|Posted by Administrator on August 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM||comments (0)|
Photo Credit: Joseph Llanes
Lee Brice is in the September issue of Redbook, on stands now. In it, he talks about the story behind his single "I Don't Dance," marrying wife Sara – and how she feels about the backwards baseball cap. Watch his acoustic performance from the magazine's office here.
Here's an excerpt from Redbook's interview with Brice. (Read the entire interview here)
REDBOOK: Your new hit "I Don't Dance" is the wedding song of the summer.
Well, it was made to be a wedding song. The whole time I was writing it, I was thinking, This is our first dance. I recorded a live acoustic version when I wrote it—that's what played at our wedding, and those vocals actually ended up on the record. It stayed personal.
RB: Your whole I Don't Dance album has so many songs about the different phases of love.
Look, I'm a party animal. I love to rock out on stage. But love songs are what come naturally to me. I have to work a lot harder at writing big-tempo, rocking songs.
RB: You've been touring with Luke Bryan. When you're back in Nashville, do you and Sara have date nights?
Our date is just being at home. I'm on the road a lot, and it makes us appreciate our time together. I think a lot of people lose that in everyday life—when you come home from work every day, maybe you take for granted the time you have with your family. We don't.
Brice's latest album, 'I Don't Dance', releases September 9.
|Posted by Administrator on April 21, 2014 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
Lee Brice has released the music video for his new song 'I Don't Dance'. The song is a tribute to his beautiful wife, Sara Reeveley, and features scenes from their wedding. The video was also shot on the stage of the Ryman, the Mother Church of Country Music. The Know recently picked the song as Wedding Song of the Year and picked it as the song for the first dance of their Dream Wedding contest.
He'll be playing Stagecoach Festival at the end of the month before kicking off a Canadian tour with Luke Bryan and Cole Swindell.
Check out the video HERE.
|Posted by Administrator on January 19, 2014 at 1:30 AM||comments (0)|
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Last night’s sold-out Luke Bryan concert at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY was postponed due to a stage collapse that occured after his show this past Thursday. According to news site nbc4i.com, officers were dispatched to Columbus, Ohio’s Schottenstein Center at about 12:04 a.m. Friday on a report of a stage collapse. The Ohio State University Police Division reported that four stagehands received minor injuries. Kyle Davis, 47, of Columbus; Leonard Devrijer, 49, of Columbus; Andrew Gammon, 26, of Nashville; and Steven Meyers, 41, of Bremen were transported to an area hospital where they were treated and released. A preliminary investigation suggests that a forklift may have struck the back side of the stage, causing that portion of it to collapse. The accident is still under investigation at this time.
Friday’s show was slated to be the second date on Bryan’s 2014 That’s My Kind of Night Tour, which kicked off Thursday night in Columbus, OH. The tour, which also features Lee Brice and Cole Swindell, stops in Knoxville, TN tonight.
A statement posted on Bryan’s website Friday, reads: "Tonight’s Luke Bryan concert in Lexington, Kentucky will be rescheduled for Friday, February 21 due to damage sustained to a piece of the stage during production load out after last night’s show in Columbus, Ohio. The damage occurred after the show had ended and no fans were in the building. The tour’s team will make the necessary repairs to the production elements so the tour may continue." Previously purchased tickets for Lexington, Kentucky will be honored for the reschedule date on Friday, February 21st .
Luke called into a Lexington radio station -- the Officer Don & DeAnn show -- to talk about the accident and the postponed concert. Listen below.
|Posted by Administrator on August 22, 2013 at 11:15 PM||comments (0)|
Photo Credit: David McClister
Powerhouse male vocalist Randy Houser has cemented his second consecutive No. 1 single at the top of both Billboard and MediaBase charts with latest smash “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” off his 2013 release,' How Country Feels'. “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” was so popular that it spent two weeks at the top of the Billboard Country Singles Chart amassing a record audience of over 47 million (highest impressions of any song in one week since 2005). The single is his second release from the album and is the follow up to first No. 1 with album title track “How Country Feels.” Both tracks are RIAA Gold-certified, signifying more than 500,000 sold units of each hit song.
“I'm so humbled by this support, and I want to thank everyone that helped us get here,” said Houser. “I feel blessed."
“Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” was penned by Dallas Davidson, Ashley Gorley, and Kelly Lovelace and was one of the last songs Houser recorded for 'How Country Feels'.
Houser is touring throughout the summer and fall, including a stop in Austin, Texas alongside Lee Brice, Bob DiPiero and Jerrod Niemann for the CMA Songwriters Series. Houser then hits the road with Justin Moore in November for the Off The Beaten Path Tour.
