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Jerrod Niemann To Headline Historical Ryman Auditorium - Tickets On Sale Today

Posted by Administrator on June 13, 2014 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Photo Credit: Darrin Dickerson


When Jerrod Niemann moved to Nashville from Fort Worth, Texas in 2000, his sights were not only set on causing mayhem on Music Row with his wildly creative songwriting, unique vocal prowess, and on-stage antics, but also on the realization of a childhood dream: to headline the renown Ryman Auditorium. Although he has played its hallowed stage on occasion, he will soon have his name appear on the ticket as the marquee act on Friday, September 12. Tickets went on sale today, June 13 at 10:00 a.m. on Ryman.com.


To say I am excited to headline at the Ryman is an understatement,” Niemann shares. “I remember when I first moved to town, my buddies and I would hang out in the honky tonks off Lower Broadway and the Mother Church of Country Music would always smile down at us from her perch. It's a rite of passage for all musicians to grace her stage as the main act, and I am very much looking forward to having that honor."


The Sea Gayle Records/Artista Nashville artist found huge success this year with his RIAA Gold-certified multi-week number one hit “Drink to That All Night” from his third major label release 'High Noon'. He recently released a remix of the song featuring international superstar Pitbull. Niemann's new single, "Donkey," was just released to country radio and is currently climbing the charts.


Niemann co-wrote eight of the 13 tracks on High Noon, the 2014 follow-up to his acclaimed, musically adventurous 2012 release, 'Free The Music'. Niemann’s chart-topping critically acclaimed major-label debut, 2010’s 'Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury', produced the No. 1 smash and RIAA-certified Platinum digital single, “Lover, Lover,” and the Top 5 and RIAA-certified Gold digital single, “What Do You Want.”


Niemann is currently performing headlining dates across the country and will join Keith Urban as direct support this summer on the Raise ‘Em Up Tour.

Tour dates are as follows (* denotes Raise ‘Em Up Tour dates):

June 10, 2014 | Steamboat Days | Burlington, Iowa

June 13, 2014 | Legend Valley | Thornville, Ohio

June 14, 2014 | Winstock Country Music Festival | Winsted, Minn.

June 16, 2014 | Nationals Park | Washington, D. C.

June 20, 2014 | Inn of the Mountain God’s Casino | Mescalero, N. M.

June 21, 2014 | Country Jam USA | Grand Junction, Colo.

June 28, 2014 | Milbank Farley Fest | Milbank, S.D.

July 3, 2014 | Vernon Down Raceway | Vernon, N.Y.

July 4, 2014 | Heinz Field | Pittsburgh, Pa.

July 5, 2014 | Whitaker Bank Ballpark | Lexington, Ky.

July 11, 2014 | Carrington Pavilion | Danville, Va.

July 12, 2014 | Stephenson County Fairgrounds | Freeport, Ill.

July 13, 2014 | Hodag Country Festival | Rhinelander, Wisc.

July 17, 2014 | Waukesha Expo Grounds | Waukesha, Wisc.

July 18, 2014 | Fond du Lac County Fair | Fond du Lac, Wisc.

July 19, 2014 | Belle Fair | Belle, Mo.

July 24, 2014 | Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion | Gilford, N.H.*

July 25, 2014 | Darien Lake Performing Arts Center | Darien Lake, N.Y. *

July 26, 2014 | Xfinity Center | Mansfield, Mass*

July 31, 2014 | Riverbend Music Center | Cincinnati, Ohio*

August 1, 2014 | Verizon Amphitheatre | St. Louis, Mo.*

August 2, 2014 | Klipsch Music Center | Indianapolis, Ind.*

August 3, 2014 | Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds | Davenport, Iowa

August 8, 2014 | Warner Creek Amphitheatre | Raleigh, N.C. *

August 9, 2014 | Farm Bureau Live | Virginia Beach, Va.*

August 12, 2014 | Rockingham Country Fair | Harrisonburg, Va.

August 15, 2014 | PNC Bank Arts Center | Holmdel, N.J.*

August 16, 2014 | Xfinity Theatre | Hartford, Conn.*

August 17, 2014 | Bethel Woods Center for the Arts | Bethel, N.Y.*

August 22, 2014 | PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte | Charlotte, N.C.*

August 23, 2014 | Oak Mountain Amphitheatre | Pelham, Ala.*

August 24, 2014 | Verizon Wireless Amphitheater | Alpharetta, Ga.*

August 27, 2014 | Iowa State University | Ames, Iowa

August 29, 2014 | Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre | Englewood, Colo.*

August 30, 2014 | USANA Amphitheatre | West Valley City, Utah*

September 5, 2014 | Verizon Wireless Amphitheater | Irvine, Calif.*

September 6, 2014 | Shoreline Amphitheatre | Mountain View, Calif.*

September 7, 2014 | Sleep Train Amphitheatre Wheatland | Wheatland, Calif.*

 

For more information, visit www.jerrodniemannofficial.com or follow on Twitter @jrodfromoz and www.Facebook.com/JerrodNiemann.

