Pope visits mark debut
Friday, October 4, 2013
– Cassadee Pope will release her debut album, "Frame By Frame," on Republic Nashville next Tuesday. Celebrating release week, Pope will appear on multiple national television shows and perform a free show at New York City's Bryant Park.
The schedule is:
Monday: Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan (VH-1) at 10 a.m. and Nashville's New Music In New York, Presented by Southwest Airlines, Grand Ole Opry, 'Wichcraft, NASH FM 94.7, a free concert open to the public at 6 p.m.
Tuesday: Today show at 10 a.m.
Wednesday: Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC) - performing with The Roots at 12:36 a.m. eastern.
The 11-track project features the debut single Wasting All These Tears, which has sold nearly 400,000 downloads. Dann Huff produced the project with contributions from Nathan Chapman, Max Martin and Shellback.
The Season 3 winner of The Voice will offer a glimpse into life after the show, including her opening slot on Rascal Flatts' Live & Loud Tour, throughout a six-episode CMT docu-series. "Cassadee Pope: Frame by Frame" premieres tonight at 10 eastern/Pacific on the network.
More news for Cassadee Pope
CD reviews for Cassadee Pope
Frame By Frame
Cassadee Pope gained a musical foothold thanks to winning "The Voice" in 2012 under the tutelage of Blake Shelton. What impact did TV have on the Florida native? One gets the sense that the songs (five written in part by Pope) were recorded with either the stage or radio in mind. There are a lot of big sounding songs here that would translate well to either stage or the airwaves.
The lead singer of pop rock band Hey Monday, Pope has a fine voice standing above the musical fray (and »»»
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: Gibson Brothers join "Brotherhood" in style
The idea of releasing "Brotherhood" by veteran bluegrass band The Gibson Brothers was a natural. The disc paid tribute to a long list of brother acts including the Everlys and lesser known acts like the York Brothers and the Four Brothers.
While the younger Gibson, Leigh, sure gave Eric a ton of grief throughout the show - all in jest, of... »»»
Concert Review: Moorer, Gauthier pull for each other
In their own right, Allison Moorer and Mary Gauthier did not really need the other because each is most capable of headlining.
But in one of those geniuses of booking, fans had the chance to see the two in a most enjoyable and alternative setting - a good, old-fashioned guitar pull.
That meant that the two were seated in comfortable chairs on... »»»
Country News Digest
Elsewhere in the news
Currently at the CST blogs
Young bluegrass artist Nathan Stanley doesn't fall far from the branches of the family tree; he honors the legacy of his grandfather, Dr. Ralph Stanley, by delivering straight ahead traditional bluegrass music, interpreting old classics that have shaped him and his music. At the same time, young Stanley is an original, refusing to sing the old songs in the ways they've been performed before. "If it's been done," he says, "I don't think I'll do it that way."... »»»
Eric Gibson, the elder (by less than a year) of the award winning, New York-born Gibson Brothers says that the new Rounder release by he and brother Leigh, "Brotherhood," was more than a decade in the making. "It seemed like every time we'd get ready to do a new record, we'd have a batch of new songs that we felt we needed to get out there...but (Leigh) really pushed me on this... »»»
When you call yourselves The Mavericks, you have a reputation to live up to. The long-running country band may have addressed that issue from the get go with "Mono," their second disc since reforming in 2011. For non-audiophiles, music is almost exclusively recorded in stereo, considered a higher quality sound.