Ameripolitan Artist Aaron McDonnel New Album July 15

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*July 15  CD Release Show at The White Horse in Austin Texas with Jason James (New West)* Aaron McDonnell’s new EP Get Gone  will be available July 15th on Independence Records. “It’s not overdone. I just wrote some songs and we almost immediately recorded them,” says McDonnell. He’s joined by a crew of tried-and-true professionals, including Bob…

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Mark Chestnutt’s Honky Tonk Mondays

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Country Music Star Mark Chestnutt has a brand new album out called Tradition Lives. We’re excited about that and we will have a review coming soon here at Outlaw Magazine. In the meantime, check out one of the coolest things happening in REAL country music on Youtube right now. It’s Mark Chestnutt’s HONKY TONK MONDAY episodes! Let’s turn you…

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Tamara Saviano’s New Guy Clark Bio: Without Getting Killed Or Caught

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When Tamara Saviano began working on Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark, her no-holds-barred biography of the beloved Americana music icon, she already knew Clark’s peers and fans loved and respected him. She’d also heard that profiling still-living subjects was harder than chronicling those who’d departed….

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The Next Waltz: Kelly Willis

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AUSTIN, Texas — Kelly Willis teamed up with husband Bruce Robison to record and produce her first original single in a decade as part of his multi-faceted media company and web series, The Next Waltz. A followup to the launch with Jerry Jeff Walker, the second episode with Willis showcases the true beauty of the…

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Dolly Parton Featured On Forthcoming GSMA Release

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In the image of the fiery phoenix’s rebirth, Great Smoky Mountains Association will release its third album of traditional American music, this time featuring artists of today recreating songs performed by Smoky Mountain residents at the time of the development of a national park. On Top of Old Smoky: New Old-Time Smoky Mountain Music, one…

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James McMurtry “Back At It” Summer Tour

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James McMurtry’s extensive “Back At It” summer tour kicks off during St. Louis’ Twangfest (June 8) and zigzags across North America before wrapping up in Maryville, Tenn. (July 23). Major markets include Denver, Reno, Salt Lake City as well as Midwest and East Coast stops in Indianapolis, Kansas City and Pittsburgh. “June could be hot…

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Ladies and Gentlemen…The Bangles

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Hand-selected by the band members from their personal music, archives, Ladies and Gentlemen . . . The Bangles! is a 16-track collection of re-mastered ’80s-era rarities, demos, live recordings and more, including their debut single and all of the tracks from their self-titled EP — produced by legendary Ramones/Blondie producer Craig Leon — unavailable since…

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10,000 Maniacs To Release Playing Favorites

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – As 10,000 Maniacs prepare to celebrate their 35th anniversary this year, they’re still doing what they do best, Playing Favorites. On June 3, 2016, Omnivore Recordings will release a live recording of their best-known songs, drawn from all eras of their multi-platinum career. While the album will be available physically and digitally…

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DEFINITIVE TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD SET DUE SEPT 25

Inarguably a major recording act, Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919-1991) sold an estimated 90 million albums worldwide, and charted 17 Top Ten country singles and four Top Ten pop singles over a 35-year recording career. And he played significant — and pioneering — roles in radio and television broadcasting. On September 25, 2015, Bear Family Records will release Tennessee Ernie Ford: Portrait…

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THE MUFFS CLASSIC DEBUT EXPANDED REMASTER OUT AUG 14

The Muffs burst onto the California music scene at the beginning of the ’90s, and after a few independent singles and EPs, they were quickly snapped up by Warner Bros. Records. Entering the studio with David Katznelson and Rob Cavallo (who would go on the helm records from Green Day, Goo Goo Dolls, and more),…

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