Houser’s record label, Stoney Creek Records, will release the his next single later this summer, but in the meantime, his vocals are featured on the new Kristy Lee Cook single, “Wherever Love Goes.”
For information, tour dates, images and news on Houser, visit www.RandyHouser.com.
|Posted by Administrator on August 1, 2013 at 3:50 PM||comments (0)|
Lee Brice, whose songs are the ‘perfect balance between rowdy celebrations and thoughtful takes on every stage of love,’ according to USA Today — is partnering with the House of Blues for the 15-city headlining ‘The Otherside Tour’ starting Oct.10 in Boston.
The 6′ 3″ former Clemson lineman, who The New York Times calls a ‘sensitive macho man,’ structured this tour to reflect his appreciation of his fans. He’ll invite radio winners to join him as background singers on ‘Parking Lot Party,’ and in select cities Brice will treat a local talent contest winner to a one-on-one mentoring session and give them the marquee as that night’s show opener.
Keeping with his passion of supporting new artists, Brice welcomes Tyler Farr and up-and-comer Chris Lane to join him in select markets.
Brice, currently on tour with Brad Paisley, has celebrated three back-to-back No. 1 songs from his April 2012 ‘Hard 2 Love’ project and is seeing ‘Parking Lot Party’ storm to Top 15 on the Country radio charts this week. Tour dates and ticket information are available at http://www.leebrice.com.
Seven of the 15 ‘The Otherside Tour’ dates are listed below:
(A full list of markets and venues to be announced shortly.)
Oct 10: Boston, MA (House of Blues)
Oct 11: Silver Spring, MD (The Fillmore)
Nov 1: Detroit, MI (The Fillmore)
Nov 2: Indianapolis, IN (Egyptian Room)
Nov 21: Cleveland, OH (House of Blues)
Nov 29: North Myrtle Beach, SC (House of Blues)
Nov 30: Orlando, FL (House of Blues)
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Curb Records and Lee Brice light things up with his new summer anthem, "Parking Lot Party" which will be released on May 13th, 2013 and comes on the heels of his third #1 single in a row, "I Drive Your Truck" which was recently certified Gold by the RIAA. Lee Brice's latest album continues to impress as TEA (track equivalent album) sales for the current album, Hard 2 Love are currently in excess of 730,000 units. *
Also recently announced, Zippo Encore, with the company's first partnership in the country music market, will be releasing two custom Lee Brice designed Zippo lighters available for sale on the road this summer when Lee joins Brad Paisley's Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®.
Brice was recently nominated for the Nationwide Insurance On Your Side Award for "Best New Live Act" at this year’s CMT Music Awards. This award is determined by fan votes and will be presented via a video presentation during the 2013 CMT Music Awards which will air live from Nashville on June 5, 2013.
Voting is open now through June 2, 2013 at:
Lee Brice is bringing the "Parking Lot Party" to the following cities:
May 9 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
May 10 Noblesville, IN* Klipsch Music Center
May 11 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
May 15 Hanover, MD Maryland Live! Casino
May 16 Holmdel, N* PNC Bank Arts Center
May 17 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
May 18 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre
May 24 Deadwood, SD Deadwood Mountain Grand
May 25 Denver, CO Downtown Denver
May 30 Penn’s Peak Jim Thorpe, PA
May 31 Toronto, Canada Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
June 1 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
June 2 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 3 Nashville, TN Rocketown
June 6 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
June 7 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 8 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Pavilion
June 9 Martin, MI US 31 Motorsports Park
June 14 Tuscaloosa, AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
June 15 Orange Beach, AL The Amphitheater at The Wharf
June 20 Grand Junction, CO Country Jam USA
June 21 North Platte, NE Wild West Arena
June 22 Walker, MN Moondance Jam Fairgrounds
June 28 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live
June 29 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
July 10 Chesterfield, VA Pocahontas State Park Amphitheater
July 12 Darien Center, N* Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 13 Fort Loramie, OH Country Concert at Hickory Hills Lake
July 14 Rhinelnader, WI Hodag Country Festival
July 18 Eau Claire, WI Country Jam USA
July 19 Atchison, KS Warnock Lake Park
July 20 Twin Lakes, WI Country Thunder Festival
July 27 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 28 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 1 Englewood, CO Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
August 2 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
August 6 Hermiston, OR Umatilla County Fair
August 7 Tillamook, OR Tillamook Country Fair
August 11 Arlington, WA Festival of the River
August 18 Ashland, KY Paramount Arts Center
August 22 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
August 23 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
August 24 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater
August 30 Stateline, NV Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Arena
August 31 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
|Posted by Administrator on April 30, 2013 at 5:50 PM||comments (0)|
Zippo Encore will hit the road with breakout country artist Lee Brice from May 9 through August 24 when Brice joins Brad Paisley as special guest on the Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®.
