TIN ROOF REVIVAL LOVE YOUR MELON NIGHT TO BENEFIT CURESEARCH, PINKY SWEAR FOUNDATION AND TOYS FOR TOTS IN NASHVILLE, TN, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -  In light of the holiday season, Tin Roof Revival will host Love Your Melon Night at Tin Roof in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00PM. Ten percent of proceeds will benefit Love Your Melon partners, CureSearch and Pinky Swear Foundation. Love Your Melon hats will also be for sale to support the cause. For every hat sold, 50% of the proceeds go to children and their families battling cancer. Attendees are also encouraged to bring a toy for a Toys for Tots donation. Performers to include Dean Alexander, Bobby Pinson, Rainey Qualley, Channing Wilson, Rob Snyder, Mandy McMillan, Nestor AnDress, Luke Combs, Ronnie Bowman and more.  

 

"Christmas wouldn't have been the same without help from the Marines and Toys for Tots after my parents passed away when I was a kid," says Alexander, "it made a huge difference in my life and my Christmas that year. I always wanted to return the favor and make a difference in other people’s lives the way the Marine's did for me."

 

What: Tin Roof Revival Love Your Melon Night
When: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 @ 7:00PM
Where: Tin Roof Nashville 
Tickets: Encouraged to bring a toy for Toys for Tots but admission is FREE.

 

Please contact us if you are interested in attending the event for coverage or knowing more about Dean Alexander's Toys for Tots story for precoverage.

 

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About Love Your Melon: 
Love Your Melon began as 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, run by college students that started this project with a mission to put a hat on every child battling cancer in America. For every hat they sold, another identical hat was given to a child battling cancer. Through funding from this Buy One - Give One program and hat donations, the Love Your Melon Foundation has provided therapeutic entertainment and comfy hats to children battling cancer during the difficult cancer treatment process.

As of early this year, Love Your Melon has sold enough hats to put a hat on every child in America battling cancer. Their new mission is to donate 45,000 hats by the end of 2015 to children battling cancer and donate $1,000,000 to CureSearch Foundation & Pinky Swear Foundation by the end of 2015 from taking 50% of every hat sold and donating it to both organizations. Pinky Swear Foundations helps families in need with financial relief with medical bills, food, gas, etc. CureSearch helps fund Cancer Research. All of Love Your Melon products are made in the U.S.A.

 

About Toys for Tots:

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity is the fundraising, funding and support organization for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.  The Foundation was created at the behest of the U. S. Marine Corps and provides support in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, who directs the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.  The Foundation has supported Toys for Tots since 1991.

TEXAS COUNTRY ROCKER CAMERAN NELSON RELEASES SOPHOMORE ALBUM TO ITUNES TODAY FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Following the exclusive streaming premiere on The Boot, Texas Country Rocker, Cameran Nelson, releases his highly anticipated sophomore album, "Good Thing Going," today, Friday, Decemeber 4. The album is available on iTunes here

The Texas native's sophomore album will include his latest single, "Nothin's Got Nothin'," a sexy feel-good song that continues to climb the Texas Music Chart and Texas Regional Radio Report and leaves nothing to the imagination for fans. The project will also include chart-toppers “Shotgun” and “You Can Still Wear White," along with "Beer Lease," a humorous song Nelson collaborated on with Texas Country’s cheeky crooner Kevin Fowler.

Nelson, who recently joined Thirty Tigers management roster and signed a distribution deal with Smith Music, continues to captivate fans across the nation with his energetic show, performing with Country music mainstays Lee BriceDustin Lynch, Randy Rogers BandJack Ingram and many more. 

 

MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED DUO DAILEY & VINCENT CELEBRATE 2015 REGIONAL EMMY® NOMINATION

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Following the release of their #1 Billboard Bluegrass charting album, "Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert," and the premiere of their first national TV series The Dailey & Vincent Show on RFD-TV,  the multi-Grammy nominated duo celebrate their nomination for a 2015 Midsouth Regional Emmy® nomination. The award winning duo is nominated in the Entertainment Program category for their Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert, which has been aired on PBS in over 84 markets with an estimate of over 1 million impressions.  

