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Tim McGraw Cancels Here On Earth 2020 Tour

As summer shows and tours are canceled or postponed throughout the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tim McGraw’s Here On Earth 2020 Tour with special guests Midland and Ingrid Andress, becomes the latest to post an update. Unfortunately, the entire tour has been canceled.

“I hope my live shows are proof enough of how much I absolutely love performing for you guys. I’m so sad to have to cancel this year’s Here on Earth Tour but everyone’s safety has to be the top priority. We’re working with our teams to figure out when and how we can get back out on the road and see you all safely. In the meantime, we’re looking for some new ways to connect with you and get more music out,” McGraw wrote in an Instagram post shared above.

Ticket holders will receive an e-mail in the coming days regarding refund options.

For more information visit, timmcgraw.com.

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Tim McGraw’s Here On Earth 2020 ORIGINAL Tour Dates:
with Midland and Ingrid Andress

July 10 Syracuse, NY St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
July 11 Hartford, CT Xfinity Theatre
July 12 Wilkes-Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena
July 16 Raleigh, NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park @ Walnut Creek
July 17 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
July 18 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
July 23 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
July 24 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
July 25 Toronto, ON Budweiser Stage
July 30 Canandaigua, NY Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
July 31 Burgettstown, PA S&T Bank Music Park
August 1 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 6 Austin, TX Germania Insurance Amphitheater
August 7 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
August 8 Dallas, TX Dos Equis Pavilion
August 13 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater
August 14 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
August 15 San Diego, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
August 21 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
August 22 Sacramento, CA Toyota Amphitheatre
August 27 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
August 28 Boise, ID Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater
August 29 Portland, OR Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
September 4 Los Angeles, CA SoFi Stadium (with Luke Combs)
September 12 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park (with Luke Combs)
September 17 Tuscaloosa, AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
September 18 Atlanta, GA Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
September 24 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
September 25 Indianapolis, IN Ruoff Music Center
September 26 Chicago, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

 

 

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Tim McGraw Announces the Here On Earth 2020 Summer Tour

Tim McGraw Here On Earth Tour

Summer just got a whole lot more exciting with Tim McGraw’s tour announcement. He’s hitting the road starting in July and reigning CMA Vocalist of the Year, Luke Combs will join him for two stadium shows in Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Special guests Midland and Ingrid Andress will be out there opening for McGraw on all the tour stops.

“Anyone who knows me knows how much I love to be outside in the summertime playing music. Everyone is there, sharing the moment, having fun and letting loose,” says McGraw in a recent press release. “To be here on earth in this moment, together, sharing our love for music and getting through all that life is throwing us — that’s what it’s all about.”

The Grammy-award winning singer put out a video on Facebook announcing the tour, while he’s in New Orleans for the College Football Playoff Game, where he’s performing before the game.

Fans can first purchase tickets beginning January 24th for select cities as part of Live Nation’s Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com. Pre-sale access for the Los Angeles and Philadelphia stadium shows will also be available for Luke Comb’s fan club group The Bootleggers. Additional ticket on-sale dates will begin in February.

Here On Earth Tour Dates

July 10 Syracuse, NY St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
July 11 Hartford, CT Xfinity Theatre
July 12 Wilkes-Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena
July 16 Raleigh, NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park @ Walnut Creek
July 17 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
July 18 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
July 23 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
July 24 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
July 25 Toronto, ON Budweiser Stage
July 30 Canandaigua, NY Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
July 31 Burgettstown, PA S&T Bank Music Park
August 1 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 6 Austin, TX Germania Insurance Amphitheater
August 7 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
August 8 Dallas, TX Dos Equis Pavilion
August 13 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater
August 14 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
August 15 San Diego, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
August 21 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
August 22 Sacramento, CA Toyota Amphitheatre
August 27 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
August 28 Boise, ID Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater
August 29 Portland, OR Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
September 4 Los Angeles, CA SoFi Stadium (with Luke Combs)
September 12 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park (with Luke Combs)
September 17 Tuscaloosa, AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
September 18 Atlanta, GA Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
September 24 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
September 25 Indianapolis, IN Ruoff Music Center
September 26 Chicago, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

To keep up with McGraw and his ‘Here on Earth Tour’ follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

The singer’s latest single, “Way Down” is now available where you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our “New Country Music” playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Midland Kick Off Their ‘Let It Roll’ Tour in New York City

MIdland

Last night, the honky-tonking Texas trio Midland kicked off the first show of their Let It Roll Tour to a packed house at Terminal 5 in New York City. The group has been on a roll themselves as of late, with their critically-acclaimed sophomore album scoring No. 1 on the Billboard charts in the first week of release, a headlining tour, and two CMA Award nominations for Vocal Group of the Year as well as New Artist of the Year.

