KIP MOORE EMBODIES HIS MOST AUTHENTIC SOUND WITH UPCOMING THIRD STUDIO ALBUM SLOWHEART - AVAILABLE SEPT. 8

Multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Kip Moore shared more details about his most personal body of work to date today, revealing to Rolling Stone that his upcoming third studio album on MCA Nashville SLOWHEART will be released on Sept. 8.  Having navigated the path from the staggering success of the release of his smash-hit debut album UP ALL NIGHT, to the resounding critical acclaim that followed with his sophomore offering, WILD ONES, has hit his stride with the upcoming release of SLOWHEART.  Moore co-wrote 11 out of 13 tracks, and was the sole producer on seven of the tracks, as well as co-producing five more on the collection that is “between the rough edges of Americana, rock and the evocative storytelling of country, produced to let every guitar lick ring true and every edge and wail of Moore's voice reverberate raw but strong” (Rolling Stone).  He also played guitar throughout the recording, while singing the majority of the harmonies, giving him a new found respect for the talented background vocalists within the Nashville community and resulting in the impactful authenticity of this record.

As Rolling Stone aptly describes, "The Georgia native is nothing if not steadfast: he does what he wants, how he wants it, and doesn't try to shuffle his emotions under the table. He talks openly about depression and self-doubt, and, on Slowheart, about the life of a grown, modern man, one who wants a family sometimes but seeks a few no-strings thrills at others. He sings about fighting for a relationship at all costs, but also knowing when to pour the last round; and about how music is his real lover, while everything else is just an affair.”

With a wayfarer impulse, Moore followed years on the road touring building one of the genre's most fervent followings with an extended break exploring the rest of the world, including stops in Iceland, Hawaii, Australia, Costa Rica, Park City and more. This time of reflection culminated in a striking sense of clarity, showcased in Moore’s upcoming collection. With a tip of the hat to 90’s rock and roll, the anthemic "Bittersweet Company" is destined for a spot on the setlist of Moore’s revered live show, as well as “Last Shot” with it’s encore-ready, emphatic chorus. Moore also serves an unflinching wake-up call in the form of the groove-driven track “Blonde,” while he lays bare a more vulnerable layer in the committed ballad, “Try Again.”

"This is the record I've been waiting to make,” said Moore. “The one that leaves you with a peace in your heart, knowing you did it exactly the way you wanted to. The one that makes it okay if you fail, because it truly came from your soul and no other place. You can't go wrong if you can lay your head on your pillow with no regrets."

SLOWHEART Official Track List:

