New Frontier Touring News

    September 20, 2019

    Paste Magazine names Anna Tivel’s album on their 10 Essential Folk Albums of 2019

    Paste Magazine realeased their 10 Essential Folk Albums of 2019 list and named Anna Tivel’s ‘The Question’ on the list. The article described The Question as an album of daring, bold, complicated arrangements. They stated that Tivel’s lyrics are strong enough that they require no extra fuss. Check out the rest of the article here.


    September 13, 2019

    Premier Guitar spotlights album “World Full of Blues” from Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley

    Premier Guitar recently chose Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley’s latest album, “World Full of Blues,” for their album spotlight. The article gave the album high praise, stating that “if you love the sound of white-knuckle flatpicking and barking squareneck resonator, you’ll flip over World Full of Blues.” Make sure to check out the article here.


    September 6, 2019

    The Avett Brothers Release Stark New Song ‘Bang Bang’

    The Avett Brothers have released “Bang Bang,” the group’s first preview of their forthcoming album Closer Than Together, due out on Oct. 4. The piano ballad finds the group fired up and furious about American gun violence, tackling everything from the presence of guns in movies to the proliferation of assault-rifles used by men “pretending to be Rambo.” Check out the video here.


    September 5, 2019

    The Bluegrass Situation Premieres Fireside Collective’s “She Was An Angel”

    Today, The Bluegrass Situation premiered Fireside Collective’s latest single, “She Was An Angel.” According to Jesse Iaquinto, vocalist and mandolinist, “the song is about losing someone you love and seeing them fall into a bad crowd.” Check out the article and hear the new single here.


    August 27, 2019

    Billboard Exclusive: Steep Canyon Rangers Team Up With Boyz II Men on “Be Still Moses”

    Steep Canyon Rangers and Boyz II Men might seem like a strange musical bedfellows on paper, but they work well together on the remake of SCR’s “Be Still Moses.” SCR’s Graham Sharp tells Billboard that the “leap of faith” pairing was the brainchild of the album’s producer, Michael Selverne. Hear the song and check out the rest of the article here.


    August 23, 2019

    The Road to Now Podcast to Hit the Road

    New Frontier Touring is excited to announce that The Road to Now is touring in 2020. The podcast is hosted by Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers and Dr. Ben Sawyer (MTSU faculty, historian). Each episode explains the history behind important events and outstanding individuals of today’s world. Most episodes feature a special guest. Recent guests include Presidential and now Senate candidate John Hickenlooper, Bonnaroo co-founder Ashley Capps, former White House Official photographer Pete Souza, The Washington Post’s Robert Costa, Phish’s Tom Marshall and other cool folks. The Road to Now is part of the Osiris Podcast Network.


    August 16, 2019

    Highly Suspect announce upcoming album “MCID”

    Today, Highly Suspect announced that their new album, “MCID,” will be out on November 1st, embracing hip-hop with guest appearances by Young Thug, Tee Grizzley, and more. The album is currently available to pre-order now. Check out Rolling Stones article here.



    August 15, 2019

    Rodney Crowell Releases “TEXAS” Today, American Songwriter Raves!

    Rodney Crowell’s new album entitled “Texas” received a stellar review from the illustrious American Songwriter publication:

    “If you can judge a party by its guest list, Rodney Crowell’s Texas is a serious rager.” Read more and preview of one of the tracks here



    August 1, 2019

    Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley announce upcoming album “World Full of Blues”

    Today, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley announced that their new album, “World Full of Blues,” will be out on October 4th via Compass Records. The album contains several very special guests including blues great Taj Mahal and country music legend Vince Gill. The album is currently available to pre-order now. Check out the trailer for the new album here.


    July 26, 2019

    Darrin Bradbury makes Rolling Stone’s “10 Best Country & Americana Songs to Hear Now”

    Rolling Stone recently announced their 10 best Country and Americana songs to hear now and Darrin Bradbury’s made the list with his newest single “Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs.” The track dishes up Bradbury’s signature gumbo of countrified talking blues.

    Check out the list and hear the song here.