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Brei Carter to make CMA Fest debut on the Spotlight Stage at Fan Fair X, Saturday, June 11 at 3:30p CT 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 18, 2022) – Officially announced by the Country Music Association (CMA) on May 18, rising star Brei Carter will make her CMA Fest debut as a Spotlight Stage performer inside Fan Fair X at Music City Center on Saturday, June 11 at 3:30p CT. Additional appearances will be announced at a later time.

For more details or to buy tickets to CMA Fest, visit CMAfest.com, download the Official CMA Connect App, or sign up for CMA Country Connection emails to receive the latest news as soon as it’s announced.

About Brei Carter:
Emerging crossover country and southern pop recording artist Brei Carter is proof that sometimes faith, patience and time pays off. Growing up in Monroe, Louisiana with a solid, southern upbringing, Brei’s family raised her on several authentic southern staples: the Bible, Lone Star Missionary Baptist Church’s choir, Charley Pride, Loretta Lynn, Aretha Franklin, and no shortage of familial love and devotion. However, before she became the dynamic and vivacious country singer she is today, Brei was busy earning a Bachelors in Business from University of Louisiana in Monroe, a Masters in International Relations from Webster University, and a Doctorate in Theology from New Foundation Theological Seminary. She is also a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army, where she served as an enlisted soldier and as an officer. Having moved to Nashville soon thereafter, Brei has quickly established herself in the songwriters community as a smooth and sometimes edgy songstress who melds country, soul and southern pop into one fused style. Her first single at country radio “Gave Him A Girl” was immediately recognized as “cute and catchy” by country music journalist and historian Robert K. Oermann in his weekly DISClaimer review column for Music Row Magazine, where it eventually charted up to #71. With a growing catalog of new music she’ll release throughout 2022, including a debut EP/album, this young singer-songwriter is a welcome addition to the emerging new styles of the country music community.

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Country Singer Sammy Sadler To Release “Louisiana Rain” From Forthcoming New Album Everything’s Gonna Be Alright

“…the perfect summer song and conjures images of cajun romance and good times.”
– Jerry Holthouse, Nashville.com

Song’s new lyric video exclusively premiered by Nashville.com 

“Louisiana Rain” available everywhere digitally May 20 at bit.ly/3rsFTOt;
available to radio programmers via PlayMPE & CD Tex

Plus, Dr. Ward Bond Show re-shares feature interview with Sammy about his near fatal experience in 1989

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2022) – Texas-based country singer Sammy Sadler continues his journey of recording 90’s style country music on new single “Louisiana Rain,” available everywhere digitally on May 20, or at bit.ly/3rsFTOt. The new single is his first from a forthcoming new album called Everything’s Gonna Be Alright, due out September 2022. The new song and lyric video exclusively premiered today by Nashville.com in a recent feature on the country singer. Sadler, was the lone survivor of the infamous Murder On Music Row plot which took place in 1989 in Nashville, and was recently profiled in a People.com exclusive.

Sadler, known for his dynamic vocal range, takes a song written by Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Roger Murrah and Richard Alves and turns it into a mid-tempo soulful tune which true country music fans will immediately appreciate. Sadler recorded and co-produced the song with Music Producer and Composer Greg Cole at Coalmine Studio in Nashville.

“When I first heard ‘Louisiana Rain’ I knew I wanted to record it,” Sadler commented. “I met the songwriters Roger Murrah and Rich Alves early in my career and had always wanted to record one of their monster songs, and felt this song was one my fans would appreciate as much as I do.” 

Single Name: “Louisiana Rain”
Release date: May 20, 2022
Songwriters: Roger Murrah, Richard Alves
Audio produced by: Greg Cole, Sammy Sadler
ISRC#: QZHN42288287
Buy/Stream/Listen: bit.ly/3rsFTOt
Official lyric video: youtu.be/5VKOQerMG5A