1.Plead The Fifth Luke Dick, Josh Kear

2. Just Another Girl

Kip Moore, Westin Davis, Ben Helson

3. I've Been Around

Kip Moore, Dan Couch

4. Fast Women Kip Moore, Blair Daly, Westin Davis and Troy Verges

5. Bittersweet Company

Kip Moore, Josh Miller, Troy Verges

6. Sunburn

Kip Moore, David Garcia, Josh Miller, Steven Olsen

7. More Girls Like You

Kip Moore, Steven Olsen, Josh Miller, David Garcia

8. The Bull

Jon Randall, Luke Dick

9. Blonde

Kip Moore, Steven Olsen, Josh Miller, David Garcia

10. Good Thing

Kip Moore, Josh Miller, Troy Verges

11. Last Shot

Kip Moore, Dan Couch, David Lee Murphy

12. Try Again

Kip Moore, David Garcia, Josh Miller

13. Guitar Man

Kip Moore, Dan Couch, Westin Davis

Co-written by Moore, his current Top 20 single and the lead track from his upcoming release “More Girls Like You,” is the fastest rising single of his career so far and is receiving praise from critics such as Entertainment Weekly declaring he “has made a name for himself weaving vignettes of Southern, blue-collar life and love into rollicking country anthems.” As he "consistently serves up clever roots-rock riffs and rhythms that separate Moore from the rock-meets-rap focus of his Nashville peers" (Associated Press), the release of "More Girls Like You" follows the acclaim that surrounded his sophomore album WILD ONES heralded as "an impressively singular release from Music Row" by The Guardian. Moore first turned heads with his debut album UP ALL NIGHT which was certified GOLD by the RIAA and spawned three No. One hit singles including GOLD certified "Beer Money," PLATINUM certified "Hey Pretty Girl," and the DOUBLE PLATINUM breakout hit "Somethin' 'Bout A Truck. Following an extended break, Moore is back out on the road playing some of country music’s biggest festivals this year, as well as headlining dates in U.K this fall stopping in Birmingham, UK (10/2), Manchester, UK (10/3), Glasgow, UK (10/4) and culminating in a special show as part of Country Music Week in London, UK at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 10/6. Moore will also return to Ireland later this summer for Harvest 2017, stopping in Westport, IE (8/26) and Enniskillen, IE (8/27.) For more information and a fill list of tour dates, visit kipmoore.net.

CRAIG CAMPBELL CONTRIBUTES POWERFUL RENDITION OF “AMERICAN ANTHEM” TO THE 41ST ANNUAL MACY’S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS® SCORE

The Magnificent 25-minute Pyrotechnics Show Honoring The American Spirit Will Air Live On NBC!!!

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JERROD NIEMANN ENTERTAINS A FULL HOUSE

AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM’S WEEKLY SONGWRITER SESSION IN NASHVILLE !!!

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DYLAN SCOTT EARNS RIAA GOLD CERTIFICATION AS CURRENT TOP 10 SMASH, “MY GIRL,” IS ON THE VERGE OF TOP 5 AT COUNTRY RADIO

Performs Sell-Out Concert At The Legendary Troubadour In

Los Angeles !!!

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LADY ANTEBELLUM'S HEART BREAK PULLS THE TOP SPOT ON THE BILLBOARD COUNTRY ALBUMS CHART, MARKING FIFTH NO.ONE DEBUT

The Critically Acclaimed Album Makes Global Impact Proving They "Haven't Missed A Beat" (OC Register)

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THOMAS RHETT KEEPS THE “ENERGETIC AND DANCEWORTHY” (HITS DAILY DOUBLE) HOME TEAM TOUR GOING THROUGH FALL

ACM Awards Male Vocalist of the Year Adds Fall Dates Following 18 Sellouts Already This Year With Treks in The US, Canada and Europe!!!

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LAS VEGAS’ ROUTE 91 HARVEST POWERED BY SIRIUSXM OFFICIALLY SELLS OUT MONTHS IN ADVANCE

Jason Aldean, Eric Church And Sam Hunt Will Headline 3-Day Neon Sleepover Taking Place At Las Vegas Village September 29 - October 1!!!

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JASON ALDEAN SETS PLANS TO RETURN TO HOMETOWN OF MACON, GA FOR AMPLIFIED “CONCERT FOR THE KIDS" ON AUGUST 11TH

The One-Night-Only Concert Event Moves to the Macon Coliseum To Once Again Benefit the Children’s Hospital!!!

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MUSIC INDUSTRY VETERAN  PRESHIAS HARRIS INTRODUCES “COLLEGE OF SONGOLOGY 101” 

Author Shares Music Business Expertise In  Easy-To-Read, ‘Need-To-Know’ Singer/Songwriter Reference Handbook

To Put Songcrafter Careers In Motion!!!

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SHANE OWENS' NEW SINGLE "19" IMPACTING COUNTRY RADIO NOW

Owens' "Country Never Goes Out Of Style" Featured in Season 3 of NETFLIX Original Series “The Ranch"!!!

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TUCKER BEATHARD HOOKS AUDIENCES AT SOLD-OUT NASHVILLE SHOW AND BONNAROO MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL DEBUT

Tennessee native and singer/songwriter Tucker Beathard made his mark during the state’s biggest week of the year for music. Deemed “one of country music’s hottest young acts” by Pitchfork, Beathard kicked off CMA Music Festival by curating the first-annual WRECKING BALL 2017 on Wednesday (6/7). Beathard highlighted why his live show “speaks louder than anything else” (Rolling Stone) as he closed the show with palpable force to the sold-out house.

