 IBC (International Blues Challenge) on February 4 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN, beating out a very competitive field of talented music acts. The Lawrence, KS resident, who fronts Brody Buster's One Man Band as well as the Brody Buster Trio, also won second place in the "Best Solo/Duo" category at the... Read More
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Hear some of the new records Hearth will be sending out this spring!

Posted by Angela Miakoda
March 8, 2017 - 1:58pm EST
Upcoming from HearthPR   April 7th - Joshua James' My Spirit Sister "Dark, stark Americana and a knockout voice" says NPR. James' album lays bare a narrative catalogue of his unraveling of the complexities and imperfections inherent in humanity. April 21st - The Hooten Hallers' S/T Pre-war blues, gothic Americana, and classic punk meet on the shores of the Missouri river in a frenetic, heady combination of raw passion and talent.     May 12th - Modern... Read More
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The Gage Brothers Show Off Expanded Lineup On Sophomore Release

Posted by Angela Miakoda
March 8, 2017 - 1:03am EST
Akron Favorites The Gage Brothers Show Off Expanded Lineup On Sophomore Release   Akron, OH (February 17, 2017)--When Ohio-bred and based brothers Ben and Zach Gage sat down one Sunday afternoon in 2014 to kick around some harmonies and share their love of old folk tunes, the siblings had no idea at the time that this simple starting point would launch a speedy and successful musical path.   Just a year later, the pair would release their debut album, Take it Back, which quickly earned them recognition as one of... Read More
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"Turbo Twang" Singer-Songwriter Wayne Warner Gets "Wasted" On New Single

Posted by Michael Stover
March 4, 2017 - 4:40pm EST
Wayne Warner's songwriting is distinctive, timeless, and loves to flirt with many different genres. The former Atlantic Records artist, best know for his 2006 hit, "Turbo Twang," Warner has been joined on his records by some of the most established country artists of the eighties and nineties, as well as a pop icon, and a current superstar. From Bryan White and Mark Collie, to Bonnie Tyler and Taylor Swift, his peers have come to hold Warner in great esteem as an "artists' artist". His hooks, so fresh, so powerful,... Read More
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Madelyn Victoria Returns To The Airwaves With New Single, "Hold On"

Posted by Michael Stover
March 1, 2017 - 2:32am EST
Madelyn Victoria’s debut single release, “He Only Loves Me on the Dance Floor" reached #1 on the national country AM/FM chart, New Music Weekly, making it one of the biggest debut singles of 2016. The self-penned song won an Akademia Award for Best Country Song in April 2016, earning her numerous other award nominations and a spot on the CMT.com Top 50 Most Popular Artists chart. The video for "He Only Loves Me" reached the Yallwire.com Top 5 Most Watched Videos chart, while... Read More
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Eddy Mann And Madelyn Victoria Win At February Akademia Awards

Posted by Michael Stover
February 18, 2017 - 5:34pm EST
MTS Management Group is pleased to announce Eddy Mann and Madelyn Victoria are winners in the February 2017 Akademia Awards. Mann, an inspirational singer-songwriter from Philadelphia, won for Best Christian/Gospel Song, "The Consequence." Madelyn Victoria, a Harlingen, Texas, country singer-songwriter, won for Best Country Song, "Wild Ride."  She is a previous Akademia Award winner for Best Country Song, "He Only Loves Me on the Dance Floor." This is the first win for Mann. Akademia Award Winners are... Read More
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Richard Lynch Announces"Mending Fences" CD Release Party/Benefit Concert

Posted by Michael Stover
February 18, 2017 - 4:04pm EST
Since the release of his 2013 debut album, The Last of a Dying Breed, Richard Lynch has been blazing a groundbreaking trail and leaving a legacy of "real" traditional country music in his wake. In 2015, Lynch solidified his place as one of country's most original and authentic artists with the release of his breakthrough album, A Better Place. The album's title track became a #1 AM/FM airplay chart single and was named the #1 True Country Song of 2016, according to Roots Music Report. Lynch followed this... Read More
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MTS Management Group is happy to announce nominations for 2017 NMAs