About Sammy Sadler:
In 1989, Sammy Sadler, an acclaimed newcomer to the country music scene, found chart success with a cover of Aaron Neville’s “Tell It Like It Is” on Evergreen Records. His follow up single “You Made It Easy” charted as well, but as he was gearing up to release his debut album, Sadler was wounded in the unfortunate murder of Cash Box magazine chart director Kevin Hughes. It took almost a decade for him to recover and release new music, starting with his 2004 release Hard On A Heart on the Tri Label. The title track charted in the Top 10 on the Texas Music Chart as well as No. 1 in Europe for multiple weeks. Sadler released another album, Heart Shaped Like Texas in 2009 on Audium Records. After Audium transitioned to Koch Records before being sold to E1, he found success with “I’ll Always Have Denver” featuring Steve Wariner and “No Place To Land,” but that was where it ended for Sadler when E1 closed. Since then, he has continued to tour with Doug Stone in 2012 and Ken Mellons with Jeff Carson on the “Taking The Country Back Tour” in 2015. He has had 4 Top 15 records on the Texas Music Chart and was named Male Vocalist for Dallas/Fort Worth in 1993. Sadler returned in 2019 to release a book recounting the famous “Murder on Music Row” and in 2021 released his highly acclaimed album 1989 produced by Buddy Hyatt, which featured duets with country hitmakers T. Graham Brown, Marty Rabon and Larry Stewart. His next new album, Everything’s Gonna Be Alright is due out in 2022. Sammy’s story is far from over, in fact, it’s still being written.

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Sammy Sadler Contacts:
Media & PR: Jason W. Ashcraft | jwa@jwamedia.com |  (615) 991-1125
Radio Promotions: Greg Austin | austinradiopromotions@gmail.com | (325) 665-6384
Management/Booking: Mike McCary | mike@mccaryent.com | (615) 568-1027
Management: Devon O’ Day | devonoday@msn.com

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7th Annual Honor The Fallen 5K Set For Saturday, May 21 In College Grove, Tennessee

HONOR our nation’s fallen heroes, HEAL the unseen wounds of war for both our surviving families and veterans, CONNECT surviving family members & veterans with the civilian community

Featuring an all veteran songwriters round with Adam Warner, Brei Carter and Mark Addison Chandler

Executive Director & Blue-Star Mother Amy Cotta talks MOH mission and 5K on WSMV’s “Today In Nashville” [click to watch]

PHOTO GALLERY: 2021 Honor The Fallen 5K for media [view/download here]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2022) – Memories of Honor, a 501c3 nonprofit based in Nashville is gearing up for the 7th annual Honor the Fallen 5K, set for this Saturday, May 21 at The Grove in College Grove, Tennessee.

More than “just another” 5K, the HTF5K is a family-friendly, pet-friendly community event where friends of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities join in unity to show their love and support to our families of our Nation’s fallen heroes. And also to pay their respects to our military members and first responders, both past and present.

“We believe our fallen service members and their families deserve to be honored and remembered not just on Memorial Day, but every day,” said Amy Cotta, founder of Memories of Honor. “Our mission is to make every day Memorial Day by creating living, breathing memorials so no life loss as a result of serving our country goes forgotten.”

In addition to the 5K race, the food and the fun, HTF5K will also feature a very special all-veteran songwriters round with three Nashville-based up-and-coming singer-songwriters and recording artists. Country recording artist & Marine veteran Adam Warner, country singer-songwriter & Army veteran Brei Carter, and country singer-songwriter & combat Army veteran Mark Addison Chandler will join onstage post-race to share their stories in song and conversation.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
7:00am – Race attendee packet-pickup opens
8:50am – Staff announcements
8:55am – Color Guard & National Anthem (sung by Brei Carter)
9:00am – HTF5K race start
10:00am – HTF5K awards
10:15am – Passing of The Flag Ceremony
10:20am – Memorial Mile start
10:30am – Food Service begins
10:30am – Songwriters round begins (featuring Adam Warner, Brei Carter & Mark Addison Chandler)

To register or for the complete event schedule, visit HonorTheFallen5k.com.

About Memories of Honor:
Memories of Honor is a national 501c3 nonprofit based in Nashville, Tennessee. Our mission is to make EVERY DAY Memorial Day. We use athletics, entertainment, special events, and social media campaigns to create living breathing memorials so that no loss of life in or due to military service is forgotten. MOH also produces other athletics events which honor military and veterans such as the Bataan Challenge, Social Distancing Challenge, Boots For Troops, 101 Heroes Ride, and others. Visit memoriesofhonor.org to learn more or to become involved.


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Country Singer-Songwriter Brei Carter Uplifts On Soulful Country Heartbreak Tune “Paybacks,” Available NOW!

