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The Voice Star Jake Worthington’s Upcoming EP, “Hell Of A Highway”, Available For Pre-Order Now

Most well-known as a member of Team Blake on The Voice, country singer-songwriter, Jake Worthington’s sophomore EP, Hell of a Highway is available now.  The project, which is set for release on Friday, May 19, follows his self-titled EP, which was released in October of 2015 and debuted at #16 on Billboard Heat Seekers.

 

The native Texan will join Texas Country mainstay Cody Johnson in his hometown of La Porte to celebrate his new release at the San Jacinto Monument on Friday, May 12.

 

Worthington gained national media attention after winning the title of runner-up on Season 6 of the NBC hit series, where he reached Top 20 on Billboard Heat Seekers for his renditions of Richard Marx’s “Right Here Waiting” and Keith Whitley’s “Don’t Close Your Eyes.” His first single off of his debut EP, “Just Keep Falling in Love,” reached Top 50 on the Music Row Chart and Top 30 on the Texas Regional Radio Report, with the music video premiering on GAC and CMT, among others.

 

Fans can preorder Hell of a Highway EP here.

 

About Jake Worthington:

 

Growing up in the small town of La Porte, TX, Country singer-songwriter and recent NBC The Voice star Jake Worthington spent his days fishing, mudding, and playing sports. Now most well-known from Season 6 of NBC’s The Voice, Worthington gained the title of runner-up while under the guidance of Country music superstar Blake Shelton in 2014. While on the show, Worthington quickly became a fan favorite, with his renditions of “Right Here Waiting” and “Don’t Close Your Eyes” reaching the Top 20 on Billboard Heatseekers. In October of 2015, Worthington released his first EP, debuting at #16 on Billboard Heat Seekers and #44 on Billboard Country Albums. His first single off the EP, “Just Keep Falling in Love,” reached Top 50 on the Music Row Chart and Top 30 on the Texas Regional Radio Report, with a video that debuted on GAC, CMT, among others. The Texas-native released his follow-up single, “How Do You Honky Tonk,” in the summer of 2016 and hit the road on the How Do You Honky Tonk Summer Tour, which was sponsored by Amspec, Cinch Jeans, and Ernie Ball. As he continues his tour on the road, Worthington is gearing up for the release of his sophomore EP,  Hell of a Highway, on May 19, 2017, which is currently available for preorder.

 

 

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“Springsteen Of The South” Rick Brantley Releases Today His Newest EP, Starts Tour With Kiefer Sutherland

0Rock-infused Rick Brantley releases today his newest EP ‘Hi-Fi,’ a six-song project that delves deep into his thoughtful lyrics and rocking energy. ‘Hi-Fi’ is a record of hope: the release features a warm optimism that’s the perfect soul food for our crazy world.

 

 

Rick has been compared to Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp by Rolling Stone, and was recently referred to as the “Springsteen of the South.”

 

 

‘Hi-Fi’ is available on iTunes and Spotify. Media can listen here.

 

 

Watch the video for thought-provoking lead single “Hurt People”:

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Iw_PHibOY0

 

 

Rick also announces today that he’ll be joining Kiefer Sutherland’s national Not Enough Whiskey Tour beginning May 2 in Solana Beach, CA and wrapping in Asbury Park, NJ. The Georgia native has recently toured opening for Shawn Mullins and John Hiatt.

 

 

Dates for the Not Enough Whiskey Tour with special guest Rick Brantley:

 

May 2 – Belly Up – Solana Beach, CA

 

May 3 – Roxy Theatre – Hollywood, CA

 

May 4 – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA

 

May 6 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR

 

May 7 – Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA

 

May 9 – The Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT

 

May 10 – Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO

 

May 12 – Choctaw Event Center – Hugo, OK

 

May 13 – 3TEN – Austin, TX

 

May 14 – Gruene Hall – New Braunfels, TX

 

May 17 – Terminal West – Atlanta, GA

 

May 18 – Singin’ River Live – Florence, AL

 

May 19 – Exit / In – Nashville, TN

May 20 – Fubar – Saint Louis, MO

 

May 21 – Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL

 

May 23 – The Birchmere – Alexandria, VA

 

May 25 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY

 

May 26 – The Stephen Talkhouse – Amagansett, NY

 

May 27 – The Stone Pony – Asbury Park, NJ

 

 

 

About Rick Brantley:

 

Rick is a Macon, Georgia native that’s one part introspection and one part rock and roll. His influences include Bruce Springsteen and Guy Clark, and he’s been compared to both Springsteen and John Mellencamp by Rolling Stone. Rick has recently impressed crowds opening for the likes of Shawn Mullins and John Hiatt, and continues to tour with both in 2017.

 

 

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“Next Big Thing” Bailey Bryan’s Debut EP “So Far” Available Today

Since “next big thing” (Perez Hilton) Bailey Bryan first arrived on the scene with her debut single “Own It,” critics have prepared the world to “fall in love” (People) with the singer/songwriter. Touted by Rolling Stone and Entertainment Weekly as an “artist you need to know,” Bryan is “ready to show the world her confident side” (Taste Of Country) with her EP SO FAR (300 Entertainment/Warner Music Nashville) that “runs the emotional gamut” (Billboard), available digitally now.

 
Produced by GRAMMY award-winner Dennis Matkosky, Bryan co-wrote each of the songs on the “deliciously infectious” (Building Our Own Nashville) collection, packed with “relatable songs that instantly grab the listener’s attention” (Sounds Like Nashville). The EP features four brand new tracks along with lead single “Own It,” which has been featured on Apple’s “Hot Tracks” and the “Breaking Country” and “Cool Country” playlists. “Hard Drive Home” has been hand-picked to be featured on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlist. Click here to watch a live performance video for the track, which premiered exclusively on Billboard today as the first of five installments of her “SO FAR Sessions.”
 

“All of the songs represent something I’ve learned and something that has impacted me and made me who I am thus far,” Bryan said of the EP. “I’m so excited to finally get to share these songs with everyone. Seriously, somebody pinch me.”

 
Bryan was recently selected as one of 15 artists to take part in “Next Wave April” through Musical.ly. Fans can tune in to catch her on a Live.ly stream this Sunday, April 16 at 2:00P CT.

Bryan is continuing to introduce her new music to live audiences across the country, currently on tour with Kane Brown after wrapping up a run earlier this year with Dan + Shay. On May 6, Bryan will take to the world-famous Grand Ole Opry stage to make her Opry debut. She has also been added to the MainStage lineup for several festivals this spring and summer, including Stagecoach (4/28) and Watershed (6/28). For additional information and a full list of tour dates, visit baileybryan.com.

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Merch Cat Makes Merchandise Management Affordable For Every Artist

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At $7.99 a Month, MERCH Cat app MAKES MERCHANDISE MANAGEMENT AFFORDABLE FOR EVERY ARTIST

The new app, Merch Cat, launches today as a one stop solution to merchandise (“merch”) sales and inventory management. Designed for the live performing artist, the app enables users to turn their stagefront into a successful storefront. Recognizing the importance of merch sales to an artist’s business, Merch Cat founder Vanessa Ferrer developed the app as a solution to her own challenges managing merch as an artist manager.

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