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Album Review: Billie Joe & Norah Jones – Foreverly

Artist: Norah Jones and Billie Joe Armstrong Album: Foreverly Year: 2013 Label: Reprise Records Genre: Folk, Alternative, Indie, Alternative Country This week I’m excited to share a sort of unorthodox throwback record from 2013. Foreverly is a beautiful reinterpretation of The Everly Brothers’ 1958 album Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. Billie Joe Armstrong of punk/rock…

Brewer’s Grade Band on their Northwestern Country sound, Collaboration, and their upcoming EP

With musical backgrounds that reflect everything from Bluegrass and classical to Pop and 90s Rock, Brewer’s Grade Band has it all. To see the gentlemen of Brewer’s Grade Band come together to create a sound they call Northwest Country is to witness a breathtaking musical journey. Lula 1892 had the chance to interview Zac Grooms…

Album Review: Bill Anderson – Anderson

Artist: Bill Anderson Album: Anderson Year: 2018 Label: TWI Records Genre: Traditional Country Writing this week’s review makes me feel incredibly honoured. Bill Anderson is one of my favourite songwriters. Many of his songs have graced the airwaves and the charts over the past seven consecutive decades, including Joe Nichols’ “I”ll Wait For You,” Brad…

Free Health Seminars, Screenings, and Services Offered by Music Health Alliance in the Week Leading to “Heal the Music Day”

Mammograms, Dental Care and Mental Health & Wellness Workshop  available Oct. 16-18 in Nashville – space is limited! In celebration of “Heal The Music Day,” Nashville-based non-profit MUSIC HEALTH ALLIANCE is offering a series of free seminars, screenings and dental services to members of the music community. Free mammograms will be offered at Music Health Alliance in the St. Thomas…

Brett Young Reveals Smoky and Propulsive Anthem from Forthcoming Album

NASHVILLE, TN. (September 14, 2018) – Hot on the heels of announcing his sophomore album TICKET TO L.A. – out December 7 on BMLG Records – MULTI-PLATINUM-selling Country star Brett Young has revealed “Here Tonight” as the project’s first single. Featuring a new rush of romantic energy to match his irresistible Country soul, the hearts-on-fire anthem is all about living in the moment and is…

Album Review: Randall King – Self-Titled Album

Artist: Randall King Album: Randall King Year: 2018 Label: Independent Genre: Neo-Traditional Country This week I’m featuring an artist who has garnered kudos from both Garth Brooks and award-winning singer-songwriter Anthony Smith (co-writer of “Run” & “Cowboys Like Us” recorded and made famous by George Strait). Smith has been quoted saying that “Randall King has…

EP Review: Kimberly Kelly – Don’t Blame It on Me

Artist: Kimberly Kelly Album: Don’t Blame It on Me Year: 2018 Label: Independent Genre: Traditional Country Kimberly Kelly’s Don’t Blame It on Me is the female country album I’ve been waiting for. It’s practically timeless. This five-song EP has been crafted and polished into a stone cold country gem. Kelly both opens and closes the…

Thomas Rhett’s ‘Life Changes’ to Receive Deluxe Treatment as it’s Fourth Consecutive Single Reigns at Country Radio This Week, Marking 11 Career NO. 1 Hits

NASHVILLE, TN (September 4, 2018) – Just days before its one year anniversary, current multi-CMA Awards nominee Thomas Rhett’s PLATINUM-certified album LIFE CHANGES earns its fourth consecutive chart-topping hit with the title track, notching his 11th career No. 1. Living up to his title as “a man with no boundaries” (Billboard), Thomas Rhett simultaneously announces…

Lady Antebellum Signs with Big Machine Label Group

NASHVILLE, TN (September 4, 2018) MULTI-PLATINUM, seven-time GRAMMY® Awards winners Lady Antebellum have signed with Big Machine Label Group’s BMLG Records. A reconnection of sorts for the trio whose success has taken them around the globe, the deal finds Lady A once again crossing paths with BMLG President/CEO Scott Borchetta and BMLGR President Jimmy Harnen….

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