Beathard then brought his homegrown sound to festivals in Iowa and Minnesota before hightailing it back to Tennessee yesterday (6/11) for his debut at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN.  Before his Who Stage performance, Beathard sat down with Ed Helms, Margo Price, Ethan Gruska, Philipp Bausch from Milky Chance and Aaron Lee Tasjan for a captivating panel discussion onsite, hosted by moderator Andy Langer, as they reflected on the opportunity to play the annual event.

Beathard will continue a stacked touring schedule playing some of the biggest festivals of the summer with coveted slots at Austin City Limits,  Lollapalooza 2017, Summerfest and more still to come. Following a breakout 2016, that saw Beathard further his “meteoric rise,” (MSN) with the success of his debut Top 5 summer  anthem “Rock On,” he recently marked over 40 million streams worldwide as he continues "generally blowing  folks' minds with his catalog of heartbreak-heavy tunes” (Vice). Taken from his FIGHT LIKE HELL EP (Big Machine Records), the six-track collection showcases his self-taught musicianship, with lead guitar and drum credits throughout. Beathard is turning heads with his homegrown sound with Noisey recognizing “those guitar licks.  Listen to the flames wrapping around that guitar and try to get the fire that they light in your brain to  stop... This is hot, smokin', Southern rockin', good old-fashioned tuneage.” For more information and a full list of dates visit www.tuckerbeathard.com.

Drew Baldridge has been Voted into the Top Five for Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star Competition

Final Round of Voting Starts Now

Vote at http://macysrisingstar.iheartradio.com !!!

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KICK BACK AND RELAX: THE 2018 '70s ROCK & ROMANCE CRUISE ANNOUNCES SUPERSTAR LINEUP

The Era’s Biggest Artists Come Together For One Unforgettable Vacation Experience Including Styx, Michael McDonald, America, Air Supply, War, The Guess Who, B.J. Thomas, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Badfinger featuring Joey Molland, Poco, Abbey Road on the River presents Hal Bruce, And More

Luxury Cruise Sails March 3-March 8, 2018

From Fort Lauderdale to Jamaica and Grand Cayman!!!

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Happy Together Tour Offers 53 Top 40 Solid Gold Hits Live Friday, July 21st

Take in the best music of the sixties and seventies when The Happy Together Tour returns to Phoenix at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 21st at the historic Celebrity Theatre. This year the tour will include six headline artists with 53 Billboard hits amongst them. The acclaimed yearly summer tour that is going into its eighth consecutive year provides fans with the unique opportunity to relive that legendary time in culture and music.

The incomparable lineup includes: The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, The Association, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, The Box Tops, The Cowsills and The Archies’ Ron Dante.