“…feisty and fierce on this kiss-off power ballad.”
– Robert K. Oermann, Music Row Magazine

“…a somewhat sassy look at the idea of karma, it’s also a song of power, with potent lyrics that encourage listeners to find the strength to take hold of their life once again.”
– Tricia Despres, St. Louis Magazine

“Paybacks” lyric video exclusively premiered by St. Louis Magazine

“Paybacks” available everywhere digitally NOW at linktr.ee/breicarter;
and to country radio programmers via PlayMPE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 11, 2022) – Country and southern pop singer-songwriter Brei Carter has released her 10th single “Paybacks” across all major digital music platforms, or at linktr.ee/breicarter. The song is also available to radio programmers and industry via PlayMPE

Today, the song’s new lyric video exclusively premiered by St. Louis Magazine, where she also chatted with renowned country music journalist Tricia Despres about her blossoming music career in Nashville, and her current home just outside of St. Louis. 

The mid-tempo soulful country tune finds the Louisiana native and ambitious songstress doing what she does best; charming with her uplifting voice, authentic personality, and clever use of lyrics to tell stories. Even on a song which deals with the leftover feelings, emotions and memories from a relationship gone wrong, her listener is uplifted and left with a feeling that better days are ahead.   

Working with Nashville based songwriters Jason Campbell and Terry Smith on the song, Carter felt the song resonated with her because when they sat down to write it, she wanted to write a song with a little more soul to it. 

“I wanted to tell a story which friends have shared with me, personally,” Carter explains. “People talk about Karma and it’s a real thing. Growing up I’ve always been taught to treat people how I wanted to be treated. The basis of the song talks about reaping what you’ve sown, so treat people right! Unfortunately you never know what your payback could be. Remember vengeance doesn’t belong to the person wronged, but belongs to God.”

Single Name: “Paybacks’”
Audio release date: May 06, 2022
Songwriters: Brei Carter, Jason Campbell, Terry Smith
ISRC#: USDY42213314
Audio Produced by: Jason Wyatt
Pre-Save at linktr.ee/breicarter
Official Lyric Video: youtu.be/QPoM5TPXZAQ

About Brei Carter:
Emerging crossover country and southern pop recording artist Brei Carter is proof that sometimes faith, patience and time pays off. Growing up in Monroe, Louisiana with a solid, southern upbringing, Brei’s family raised her on several authentic southern staples: the Bible, Lone Star Missionary Baptist Church’s choir, Charley Pride, Loretta Lynn, Aretha Franklin, and no shortage of familial love and devotion. However, before she became the dynamic and vivacious country singer she is today, Brei was busy earning a Bachelors in Business from University of Louisiana in Monroe, a Masters in International Relations from Webster University, and a Doctorate in Theology from New Foundation Theological Seminary. She is also a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army, where she served as an enlisted soldier and as an officer. Having moved to Nashville soon thereafter, Brei has quickly established herself in the songwriters community as a smooth and sometimes edgy songstress who melds country, soul and southern pop into one fused style. Her first single at country radio “Gave Him A Girl” was immediately recognized as “cute and catchy” by country music journalist and historian Robert K. Oermann in his weekly DISClaimer review column for Music Row Magazine, where it eventually charted up to #71. With a growing catalog of new music she’ll release throughout 2022, including a debut EP/album, this young singer-songwriter is a welcome addition to the emerging new styles of the country music community. 

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Folksinger Michael Johnathon Releases 19th Studio Album AFTERBURN, Songs Of Power, Peace, War & Love

“vibrantly aesthetic, pleasingly melodic and wholly heartfelt…”
Russell Trunk’s Exclusive Magazine

“…big bombastic drums, huge synths, soaring guitars and an anthemic chorus…”

Strutter Magazine (Sweden)

Featuring musical collaborations with the late JD Crowe, and other iconic musicians like John McEuen, Rob Ickes, Tony Migliore & more

AFTERBURN, out now by way of PoetMan Records & The Orchard [orcd.co/afterburnfolk]; Available to radio programmers and industry via PlayMPE

Hard copy album requests for media please email physical mailing address to jwa@jwamedia.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 21, 2022) – Folksinger Michael Johnathon is not exactly a “normal” folksinger, as he proves once again on his 19th studio album, AFTERBURN, out now by way of PoetMan Records & The Orchard [orcd.co/afterburnfolk] and at PlayMPE for radio programmers.