"We had a great time producing our public television special," said Darrin Vincent, "it was a lot of hard work and it feels really good to be recognized by the Emmy’s for our hard work." 

Also nominated are Executive Producer – Zac Koffler of APEX Entertainment Management, Patrick Tolhill of Patrick Tolhill Productions, and Adam Mills of High End TV. The Midsouth Regional Emmy awards will take place February 27, 2016.  

“When Darrin and I first begin dreaming of a public television special, we couldn’t wait to put our thoughts, hearts and feelings into it, hoping that the people who watched would feel what we felt while we produced and performed on our own show creation," said Jamie Dailey, "now, to receive an Emmy® nomination for our efforts is just overwhelming. We feel so blessed and thankful.”

Gracing stages nationwide at historic venues such as Carnegie Hall, Library of Congress (Coolidge Auditorium), and the Ryman Auditorium with their distinct sonic hybrid of bluegrass, country and gospel influences, the duo went on to tape their first ever LIVE CD/DVD and Public Television concert special at The Hylton Performing Arts Center. The live CD and DVD are both available for purchase at all Old Cracker Barrel Country Stores nationwide and CrackerBarrel.com

Following Dailey & Vincent's return to Carnegie Hall on January 25, 1016, they will hold their 2016 WaterFest Cruise on Feb. 14-20, 2016. The cruise to the Western Caribbean will feature performances from Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs, Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers, and more.  For cruise tickets reservations, call (844) 233-3393.  For more information on LandFest, including performers, ticket information, and more, visit daileyandvincent.com.

HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION SETS THE STAGE FOR 2016 RODEO UNCORKED! EVENTS

Champion wines were awarded from thousands of wines at the 2016 Rodeo Uncorked!® International Wine Competition, held Nov. 14 – 15, 2015, at NRG Center.

The 2016 International Wine Competition judging boasted nearly 2,500 entries from approximately 20 different countries, including Chile, Croatia, France, New Zealand and Portugal. The competition also received 181 entries from the 2016 featured region, The Pacific Northwest, which includes wine-making regions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia.  Texas wineries alone represented 267 entries.

The 2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo International Wine Competition champions are:

  • Grand Champion Best of Show – Orin Swift Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Mercury Head, Napa Valley, 2013
  • Reserve Grand Champion Best of Show – B.R. Cohn Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Olive Hill Estate, Sonoma Valley, 2013
  • Top Texas Wine – Pedernales Cellars Viognier, Texas, 2014
  • Top Sparkling Wine – La Gioiosa Prosecco Superiore DOCG, Valdobbiadene, NV
  • Top White Wine – B.R. Cohn Winery Chardonnay, Sangiacomo Vineyard, Carneros, 2014
  • Top Red Wine – Mercer Estates Reserve Cavalie, Horse Heaven Hills, 2012
  • Top Region Wine – Mercer Estates Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, 2012
  • Top Sweet Wine – J. Lohr Late Harvest White Riesling, Arroyo Secco, 2014
  • Top Value Wine – Harken Chardonnay, Barrel Fermented, California 2014
  • Top All-Around Winery – Sutter Home Family Vineyards
  • Top Region Wine Company – Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  • Top Wine Company – Tinchero Family Estates

All champion wines will be auctioned at the Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Auction and Dinner Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, and paired with competing dishes from top chefs at the Roundup and Best Bites Competition, Sunday, Feb. 21.

Visitors to the 2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo can enjoy a selection of award-winning wines by the glass or bottle at the Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Garden, located in Carruth Plaza at NRG Park. For more information on tickets and events in the Champion Wine Garden, visit rodeohouston.com.