  The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie are the signature headliners of the Happy Together tour and act as your musical hosts with their crazy antics, satire and boatload of hits. Led by vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, known as Flo & Eddie, The Turtles have sold over 40 million records worldwide. Their hits include “Happy Together,” “She’d Rather Be With Me,” “Elenore,” “It Ain’t Me Babe” and “You Showed Me.”   The Association is one of the most popular and successful bands to have come out of the sixties. They have sold millions of records and have seven Grammy Award nominations. They are best known from their number one hits “Windy,”, “Cherish,” and “Never My Love.”   Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, brings his rock star energy to the stage every night. He performs the group’s biggest hits including “Joy to the World,” “Mama Told Me Not To Come,” “Shambala,” “One,” and “Easy To Be Hard.”   The Box Tops from Memphis, Tennessee, are the newest addition to the Happy Together lineup. The Box Tops recorded a string of Top 40 hits including the worldwide#1 smash song “The Letter,” and others including “Cry Like A Baby,” “Soul Deep,”“Neon Rainbow,” and more. During the 2017 HT Tour, the The Box Tops will be celebrating their 50th anniversary, and the 50th anniversary of "The Letter."   The Cowsills have been dazzling crowds the last two years on the Happy Together tour with their effervescent brand of contagious pop magic. Bob, Paul and Susan Cowsill are a family singing group and the original inspiration for television’s The Partridge Family. Best known for songs “The Rain, The Park and Other Things,” “Hair,” “Indian Lake,” and “Love American Style,” The Cowsills appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.   Rounding out the lineup and another newcomer to Happy Together is The Archies’ Ron Dante. Dante is the lead singer for the group which is best known for the classic #1hit of 1969, “Sugar, Sugar.” Other well-known songs include “Bang-Shang-A-Lang” and "Jingle Jangle.” Ron Dante had another top 10 hit in the summer of 1969 with “Tracy.”   The Happy Together Tour began in 1984 with mainstays The Turtles. It started up again in 2010 and this is its eighth consecutive year. The passion for the music has withstood the test of time, and The Happy Together Tour brings that magic back to fans.    Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Tickets ($38 and $65) are on sale now at Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., in Phoenix, or online at www.celebritytheatre.com. To charge by phone, call 602-267-1600 ext. 1. All tickets are subject to facility and ticketing surcharges. All ages welcome.

  About Danny Zelisko Presents (DZP): Danny Zelisko has been bringing shows to Phoenix since 1974.  He founded and ran the legendary Evening Star Productions in 1977, and changed the face of the live concert experience in Arizona and the Southwest, producing thousands of shows over the years. After years of practice, DZP promotes about 150 shows annually in Arizona, New Mexico and Las Vegas. Danny’s love for music is evident as he and Azcentral.com’s Ed Masley host a weekly 2-hour radio show, Phoenix’s Finest Rock, every Monday night at 5:00 p.m., heard locally on 93.9 FM, or on the worldwide internet at www.KWSS.org. For more information: www.dannyzeliskopresents.com

LADY ANTEBELLUM CELEBRATES HEART BREAK RELEASE BY ADDING MULTIPLE SURPRISE SHOWS IN NASHVILLE

In the midst of Nashville’s CMA Fest, multi-PLATINUM trio Lady Antebellum celebrated the release of their sixth studio album HEART BREAK (Capitol Records Nashville) on June 9th with three packed pop-up shows at the The Budweiser Dome presented by Rated Red. After details surrounding their surprise appearance rolled out through social media, fans began to overcrowd the streets hoping for access to their performance in the 360-degree visual experience. As fans packed the first set of the day full of new music, fan requests and their biggest hits, Lady A insisted to keep the party going as they made sure every fan in line was able to see the show. Ultimately, the trio added two additional sets for nearly three hours of music.

With a new sense of history and possibilities, Lady Antebellum's sixth studio album HEART BREAK had the group on a new mission — setting aside time to put themselves in new surroundings, and concentrate on writing and exploring musical endeavors with no distractions. With busbee in the producer’s chair, the trio had a hand in writing eleven songs on HEART BREAK, resulting in their most intimate and heartfelt work to date. HEART BREAK follows more than 18 million units, nine No. One hits, ACM and CMA "Vocal Group of the Year” trophies three years in a row, and countless other honors including Billboard Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards. With "big production and sound" (OC Register) along with "a fresh twist with the addition of a live horn section" (CMT) the seven-time Grammy award winning trio is in the midst of their YOU LOOK GOOD WORLD TOUR, featuring special guests Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young. For more information about new music and upcoming tour dates, visit www.ladyantebellum.com.

LANCO'S “GREATEST LOVE STORY” SOUNDTRACKS TWO SPONTANEOUS MARRIAGE PROPOSALS DURING AFTERNOON SET AT CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL 

As breakout band LANCO captured the attention of a packed crowd during the first day of Nashville’s CMA Music Festival, there were two couples waiting for a special song at the Walk of Fame Stage. As lead singer Brandon Lancaster went to wrap the show with the signature acoustic intro to their new single "Greatest Love Story,” his guitar went out forcing him to joke with the crowd and stall during the technical difficulties. Little did he know, there were two men sharing his anxiety as they all waited for the sound and eventual key lyric  “get down on one knee.” After a few eternal minutes, the guitar was patched through the sound board, and both men dropped to one knee with marriage proposals and the crowd erupted into applause. Afterward, LANCO invited the happy couples backstage where they shared their personal “Greatest Love Story.”