AFTERBURN is the word used when something truly rattles the cages and leaves people with a startled, surprised reaction. It‘s the accelerated power of a rocket as it’s taking off. AFTERBURN grapples with the subjects of power & peace, war & love all in the context of the global “front porch,” launching “folk” from the coffeehouse and into arena level. Literally. 

“To me, folk music is front porch … plus a lot more. I took everything I knew about life as a folksinger, from traveling the hills and hollers of Appalachia to playing on stages, turned it upside down, mixed it up, and tried to see how aggressive this “folk” canvas could be and still be considered part of the music style I love,” says Michael Johnathon from his log cabin home near Lexington, Kentucky. “That’s when I wrote that poem … folk can be everything and anything because it gave birth to it all.”

If anyone has supported and embodied the idea and image of a global Troubadour, it’s Michael Johnathon. Indeed, if Folk is the “Mother of all music” then AFTERBURN certainly reflects all the colors of that musical rainbow, and his career has reflected all of those musical textures. From the screaming long-neck banjo driven “Techno-Folk” to the majestic 61-piece symphony of “The Dream,” the commentary of “Cyber Bubba” to the lament of “Cars,” every song is a story, every song is a musical cinescape, a painting on a canvas of guitars, banjo and mandolins colored with rock bands and … yes … symphony orchestras.

“I love classical music, I love Pink Floyd, Pete Seeger and Dan Fogelberg,” Johnathon explains. “Woody Guthrie would have been one of the first to plug in a keyboard if they had them back then. What made Bill Monroe a pioneer and Father of Bluegrass was his willingness to try new things. To Change. He was the Nine Inch Nails of his day. Some may really like this. The purists will no doubt try to make fun of it … it may not be their “cup of tea.” 

But then, Michael Johnathon is not exactly inviting you for a pleasant cup of tea, either. AFTERBURN launches banjos, mandolins and guitars to heart pounding, unexpected levels and remains in the comfortable tapestry of the folk world by a banjo playing troubadour … out to surprise, shock, even bewilderment.

Album name: AfterBurn
Release date: April 15, 2022 (digital) / May 20, 2022 (Physical)
Record label: PoetMan Records / The Orchard
Songwriter: Michael Johnathon
Produced by: Michael Johnathon
UPC#: 659696535824
Buy/Stream/Listen: michaeljohnathon.com or orcd.co/afterburnfolk
Album highlights: View/Download PDF

Track Listing: 

  1. Techno-Folk  
  2. America (with Rob Ickes)
  3. World We Made  
  4. The Dream  
  5. Assassins In The Kingdom  
  6. Dreams Of Fire  
  7. Benediction (with Rob Ickes)  
  8. Young & Alone  
  9. Cyber Bubba (with JD Crowe, Rob Ickes & Kati Penn)
  10. Cars  
  11. Shady Grove

About Michael Johnathon:
From symphony halls to coffeehouses, the hollers of Appalachia to inner city clubs, Michael Johnathon proudly refers to himself … privately, publicly and globally … as a “folksinger” and has released 19 studio recorded albums. He’s the author of six published books (WoodSongs 5 released in 2022), the screenwriter for the upcoming Caney Creek motion picture, organizer of the national association of front porch musicians called SongFarmers, the symphony album Songs of Rural America. He’s the creator and host of the live audience broadcast of the WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour with an audience of over two million listeners each week on 500 public radio stations, public TV coast-to-coast, the RFD-TV Network nationwide, American Forces Radio Network in 177 nations and schools across north America. Jonathan also recently won the prestigious Kentucky Governor’s Milner Award of the Arts in 2020.

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Memories Of Honor Adds Veteran Songwriters Round To 7th Annual Honor The Fallen 5K Event, May 21

Featuring military veteran songwriters & performers Adam Warner, Brei Carter & Mark Addison Chandler

Past Memories Of Honor 5K event photos galleries for media coverage [view/download here]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 20, 2022)Memories of Honor, a 501c3 nonprofit based in Nashville has announced the addition of a songwriters round performance event to their upcoming 7th annual Honor the Fallen 5K, set for Saturday, May 21 at The Grove in College Grove, Tennessee. The round will feature several up-and-coming veteran artists based in Nashville, including country recording artist & Marine veteran Adam Warner, country singer-songwriter & Army veteran Brei Carter, and country singer-songwriter & combat Army veteran Mark Addison Chandler. To register or for the complete event schedule, visit honorthefallen5k.com.

