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Trent Summar signs with Palo Duro Records

Thursday, June 29, 2006 – Trent Summar has signed a deal with Palo Duro Records. "Horseshoes & Hand Grenades" is slated to be out in late September. This is Summar's second album. He had been a member of Pirates of the Mississippi, which had a hit single with "Feed Jake." Summar, who is based in Nashville, currently is on the charts as the writer of Jack Ingram's new single, "Love You."

CD reviews for Trent Summar

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades CD review - Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
Jack Ingram spent more than a decade trying to break out of Texas on the strength of his own tunes. This year, the stellar songwriter finally hit a hot streak: Ingram has scored nationally with two Top 20 country singles, "Live Wherever You Are" and "Love You." Ironically, both chart-toppers are cover songs. Next time Ingram lifts a glass, he should toast Trent Summar for the latter. "Love You," the second track here, worked so well for Ingram because the song »»»
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: Lambert refuses to rest on laurels – Watching this stop on Miranda Lambert's "Livin' Like Hippies Tour," one is struck by just how many great songs the country singer/songwriter already has in her repertoire. With most artists, it's relatively easy to guess which song a performer will choose to close a show. But Lambert has so many winners to pick from, many... »»»
Concert Review: DBT rocks on – Drive-By Truckers still sometimes get miscategorized as alt.-country, but who's kidding whom? With three electric guitarists upfront exchanging hard rock licks all night, this is a blistering Southern rock band. Hitting the stage just before 10, the band played a satisfying 2-hour-plus set. At 11:40, Patterson Hood announced the band would be... »»»
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