The soulful, straight-shooter Desure took the stage prior to Midland to get the crowd ready for some toe-tapping, two-stepping country music. Through honest storytelling and an outlaw vibe, Desure proved why Rolling Stone has named him one of country’s “Top 10 Artists You Need to Know.”

The energy level was especially high when the boys of Midland lead vocalist Mark Wystrach, lead guitarist Jess Carson, and bass player Cameron Duddy walked on stage. Their opening song “Playboys,” was exactly what the crowd anticipated, a fun-filled song with an eclectic play on words showcasing what Midland is known for. Their smooth vocals shined during their second song as they sang “Let It Roll,” the title track off of their latest album. Everyone’s hands were in the air clapping along to the catchy “21st Century Honky Tonk American Band.”

Midland slowed things down a bit with their groovy track “Cheatin’ Songs” before singing the fan-favorite, and latest single “Mr. Lonely.” The crowd was loving every minute of the toe-tapping song about the “guy who all the girls are talking about.” They followed up their current hit with the sentimental “I Love You, Goodbye” displaying their soft yet strong vocals.

As Wystrach introduced the next song, he spoke about young love and big dreams growing up, and said “This song encompasses what it felt like in those days when life was a little bit more simple, and chasing those simple times,” and they sang the nostalgic “Fast Hearts and Slow Towns” displaying the trio’s incredible harmonies.

Midland Setlist

It is evident Midland’s music is as personal as you can get. After singing “Cheatin’ By the Rules,” and “Every Song’s A Drinkin’ Song,” they paused and took a moment to survey the crowd and explain the feeling in the room. Upon reflecting, Wystrach said, “I see it all around, it’s that L, it’s that O, it’s that V, it’s that E. It is the greatest thing in the world, it is the one thing that this country is poor on right now.” They urged us all to “bring a little bit more love into your world, to “take a breath, have some patience, and spread it, because I promise you we are all better when there is more L.O.V.E. baby! “That is the only reason we do this, y’all feel the love tonight New York City?” The roar of agreement from the crowd set the stage for their hit song “Make A Little.” Following a lesson on love, the band sang “Put the Hurt on Me”, “Roll Away,” and “Somewhere On The Wind.”

At one point in the night, Midland requested the house lights to be turned on for a special toast to the New York City crowd for setting the bar high. In celebration of the first night of the tour, Wystrach graciously said, “Cheers, you guys. Thank you, this is beautiful. I love looking out at this crowd, I see people from every corner of this world and that’s what Midland is all about. We’re about the love, we’re about the music and bringing people together, thank you guys for coming to our show.”

Midland-Setlist-Let It Roll

The trio’s encore began with the song that put the band on the map, the classic hit, “Drinkin’ Problem,” and continued with “Lost in the Night,” and “Gator Boys,” before closing the show out with “Gettin’ the Feel” and “Fourteen Gears.” By the roar of the crowd, no one wanted the night to end. There is no doubt Midland is invigorating and unique yet sticking to their own traditional country roots and are destined for continued success and accolades. Midland’s Let It Roll tour is scheduled throughout the remainder of the year and is making stops in their home state of Texas, Colorado, and even Hawaii. For more information and tour dates visit www.midland.com.

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Midland Let It Roll Setlist

Playboys
Let It Roll
21st Century Honky Tonk American Band
Cheatin’ Songs
Mr. Lonely
I Love You, Goodbye
Fast Hearts and Slow Towns
Cheatin’ By the Rules
Every Song’s A Drinkin’ Song
Make A Little
Put the Hurt on Me
Roll Away
Somewhere On The Wind
Encore:
Drinkin’ Problem
Lost in the Night
Gator Boys
Gettin’ the Feel
Fourteen Gears

 

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Midland Up Close & Country at New York’s Country 94.7 Studios

Midland Up Close & Country

Tonight, Midland kicks off their Let It Roll Tour in New York City but before playing for thousands of fans at Terminal 5, the trio joined a small group of radio winners at New York’s Country 94.7 studios for an Up Close & Country performance. Radio personality and DJ Katie Neal welcomed the band to the intimate performance space and discussed their two CMA Award nominations, for Vocal Group of the Year as well as New Artist of the Year. “It’s a very cool thing, we are honored to be thrown in the mix with all of those people who have been doing it for a while,” Cameron Duddy explained. Even going on to say they are the youngest band to be nominated, not meaning by age but by how long they have been around.

