Cobb plays Conan in TV debut
Monday, May 22, 2017
– Brent Cobb's will make his network television debut on June 6 on Conan.
Cobb's major label debut album "Shine On Rainy Day," is out on Low Country Sound/ Elektra Records (purchase here). Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, etc.), who is Cobb's cousin, the album was recorded live over four days in Nashville.
Cobb will tour extensively in 2017 including more than 35 dates as part of "Chris Stapleton's All-American Road Show" and several shows with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill on their 2017 SOUL2SOUL Tour. He will also perform at Newport Folk Festival and Pickathon.
Born in Ellaville, Ga., Cobb moved to Nashville in 2008 and has since found success as a writer with songs recorded by Miranda Lambert ("Old Shit"), Kenny Chesney ("Don't It"), Luke Bryan ("Tailgate Blues"), David Nail ("Grandpa's Farm"), Kellie Pickler ("Rockaway") and Eli Young Band ("Go Outside and Dance").
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