Artist of the Week March 17, 2013: Freddie Kaydahzinne

Artist of the Week, March 17, 2103: Freddie Kaydahzinne

Mescalero Apache (Descendant of Cochise)

I was first introduced to Freddie Kaydahzinne through the Homeland Nation documentary. He was interviewed and played traditional songs. The songs in particular stuck with me and I went out a got a few CDs of his as well.

Check out Freddie’s music you can get it on iTunes, Rhapsody and can buy his records through Reality Records as well.

Here couple a few YouTube clips as well:

To learn more about the Homeland Nation series and the episode featuring Freddie, visit





Nashville, TN (March 15, 2013) – The George Jones final Nashville concert, to be held on Friday, November 22, 2013, at the Bridgestone Arena, continues to boast a roster of ‘who’s who’ that will be in attendance.  Radio and television personalities Lorianne Crook & Charlie Chase, Ralph Emery, Bill Cody, Larry Black, Rick Marino & Lisa Manning, Bill Mack, and Keith Bilbrey are all set to take part in the evening ceremonies.

“Throughout my career I have made lots of friends,” says Jones.  “I would not have had a career that lasted 50 years without all of these great radio personalities.  They always were so good to me and always made me feel like I was somebody whether I had a song on the radio or not.  I am forever grateful to them.”

In addition, country legend Barbara Mandrell will make a rare appearance to celebrate George Jones’ career. “I love Barbara!  She asked me to sing on her song “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool” in 1981 and that song soon became a #1 record for us.  I was honored to be part of her Country Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony a few years ago, as she is just one of the greatest singers of all time,” adds Jones.   “She is not just a good singer, but she is my good friend.  I am so happy that Barbara is coming to the Nashville show.”

Although still 8 months away, the sure-to-be unforgettable show is already gearing up to be a star-studded event with some historical moments and lots of surprises.   More artists will continue to be announced.

George Jones, often referred to as the “the greatest living country singer” will mark the end of an era with 2013’s farewell tour titled “The Grand Tour”. The tour is expected to make approximately 60 stops this year. “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair”, “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes”, “White Lightning” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today” will surely be part of each night’s set list, along with plenty of guests and surprises.

George Jones on Tour
03/15 – Joliet, IL – Rialto Square Theater
03/16 – Muncie, IN – Emens Auditorium
03/22 – Chattanooga, TN – Memorial Auditorium
03/23 – Evansville, IN – The Centre
04/06 – Knoxville, TN – Knoxville Coliseum
04/19 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theater
04/20 – Salem, VA – Salem Civic Center
04/27 – Huntsville, AL – Mark C. Smith Concert Hall
05/17 – Charlottesville, VA – John Paul Jones Arena
05/18 – Spartanburg, SC – Memorial Auditorium
06/01 – North Tonawanda, NY – Riviera Theater
06/02 – Lancaster, PA – American Music Theater
06/14 – Midland, TX  – Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
06/15 – Albuquerque, NM – Route 66 Casino
06/28 – Rome, GA – The Forum
06/29 – Columbus, GA – Civic Center
07/26 – Pittsburgh, PA – Palace Theater
07/27 – Cherokee, NC – Harrah’s Casino
08/02 – Columbus, OH – Ohio State Fair
08/03 – Watertown, NY – Watertown Fairgrounds Arena
08/22 – Penn Forest Township, PA – Penns Peak
08/23 – Myrtle Beach, SC – Alabama Theater
09/13 – Biloxi, MS – IP Casino
09/14 – Marksville, LA – Paragon Casino
09/27 – Prior Lake, MN – Mystic Lake Casino
09/28 – Milwaukee, WI – Potawatomi Casino
10/11 – Branson, MO – The Oak Ridge Boys Theatre
10/25 – Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino
10/26 – Bowling Green, KY – SKY Performing Arts Center
11/09 – Grant, OK – Choctaw Event Center
11/10 – Branson, MO – The Oak Ridge Boys Theatre
11/22 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

About George Jones
George Jones is the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a staggering list of hit singles since the ‘50s.  The Beaumont, Texas, native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name, has received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient, is a Country Music Hall of Fame member, was presented with a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and holds a National Medal of Arts.  At 81, Jones continues to be an active country music superstar who has influenced so many of today’s hottest country artists.

