New Frontier Touring News

    November 18, 2019

    Riders In The Sky to Play 1000th Episode of WoodSongs

    On Tuesday, November 19th, Riders in the Sky will help The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour usher in its historic 1000th Broadcast. Michael Johnathon, the show’s host and founder, said “Of all the artists to celebrate the 1000th broadcast with, I could not think of any other best to represent the spirit and passion of WoodSongs than Riders in the Sky.” The episode will be taped at The Lyric Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky at 6:45 pm, with doors opening at 6:20 pm.

     

    The Secret Sisters Ready Brandi Carlile-Produced New Album ‘Saturn Return’

    The Secret Sisters announce the release of their upcoming album “Saturn Return.” The record was produced by Brandi Carlile and recorded at her home studio in Washington state. The LP, featuring the single Cabin, will be released February 28th on New West Records. A tour will kick off shortly after starting in Brooklyn, NY. Listen to the single and view additional tour dates here.

     

    November 12, 2019

    The Harmaleighs perform on Chicago’s WGN9 Morning News

    Today, The Harmaleighs graced WGN9’s stage in Chicago and performed during their Morning News segment. The band performed the song “Anthem for the Weak,” from their recently released sophomore album, She Won’t Make Sense. Check out the performance here.

     

    October 11, 2019

    Judy Collins Releases “North West Passage” ft. Chatham County Line

    Judy Collins’ upcoming album Winter Stories consists of a 10-song set recorded alongside Norwegian singer Jonas Fjeld and special guests Chatham County Line in Asheville, N.C. The second release from the album, “North West Passage,” premiered this past Wednesday on Billboard’s website. In the article, Collins details the recording process and announces an eight-show album release run with Fjeld and Chatham County Line at Joe’s Pub in New York. Read the article and listen to the song here.

     

    October 9, 2019

    Riders In The Sky play for the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project

    Yesterday, Grand Ole Opry legends Riders in the Sky stopped by the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project to entertain volunteers during lunch. About the event, Too Slim said, “To have so many people with the same idea, working together, plus bringing money in…that’s where I want to be.” Check out the article and video clip here.

     

    Steep Canyon Rangers, Boyz II Men, and Asheville Symphony Perform “Be Still Moses” Live

    Steep Canyon Rangers traveled to Nashville this past weekend with 12 members of its hometown Asheville Symphony to join Philadelphia soul legends Boyz II Men for the live debut of their collaborative single “Be Still Moses.” The performance, conducted by Michael Bearden, and captured at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, is featured in the official video for “Be Still Moses” which you can watch here.

     

    October 8, 2019

    David Wax Museum makes their National TV debut on CBS This Morning

    Over the weekend, David Wax Museum performed for CBS: This Morning’s Saturday Sessions, making it their first time performing on national television. The band performed the songs “Equal in the Darkness,” “Uncover the Gold,” and “Big Sur.”

     

    Jon Cleary included on Superstar Lineup for Tipitina’s Tribute to Dr. John

    Next month, famed New Orleans venue Tipitina’s and legendary Meters bassist George Porter Jr. will team up for a tribute to the late, great Crescent City icon Dr. John, with Porter as musical director leading an all-star cast of local musicians, including Dumpstaphunk keyboardist Ivan Neville, pianist Jon Cleary, Galactic drummer Stanton Moore, guitarists Anders Osborne and Walter “Wolfman” Washington, and many more. Check out more about the event and tickets here.

     

    October 4, 2019

    Avett Brothers New Album debuts at #1 on iTunes

    Today, the Avett Brothers released their new album “Closer Than Together,” featuring the hit singles “High Steppin” and “Bang Bang.” The album debuted at #1 on iTunes Album and Rock Album chart. While the Avetts have stated that this is not a sociopolitical album, Seth Avett stated, “We did, however, make an album that is obviously informed by what is happening now on a grander scale all around us … because we are a part of it and it is a part of us…The Avett Brothers will probably never make a sociopolitical record. But if we did, it might sound something like this.” Be sure to check out the NY Post article for a funny ping pong challenge.

     

    NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/03/arts/music/concerts-new-york.html

    NY Post: https://nypost.com/2019/10/03/the-avett-brothers-get-political-on-new-album/ https://nypost.com/2019/10/03/the-avett-brothers-get-political-on-new-album/

    USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/music/2019/10/03/avett-brothers-slam-gun-culture-new-album-closer-than-together/3844017002/

     

    October 1, 2019

    Billboard premieres David Wax Museum’s video for “Uncover the Gold”

    Today, Billboard premiered the latest music video, “Uncover the Gold,” from David Wax Museum’s latest album, Line of Light. On the song, lead singer David Wax states that “At the heart of the song is the image of destruction and change ultimately revealing beauty: ‘Something washes away / It uncovers the gold.” Check out the article and watch the music video here.