Sign up for newsletter
 

Ash Bowers signs with Stoney Creek

Monday, June 29, 2009 – Singer/songwriter Ash Bowers signed with the new Stoney Creek Record label. Bowers' new single, Stuck, will arrive at radio in July.

"The first time I saw Ash perform live I was completely blown away. His passion for performing was extremely apparent in his stage presence," said CEO/President Benny Brown.

In 2003, Bowers gave up his day job as a John Deere tractor mechanic to hit the road and follow his dream of music. His CD was produced by Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney's producer. Bowers wrote seven songs. Struck was written by Billy Montana and Frank Myers and is going for radio adds Aug. 17.

Megan Mullin also is on the label founded by Brown, who started Broken Bow Records as well.

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: Over the Rhine presents its version of holiday songs – Shortly before performing Merle Haggard's downer Christmas song, "If We Make It Through December," Over The Rhine co-leader Linford Detweiler remarked how his wife (and other half of OTR) Karin Bergquist recently described the act's holiday sounds as "reality Christmas music." And when a duo includes a song like "My... »»»
Concert Review: Perhaps not country, but Urban stars – After Keith Urban scorched a version of "Days Go By," a man in his mid-50s in a Led Zeppelin T shirt said to his rhinestone clad lady friend, "This is not country music, that guy's a rock star." Indeed, the chart topping Aussie further contributes to country's multiple personality disorder, but in a category other than pop.... »»»
Subscribe to Country News Digest Country News Digest      Follow Country Standard Time on twitter CST      Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook CST

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

The Devil Makes Three examine salvation, sin For nearly a decade and a half, The Devil Makes Three has concocted an amazing blend of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, rockabilly and whatever happens to bubble to the surface, and applied it liberally to their songwriting ethic.... »»»