“I figured it wouldn’t hurt to encourage people to focus on the silver linings rather than the dark clouds, figuratively speaking.”
It is officially EP release day for SmithField with their brand new EP, New Town, finally available today. After a year of waiting, they finally get to release this set of songs into the world. The country music genre has not had a new male-female country duo break out in a decade, and SmithField have plans to break the glass ceiling on that front.
Earlier this week, I took part in a virtual press conference Q+A with some of the cast and crew of the critically-acclaimed series “DAVE” ahead of its season 2 premiere next Wednesday, June 16 at 10pm PT/ET on FXX, streaming the next day on FX on Hulu.
I talked to Walker Hayes last week just a couple of days before he released his new EP, ‘Country Stuff,’ and the day after he had just performed his first show with a full band in over a year. We talked about finally releasing a new project after all this time, getting back to live shows, his new collaborations with Jake Owen, Carly Pearce, and Lori McKenna, and what he’s been up between songwriting and life over the last year.
In our interview, Jordan Davis and I talked about what inspired “Buy Dirt,” getting Luke Bryan on his song, how the past year gave him new perspective, writers’ retreats, John Prine’s influence on him, working with Julia Michaels and Hailey Whitters + more.
The Triller Fight Club (TrillerFightClub.com) will be live from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia TONIGHT, and Triller and Fite TV have done an incredible job at making it a massive entertainment event. The highlights are obviously the fights, but in addition to the high-profile boxers, they have also recruited an all-star lineup of musical performances […]
Dave Burd, known to the music industry as Lil Dicky, tells us that he was most excited to have Young Thug make a cameo on his critically acclaimed series, “Dave.” The series is in the running for several Emmys this year, including Best Comedy Series, as well as Best Actor for Dave Burd, Best Supporting […]