For more information on George Jones, please visit

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Meat Loaf Gearing up to Rock Europe for One of the Year’s Hottest Tours

Meat Loaf Gearing up to Rock Europe for One of the Year’s Hottest Tours

Icon’s Historic Farewell Concert Series Launching April 5

Nashville, TN (March 14, 2013) – Rock star Meat Loaf is heading to Europe to bid farewell to fans with his “Last At Bat” concert tour.  Shows are set to kick-off on Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Newcastle Arena followed by additional stops in Glasgow, London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and more. The Grammy-winning singer will be launching a U.S. tour before taking a final bow later this year.

Meat Loaf will be joined by his acclaimed band, The Neverland Express, during the special concert series.  The legendary singer/actor will perform some of his greatest hits as part of the two-act show.  Songs from his entire breakout album,Bat Out Of Hell, will be performed in their original order.  Bat Out Of Hell has remained one of the top-selling albums in the world since its release in 1977. More than 45 million copies have been sold, and it continues to sell more than 200,000 copies each year while remaining on the charts in Europe. Hell In A Hand Basket is the icon’s latest CD.

Celebrated as one of the most extraordinary performers of all-time, Meat Loaf has appeared on Broadway and appeared in more than 50 films and television shows. His most notable roles include Rocky Horror Picture Show and Fight Club.

Tickets for the European tour are now on sale at:, and Special VIP Meet & Greet packages are also available, giving fans the ultimate Meat Loaf experience.

For the latest show updates and additional information, please

“Last At Bat” Tour Schedule

Newcastle, UK
Metro Radio Arena 
April 5, 2013

Glasgow, UK
April 7, 2013

London, UK
O2 Arena
April 10, 2013

Birmingham, UK
LG Arena 
April 12, 2013

Nottingham, UK
Capital FM Arena
April 14, 2013

Manchester, UK
Manchester Arena
April 17, 2013

Sheffield, UK
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield
April 19, 2013

Cardiff, UK
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
April 21, 2013

Frankfurt, GER
April 25, 2013

Berlin, GER
O2 World
April 28, 2013

Munich, GER
Olympiahalle München
April 30, 2013

May 3, 2013

Hamburg, GER
O2 World 
May 5, 2013

Oberhausen, GER

König-Pilsner Arena 
May 8, 2013

Zwolle, HOLL
May 11, 2013

Belfast, UK
May 14, 2013

Dublin, UK
O2 Arena
May 17, 2013

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Nashville, TN (March 12, 2013) – Cyndi Lauper, Don McLean, Billy Ray Cyrus are the latest to be added to George Jones’ final Nashville concert taking place at the Bridgestone Arena on Friday, November 22, 2013.

Commenting on the added performers George Jones says, “Now, people may not know this, but I have been a fan of Cyndi’s since I first saw her years ago at the Grammy awards, what a thrill it was to hear she will be part of this final celebration.  Don McLean and I first met in the ‘70s, here in Nashville, and I love his singing, his songwriting, and I know his performance will be just as special as when I first saw him sing. Billy Ray is an old friend and someone I have spent many times together, bless his heart for wanting to be with me on this show.  I love and respect all these singers.”

Previously announced guest performers include Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, T. Graham Brown, Mark Chesnutt, Charlie Daniels, Joe Diffie, Jamey Johnson, Tracy Lawrence, Patty Loveless, Shelby Lynne, Kathy Mattea, Montgomery Gentry, Sam Moore, Lorrie Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner and Gene Watson.

In addition, Clay Walker, Aaron Tippin, Collin Raye, Larry Gatlin, Crystal Gayle, The Kentucky HeadHunters, Jett Williams, Jeanne Pruett, Lisa Matassa, The Whites, Ricky Skaggs, Mandy Barnett, Mark Collie, Ronnie McDowell, Baillie & the Boys, and Daryle Singletary will join previously announced Brenda Lee, John Conlee, Lee Greenwood, Eddy Raven, The Roys, Janie Fricke, T.G. Sheppard, Dailey & Vincent, Gary Morris, Jessi Colter, Bobby Bare, Jim Ed Brown, Little Jimmy Dickens, Stonewall Jackson and more will all take the stage during the finale performance.