Memories of Honor produces and hosts several 5K events which pay tribute to the sacrifices made by our fallen military service members and their families.

“We believe our fallen service members and their families deserve to be honored and remembered not just on Memorial Day, but every day,” said Amy Cotta, founder of Memories of Honor. “Our mission is to make every day Memorial Day by creating living, breathing memorials so no life loss as a result of serving our country goes forgotten.”

More than “just another” 5K, the HTF5K is a family-friendly, pet-friendly community event where friends of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities join in unity to show their love and support to our families of our Nation’s fallen heroes. And also to pay their respects to our military members and first responders, both past and present.

HTF5K uniquely fosters patriotism and gratitude where participants wear a Fallen Hero Memorial Bib containing the name of a fallen US service member. Many of the families of the fallen are on hand to meet the participants. 

About Memories of Honor:
Memories of Honor is a national 501c3 nonprofit based in Nashville, Tennessee. Our mission is to make EVERY DAY Memorial Day. We use athletics, entertainment, special events, and social media campaigns to create living breathing memorials so that no loss of life in or due to military service is forgotten. MOH also produces other athletics events which honor military and veterans such as the Bataan Challenge, Social Distancing Challenge, Boots For Troops, 101 Heroes Ride, and others. Visit memoriesofhonor.org to learn more or to become involved. 

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Kentucky Music Hall of Fame To Celebrate WoodSongs In Special History Exhibit Opening, Saturday April 30

This FREE & open to the public event takes place on Saturday, April 30 at 1pm at Kentucky Music Hall of Fame during the 2022 National Gathering of SongFarmers in Renfro Valley

Photo gallery from past WoodSongs & SongFarmer events and gatherings [view/download]

RENFRO VALLEY, Ky. (April 19, 2022) – The 12 foot wide WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour stage sign will be dedicated as part of a special history exhibit set to be unveiled at the Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame on Saturday, April 30 at 1pm ET in Renfro Valley, Kentucky during the 2022 National Gathering of SongFarmers, organized by the WoodSongs Front Porch Association.  

The original WoodSongs sign was used through 1000 live audience broadcasts since 1998, when Folksinger Michael Johnathon originally launched the show. Since then, it has been seen in millions of homes across North America on PBS-TV (regionally on KET), nationally on RFD-TV, along with tens of millions more on YouTube videos. More than 60,000 fans have attended the broadcast tapings of WoodSongs at the Lyric Theater in Lexington, Kentucky.   

“We were not sure what to do with the old sign,” explained folksinger Michael Johnathon, creator and host of the syndicated broadcast. “We called it ‘Franken-Sign’ because it was repaired so many times. But so much history belonged to it. We did not want to cut it up and sell it … we wanted to find a permanent resting place for it.”  

The WoodSongs sign has become a major symbol of Kentucky media history alongside the Renfro Valley Barn Dance and others, and will be on permanent display along with a video presentation of the history of WoodSongs, a tribute to the amazing volunteer crew that made this happen. 

Thanks to the kindness of an audience member, WoodSongs has since replaced the original sign with a brand new stage sign.  

“The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame exists to preserve and promote the rich musical heritage of Kentucky and its people,” said Emily Bullock of the Kentucky Hall of Fame and Music Museum. “It is only fitting that a Woodsongs display would find its home in our museum with such a meaningful history and contribution to music in Kentucky and across the world.”

About WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour:
WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour is an all volunteer, live audience celebration of grassroots music and the artists who make it. Produced 44 Mondays per year from the historic Lyric Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky, the show airs worldwide on 537 radio stations from Australia to Ireland, and across the United States. It is also aired on American Forces Radio Network twice each weekend in 177 nations, and on every military base and US Naval ship around the world. It is also broadcasted into millions of homes as a PBS-TV series on KET in Kentucky, and on Friday and Wednesday’s on RFD-TV, America’s Most Important Rural Network.

About Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame:
The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum joined Renfro Valley as a premiere tourist attraction, opening in 2002.  The entrance to the building is unique to any other museum as it was once the original riding stables of John Lair. The museum is filled with a collection of artifacts and memorabilia highlighting the careers of over 50 inductees.  A common misconception is that the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame focuses mainly on country and bluegrass related artists, however there are inductees from all genres of music including The Backstreet Boys, Loretta Lynn, Florence Henderson, Rosemary Clooney, Keith Whitley, Boots Randolph and so many more. You can also learn the history of music dating back to the 1700’s or pick up area information in the visitor center located in the museum lobby.  The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame is open daily, year round.

