Singer-songwriter, Brett Young released the final track off his The Acoustic Sessions EP on today (9/13). It contains five songs from his most recent album, Ticket to L.A. Young’s current single to country radio, “Catch”, the lead single, “Here Tonight” (featuring Charles Kelley), “Don’t Want To Write This Song” (featuring Sean McConnell), “Chapters” (featuring Gavin Degraw), […]
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Dylan is a recent grad of St. Thomas Aquinas College and a former collegiate track and field athlete. He resides in Long Island, where he now plays softball and attends numerous shows at Jones Beach. His three loves are the Yankees, country music and his dog, Bailey. Follow him on Twitter (@D_Best23) and Instagram (@d_retired_runner).
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The three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year, Jason Aldean released four new songs from his upcoming studio album, 9 on Monday featuring “Blame It on You”, “Keeping It Small Town”, “I Don’t Drink Anymore” as well as the album’s lead single, “We Back”. He also announced that the 9 will be released on November 22nd. […]
Country music fans piled into Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh on a cold, windy night to catch Jason Aldean’s Ride All Night Tour on Friday featuring special guests, Kane Brown and Carly Pearce. Carly Pearce opened her set with “Careless” and “Catch Fire”, songs from her debut album Every Little Thing. She then switched gears […]
Singer-songwriter and Houston native, Olivia Lane pitched her song “Perfect Skin” to featured artist, Leona Lewis last night on NBC’s Songland. Her song, however, was not chosen to record. Lewis instead selected “Solo Quiero (Somebody To Love)”, written by Rozee. “Perfect Skin” made significant changes from when she first presented it to Leona and the […]
19-year-old Interscope Records singer-songwriter Dylan Schneider has partnered with Round Here Records to release his fourth EP titled Whole Town Talk last Friday. The EP contains four songs all co-written by Schneider, including “How to Country”, “Hometown Heartless”, “Bad Thing About a Backroad” and the title track “Whole Town Talk”. The first two songs, “Whole […]
The 2019 ACM Vocal Group of the Year, Old Dominion was featured on NBC’s Songland last night. The five-member band, consisting of Trevor Rosen, Whit Sellers, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi, and front-man, Matthew Ramsey chose to record “Young”, written by Katelyn Tarver. The song, however, will not be featured on their upcoming album but in […]
Canadian singer-songwriter and one of our 2019 Artists to Watch and Swag Spotlight alumni, Tenille Townes gets deep in her song “Jersey on the Wall (I’m Just Asking)”. Townes paints the picture of a high school gym where a number 27 jersey hangs up on the wall for an unfortunate reason. It’s there not because […]
Singer-songwriter Canaan Smith had himself a Thursday, announcing that he signed with Florida Georgia Line’s newly launched record label, Round Here Records and releasing his first song since 2017, “Beer Drinking Weather”. The track is co-written by Smith, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of FGL and Corey Crowder. “It’s always beer drinkin’ weather out here […]
The 95-degree weather did not stop Long Island’s country music fans from coming to Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on Saturday night to see the Can’t Say I Ain’t Country tour containing its star-studded lineup of HARDY, Canaan Smith, Morgan Wallen, Dan + Shay and headliners, Florida Georgia Line. HARDY was first up. His […]
Luke Bryan’s Sunset Repeat Tour stopped in Long Island this past weekend to play two shows at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. Night one he brought along two Georgia natives, Jon Langston, and Cole Swindell and last night Dylan Scott took the direct support spot. Not only did NYCountry Swag offer an exclusive ticket […]