New Frontier Touring News

    January 11, 2018

    Avett Brothers Film Premieres on HBO on January 29

    May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers, a film by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio, will premiere on HBO on January 29th at 8pm Eastern.

    Rolling Stone calls it “A Must-See.”  Watch the trailer here!


    January 10, 2018

    Nicole Atkins Featured in Relix

    Popular music publication Relix interviewed Nicole Atkins to talk about her latest album Goodnight Rhonda Lee and her plans for the future. Read the whole interview here!


    January 9, 2018

    Janiva Magness Nominated For Blues Music Award

    Janiva Magness was nominated in the category of “Traditional Blues Female Artist” for the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards, presented by the Blues Foundation. This is her 27th nomination with 7 prior wins. The winner will be announced May 10.


    January 4, 2018

    Chris Hillman’s “Bidin’ My Time” Featured as one of LA Times’ Best of 2017

    Randy Lewis of the Los Angeles Times placed Chris Hillman’s Bidin’ My Time at #5 of his top 10 albums of 2017. Check out the rest of the staff picks here!


    January 2, 2018

    Six New Frontier Artists Make Alternate Root Top 100 Albums of 2017

    The Secret Sisters – You Don’t Own Me Anymore: 8

    Lilly Hiatt – Trinity Lane: 13

    The Band of Heathens – Duende: 35

    Rodney Crowell – Close Ties: 41

    Chris Hillman – Bidin’ My Time: 74

    Cory Branan – Adios: 93

    Also of note, Carlene Carter was featured on John Mellencamp’s album Sad Clowns and Hillbillies that landed the number 49 slot.


    December 29, 2017

    Lindi Ortega, The Accidentals Listed on Huffington Post’s Best of 2017

    The Accidentals were featured in Huffington Post’s “5 Fabulously Favorite Artists,” while Lindi Ortega appeared in their “4 Favorite Music Video Premieres” for her cover of Townes Van Zandt’s “Waiting ‘Round To Die.” Read more here!


    Cory Branan Featured on Noisetrade’s Staff Picks

    Cory Branan’s album Adios was selected as one of Noisetrade’s best albums of 2017. Check out the whole list here!


    December 20, 2017


    Peter Loomis (pictured, left) narrowly squeezed by Erick Jordan (right) in a nail-biter to continue his reign as New Frontier Ping Pong Champion.


    Rodney Crowell, Cory Branan, and Dave Hause Featured in Rolling Stone’s 10 Best Country Collaborations

    Cory Branan’s and Dave Hause’s “I Only Know” and Rodney Crowell’s “It Ain’t Over Yet” are featured on Rolling Stone’s 10 Best Country Collaborations of 2017!


    December 19, 2017

    Empty Pockets Enter the Billboard Charts

    The Empty Pockets’ new holiday EP Snow Days came in at #6 on Billboard’s “Heatseekers” chart and #49 on their “Independent Albums” chart!