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Granger’s 5th Annual Boot Walk

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Do you know a gold star family? Or has someone close to you been killed in action while serving in active duty? Granger wants to help tell their story. Go to BootWalk.com to see how you can get involved.

Country music artist and proud patriot Granger Smith is lacing up his combat boots once again for his fifth annual Boot Walk.

This year’s format will be different, however. In years past, Granger has taken the 100-mile trek from Austin, TX to Fort Hood that culminated in a benefit concert with proceeds going to the national 501c3 non-profit, Boot Campaign. For 2017, Granger is calling for families and friends of fallen soldiers to submit their stories to be shared through a documentary series. Five candidates will be chosen to be featured and Granger will walk 20-miles in solitude to honor of each of them (totaling 100 miles); telling their personal story along the way. The deadline for submissions is Monday, December 28.

“There are heroes among us today,” says Granger. “When a hero falls, their legacy must live on. Their story must be told and retold. Their sacrifices have sewn the fabric of our freedom, and I’m setting out across the desert for 100 miles in their boots to honor the life they lived. When we lose someone to war, our worst fear is that their story will be lost with them. With every step of this Boot Walk, I will make sure that doesn’t happen.”

Since 2011, Granger has logged 400 miles as a tribute to those serving our country in the U.S. Armed Forces through The Boot Walk. Earlier this year, Granger embarked on a patriotic “Pledge of Allegiance” tour which took him to all 13 original colonies plus Washington, D.C. in just two days where he urged fans to join him in reciting our country’s pledge in front of national landmarks. He reminds us everyday to support our troops and show our appreciation for preserving our freedom. He has performed overseas numerous times and continues to do all he can to keep our military men and women on the forefront of our hearts and minds.

CURTIS GRIMES ANNOUNCES FACEBOOK LIVE ALBUM LISTENING PARTY * UNDENIABLY COUNTRY AVAILABLE TOMORROW

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Nashville, TN (November 17, 2016) – Texas country artist, chart topper and traditionalist Curtis Grimes is spending release week for Undeniably Country in Texas where he’s crisscrossing the state visiting radio stations and promoting the new album. Undeniably Country is a collection of traditional songs and Grimes will play the record acoustically from beginning to end for fans at Walking S. Steakhouse in Stephenville tomorrow night and for fans from all over the world on Facebook Live.

The broadcast will begin on Grimes’ Facebook page here tomorrow night, November 18 at 7:00 pm central.

Undeniably Country, featuring the current single “From Where I’m Standing,” is a collection of songs that reminisce of music and traditions popular in decades past anchored by heavy steel guitar, fiddle and other classic instrumentation. The album was produced by country music artist and fellow traditionalist Trent Willmon.

The lead single “From Where I’m Standing,” penned by multi-platinum country music recording artist Thomas Rhett, “Buy Me A Boat” singer Chris Janson and hit Nashville songwriter Jaron Boyer, is currently sitting at Number 7 on CDX Traction Texas and just right outside the Top 10 on the Texas Regional Radio Chart and follows his last four number one hits including “Bottom Of The Fifth,” “Baby Don’t Cry,” “Our Side Of The Fence” and “Cowboy Kind.” Undeniably Country also boasts “If You Ask Me,” a love ballad, the deeply Spiritual “Born To Die,” “Everything Hank Did,” a honky-tonk ditty and the nostalgic “Ten Year Town.”

Pre-sale for Undeniably Country is available now on iTunes and includes four instant downloads.

To hear the album in its entirety, please click here.

About Curtis Grimes:
Curtis Grimes has been a staple in the Texas music scene for the past eight years. He’s had four singles top the Texas music charts including “Bottom Of The Fifth,” “Baby Don’t Cry,” “Our Side Of The Fence,” and “The Cowboy Kind.” His current single “From Where I’m Standing,” penned by multi-platinum country recording artist Thomas Rhett, “Buy Me A Boat” singer Chris Jason and hit Nashville songwriter Jaron Boyer, is currently at number 7 on the chart and rising. He’s shared the stage with artists such as Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Justin Moore, Eli Young Band, Easton Corbin, and countless others. His song “Home To Me” from his last album was featured in a national commercial for Supercuts. His newest album Undeniably Country is available November 18.