About WoodSongs Front Porch Association:
WoodSongs Front Porch Association is an international network of “front porch” minded musicians, songwriters and fans who simply love simple, rural music. This organization is about EVERYBODY who loves to pick, play and sing. If you feel the music business left you behind, join us. We will show you how to make music a powerful part of your life, even if it is not your livelihood. WFPA’s mission is to help music lovers find a new, defined direction for their music. To gather the global community of front porch minded musicians and help them do good work, bring roots music education into schools free of charge, and enhance communities by redirecting the tremendous energies of local musicians. We call our members “SongFarmers.”

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Country Artist Adam Warner Announces New Song & Video “Catchin’ Hell” To Celebrate Return Of Fishing Season

“Catchin’ Hell” single & lyric video available everywhere digitally on April 6 from forthcoming new album What We’re Known For; Available to radio program directors at PlayMPE

New music video partially shot at the House of Cash features a cameo by Jake Hoot, winner of The Voice season 17

Media and industry live performance showcase set for April 7 at 6pm at 3rd & Lindsley
in Nashville; RSVP to jwa@jwamedia.com or Eventbrite

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 6, 2022) – Country singer-songwriter and U.S. Marine veteran Adam Warner is excited to officially announce his first new song of 2022, “Catchin’ Hell” set to officially drop on April 6 across all the major digital platforms [orcd.co/o4ee44j].

“Catchin’ Hell” is Warner’s upbeat country rock ode to a favorite past-time for many country music fans including himself; fishing. The song delivers plenty of hefty guitar licks, with just the right amount of country twang to boot, and clever lyrics which glorify the natural human motive of skipping out on work for a day on the lake. Adam wrote the song on a recent songwriters retreat to his family’s farm outside of Lawrenceville, Illinois with Mark Addison Chandler, Davis Corley and Josh Gallagher.

“I’ve never been more excited to release new music before in my career,” said Warner. “I spent all of the pandemic writing songs and developing MY sound with my team, and absolutely love the direction the music is headed. Buckle up y’all!” 

Veteran filmmaker Trevor George also artfully brought the song’s meaning and backstory to life, along with showcasing Warner’s love for fishing, in a new video also coming out in April. It features a special cameo by fellow Country music singer Jake Hoot, winner of The Voice season 17, who plays the role of the boss man. The opening office scene with Jake Hoot was filmed at the former House of Cash located in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The video is set to premiere in mid-April, with a release date to be announced soon, and available to network TV programmers by DMDS.

What We’re Known For will be Warner’s third full length album project, following his 2021 album Big Storm, which contained fan favorites “4 Square Miles” and “SemperFi,” and was exclusively premiered by American Songwriter. 

“This whole album is like chewing a pack of big red all at once,” Warner carried on. “It’s spicy as hell!”

Single name: “Catchin’ Hell”
Songwriters: Adam Warner, Mark Addison Chandler, Davis Corley, Josh Gallagher
Single release date: April 6, 2022
ISRC#: QM4TW2286584
Audio produced by: Daniel Dennis, Co-produced by Mark Addison Chandler
Label / Distribution: Sunday Supper Records / The Orchard
Pre-save/Buy/Stream at orcd.co/o4ee44j
Radio Programmers: download WAV file at PlayMPE

Live Appearances:
APR 07 – 3rd & Lindsley (818 3rd Ave S) at 6pm CT / Nashville, Tenn.
MAY 13 – Wampus Cat Music Festival / Sanford, NC
JUN 12 – Sunday Morning Country @ Grand Ole Opry House / Nashville, Tenn.

About Adam Warner:
Adam Warner brings a big sound from a small town swagger to the country scene; fusing his timeless drawl with the infectious ‘take it or leave it’ energy of rock n roll, Warner has mastered the art of a good time. After proudly serving in the United States Marines, Adam Warner crafted his country rock catalog in Nashville, Tennessee–with singles like “Catchin’ Hell” and “Reason to Redneck” in the pipeline for 2022, every aspect of his brand bleeds red, white and blue. A self-proclaimed bad influence, Warner has learned not to take himself too seriously, and his music offers his audience a chance to do the same.