Neal also congratulated two of the three band members, Jess, who welcomed a baby into his family this past year and Mark, who has gotten engaged and will become a dad very soon. Throughout the interview and the performance, the trio’s dry sense of humor had fans engaged, thoroughly enjoying their back and forth banter.

After the brief chat, the boys of Midland kicked off their performance with one of our favorite songs from their latest album, Let It Roll, “Playboys“. Their traditional country sound resonated throughout the small theater as the lucky audience members tapped their feet to the infectious, clever tune. They showcased songs from Let It Roll including “Put The Hurt On Me”, “Fast Hearts and Slow Towns” and their current single “Mr. Lonely”. Of course, they had to end with their debut single and first number one at country radio, “Drinkin’ Problem”. Head to our Instagram to check out exclusive clips of the evening.

Not only did the studio audience enjoy watching the trio bring honky-tonk music to New York City, they got to meet the band after and they were delighted to find out that they all also had won tickets to tonight’s epic tour kick off. To grab your tickets click here.

To find out about upcoming Up Close & Country performances at the Radio.com studios, follow New York’s Country 94.7 on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

You can keep up with Midland on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Let It Roll is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Midland Perform and Answer Questions At Exclusive YouTube Event in NYC

Midland Let It Roll

With the highly anticipated release of Let it Roll just a few days behind them, Midland shared more of their stories during a Q&A at the YouTube Space in Chelsea Market in NYC. When asked about their feelings about the release, they didn’t put on any front; they admitted that they were extremely tired, as well as elated. They even created a new word, ‘tirelated’, to combine the two feelings. The grueling schedule of tours and shows, recordings and press, and trying to maintain a life is not easy, but they expressed how grateful they are for the opportunities. The band’s Cameron Duddy expressed he felt punch-drunk, mustering the strength to go through their long days, and he sure seemed it, latching on to the mentioning of sandwiching writing sessions between shows, continuing to mention ‘sandwich’ as many times as he could.

The band feels that there was less pressure on this album than their previous, describing a collaboration and real camaraderie between the group during their writing sessions in the studio. In addition, they feel the studio has been their safe place during this period, where you’re at least sitting in the same place for two to three days at a time, 12 hours a day, (a mention of sandwiches again), and a place for growth. “We’ve evolved as a band; we’ve evolved as musicians, and our relationship with our producers and our collaborators have evolved…That familiarity and the raising of the level has made this one much more joyous.”

After answering some questions from fans, they performed several of their new songs, creating new fans with every note. Their old country sound with a fresh, genuine feel and vulnerable heart might make this Austin, Texas band one your new favorite.

You can keep up with Midland on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Let It Roll is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Midland Celebrate CMA Nominations and Perform on TODAY

In the middle of Rockefeller Center on an early Wednesday morning, Carson Daly and the Today Show hosted one of the most prominent upcoming artists in the industry. Midland joined Daly on stage before they performed where he shared some exciting news. “They just released their new album Let It Roll on the 23rd…and man guys things have just been happening for you. Congratulations on all the success. And another little breaking news story this morning, the CMA nominations just came out this morning and you have been nominated for CMA New Artist of the Year” Daly said as the Texas-natives stood there in awe. Along with being in the New Artist category, they are also nominated for Vocal Group of the Year. Check out all of the other nominees here.

Channeling their excitement right into their performance, live on the CITI Stage, they performed “Mr. Lonely,” the first single off their new album. Accompanied by a drummer and back-up guitar, the boys played their hearts out of this song that left fans, and hosts, dancing along on all sides of the stage. Between wearing their featured cowboy hats, real cowboy boots, and signature mustaches, and a classic country tune, the trio added a little country flair to New York this morning. Just like past songs, “Mr. Lonely” channels the roots of country music they grew up with. Paying homage to their honky-tonk heroes, Midland delivers an upbeat, toe-tapping, good timing song that will be played in honky-tonks all over the country for years to come.

 

All of the morning show hosts joined the boys on stage after the set to congratulate the band on all their recent success and nominations. You can catch the honkey-tonk heroes themselves and all the action when Midland comes back to New York on September 17th at Terminal 5.
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NYCS First Impression: Midland ‘Let It Roll’

Midland Let It Roll

Country group, Midland, are known for their cohesive mix of classic rock and country twang, an undeniably catchy sound that defined their debut album On The Rocks. The critically acclaimed debut garnered them a slew of accolades including winning the ACM Top New Duo or Group award and two Grammy nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Performance, not to mention grabbing #1 single at country radio with “Drinkin’ Problem”. The eclectic band, consisting of lead singer/guitarist Mark Wystrach, lead guitarist/vocalist Jess Carson and bassist/vocalist Cameron Duddy, return with the follow-up to their debut, the immersive Let It Roll.