"Greatest Love Story" was penned solely by Lancaster, as the "mid-tempo storytelling song" puts “his emotions on his sleeve” (Taste of Country). With over 12 million streams, "Greatest Love Story" leads LANCO’s forthcoming debut album produced by Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Cage The Elephant, Little Big Town). Named as "the band to watch" by Bobby Bones,CMT, Rolling Stone, Spotify and more, LANCO gained their "exuberant concert persona" (Billboard) status from touring the country in 2016. They will bring their electric live show to Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival today (6/9). For more information on LANCO and upcoming tour dates, visit LANCOMusic.com.

Ty Herndon’s Concert for Love and Acceptance Sparked a “Love” Revival in the Heart of Nashville Last Night

Ty Herndon’s second annual 2017 Concert for Love and Acceptance brought together a coalition of musicians and celebrities, for a night filled with incredible entertainment in support of Nashville’s at-risk youth. The proceeds of the event went directly to benefit Nashville’s own Oasis Center. Hosted by CMT’s Cody Alan, the night included performances and appearances by Billy Gilman, Kree Harrison, Ryan Kinder, Runaway June, Michael Ray, Street Corner Symphony, Thompson Square, Trent Harmon, Mickey Guyton, and comedian Dana Goldberg, Noah Guthrie, Ken Block of Sister Hazel, and Kingston, former Everyday Sunday member, Trey Pearson, and European popstar, Bastian Baker, who became the first international artist to particiapte in the event. CMT hosted as the event’s media partner, in collaboration with GLAAD as a nonprofit partner; local sponsors included Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Wade Weissmann Architecture, and Retief Skin Center. Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winning artist Ty Herndon created this event, when his 20th anniversary fan-club party turned into a gathering in support of Nashville’s at-risk youth. The driving force behind the benefit is Herndon’s desire to foster positive cultural change, encourage Nashville’s youth to live to their fullest potential, and to celebrate tolerance, love and acceptance for everyone. About the Concert for Love and Acceptance: In November of 2014, Ty Herndon became the first major male country artist to publicly come out as gay. Shortly after, he made history when he hosted this first-of-its-kind event, The Concert for Love & Acceptance. The inaugural event received national attention from Boston Globe, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Tonight, People Magazine and more. A philanthropist at heart, Herndon has also donated his time to organizations such as the Trevor Project, Make A Wish, St. Jude, GLAAD, HRC and Feed the Children.      About the Oasis Center: The Oasis Center provides care and support for youth who are experiencing hardship with alcohol, drugs, etc. The organization was built to help at-risk youths navigate the tricky waters of their teenage years by giving them access to a wide range of programs that are designed to empower and make them aware of their full potential. For more information visit, www.oasiscenter.org/moretoyouth.

RAY SCOTT'S GUITAR FOR SALE AVAILABLE NOW

Recent and upcoming appearances/features include: Rolling Stone Country, Huffington Post, NRA Country, Nash Country Daily, One Country, The Boot, WSM’s ‘Coffee, Country & Cody,’ Whiskey Riff, Nashville Country Club, Heartland Network’s ‘Country Classics,’ MusicRow, Today In Nashville, Country Rebel, Digital Journal, The Pickup, CMChat, Roughstock, Celeb Secrets Country, Lovin’ Lyrics, Sports & Entertainment Nashville, The Country Note, ACME Radio, Nashville Music Guide, Country Aircheck, Nashville Access, Exclusive Magazine, The Daily Country, The Justin Reed Show, Whiskey & Cigarettes Show, Hot Stuff Magazine & MORE!!!!

