Tuesday, September 29, 2009
New album, tour for Kirwan
Tennessee 3 keep Cash music alive
Prairie Star welcome Wayne Stuart
Isla on tour
Thurs 1st Aros centre, Isle of Skye.
Fri 2nd Civic Theatre, Motherwell
Sat 3rd. New Inn, Ellon.
Sun 4th Ryan Centre, Stranraer.
Thurs 15th The Maltings, Berwick-upon- Tweed.
Isla's new album. "Movin' On" will be released by Rpsette Records in early 2010.
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Award for OneDay40
During the ceremony the band offered 100 free copies of their album to the assembled audience - an offer which caused a rush to the stage and a very long queue for autographs - organisers of the event later observing that they'd never seen a box of CDs empty so quickly.
Hot Country launch
The first show features Mike Denver, Robert Mizzell, Daniel O'Donnell, Paddy O'Brien, Jimmy Buckley, Margo with
special feature on country legends Big Tom and The Mainliners. There is also a great viewers competition for a weekend in Blackpool UK for 2 people.
Transmission times: Mondays at 4pm and 10pm, Tuesday 2am and 10am, Sat 2pm and Sunday 8pm.
Rural TV goes into 11 million homes in Ireland and The UK and a further 6 million throughout Europe as well as on the internet.
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Sean O Farrell tour update- two dates cancelled
2nd Jedburgh Town Hall. Jedburgh.
3rd Whitehall Theatre. Dundee.
4th Magnum Centre. Irvine.
10th Royal Concert Hall. Glasgow.
11th Ryan Centre. Stranraer.
Sean joins Stewart Fenwick on this weeks Celtic Country on Celtic Music Radio(1530 AM in Glasgow) and online at www.celticmusicradio.net. Sunday 2-5pm, to talk about the tour and his new album, "Think Of Me".
International Ambassadors named
Jeff Walker is the president of The AristoMedia Group, a Nashville-based company that offers a full range of marketing services to the Music Industry.He moved to the United States from Sydney, Australia in 1974. He currently serves on the Country Music Association, Country Radio Broadcasters and The Recording Academy (NARAS) and is a past Board member of the Canadian Country Music Association and the Australian based Contemporary Country Music Coalition.
Gail Davies is often cited as the first female record producer in country music and has enjoyed a prolific and successful career as both an artist and a producer.
Two extensive interviews with this year's International Country Music Ambassadors will be published on the website of the International Country Music Day Organization, www.icmday.org, this week.
The International Country Music Day is held on September 17 every year, commemorating the birth of Hank Williams.
The International Country Music Day was created in 2003 by the Country Music Association of Spain in order to bring together all artists, musicians, and country music fans all over the world, as well as to promote music worldwide. Since then, many associations have embraced it and joined this non profit organization, including country2.com (Argentina), Country CD (France - fomerly FACM), the Country Music Association of Uruguay (AMCU), the Country Music Association of Greece and numerous artists, groups, radio stations, websites, and fans throughout the world.
Monday, September 14, 2009
JOHNNY REID SCORES FIVE FOR TARTAN ARMY
Other winners included Doc Walker, last year's big winner, who won again in the group of the year category; Crystal Shawanda collected female vocalist of the year;
Newfoundland starlet Tara Oram, won the rising star award ; Dean Brody, who grew up in tiny Jaffray, B.C., took home single of the year for his track, "Brothers" and Corb Lund and his Hurtin' Albertans took the award for roots artist or group of the year.
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