Jerrod Niemann Establishes Nonprofit Organization Free The Music USA

Posted by Administrator on April 1, 2014 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Sea Gayle Records/Arista Nashville hitmaker Jerrod Niemann has unveiled his new nonprofit charity, Free The Music USA (FTMUSA), dedicated to collecting used instruments and giving them to children in need. Born out of his deeply rooted belief that every child deserves the opportunity to explore music within themselves, Niemann set out to help place instruments in the hands of children who could not otherwise afford them. FTMUSA will also make spontaneous and varied donations to music based charities throughout the year.

 

FTMUSA is partnering with Songs for Sound, a Nashville-based charity dedicated to assisting the profoundly deaf through awareness and providing resources for cochlear implants and rehabilitation. Songs for Sound and FTMUSA have partnered with the Academy of Country Music to give three recent recipients of cochlear implants a trip to the 2014 ACM Awards in Las Vegas to meet Niemann and hear him perform at the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause® Festival on April 5 at The LINQ.

 

Newly appointed FTMUSA board member Shannon Shryne shares, “Jerrod's passion for helping people is just as strong as his passion for creating great music. Free the Music USA will harness that philanthropic energy and truly make a difference in so many ways. The possibilities are extraordinary and we’re excited to get started!"

 

After becoming a stock contractor with Back Seat Buckers, the official bull ownership program of PBR (Professional Bull Riders) and ABBI (American Bucking Bull Inc.) in January, Niemann selected his bull earlier this month on March 1, at AT&T Stadium. He has named his Back Seat Buckers bull “High Noon” after his new album, released last week on March 25, and will be donating any money his bull wins to FTMUSA. The winning Back Seat Buckers bull will earn over $100,000 in 2014.

 

In celebration of the album’s release last week, Niemann performed High Noon’s Top-5-and-climbing debut single, "Drink To That All Night" on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live and on NBC’s Today show. High Noon marks the follow-up to Niemann’s acclaimed, musically adventurous 2012 release, Free the Music. Niemann’s chart-topping major-label debut, 2010’s Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury, produced the #1 smash and RIAA-certified Platinum digital single, “Lover, Lover,” and the Top 5 and RIAA-certified Gold digital single, “What Do You Want.”

 

For more information visit www.jerrodniemannofficial.com

 

In Case You Missed It: Jerrod Niemann Performs On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Posted by Administrator on March 27, 2014 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)



Jerrod Niemann celebrated the release of 'High Noon' with a performance of "Drink To That All Night" on Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this week.  In case you missed it, watch it here!  


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Jerrod Niemann's New Album "High Noon" Available NOW

Posted by Administrator on March 26, 2014 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Jerrod's new album High Noon, featuring the hit single "Drink To That All Night" and the new song "Donkey," is available now! Get your copy today!

Jerrod Niemann, ‘High Noon’ Track Listing:

 

1. ‘Space’

2. ‘Buzz Back Girl’

3. ‘Drink to That All Night’

4. ‘I Can’t Give in Anymore’

5. ‘We Know How to Rock’

6. ‘Come On, Come On’

7. ‘Lucky #7′

8. ‘Donkey’

9. ‘Day Drinkin’

10. ‘The Real Thing’

11. ‘Beach Baby’

12. ‘Refill’

13. ‘She’s Fine’ (Featuring Colt Ford)

Jerrod Niemann Joins Forces With Toaster Strudel To Make A Fan's Morning Dream Come True

Posted by Administrator on January 11, 2014 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Photo Credit: Rick Kern

 

Sea Gayle Records/Arista Nashville’s Jerrod Niemann teamed up with Pillsbury’s Toaster Strudel this week to get one lucky fan’s morning moving by making her morning wish come true. San Antonio native Celeste recently tweeted her wish to blast Niemann’s music in the mornings, so Toaster Strudel brought the country star to her doorstep to make her wish come true. Niemann stopped by Celeste’s house last week to wake her up with a morning concert.

 

“It’s awesome that Toaster Strudel is granting morning wishes and giving people some fun motivation to get out of bed. I can relate to having a hard time getting going in the morning—I think we could all use a little extra motivation!” shares Niemann. “I’m excited to be able to help make Celeste’s morning wish come true!”

 

Fans can visit the Toaster Strudel Facebook page at www.facebook.com/toasterstrudel to submit their morning wish for a chance to have Toaster Strudel make it come true.

 

Niemann is currently out on the road promoting his brand new single “Drink To That All Night,” from his upcoming third studio album expected in early 2014. The single is currently Top 30 and climbing the country charts.

 

For more information on Jerrod Niemann and to stay updated on his tour dates, visit www.jerrodniemannofficial.com/home  or follow him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JerrodNiemann  or Twitter, @jrodfromoz.

Randy Houser Has Back-to-Back No.1 Hits from 'How Country Feels'

Posted by Administrator on August 22, 2013 at 11:15 PM Comments 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.

Don't Miss The Fun At Craig Campbell's Celebrity Cornhole Challenge During CMA Fest

Posted by Administrator on May 31, 2013 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (0)



Craig Campbell's First Annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge is right around the corner! That means that time is running out to get your pre-sale tickets.

