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Montgomery Gentry announces new EP

Thursday, May 16, 2019 – Montgomery Gentry's new seven-track EP, "Outskirts," will be out June 14 via Average Joes Entertainment.

Produced by Noah Gordon and Shannon Houchins, the disc is the second release since the death of Troy Gentry in a helicopter crash in New Jersey in September 2017. "Here's to You" came out in early 2018.

Eddie Montgomery and Gentry recorded the disc that same month. Montgomery said, "Can't wait for my friends to hear these songs. T-Roy and I had a blast recording them." Opening with the title track, "Outskirts," which sings the praises of small town living and common core values, the new offering also includes two cover songs - Montgomery's version of Merle Haggard's "What Am I Going To Do With The Rest Of My Life," and Gentry's take on the Darrell Scott classic "You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive."

"King of the World" features Steve Vai on guitar. "'King of the World' is the way I want to live my life when I grow up," said Montgomery. "When I found out that guitar God, Steve Vai, was into it...that made it the shit. Wow, still can't believe Steve Vai is playing on one of my songs."

The track list is:
1. Outskirts (Dallas Davidson, Rodney Clawson, Ashley Gorley)
2. River Take Me (Darrell Scott)
3. What Am I Gonna Do With The Rest Of My Life (Merle Haggard)
4. Never Been Nothin' Else (Dallas Davidson, Bobby Pinson)
5. You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive (Darrell Scott)
6. King Of The World/feat. Steve Vai (Troy Jones)
7. Joe's Six-Pack (Jeremy Stover, Jesse Frasure, Travis Denning)

Upcoming tour dates are:
May 18 - Osage Casino, Bartlesville, OK
May 24 - Cowboy Coast Saloon, Ocean City, MD
May 25 - Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom Harley-Davidson of Washington DC, Fort Washington, MD
June 01 - Hometown Country Jam, Hobart, IN
June 04 - Underground Fan Club Party, Nashville, TN
June 06 - CMA Music Fest, Nashville, TN
June 15 - The Shed, Maryville, TN
June 21 - St. Nicholas Country Fest, Freedom, WI
June 22 - Meramec Community Fair, Sullivan, MO
June 25 - Grand Ole Opry, Nashville TN
June 28 - Ford County Fair, Melvin, IL
June 29 - St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake, Turtle Lake, WI
July 4 - Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Fort Lewis, WA
July 5 - Clearwater River Casino & Lodge, Lewiston, ID
July 6 - Snoqualmie Casino, Snoqualmie, WA
July 13 - Budweiser Summer Stage at Tag's, Big Flats, NY
July 19 - Country Concert For St. Jude, Warsaw, IN
July 20 - Redwood County Fair, Redwood Falls, MN
July 26 - The Yard at Ray's - Bouckville, NY
Aug. 9 - Mercer County Fair, Celina, OH
Aug. 30 - Sister Cities Smokeout, Moorhead, MN
Sept. 28 - Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Mt. Vernon, KY
Nov. 11-18 - Country Cruising, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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Folks Like Us CD review - Folks Like Us
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Rebels on the Run CD review - Rebels on the Run
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»
Concert Review: Live, Shelley proves she's the real deal – After the concert, Joan Shelley was greeted by a fan at the near sold-out club who had never seen her before. The first timer told the Louisville, Ky.-based folk-oriented singer that she wanted to see for herself if Shelley's vocals were the real deal live. The fan walked away mighty impressed -based on her comments - and it was easy to see why.... »»»
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