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5th ANNUAL CRAIG CAMPBELL CELEBRITY CORNHOLE CHALLENGE AND 3RD ONE MILLION STRONG BENEFIT DINNER RAISE OVER $180,000 FOR COLORECTAL CANCER

RED BOW Records’ country artist Craig Campbell hosted the 5th Annual Craig Campbell Celebrity Cornhole Challenge and 3rd One Million Strong Benefit in Nashville, TNon Tuesday (6/6). Also a Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) national spokesperson, he started this campaign to bring awareness to the disease that killed his father at age 36.  Both events combined raised over $180,000 for colorectal cancer education, research and prevention.

Fellow celebrities Dee Jay Silver, Trent Harmon, Nascar driver Scott Lagasse, Jr., Jackie Lee, Love and Theft, Jerrod Niemann, Parmalee, Michael Ray and Thompson Square played in support of Fight CRC this year.  Hundreds of fans turned out for the challenge, which came down to Team Dee Jay Silver and Team Craig Campbell. The host ultimately lost the game but won the loser’s bracket.   "So proud of how the cornhole challenge turned out," shared Campbell. "I am grateful to all the celebrities who came out and helped us raise so much money for Fight CRC. Can't wait to do it again next year!"

The 3rd One Million Strong benefit dinner followed with Campbell on host duties. It featured a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, and an intimate concert with Campbell, Rivers Rutherford and Jimmy Yeary. Nashville leaders, Mayor Megan Barry and Chief Medical Officer of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Andrea Willis offered remarks. Larry Nall, Senior Vice President of Provider Network Management, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, was recognized for his leadership around colorectal cancer awareness and advocacy.

On Sunday, Campbell is performing at CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN, on the Chevrolet Riverfront stage at 11:30am. He is currently playing select shows nationwide and will join Luke Bryan’s HUNTIN’ FISHIN’ AND LOVIN’ EVERY DAY TOUR on August 8. In between tour stops, he is in the studio working on his RED BOW Records debut album, featuring lead track and critically acclaimed single, “Outskirts of Heaven.”

For more information on Craig Campbell and tour dates, visit www.craigcampbell.tv.

ABOUT CRAIG CAMPBELL:

Campbell launched on to the country music scene with the release of his self-titled debut album (2011) delivering the hits “Family Man,” “Fish,” and “When I Get It.” To date, he has logged five consecutive charted hits with over a billion radio airplay audience impressions and over a half million downloads. Acclaimed as one of the genre's most neo-traditionalist singers, his Top 15 breakout debut “Family Man” was featured on HBO’s True Blood and fan-favorite “Fish” has tallied nearly 400,000 digital copies sold. Campbell earned his first Top 10 smash with the infectious “Keep Them Kisses Comin’” from his sophomore album NEVER REGRET (2013). The gifted songwriter co-wrote Garth Brooks "All American Kid" off of MAN AGAINST THE MACHINE. Prior to landing his first record deal, the Lyons, GA native spent time on the road playing keyboard for both Tracy Byrd and Luke Bryan - shows that inspired him nightly. He was soon discovered while playing a regular gig at the downtown Nashville honky-tonk, The Stage.

ABOUT FIGHT COLORECTAL CANCER:

Fight CRC is a national nonprofit advocacy organization fighting for a cure. It was founded in 2005 by Nancy Roach, a nationally recognized patient advocate who witnessed the need for colorectal cancer advocacy after her mother-in-law’s diagnosis. The organization plays an important role in rallying colorectal cancer advocates to action. Fight CRC is known for activism and patient empowerment throughout patient, academic, political, scientific, medical and nonprofit communities. With a mission focused on advocacy, research, patient education and awareness, the organization serves advocates in every state of the U.S. and many others around the world. Fight CRC is a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator and 93 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to colorectal cancer programs. To learn more, visit FightCRC.org.

THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND PREMIERED NEW SINGLE "CAVEBOP" WITH RELIX ON JUNE 7th

DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM 'WHAT IF' OUT FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 VIA ROUNDER RECORDS

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