 

Watch Craig and his friends as they raise money for Colon Cancer Awareness and Research through the T.J. Martell Foundation.  Participants in the tournament are Craig Campbell, Love and Theft, Jerrod Niemann, Greg Bates, Gloriana, THE FARM, Rachel Bradshaw, Lo Cash Cowboys, Whitney Duncan, Chase Rice, Rob Bironas (Tennessee Titans), Suzanne Alexander (GAC), James Wesley, Dean Alexander, and Ryan Kinder. GAC's Storme Warren will be Craig's guest MC!


If you can't get your tickets before Monday, June 3rd, don't worry. There will be a $10 cover at the gate the day of. All are welcome!

 

You'll also get to enjoy some great music afterwards - you don't want to miss out!


DATE: Tuesday, June 4th - CMA Music Festival

LOCATION: Public Square Downtown Nashville

TIME:

2:00pm: Admission gates open

3:00pm - 5:30pm: Cornhole Challenge

5:45pm - 6:15pm: Winning team presentation & prize raffles

6:15pm - 7:00pm: Craig Campbell performance w/ guests

Jerrod Niemann Headlines "Yep Presents Classic Country Revival" At 3rd And Lindsley On May 29

Posted by Administrator on May 8, 2013 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Jerrod Niemann will headline the Third Annual YEP Presents Classic Country Revival, which will take place on Wednesday, May 29, at 3rd and Lindsley. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show begins at 7:00 PM. Tickets are on sale now and are $10 in advance at www.3rdandlindsley.com or $15 at the door. Additional performers will include James Otto, Sarah Darling, Striking Matches, Brinley Addington, Westbound Rangers, Two Story Road, and Ben Danaher, as well as special guests. All proceeds will be donated to the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum.

 

 

The Classic Country Revival will pay tribute to country music legends, as each artist will perform two songs that were originally made famous by inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The event aims to promote the history of the artists enshrined in the Country Music Hall of Fame to a younger generation.

 

 

“The artists inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame created the foundation that our industry is built on,” said Marc Rucker, Crush Management Nashville and a member of the Board of Directors for the Young Entertainment Professionals Network (YEP). “We want to pay tribute to them and make sure their legacy is remembered and revered for generations to come. Accordingly, we’ll be donating the proceeds from this event to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.”

 

Sea Gayle Records/Arista Nashville recording artist Niemann earned a nomination for the CMA New Artist of the Year Award in 2010 on the strength of his first major label album, Judge Jerrod & the Hung Jury, which debuted at No. 1. His hits include “What Do You Want,” “One More Drinkin’ Song,” “Shinin’ on Me,” and the No. 1 smash “Lover, Lover.” Niemann’s current album is Free the Music. For more info, please visit www.jerrodniemannofficial.com.

Craig Campbell sets May 7 release date for second album

Posted by Administrator on March 29, 2013 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 

 

After selling more than a half-million tracks from his debut effort, Bigger Picture artist Craig Campbell has revealed on his Facebook page the street date and cover artwork for his highly anticipated sophomore album, NEVER REGRET. The twelve-song project, which features the evocative lead single “Outta My Head,” will join the ranks of country music hit-makers Lady Antebellum and Pistol Annies to release on May 7, 2013. On this second record, Campbell continues to work with Grammy Award winning producer Keith Stegall (Alan Jackson, Zac Brown Band) and CCMA Album of The Year producer, Matt Rovey.

 

Shortly after the release of his sophomore record and in honor of his late father, Craig will host the inaugural Celebrity Cornhole Challenge to benefit the TJ Martell Foundation’s colon cancer research efforts. The announcement of June’s event comes at a timely moment as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is coming to a close. “This tournament will benefit colon cancer awareness and research, which I am very passionate about,” states Campbell. With a smile in his eyes, he continues, “my father passed away at the age of 36 from the disease, and what better event to benefit colon cancer care than a ‘Cornhole’ tournament.” Just last week, Craig joined Alan Jackson to perform at the Stars Go Blue concert in Nashville to benefit the Colon Cancer Alliance.

 

The Craig Campbell Cornhole Challenge will take place on June 4th from 2pm-7pm at the Public Square in Downtown Nashville as the unofficial kickoff to 2013’s CMA Music Festival week. Craig will be joined by fellow country artists and celebrity friends including Chase Rice, THE FARM, Gloriana, Greg Bates, Jerrod Niemann, LoCash Cowboys, Love and Theft, Rachel Bradshaw, Australian duo Baylou, GAC’s Suzanne Alexander, Titans Kicker Rob Bironas, and more to be announced. In addition to playing cornhole with Craig and his celebrity friends, participants and attendees will be entertained by live music and great local food and drinks. Tickets for the event can be purchased here.

 

Lee Brice, Randy Houser & Jerrod Niemann Set To Triple Headline Final Night Of 5th Annual Country On The Beach Party

Posted by Administrator on March 5, 2013 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)


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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.


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