Despite his rowdy bravado, Adam Warner still honors the best of country’s time honored traditions with songs like “Someone God Can Use,” which he humbly performed at the legendary Grand Ole Opry House. With influences extending across decades of musical icons, Warner has shared the stage with some of his biggest heroes, including Lee Brice, Jamey Johnson, Jerrod Niemann, American Young, Midland, Trace Adkins, Neil McCoy, Rhonda Vincent and Darrell Singletary. Having already celebrated a multitude of career highs, Warner has become ingrained in the country music community with releases like “Semper Fi” featuring Trace Adkins, which pays homage to active and former military, along with the 2018 Tennessee Titans anthem “Welcome to the South”–played at every home game at Nissan Stadium.

Adam Warner’s music mimics the philosophy in which he lives his life by. “Do what you love and love what you do,” he asserts, “there’s no restart button. One of the greatest things about music is that it lives forever, my songs will be around long after I’m gone. But while I’m here, I want to help people live in the moment. At the end of the day, if I can play a part in one person’s good day, if I can make some laugh, cry or feel something, I know I’ve done my job as an artist.”  The best of Adam Warner is yet to come–stay tuned for upcoming tour dates and high-octane releases that’ll set the soundtrack for 2022.

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Memories Of Honor Partners With Nine Line Apparel To Launch Special Limited Edition T-Shirt, Now Available

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 7th annual ‘Honor The Fallen 5K’ set for May 21 at The Grove near Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2022)Memories of Honor, a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Nashville is excited to announce a new partnership with Nine Line Apparel, a patriotic lifestyle brand based in Savannah, Georgia to create a special limited edition design of a men’s, women’s and youth t-shirt. Now available for a limited time through April 18 for only $14.99/$25.99, the shirts can be purchased at ninelineapparel.com/collections/memories-of-honor. The shirts display a Battlefield Cross and the core message and mission of Memories Of Honor, to remember our fallen soldiers, and make everyday Memorial Day. Proceeds from the t-shirt sales will benefit Memories Of Honor. 

“As a veteran-owned giveback organization, our brand was built on the foundation of honoring those heroes we’ve lost in service to our country,” said Rich Caponi, Chief Revenue Officer at Nine Line Apparel. “We are proud to collaborate with Memories of Honor on a design to help recognize and remember the fallen, and to help amplify their mission to make every day a Memorial Day.”

7th Annual Honor The Fallen 5K, May 21:
The 7th annual Honor the Fallen 5K will take place on May 21 at 9:00am at The Grove in College Grove, Tennessee. Situated between Mother’s Day weekend and Memorial Day weekend, there is no better time to cover the families of our Nation’s heroes in our love and gratitude. 

More than “just another” 5K, the HTF5K is a family-friendly, pet-friendly community event where friends of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities join in unity to show their love and support to our families of our Nation’s fallen heroes. And also to pay their respects to our military members and first responders, both past and present.

HTF5K uniquely fosters patriotism and gratitude where participants wear a Fallen Hero Memorial Bib containing the name of a fallen US service member. Many of the families of the fallen are on hand to meet the participants. To register or for more information, visit honorthefallen5k.com.

“We believe our fallen service members and their families deserve to be honored and remembered not just on Memorial Day, but every day,” said Amy Cotta, founder of Memories of Honor. “Our mission is to make every day Memorial Day by creating living, breathing memorials so no life loss as a result of serving our country goes forgotten.”

About Memories of Honor:
Memories of Honor is a national 501c3 nonprofit based in Nashville, Tennessee. Our mission is to make EVERY DAY Memorial Day. We use athletics, entertainment, special events, and social media campaigns to create living breathing memorials so that no loss of life in or due to military service is forgotten. MOH also produces other athletics events which honor military and veterans such as the Bataan Challenge, Social Distancing Challenge, Boots For Troops, 101 Heroes Ride, and others. Visit memoriesofhonor.org to learn more or to become involved. 

About Nine Line Apparel:
Founded in 2012 by Army Captain and former Special Operations Air Mission Commander Tyler Merritt, Nine Line Apparel is a patriotic lifestyle brand based out of Savannah, Georgia. Nine Line is known for their patriotic designs, and as a give-back organization that supports our nation’s veterans and first responders through the Nine Line Foundation and other non-profit initiatives. To learn more, visit ninelineapparel.com.  