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MANAGER MARC RUCKER PARTNERS WITH PARALLEL ENTERTAINMENT NASHVILLE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Parallel Entertainment-Nashville has expanded their management team to support new beginnings and growth within the company with the addition of manager, Marc Rucker, and signing new artist, Ryan Beaver to Parallel's artist roster.  

 

“The combination of Parallel’s all encompassing knowledge of the entertainment industry coupled with my experience will provide a strong foundation for the new Nashville home of Parallel Entertainment," says Rucker. "Our focus in Nashville will be specifically on musical artists and growing the careers of those who are both new and established. I’m excited to be working along side some of the best in the business in JP, Tim Hunze and Hannah Showmaker Wilson.” 

 

Rucker comes to Parallel Entertainment from Crush Music where he worked with industry staple John Grady, managing country songstress Ashley Monroe, Nashville duo Striking Matches and independent artist Ryan Beaver. Prior to this he was at Huskins-Harris Business Management working with hit makers Chris Young, Jerrod Niemann and Frankie Ballard. Rucker is also a founding board member of Young Entertainment Professional's (YEP).

 

"We are very excited to have Marc be a part of our family. He is a really great addition to the Parallel team and we look forward to our future together," says J.P. Williams, CEO of Parallel Entertainment.  

 

Ryan Beaver, who was named one of Rolling Stone's artist to watch of the Fall, will be joining the Parallel team for management representation. Beaver released his first single, "Dark," which was dubbed by Stereogum's Caitlin White as “the strongest country song I’ve heard all year.”  His upcoming album "Rx," is set for an early 2016 release.

MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED DUO AND PRESENTING SPONSOR SPRINGER MOUNTAIN FARMS PROUDLY ANNOUNCE THE FOURTH ANNUAL DAILEY & VINCENT LANDFEST


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Due to the overwhelming success of this year’s Dailey & Vincent LandFest, the multi-Grammy nominated duo Dailey & Vincent are proud to announce their return to Denton, N.C. for the Fourth Annual Dailey & Vincent LandFest, presented by Springer Mountain Farms and Denton FarmPark, September 15–17, 2016.

The three-day festival will include great music, camping, fellowship and all around fun for fans with one of the best lineups of Bluegrass and Country music. The star-studded LandFest lineup features staples for all evenings, which can be viewed below. Fans can reserve a premium camping area and guaranteed spot in the first 13 rows for all performances with the 3-day festival pass. Day passes and camping registration are also available and may be purchased here. View the full 2016 festival details by visiting www.daileyvincentfest.com or calling (336) 859-2755.


THURSDAY: SEP 15

Bethel Universtiy's Renaissance Bluegrass Band

Bruse Molsky

Feller & Hill & Bluegrass Buckaroos

Balsam Range

FRIDAY:  SEP 16

Breaking Grass

The Gibson Brothers

Earls of Leicester

Dailey & Vincent

SATURDAY:  SEP 17

The Spinney Brother

Flatt Lonesome

Jimmy Fortune

Larry Sparks

Dailey & Vincent with Jimmy Fortune

Dailey & Vincent also invite fans to join them at sea to cruise the Western Caribbean for the Dailey & Vincent WaterFest Cruise February 14–20, 2016 for seven sizzling days of sun, beaches, music and more. The cruise will feature performances from Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs, Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers, and more.  For cruise tickets reservations, call (844) 233-3393.  For more information on LandFest, including performers, ticket information, and more, visit daileyandvincent.com.

 

RISING CUBAN-AMERICAN COUNTRY ARTIST SAMMY ARRIAGA INKS DEAL WITH  SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Following the premiere of his new single "Cold In Miami" on Sirius XM The Highway's "On the Horizon," and his recent visit to Sirius XM The Highway's Music Row Happy Hour, rising Cuban-American Country artist, Sammy Arriaga, inks deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing today.

