(Header image of John R. Miller courtesy of Alexis Faye of Honk Tonk Heroes)

Ian Noe

Why I Love Him — Noe is a Kentucky native burning up the highways and honky tonks with Young Mary’s Record label mate and Canadian troubadour, Colter Wall. He’s as humble, as he is talented. As fearless, as he is reserved. And once he takes the stage, his unique voice, and solid guitar playing envelops any room he’s in. See him out on tour, buy his music, and proceed with caution – his words have the ability to rip your still-beating heart out, and hold it before your very eyes.

For Fans of – Bob Dylan, Townes Van Zandt, Kris Kristofferson, and Colter Wall

 

 

 

Chelsea Nolan

Why I Love Her – Chelsea Nolan’s voice is as fierce as an untamed lion, and in the next minute can be as tender as a mama bird gently nesting on her unhatched eggs. She captures the essence of country music in its most raw form through sincere artistry that puts the blue in the bluegrass state with notes that resonate with a Sunday morning church choir, or a Saturday night juke joint. Be sure to catch this talented young songstress on stage, and don’t forget to pre-order her highly anticipated upcoming album “Chelsea” today. You won’t be disappointed.

For Fans Of – Tyler Childers, Holly Williams, and Loretta Lynn.

 

 

Josh Card and the Restless Souls

Why I Love Him – The reason I love Josh’s music, and the reason I have been pushing his new album so hard is because I wholeheartedly believe in what this guy’s doing, which is making traditional country music, and proudly. Josh’s new album “With A Heavy Heart” is due out on November 9th, and I cannot wait for the world to fall in love with it the way I have. Talented, humble, and a fantastic stage presence that cannot be described, it can only be experienced like that of an adrenaline induced amusement park ride with the highs and lows that only a real country music song could bring. Check him out on tour, and pre-order the new record today. Don’t question it, just do it. And do it now, y’all. No, seriously. Thank me later when catchin’ me on down the line at a show.

For Fans Of – Jason James, Merle Haggard, and Ernest Tubb.

 

 

 

Sarah Shook and the Disarmers

Why I Love Her – How could I not? Her voice stings like straight whiskey and cigarettes, soothes like steel guitar, and is as lonesome as a passing midnight train, and if that’s not country, I’ll kiss your ass. Not only is she undeniably talented, but she’s one of the sweetest human beings, who is constantly winning over the country music scene with her tireless road crew of heathens. But don’t let her down to earth personality fool you, she isn’t afraid to put your ass in your place when you need to be, so don’t get out of line or she’ll put you back in it. Catch them out on tour, and buy all her records. You’ll never once feel regret like that last late night shot you probably shouldn’t have had.

For Fans Of – Wanda Jackson, Dwight Yoakum, and Wayne The Train Hancock.

John R. Miller and The Engine Lights

Why I Love Him – If your ears haven’t been graced with the sounds of John R. Miller, then you’re really missing out. He’s a long-haired, tortured rebel soul from the hills of West Virginia. His music is how country music should be – for adults that have been through it, and some. As Tyler Childers said “We’re all out here writing songs about life, and John is writing grown ass man songs.” Former member of both The Fox Hunt, and Prison Book Club, John R. Miller has a voice that’ll go down in the history books. Buy his new 2018 critically acclaimed album release “The Trouble You Follow,” and be sure to catch him at a show, watch his videos on YouTube, tell all your cousins, mommas and all your other kin folk, too. They’ll love it just as much as you.

For Fans Of – Blaze Foley, Townes Van Zandt, Tyler Childers, The Foxhunt, and George Jones.

 

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