More stars are expected to be announced as performers gear up to pay tribute to one of the world’s most accomplished recording artists.

George Jones, often referred to as the “the greatest living country singer” will mark the end of an era with 2013’s farewell tour titled “The Grand Tour”. The tour is expected to make approximately 44 stops this year. The  icon’s hits, “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair”, “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes”, “White Lightning” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today” will surely be part of each night’s set list, along with plenty of guests and surprises.

About George Jones
George Jones is the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a staggering list of hit singles since the ‘50s.  The Beaumont, Texas native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name, has received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient, is a Country Music Hall of Fame member, was presented with a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and holds a National Medal of Arts medallion.

For more information on George Jones, please visit



Presented by Texas Pete®, Show Begins 30 Minutes Following SEC Men’s Basketball Second Semi-Final Game

CoreySmith_lrgNASHVILLE, TN (March 11, 2013) – Singer/songwriter Corey Smith will help kick off March Madness with a FREE performance at Bridgestone Arena Plaza on Saturday, March 16, 30 minutes following the SEC Men’s Basketball second semi-final game.  Since signing with APA Nashville last year, Smith has sold out nightclubs and amphitheaters across the nation, building a grassroots following of hundreds of thousands of fans, 1.2 million single sales, and over $9 million dollars in revenue.  Following the game, Smith will take the stage for his own version of a “Pick and Roll,” presented by Texas Pete® Hot Sauce.  The all-ages show is not the first time Smith has appeared along with the SEC, as fans might remember portions of his performance at the famous Blue Note club in Columbia, Missouri,televised by ESPN during the Mizzou/Georgia football game last year.

Smith graduated from the University of Georgia, married his high school sweetheart, and settled into life as a high school teacher, just a few blocks away from where he was raised.  Music was a therapeutic refuge, and he dabbled in songwriting and performing in clubs across the southeast.  A natural writer with well-crafted lyrics drawn heavily from blues, country and rock traditions, Smith released his music independently and eventually found mass appeal through simple word-of mouth. After six successful albums, Smith released his latest LIVE IN CHATTANOOGA in 2012.

For more information on Corey Smith, please visit

Live in Chattanooga is a solid and decidedly energetic representation of who Corey is as a performer and songwriter, an artist who may reside on the fringes of country music, but one who has earned the kind of rural cred that others can only dream of…”

— Country Weekly Magazine
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Bluegrass, Bows & Bold Guitars

Bluegrass, Bows & Bold Guitars

 Award-Winning Bluegrass Duo THE ROYS Join Andy Ross of Krossroad Guitars For A Special Facebook Giveaway 

Roys Krossroad GTR contest

Nashville, TN (March 11, 2013) — Award-winning Bluegrass duo THE ROYS join Krossroad Guitars in offering fans a chance to win an autographed camouflaged guitar via a special Facebook contest sponsored by Andy Ross. The guitar’s designer, fellow musician, famed hunter, hunting bow designer and star of the Sportsman Channel’s TV show Maximum Archery, Ross is thrilled to offer the custom Krossroad guitar emblazoned with the ever-popular Realtree™camouflage and signed by Lee and Elaine. “It’s always exciting to work with super-talented people like THE ROYS,” notes Ross. “Best of luck to all who enter the giveaway!”

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, all “lucky leprechauns” can enter for a chance to win from now until April 17.  To enter the contest, Bluegrass and hunting fans simply LIKE the following three Facebook pages and SHARE THE PIC using the hyperlinks provided below:

Andy Ross Official

Krossroad Guitars

The Roys


The winner will be selected at random and notified by a Facebook message at the close of the contest.

ROYS TROE bus wrapTHE ROYS aligned with Team RealTree Outdoor Energy last year for a strategic partnership that included tour sponsorship. Lee and Elaine travel to their shows in a strikingly-wrapped Team RealTree Outdoor Energy camouflage bus.
Known for their outstanding vocals, memorable songs and top-notch musicianship, THE ROYS are regarded as one of the fastest-rising successes in the music industry today. They have blazed a trail across the country spreading their distinctive brand of Bluegrass to longtime fans of the genre and “newbies” alike. Their sophomore disc for Rural Rhythm Records, NEW DAY DAWNING (2012), debuted at Number 2 on the BILLBOARD Bluegrass Albums Chart in early September and two weeks later climbed to Number 1 on Amazon’s Bluegrass Best Sellerslist.