Posted by Michael Stover
February 2, 2017 - 9:23am EST
MTS Management Group is happy to announce Swedish country chart-topper Hicks, with Ryan and Steve Wariner, has been nominated for Best Country Group at the 2017 New Music Awards. Their hit single, “Stomp a Little Louder” is currently in the New Music Weekly Top 10. Fellow MTS client, “Whiskey And Cigarettes” country radio show has been nominated for Best Internet Radio Station, an honor they won in 2015. Nominated for Best New Country Artist are Star 1 Records’ Juliana Lawrence and Bryan James, both of whom had... Read More
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Inspirational Chart-Topper Eddy Mann Releases New Single And Lyric Video

Posted by Michael Stover
February 2, 2017 - 9:21am EST
Chart-topping inspirational singer-songwriter Eddy Mann has announced the release of his latest single and lyric video for "All I Need Is You."  The song is the second single from his critically acclaimed album, The Consequence.  It is the follow-up single to his Top 10 Christian Music Weekly chart single of the same name. Watch the official lyric video for "All I Need Is You" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zghHIyrOMk&feature=youtu.be. "All I Need Is You' is a song that reminds us of... Read More
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Richard Lynch & Ronnie McDowell Release Military Tribute Single And Video

Posted by Michael Stover
January 27, 2017 - 2:26pm EST
Independent Country Music Hall of Famer Richard Lynch and #1 Billboard charting artist, Ronnie McDowell have released their military tribute duet, "Love Tattoo." The single benefits veterans through Lynch's non-profit organization, the Love Tattoo Foundation. The video for "Love Tattoo" was filmed in front of a packed house during the single release party on January 21st, at Nashville Palace in Nashville, TN. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLm7Wz5Ft3g&feature=youtu.be. Love... Read More
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Bruce Katz Band "Sunshine Tour" Kicks Off at Blue Note Grill

Posted by Angela Miakoda
January 26, 2017 - 4:12pm EST
    BRUCE KATZ BAND EMBARK ON 'SUNSHINE TOUR,' HAPPY TO LEAVE COLD WINTER UP NORTH BEHIND FOR WARMER CLIMES OF THE SOUTH AND FLORIDA!   Perform Locally: BLUE NOTE GRILL - Thursday, February 16   Out From The Center is the Acclaimed CD from the Legendary Keyboardist and Four-Time Blues Music Award Nominee, Also Known For His Stellar Longtime Work with Gregg Allman, Butch Trucks and the Freight Train, Ronnie Earl,  & Delbert McClinton   "One of the most... Read More
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Ed Roman And JJ McGuigan Win At Akademia Awards

Posted by Michael Stover
January 16, 2017 - 6:01pm EST
MTS Management Group is pleased to announce Ed Roman and JJ McGuigan are winners in the January 2017 Akademia Awards. Roman, a Canadian singer-songwriter from Ontario, won for Best Folk/Singer-Songwriter Song, “The Way She Goes.” McGuigan, a Wichita, Kansas guitarist/songwriter won for Best Alternative Song, “Letter.”  Ed is a previous Akademia Award winner for Best Reggae Song, “Jamaica.” This is the first win for McGuigan.       Akademia Award Winners are determined by the... Read More
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Philly Inspirational Singer-Songwriter Eddy Mann Wins At 2016 Kindred Awards

Posted by Michael Stover
January 16, 2017 - 5:56pm EST
Eddy Mann is currently riding high on the Christian Music Weekly radio airplay charts, with the title track from his album, The Consequence. He was recently named Best Adult Contemporary Artist at the 2016 International Music and Entertainment Association Awards.  Eddy was also a 2015 winner at the Kindred Awards, named Worship Artist of the Year. Now, MTS Management Group is happy to announce Eddy Mann has been named the 2016 Kindred Awards Winner for Christmas Album of the Year. Eddy’s album, Hope Love Joy... Read More
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Richard Lynch “A Better Place” Named #1 RMR True Country Song Of 2016

Posted by Michael Stover
January 16, 2017 - 5:50pm EST
After an astonishing 32 weeks atop the Roots Music Report’s True Country Songs chart, MTS Management Group and Twang Thang Country are happy to announce Richard Lynch “A Better Place” is named the #1 Roots Music Report True Country Song for 2016. The song, written by Billy Yates and Trent Tomlinson, produced by Yates, and recorded with some of the best studio musicians in Nashville, bested releases by Dwight Yoakam, Irlene Mandrell, and Sturgill Simpson, among others. To see the Top True Country Songs of 2016 chart,... Read More
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Diana Rein, New D&A Guitar Gear Endorsee, Performing at NAMM