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Houston Bernard Headed To California, Texas, Tennessee, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire & Rhode Island On 2022 Tour

Nashville songwriters round shows April 26 & 28 + media meet/greet luncheon April 27;
RSVP to jwa@jwamedia.com for access

Now booking tour routing dates for music, entertainment & festival promoters;
email kim@three13management.com for availability 

New Bill McDermott produced single “Hangover” out now [ffm.to/eezavpa], plus acoustic video performance for TV & radio programming available [click to view/download]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 31, 2022) – Oklahoma-born country and southern rock singer-songwriter Houston Bernard is excited to announce a series of new concerts, festivals, and live appearances which will bring him to California, Texas, Tennessee, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island throughout 2022, with more dates to be announced. 

Houston will return to Nashville from April 26-28, highlighted by performances at The Local, April 26 at 10pm and Whiskey Jam at Winners Bar & Grill, April 28 at 8pm. There is also a media meet & greet meetup on April 27 from 11am-1pm near Music Row. Please RSVP to jwa@jwamedia.com for the location of the meet & greet, or for access to any live performances.

2022 Tour & Live Appearances:
APR 02 – Tempo / Waltham, Mass.
APR 08 – Bonfire Bar / Manchester, N.H.
APR 09 – Loretta’s Last Call / Boston, Mass.
APR 15 – Moonshine Beach / San Diego, Calif.
APR 16 – Moonshine Flats / San Diego, Calif.
APR 24 – Country Crawl Music Festival @ Loretta’s Last Call / Boston, Mass.
APR 26 – Porchlight Pickers @ The Local / Nashville, Tenn.
*APR 27 – Media meet/greet luncheon 11am-1pm (RSVP to jwa@jwamedia.com) / Nashville, Tenn.
APR 28 – Whiskey Jam @ Winners Bar & Grill / Nashville, Tenn.
JUN 02 – Dosey Doe Breakfast, BBQ & Whiskey Bar / The Woodlands, Tex.
JUN 11 – Wojciks Farm Country Jam / Blackstone, Mass.
JUN 19 – Budweiser Brewery with Parmalee / Merrimack, N.H.
JUL 17 – Mulligan’s Island / Cranston, R.I.
JUL 21-23 – TBA / Monte Vista, Colo.
JUL 29 – Monadnock Speedway / Winchester, N.H.
AUG 01 – Goodspeed Opera House / East Haddam, Conn.
AUG 22-25 – Laguna Bobs / South Padre Island, Tex.
**For Houston’s most updated show & live stream schedule, follow on BandsInTown, or visit houstonbernardband.com 

New Single “Hangover” Out Now:
Houston has been evolving his sound in Nashville as of lately, and spent some time in the studio with hit-making Music Producer Bill McDermott (Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, George Strait) at Omni Sound Studios near Music Row. The first song from that collaboration is “Hangover,” an upbeat country rock song that premiered on March 11 across all digital platforms (ffm.to/eezavpa) along with a lyric video that was released on YouTube.

About Houston Bernard:
Houston Bernard’s country roots run deep with a family tree that includes songwriters, touring musicians and an outlaw gunfighter nicknamed “Bitter Creek” who The Eagles recorded a song about on Desperado. Born in Oklahoma, raised in Alaska, he’s also an Army veteran who has now comfortably settled into life as a professional and popular independent country music recording artist, touring throughout the United States. With musical inspirations that range from Bruce Springsteen to Dolly Parton, Houston draws upon his family’s rich country and rockabilly musical roots by bringing upbeat and relatable music with powerhouse vocals. With original songs like “All We Are Is Memories,” “People We Are,” and “American Dream” Houston has garnered hundreds of thousands of streams across Spotify and YouTube, along with being featured on Country Rebel, CMT.com, The Heartland Network, and The Country Network. He’s also shared bills with many country superstars like Luke Bryan, Old Dominion, Granger Smith, Michael Ray, Montgomery Gentry, Marshall Tucker Band, and Clint Black. One listen to his forthcoming new single “Hangover,” produced by hitmaker Bill McDermott in Nashville’s Omni Sound Studios, and it’s immediately evident that they’ve recorded a country rocker fit for most any honky tonk on a Friday or Saturday night. One thing is for sure… this young country cowboy rocker is doing in the music business what he’s done throughout his entire life: movin’ on up.

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