The EP is currently on the BLUEGRASS UNLIMITED MAGAZINE Top 15 Chart and is one of SiriusXM BLUEGRASS JUNCTION’s most played albums. Last October, Lee and Elaine were named Inspirational Country Music’s Bluegrass Artist of the Year (2012). They were previously honored with that award in 2011 and dubbed the organization’s Duo of the Year in 2010 and 2009.


Fans can keep up with the red-hot duo online at THE ROYS and can look for Lee and Elaine’s next CD this summer.

Ross, famous for producing some of the world’s best hunting bows and for his television show, is also a skilled pro in the creation of quality musical equipment. In the 1960s, his father Bud Ross founded Kustom Electronics, at one time the world’s largest music equipment manufacturer. Kustom Amplifiers, easily identified by their tuck-and-roll cabinet, made the company famous. Because of his father’s success, Andy grew up surrounded not only by the manufacturing process but also by legendary artists of the day. He developed a personal love for music that is matched only by his passion for hunting.


About Krossroad Guitars™

A Krossroad guitar is a quality “full-size” guitar that performs perfectly with a solo acoustic artist in a small town band or on the big stage. Made of only the finest materials including a solid spruce top, rosewood fretboard, mahogany sides and back and Fishman ® Electronics pickup, Krossroad delivers quality, sound and performance with an outdoor edge. Krossroad Guitars™ are only available factory direct from Krossroad and offer a 30-day, money-back guarantee. For more information on Krossroad Guitars™, please visit Krossroad Guitars.




MARIA SARAH To Make TODAY Show Debut March 15th

MARIA SARAH To Make TODAY Show Debut March 15th

14 year old singer/songwriter selected for TODAY’s Stars of Tomorrow performance

MariaSarah_EP_cvr_lrgNashville, TN (March 11, 2013) – Maria Sarah, 14 year-old singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, will perform on the TODAY Show this coming Friday, March 15th.

Maria began performing as a singer and training in classical piano at four years old. By seven she was teaching herself guitar and soon incorporated mandolin into her repertoire. She has won countless talent contests and played for literally hundreds of festival, charity events and popular venues throughout her home state of Indiana and Tennessee.

After attending a writer’s conference at NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International), eleven-year-old, Maria wrote “Sometimes”, an inspirational song reviving hope that in time the answers will come. The piece was so compelling her parents knew it was time to enlist the aid of those who could help make Maria’s vision a reality.

Maria Sarah enrolled in an intense customized program at PCG Nashville, The Science of Artist Development where she continues to excelling in her development under the direction of music industry veteran, Bernard Porter.

“Maria Sarah is the essence of everything we look for in an artist. She enters the room and you know you’re in the presence of greatness. Her dedication to excellence is unwavering. It is truly an honor to have such an extraordinarily talented artist on our roster. It is time for the world to experience Maria Sarah,” states Bernard Porter, President and Founder of PCG Nashville.

A singer/songwriter bursting with promise, Maria is a gleaming example of everything that is right with the world. At fourteen years old she possesses a wisdom that isn’t limited by her short time on this earth. Thankfully, for those who have the privilege to experience it she has chosen to bare her soul through her music.

She writes with incomprehensible depth and poetry. Her voice pours from her beautiful, petite frame an unexpected surprise both powerful and gentle. She plays her instruments with well-honed skill from years of dedicated practice.

Maria Sarah is also scheduled to perform the National Anthem at the upcomingRoad to the Horse event March 17 in Lexington, KY.

She recently released a self-titled pop album of her original songs available on iTunes as well as a world premiere video of her song “Sometimes” that can be seen at

For more info on Maria Sarah, visit, find her on Twitter and Facebook

About PCG Nashville
PCG Nashville is an innovative artist development company dedicated to addressing the unique needs of the recording artist. It is the mission of PCG to apply a customized scientific approach to development, producing balance in all areas of the artist’s mind, body and spirit. The staff at PCG is committed to providing all clients with the skills, knowledge and strategic planning needed to achieve success in the music business. Furthermore, it is the mission of PCG to provide guidance, hands-on training and thorough education of the various facets of the evolving music business in effort to minimize the amount of time needed to achieve the artist’s goals.