The 14 track album is chock full of songs that range from Eagles-influenced classic rock, just begging for an open road, to a hint of old school Garth Brooks style. The Dripping Springs, Texas band recruited the best musicians in the genre for the project, including Shane McAnally, Dan Huff and Josh Osborne (producing and writing) as well as songwriters Liz Rose, Rhett Akins, and Bob DiPiero. Needless to say, Let it Roll is crafted to entice the classic cowboy, folky songstress, and ramblin’ man in all of us.

The album starts fresh and light with the wistful title track, “Let It Roll.” This one makes you want to roll down the windows and lose yourself in the California desert, with its layered vocals and sweeping guitars. Equal parts Eagles and Fleetwood Mac, it launches the album with effortless musicality.  On “Fourteen Gears” and “Mr. Lonely,” Midland sink into a cowboy’s paradise with stacked steel guitar, pristine harmonies, and rhythms made for dancing on an old wood floor.

Another standout on the project is the beachy, do-me-wrong “Cheatin’ Songs.” It’s a Kenny Chesney meets early Zac Brown Band feel-good vibe, designed for stadium sing-alongs and couples dances. In fact, we think this line sums it up, “steel guitars are back in style / like tears falling from a smile / yeah its been a while since country music loved a fool / and running around was cool.”

Heartbreak washes over you on “Put The Hurt On Me,” a country-western shuffle with a wild, yet painful Spanish guitar. It melds easily into “I Love You, Goodbye,” with its mariachi influences and aching vocals provided by the ever emotive Wystrach.  They give country music fans what they love most in the form of “Every Song’s A Drinking Song.” This meandering shuffle moves along almost as if there was a little alcohol involved in the production itself.

Then there’s “21st Century Honky Tonk American Band.” If ever there was an album moment that took you back to outlaw country and hair metal all at once, this is it. Booming guitars, howling vocals, and a hint of twang raise the roof off this rock-forward moment. Of course, there’s a surprise twist towards the end, but only after they’ve sung “And the wheels keep rolling on and on / and I hear them singing some song / ever since hank sang to me I knew I was born to be a 21st-century American band.”

The rocking anthem is followed up by quieter, more emotional album moments “Fast Hearts And Slow Towns,” “Cheatin’ By The Rules,” and “Lost In The Night.” There’s the rambunctious, just-get-drunk number, “Playboys,” that’s sure to be on repeat at tailgates come football season. And, of course, we can’t forget the moment where Carson’s vocals shine on the slow, emotional ballad “Gettin’ The Feel.”  It all comes to an elegant, harmony-infused end with the rambling “Roll Away.” The steel guitar shines bright on this stripped track, making for a stunning melody that, even if just for a moment, takes us back to the music of the ’70s.

Midland has crafted a remarkable record, catering to fans from all walks of life and country music, on their new album, Let It Roll.

New Yorkers can catch Midland on September 17th at Terminal 5 for their Let It Roll Tour. Grab your tickets here.

You can keep up with Midland on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Let It Roll is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

 

 

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Midland Continues To Prove They are Masters of Wordplay With “Playboys”

Midland Playboys

On Midland’s newest release, “Playboys,” the Texan trio continues to put on a masterclass in traditional yet modern country music. With a toe-tapping melody remnant of the heyday of country music, the group also executes a clever play of words that only elevates the song. While there’s always a risk of getting cheesy with wordplay, Midland manages to carry it through the track in a clever and appealing way.

The song tells the story of a troubadour who can’t commit to a woman due to his music career. “She said I thought that I could change you/ But you were born a playboy,” The lament, before cleverly turning the phrase. “So get on the stage and play boy.”

“We ain’t good at love/ We ain’t good at much/ We just know how to play,” The song continues. “I’m just a playboy/ You can’t blame me for the way I was made, boys.” Make sure to stick around for the Brad Paisley-esque guitar solo around 2:20, kicked off appropriately with a shout of “Play boys!”

“Playboys” is the third song released by Midland off their new album, Let It Roll, due out August 23. “We want to keep things fresh and real,” says bassist, Cameron Duddy in a statement. “The beauty of being in Dripping Springs [Texas] and spending so much time on the road, we don’t get caught up in what’s trending. We’re able to follow our hearts—and our livers—to where we think country is the best.”

“Everything we’ve learned out on the road touring On The Rocks is all right here on this album,” adds lead singer Mark Wystrach. “These songs are deeply personal and from the heart.”

Midland will support the new release with a fall tour that kicks off at Terminal 5 in New York City on September 17. Tickets for that show are available here.

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“Playboys” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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