George Strait Back Home at Gruene Hall

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The King of Country Music returned to Gruene Hall for an exclusive Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 album release show on Wednesday Evening, Nov. 16. The impressive three-disc, 56-track collection is available this Friday, Nov. 18 exclusively at Walmart and Walmart.com. Featuring 36 of Strait’s hit singles including 26 No. 1s, Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 also offers fans two new songs with “Kicked Outta Country” and “You Gotta Go Through Hell.” Strait is a co-writer on both tracks.

In celebration of the box set, Strait and his Ace in the Hole Band took it back to the dusty floors and intimate setting of Gruene Hall for a memorable night of music.

 

Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 spans 20 years of Strait’s career from 1996 to 2016 and follows the highly successful, 8x Platinum-selling 1995 release, Strait Out of the Box. The two new songs offered in the set, “Kicked Outta Country” (George Strait/Jamey Johnson) and “You Gotta Go Through Hell” (George Strait/Bubba Strait/Dean Dillon) are the first new recordings released from Strait since last year’s surprise Cold Beer Conversation album.

Strait fans have the opportunity to pre-order Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 along with select merchandise, including a silver-plated belt buckle identical to the one featured on the collection’s cover. The limited-edition buckle arrives in an autographed craft wooden box suitable for display. All fan packages and pre-order information available HERE.

Strait is one of the most celebrated country music stars in history and Billboard recently named him No. 1 on the Greatest of All Time: Country Artists list. With 60 No. 1 singles and more than 70 million records sold, Strait has more No. 1 songs than any other artist, and is third only to Elvis Presley and The Beatles with the most Gold and Platinum albums in history. He is the most nominated artist in CMA Awards history and was the first country music artist honored with Billboard’s Legend of Live Award.

Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 is now available for pre-order HERE, AND New Las Vegas show dates have been added in 2017 check out www.straittovegas.com. As always, you can visit George Strait’s Official Website here.

Keep Raven Cliff Rolling

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Raven Cliff, who recently performed at Shiner Music Fest, needs your help. Raven Cliff’s Facebook post simply stated, “Our old van died and we could really use some fan support to get back on our feet!” Now, Raven Cliff, has started a go fund me campaign to help get them back on the road.

“Raven Cliff Fans,

We’ve taken a leap of faith.  Our old trusty van has kicked the bucket, and we were left with a choice: end Raven Cliff’s story right here……or don’t.  Call it quits while broken down on the side of the highway….or pool everything we have to regroup and start anew.

We. chose. the latter.  Being in this band has changed our lives, and the overwhelming support from fans like you has given us the ever-rejuvenating motivation to just keep swimming.  We’ll press on and will continue to do whatever it takes to spread our music throughout the country, but we need your help.

That leap of faith leaves us with a lot of unknown.  Are we going to be able to make the payments?  What about the other costs of being in a working band?  How are we going to afford hotel rooms when traveling to your hometown for a show?  How are going to pay for gas, maintenance, and insurance?  All of that and more on top of the car payment?  What happened to just focusing on music?

We’re asking you to help us chip away at the van’s costs, in turn helping us travel to a show near you.  Help us lean into the incredible community that we’ve all built together around this music.  Anything at all that can be given means the absolute world to us, and we would be forever grateful to keep this dream alive.

Thank you, and spread the word.  Raven Cliff keeps rockin.”

You can donate, or learn more, by visiting https://www.gofundme.com/ravencliff

KEVIN FOWLER COVERS GEORGE STRAIT’S ‘RIGHT OR WRONG’

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Several Texas artists are celebrating the release of George Strait’s new Strait Out Of The Box: Part 2 box set by covering their favorite George covers, including Kevin Fowler! Check out their version of “Right or Wrong” in the video above.

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