Newcomer Lisa Matassa Makes National Television Debut On MARIE March 13

Newcomer Lisa Matassa Makes National Television Debut On MARIE March 13


Performs Current Hit Single, “Somebody’s Baby”

Lisa on Marie show
Lisa Matassa and Marie Osmond
Credit: Jeremy Lee


Nashville, TN (March 11, 2013) — Country newcomer Lisa Matassa makes her national television debut on the Hallmark Channel’s MARIE show March 13 at

12 noon ET / 11 a.m. CT.  Lisa and her band perform her current hit single, the high-energy “Somebody’s Baby, and Lisa and Marie chat about the “adventures” involved in mixing a music career with motherhood.

“Marie is absolutely charming, gorgeous and gracious in person,” notes Matassa.  “I have been a fan of the show since it started last year and am so excited that I was invited to be on.  Marie is undoubtedly an entertainment icon, but she is also an amazing woman.”

Matassa has her own share of amazing qualities. With over 6 million YouTube video views (including 3 million views of “Somebody’s Baby”) and two #1 videos on, Lisa is no stranger to Country audiences.  She has shared the stage with Dierks Bentley, Leann Rimes, Eric Church, Ronnie Dunn and most recently, Lee Brice.

Her current CD, SOMEBODY’S BABY, reflects her musical journey through a collection of songs that are both personal and dynamic.  The “Somebody’s Baby” single is currently #1 on iHeartradio/Country Chart  and has been for the past three weeks.  It is also moving up both the Billboard/BDS Indicator and MusicRow charts.  In addition, the second cut off the EP, “Wouldn’t You Like To Know” is currently #2 on iHeartradio/Country Chart. is playing “Somebody’s Baby” on three of its channels and Aol Radio “New Country First” is spinning it in heavy rotation.  The video can be seen on AOL, The Country Network (TCN), Yahoo! and<b YouTube.


Fans can catch up on all the latest news at; additional social media outlets include: Artist of the Week March 10, 2013: Bret Michaels

Artist of the Week: Bret Michaels

Birth Date: March 15, 1963
Genre: Rock, Pop, Country, Americana

In my day job, I work for Bret Michaels, so this artist of the week feature will be a little bit different.

Over the years I have had an insider’s view of the artist Bret Michaels. There are many facets to Bret Michaels, but the songs he’s written during the time I have worked for him and being a part of the process of releasing some of those songs has been pretty amazing.

My favorite songs are probably different than most people’s favorites. That holds true for almost every artist I listen to. When you work for an artist you get to hear songs that don’t make it to the album or are just for special projects. I will admit that I have a few favorites I can’t share, but I will share my favorites of the released tracks.

If you have never seen Bret Michaels live, you should. I say that not from an employee standpoint, but from a music fan standpoint. He has so much fun on stage and it shows. He wins new fans with his down-to-earth, party-like-a-rock-star way about him. He enjoys what he does and does his best to make sure that everyone enjoys themselves at his shows.

My song choices for this Artist of the Week lean towards the country star in Bret, with a few fun rock songs, too. I am a big country music fan, but it’s not so much that some of  these songs are country that makes me like them, but the story within each song that I love. Bret writes music that he wants to write. While he’s been classified in one genre or another, he just writes what he writes and it comes out the way it comes out. He listens to and enjoys all kinds of music, and has his whole life, so it is expected that he write all kinds of music.

The music selections below are for the tracks I can share with you, with their Rhapsody links.  Someday I hope to be able to share with you some of the other tracks that he hasn’t released, there are a few good ones in there.

