Sign up for newsletter
 

Lynch goes home with new disc

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – Dustin Lynch will release his fourth album, "Tullahoma," on Jan 17, 2020 on Broken Bow, he announced today. Lynch also said he would tour behind the disc.

Named after the Lynch's Tennessee hometown, the self-portrait comes after six GOLD and PLATINUM certifications and membership in the Grand Ole Opry.

"It's all about me and growing up in my hometown," he said of the album. "Every song on this album points to something that happened to me or my close friends and family, and that's really cool. I'm very proud of where I'm from and proud of this record because it will hopefully make my hometown a little more famous than it already is."

Incorporating the three songs on Lynch's "Ridin' Roads" EP - including his current single of the same name - and most-recent number one "Good Girl," Lynch worked with co-writer/co-producer, Zach Crowell. The longtime friends spearheaded the project from start to finish - the first time Lynch has used a single producer for a whole album.

"I've done a lot more living than I've done in the past because this is the first time I've been able to tour and also feel like I have a life outside of that," said Lynch, who opened for Thomas Rhett.

"It's figuring out what I enjoy about life the most - outside of music. The kind of stuff my mom and dad, my family and my friends back home did growing up. Outdoors stuff like hunting and fishing, hanging out in the backyard around a bonfire, just connecting. I long to be that kid again, and I think we all do. You get to a certain point in life and start reflecting on why you're where you're at ... and I've just figured out that's what makes me tick. That's why I work hard."

Lynch will headline his Stay Country Tour 2020. Kicking off Jan. 30 in Detroit, the trek will crisscross the entire U.S. with opener Travis Denning.

Tour dates are:
Jan. 30 - Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore+
Jan. 31 - Troy, OH @ Hobart Arena+
Feb. 1 - Athens, OH @ Memorial Auditorium+
Feb. 7 - Norman, OK @ Riverwind Casino+
Feb. 8 - San Antonio, TX @ San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo*
Feb. 13 - Madison, WI @ The Sylvee+
Feb. 14 - Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland+^
Feb. 15 - Prior Lake, MN @ Mystic Lake Casino+*
Feb. 28 - Bensalem, PA @ Parx Casino+^
Feb. 29 - Verona, NY @ Turning Stone Resort Casino+
March 1 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues+
March 13 - Reno, NV @ Silver Legacy Resort Casino+
March 14 - Bakersfield, CA @ Rabobank Theatre+
March 27 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE+
March 28 - Mt. Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino+
+ with Travis Denning
^ on-sale date is November 22
* on-sale now

More news for Dustin Lynch

CD reviews for Dustin Lynch

Tullahoma
Dustin Lynch has made his bones on songs depicting small town life. It's only fitting that he would eventually make an album devoted solely to what he knows best. He calls "Tullahoma" a concept album. He said, "The concept was, 'Let's write songs, let's record songs that the fictional small-town boy would write, sing or play in his truck and to impress his girl." Chances are you may already know some of the material on "Tullahoma. »»»
Current Mood CD review - Current Mood
Like a lot of 'country' releases these days, Dustin Lynch's "Current Mood" includes a few songs that - if their quality had been duplicated throughout - would have made for one fine album. The ballad, "Love Me or Leave Me Alone," which also features Karen Fairchild (of Little Big Town), is a powerfully memorable song. It's followed by "Back on It" which, with its love/addiction analogy (although already done many times before) is nevertheless »»»
Where It's At CD review - Where It's At
Dustin Lynch is a throwback on his sophomore release thanks to the good-looking Tennessee native sporting a straw cowboy hat, Now that's something you don't see these days unless you happen to be King George Strait. Instead, the hat acts of yesteryear - the moniker, in reality, was a dig at those who were part of the same milk toast country sounds that were being put out in the '90s - traded them in for baseball caps. Lynch is yet another in the seemingly endless line these days, »»»
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: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

The Mavericks "Play the Hits" When recording its album "Play the Hits," The Mavericks approached this covers album in much the same way the band creates any of its other studio albums. "Above all, we're always trying to reach a certain musical bar that we... »»»
Larue moves "Onward" The release of "Onward," his eighth studio album, finds veteran Texas Music/Red Dirt artist Stoney Larue at a crossroads. After almost two decades on the road, playing 200 shows a year across America and abroad, he has had success... »»»
Willis, Robison spin "Beautiful Lie" Eleven years ago, Kelly stepped away from music. She had just finished touring on 2007's exquisite "Translated From Love" and felt the angst of being a travelling musician with family at home. At that point, Willis and her husband, musician/producer Bruce Robison,... »»»
Tornillo CD review - Tornillo
The band name may suggest Appalachia and in some respects their sound does, but Lil Smokies hail from Montana, and deliver "Tornillo," their third release, which is named for the town where the studio for this release, Sonic Ranch, is located. »»»
Nightfall CD review - Nightfall
Little Big Town gets billed as a country music vocal group, but "Nightfall" plays out more like a four-headed singer-songwriter effort. Many of these songs hearken back to some of the best '70s introspective songwriter efforts. »»»
Formations CD review - Formations
Hawktail features some of the finest players of a generation in traditional American acoustic music. The product of their collaboration, "Formations," is a testament to the musical milieu in which they create.  »»»
Fully Loaded: God's Country CD review - Fully Loaded: God's Country
Blake Shelton has been openly critical of the traditional album format. "Fully Loaded: God's Country" is his fourth greatest hits album and third in the "Loaded" series. In an effort to release music more often, he packages five new songs  »»»
9 CD review - 9
Hollywood may be pushing a broadminded agenda where there are more genders than one can even count, but in Jason Aldean's world, there are only two: tough guys, and the women that love them. There's no confusion  »»»
Ocean CD review - Ocean
Lady Antebellum may lean a little too closely to pop music for many tastes, but it's hard to argue with the trio's song choices. And its latest collection is filled with many memorable songs. The single "What If I Never Get Over You," »»»