 

Dubbed by The Miami Herald as "the next artist to emerge on the Country music scene from Miami since The Mavericks," Arriaga is continuing to work on new music under LA-based manager Charles Chavez, CEO of Latium Entertainment. His highly anticipated new single, "Cold In Miami," was released to Spotify and iTunes, where it was named one of Apple Music's "Hot Tracks" alongside Blake Shelton and George Strait. The single can be purchased HERE.

 

The esteemed singer-songwriter has been captivating audiences across the country with his infectious style, performing alongside popular chart-topping acts such as the ACM-nominated duo Love and Theft, The Voice winner Cassadee Pope and Country music staple Trace Adkins. Arriaga is blazing new trails and filling a niche that Country music has not yet experienced.

 

TEXAS COUNTRY ROCKER CAMERAN NELSON'S SOPHOMORE ALBUM  NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER TODAY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After joining the Thirty Tigers management roster and signing a distribution deal with Smith Music, Texas Country Rocker, Cameran Nelson announces his highly anticipated sophmore album, "Good Thing Going," available for pre-order on iTunes today Friday, October 30.

The Texas native's sophomore album, slated for a Friday, December 4 release, wil include his latest single, "Nothin's Got Nothin'," a sexy feel-good song that continues to climb the Texas Regional Radio Charts and leaves nothing to the imagination for fans. The project will also include chart-toppers “Shotgun” and “You Can Still Wear White," along with "Beer Lease," a humorous song Nelson collaborated on with Texas Country’s cheeky crooner Kevin Fowler.

Nelson continues to captivate fans across the nation with his energetic show, performing with Country music mainstays Lee BriceDustin Lynch, Randy Rogers BandJack Ingram and many more.

RISING COUNTRY CROONER DEAN ALEXANDER RELEASES CHILLING SINGLE "PRETTY LITTLE CEMETERY" IN TIME FOR THE HALLOWEEN HOLIDAY

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -Dubbed by Country Weekly as "One to Watch," rising country crooner, Dean Alexander, releases his haunting new single "Pretty Little Cemetery," which is out of the casket just in time for the Halloween holiday. The single can be streamed on Spotify here, and can be purchased on iTunes here. Listen to the track on SoundCloud here.  

Following the success of "Live A Little," named one of "Tomorrow's Hits" by Billboard, which was released through Elektra Nashville (Warner Music Group division), Alexander went on to co-write "If My Heart Can Handle It," which was featured on ABC's award winning series, "Nashville."

According to Alexander, he is more motivated than ever to be authentic and make music he is proud of. The singer-songwriter has started working on a new project with an old friend, writer and producer, Danny Myrick ("She's Country" by Jason Aldean). Myrick descirbes the project, "equal parts Sergio Leone spaghetti western, midnight Tarentino desert roadhouse, Dick Dale and Dwight Yoakam on steroids," adding, "Dean Alexander has found a new sound. He calls it "Acid Western," I call it badass." 

Alexander will release "Pretty Little Cemetery," and forthcoming track, "Super Casanova," as a limited edition 7' vinyl single with HITS In The Sticks Records. He is continuing to work on new music and planning for an EP release in 2016.

MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED DUO DAILEY & VINCENT CELEBRATE 90TH GRAND OLE OPRY PERFORMANCE DURING THE OPRY'S 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATON

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Last night was a special evening as the "Rockstars of Bluegrass" (dubbed by CMT), Dailey & Vincent, as they celebrated their 90th performance at The Grand Ole Opry during the Opry’s 90th Birthday Celebration. In light of such milestones, Dailey & Vincent took the stage with Country music mainstay Dierks Bentley, who was celebrating his 10th anniversary as an Opry member. They shared their love for Bluegrass with a collaborative performance of "Rovin' Gambler."  
 
Following the performances, the award-winning duo headed to the Opry Shop to sign copies of their DVD, "Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert," which debuted at #2 across all genres on the Billboard Music Video Sales Chart following the Foo Fighters.

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