This marks Zippo Encore’s first partnership in the country music market, as part of their efforts to continue to engage all genres of music fans.
“I’m ready to get the ‘Beat This Summer’ tour started and welcome Zippo Lighters out on the road! The Zippo Encore program is a great way to bring some extra time to meet those fans,” says Brice. “I had a lot of fun designing my custom lighter and can’t wait to see them flickering in the crowd every night.”
As part of the Zippo Encore Artist Custom Series, Brice is designing two custom Zippo lighters for sale exclusively on the road this summer. One lighter will feature South Carolina’s palm tree and crescent moon flag and the other a wooden guitar with an authentic printed Lee Brice autograph, both designed by Lee himself.
Fans can download the free Zippo Lighter app available for iPhone and Android and receive a Lee Brice design for their virtual lighter that he created featuring South Carolina’s flag.
Brice will also be doing autograph signings at the Zippo Encore booth in five markets during the tour. Autograph signings are scheduled for May 10 (Noblesville, Ind.), June 8 (Raleigh, N.C.), July 12 (Darien Center, N.Y.), July 27 (Dallas) and August 24 (San Bernadino, Calif.).
Concertgoers can visit the Zippo Encore booth to spin the prize wheel for prizes from Zippo like seat upgrades and lighters. Also, fans are given the opportunity to design their own custom lighter and enter it into the daily design contest. One lucky winner at each tour stop will receive a Zippo Lighter. At the end of the tour, a grand-prize winner will have their custom lighter design made into a real lighter by Zippo
|Posted by Administrator on March 5, 2013 at 9:45 PM||comments (0)|
Photo: Rick Diamond, Getty Images
For the fifth year in a row, country music will come together on the scenic beaches of Key West, Fla. to benefit the music industry’s largest foundation that funds leukemia, cancer and AIDS research: the T.J. Martell Foundation. Long-time friends and songwriting buddies Lee Brice, Randy Houser and Jerrod Niemann will triple headline the final night of Country On The Beach, as super duo Montgomery Gentry hosts and GAC’s Headline Country’s Storme Warren emcees. Country music fans are invited to attend and get an up-close-and-personal experience with their favorite country stars as they let loose in one of Florida’s most popular vacation spots. The benefit is scheduled for October 5-8, 2013 at the Reach Resort.
"We call the growing gang of fans who attend our annual tropical reunions ‘the world's largest dysfunctional family,'” Warren states lightheartedly. “Now that we're adding Lee, Randy and Jerrod in to the mix, that family just got a whole lot more dysfunctional. The hits will be flying from the stage. I can't wait!”
Tickets are available here and proceeds from the weekend’s auctions and special excursions will benefit the foundation. Meet-and-greets with the artists will be available, and fans can expect a laid-back environment where a few ‘surprise’ off-the-cuff acoustic performances are never out of the ordinary.
To-date, the T.J. Martell Foundation has raised more than $250 million for research with the help of hundreds of volunteers and music industry professionals, which has been successfully leveraged into several billion dollars in order to support innovative medical research focused on finding cures and supporting early-stage research projects aimed at developing effective treatment. Find more information on the T.J. Martell Foundation here.
For more information about Country On The Beach, visit the official website, www.countryonthebeach.com.
|Posted by Administrator on January 21, 2013 at 5:25 PM||comments (0)|
Award-winning singer/songwriter Lee Brice has been honored with a nomination for “New Male Vocalist” by The Academy of Country Music. For the fifth year in a row, fans can voice their choice at www.VoteACM.com or www.GACtv.com/ACM. Voting begins today, Monday, January 21, 2013 at noon ET. Lee’s current single, the poignant “I Drive Your Truck” is his fastest charting single to date. After only two weeks of airplay, the song quickly landed in Billboard's Top 30 and currently sits at #16. The New York Times described it as "an electric, overpowering song…Mr. Brice sang it vigorously." Lee’s brother, Lewis, plays the lead role in the heart-rending video for the song.
The moving single comes on the heels of his two consecutive platinum number one hits, “A Woman Like You” and “Hard 2 Love”, both of which were named in Billboard’s “Top 50 Country Songs of 2012” and are included on his current sophomore release HARD 2 LOVE (Curb Records). The collection was named one of The New York Times' Top 10 Albums of 2012 and honored by iTunes as part of its Best of 2012 feature as the “Top Breakthrough Country Album of the Year”.
The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be televised LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM ET.
Click here to vote: www.voteacm.com