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Gill makes media rounds

Monday, October 24, 2011 – Vince Gill will make a series of national television appearances over the next few weeks to perform selections from "Guitar Slinger," his first new studio album in five years. The album-in both its standard and deluxe editions-is out today.

Gill's itinerary is:

Oct. 21 (week of ) - NPR's Mountain Stage Check local listings (Check out this show clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgV9PYBjBpQ )

Oct. 26 (Wednesday)-NBC's The Today Show

Oct. 27 (Thursday)-Fox Business channel's Imus In The Morning

Oct. 27 (Thursday evening)-Show at The Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in New York City (Details at http://www.housingworks.org/events/detail/live-from-home-with-vince-gill.) All ticket sales benefit the Housing Works' mission of fighting to end AIDS and homelessness.

Oct. 29 (Saturday)-CBS-TV's The Early Show

Nov. 9 (Wednesday) -45th Annual Country Music Association Awards on ABC

Nov. 10 (Thursday) - Taping the CMA Country Christmas on ABC (airdate TBA)

Nov. 16 (Wednesday) - NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Nov. 16 (Wednesday evening)-Show at The Troubadour in Los Angeles. This marks Gill's return to the venue where he first gained prominence as an artist.

Nov. 17 (Thursday) - ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Nov. 25 (Friday)-CMT's Crossroads featuring Vince Gill and Sting (See local listings for times).

Nov. (airdate TBA) - GAC will premier Backstory: Vince Gill

Dec. 3 (Saturday)-Gill rides as Grand Marshall in Nashville's 59th annual Christmas parade.

Threaten Me With Heaven,, the first single from Guitar Slinger." Gill's last album, the 4-CD "These Day"s set, debuted in 2005 and went on to win a best country album Grammy.

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Guitar Slinger CD review - Guitar Slinger
It's hard to believe, considering what Vince Gill has accomplished over the past three decades, but the triple threat singer-songwriter-guitar picker may be in the most creative, productive stretch of his lengthy, remarkable career. Five years after Gill's Grammy-winning 4-album 43-song box set "These Days," his latest 12-song release again finds Gill tapping every ounce of his immense talents. The title song sums up his reputation as an ax man worthy of playing Eric »»»
These Days CD review - These Days
To put this release into perspective, it would take Axl Rose the better half of a century to issue the same amount of material. Fortunately, Vince Gill is about as prolific as they come these days, and this daring four-disc release only is further proof of that. Each disc is divvied up depending on his mood, with the opening "Working On A Big Chill" album being "The Rockin' Record." And this album sets things off right with the lovely mid-tempo and groovy title track. »»»
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: Daniels wears out bows, but music endures – After each of the first few songs Charlie Daniels played, his 'fiddle tech (?)' exchanged his bow. Is this because he was playing particularly hard? Perhaps. Whatever the case, Daniels and his five-piece band clearly appeared to be giving it their all during the act's hour-and-a-half set. As it is the Christmas month, Daniels sang a... »»»
Concert Review: Rawlings easily moves out of the shadow – Every once in awhile David Rawlings moves out of the shadow of musical mate Gillian Welch to launch his own tour. While Welch, for whom Rawlings plays guitar, has the more prominent career, nights like this ably confirm that there is a reason does his own thing as well. Rawlings, who released the very fine "Poor David's Almanack" in... »»»
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