Posted by Angela Miakoda
January 11, 2017 - 6:10pm EST
    Diana Rein, New D&A Guitar Gear Endorsee, Performing at 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim Saturday, January 21 - 2:00 PM          (Anaheim, CA) - New D&A Guitar Gear endorsee Diana Rein performs at the 2017 NAMM Show, Saturday, January 21, at 2:00 pm (Hall B, Booth #5975). Rein, also known as... Read More
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Norway Will Be First Country To Shut Down FM Network, Go All-Digital

Posted by Robert Bartosh
January 7, 2017 - 6:13pm EST
January 6, 20178:03 AM ET CAMILA DOMONOSKE Starting next week, Norway will become the first country to switch off its nationwide FM radio network and convert completely to digital signals. The change was announced in 2015, and will take months to be fully implemented. The Norwegian government decided to make the transition in part because digital radio can provide many more channels for the same price — eight times as many, to be precise. Norway currently has room for just five national radio stations on its... Read More
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TWO COUNTRY STARS, TWO HISTORIC VENUES, ONE INCREDIBLE NIGHT

Posted by Michael Stover
January 1, 2017 - 2:22pm EST
Independent Country Music Hall of Famer and country chart-topper, Richard Lynch is no stranger to helping American military veterans.  His passion and dedication were tantamount to his founding of the Love Tattoo Foundation, a non-profit organization that honors and assists the American Veterans. First conceived in a poem, written by Chuck Brisben. "Love Tattoo" was recorded by Richard Lynch and released in 2015.  Fast-forward to late 2016, and enter Vietnam Veteran and #1 Billboard country chart artist, Ronnie... Read More
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Twenty Five Texas born-or-based acts received Grammy nominations

Posted by Shane Cody
December 8, 2016 - 1:05am EST
Beyoncé (Houston) Record Of The Year for Formation Album Of The Year for Lemonade Song Of The Year for Formation Best Pop Solo Performance for Hold Up Best Rock Performance for Don’t Hurt Yourself (featuring Jack White) Best Urban Contemporary Album for Lemonade Best Rap/Sung Performance for Freedom Best Music Video for Formation Best Music Film for Lemonade Tchad Blake (Baytown) Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for Andrew Bird - Are You Serious Edie Brickell (Dallas) Best Musical Theater Album for Bright... Read More
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Richard Lynch Pays Tribute To The American Worker, Farmer and Military

Posted by Michael Stover
December 5, 2016 - 10:17am EST
Living the life he sings about, is what gives Richard Lynch his edge as a singer/songwriter. They say you should write what you know…and Richard knows all about a long day’s work in the hot sun, and taking pride in a job well done.  After all, Richard is a hard-working, blue-collar man. In addition to being a chart-topping country artist and co-host of Renegade Radio Nashville’s hit show, “Traditionally Lynch,” he is also a designer and builder of amazing barns, and a proud American farmer. So, it should... Read More
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Folk Alliance International Announces 2017 Official Showcase Artists

Posted by Robert Bartosh
November 1, 2016 - 2:58pm EDT
29th Annual Conference Slated For February 15-19, 2017 In Kansas City, Missouri KANSAS CITY- Folk Alliance International (FAI) is proud to announce the Official Showcase artists for the 29th annual conference. FAI’s 200 Official Showcases are jury-selected nightly concerts featuring emerging artists and touring legends from around the world who perform for 2500 delegates including hundreds of festivals and venues, media, and music industry. This year’s selections represent an exciting array of folk genres from across the... Read More
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Dolly Parton to Receive Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted by Angela Miakoda
October 5, 2016 - 11:19pm EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 4, 2016) – Superstar Dolly Parton will be the 2016 recipient of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be presented during “The 50th Annual CMA Awards,” airing Wednesday, Nov. 2 (8:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network live from Nashville. The announcement was made Monday during Parton’s appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” See clip here. The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award is for an iconic artist who has attained... Read More
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