1) “Little Willy” (A Letter From Death Row) –

2) “Steel Bar Blues” (A Letter From Death Row) ––violent-endings

3) “Menace To Society” (Songs Of Life) –

4) “Forgiveness” (Songs Of Life) –

5) “Songs Of Life” (Songs Of Life) –

6) “Fallen Angel” (Show Me Your Hits: A Salute To Poison) –—a-salute-to-poiso/track/fallen-angel

7) “The Other Side Of Me” (Ballads, Blues and Stories) –

8) “Open Road” (Freedom Of Sound Vol. 1) –

9) “Lookin’ For A Good Time” (Freedom of Sound Vol. 1) –

10) “Future Ex-Wife” (Freedom of Sound Vol. 1) –

For everything Bret Michaels, including samples of all of his released songs and a few new ones – including “The App Song” – go to

Little Big Town & Hunter Hayes to Headline Blue Ridge Music Festival on June 1 in Salem, Virginia

Little Big Town & Hunter Hayes to Headline Blue Ridge Music Festival on June 1 in Salem, Virginia
Gloriana, Nashville Star Charles Esten (Deacon Claybourne), Colt Ford, Greg Bates and More Set to Perform at Salem Stadium

General Admission Tickets Available for $35;
Limited Number of VIP Tickets Available for $99.50

Nashville, Tenn. (March 4, 2013) – On Saturday, June 1, CMA and Grammy award winners Little Big Town and CMA award winner and Grammy nomineeHunter Hayes will headline the star-studded Blue Ridge Music Festival atSalem Stadium in Salem, VaCharles EstenDeacon Claybourne on ABC’s hit show “Nashville,” GlorianaColt FordGreg BatesWill Hoge and Virginia’s own legendary party band, The Skip Castro Band, round out the lineup of this day-long event.

Tickets are currently on sale at the Salem Civic Center box officeall Ticketmaster locations and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000General admission field tickets and reserved stadium seats are $35.00 plus additional fees. There will also be a very limited number of VIP tickets available for $99.50plus additional fees that will include:

  • Preferred reserved seating or general admission tickets
  • Preferred parking
  • VIP express entry
  • Exclusive invitation to festival after-party
  • Private bathrooms
  • Private cash bar (beer & wine only)
  • Complimentary boxed lunch
  • Commemorative Blue Ridge Music Festival poster
“We are very pleased to be partnering with Mike Smardak and the fine people at Outback Concerts on this event and hope to make the Blue Ridge Music Festival an annual event in Salem Stadium,” says Carey Harveycutter, Salem’s Director of Civic Facilities.

“We’re excited for this event,” states Mike Smardak, President of Outback Concerts.

Salem has played host to a number of major stars for stadium shows in the past decade. In 2005, Salem Memorial Ballpark welcomed Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson to the stage, in 2006, Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert headlined the festival and in 2011, the Zac Brown Band performed at Salem Stadium.

About Little Big Town:
Grammy-winning country group, Little Big Town–consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman and Jimi Westbrook–first entered the music scene over 13 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,” “Good As Gone” and Grammy-nominated single “Little White Church.” The quartets fifth studio album Tornado was released on September 11, 2012 and debuted at the top of the Billboard Country Chart where it stayed in the #1 position for five consecutive weeks. The album, produced by Jay Joyce, includes 2x platinum-selling #1 hit single “Pontoon” and current single, title-track “Tornado,” which is currently sitting at number 4 on the charts climbing. Collectively, the group has earned over 25 award show nominations and has taken home the award for ACM Top New Vocal Group, CMA Single of the Year (“Pontoon”) and a Grammy Award for Best Country Group/Duo Performance (“Pontoon”). The foursome has played in front of over 4 million people to-date and is currently headlining their Tornado Tour across the US and Canada and will join Keith Urban on tour later this summer.

About Hunter Hayes:
Hunter Hayes, three-time GRAMMY nominated artist – including nods for Best New ArtistBest Country Album and Best Country Solo Performance for “Wanted” – is a multi-talented writer, musician, producer, and performer. The celebrated multi-platinum selling artist is the only Best New Artist nominee to play every instrument, write/co-write every song and co-produce his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. CMA’s reining New Artist of the Year and ACM New Artist of the Year nominee, Hayes has been touring and performing live for decades. He has played to sold out venues across the US and Canada on his MOST WANTED headline tour and is currently touring with Carrie Underwood on her “Blown Away Tour.” The Louisiana native has also shared the stage with Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, and Hank Williams, Jr. This multi-instrumentalist continues to garner praise from fans and critics alike with performances on CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman Late Night with Jimmy FallonGood Morning America, The Ellen DeGeneres ShowThe View and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.