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Adkins signs with Broken Bow

Monday, April 6, 2015 – Trace Adkins has a new label - Broken Bow.

Adkins, who most recently was with Show Dog-Universal Music after spending most of his career at Capitol Nashville, will release a new disc later this year, it was announced Monday.

"Trace Adkins has built a career and a legacy doing things his own way, never bowing to trends or society," said Benny Brown, President/ CEO of the BBR Music Group, which includes Jason Aldean.

"He's a straight shooter whose philosophy aligns with BBR Music Group's independent, hands on approach. The music is what matters at BBR Music Group, and that's a viewpoint we share with Trace. We're excited to welcome Trace to the BBR Music Group family and look forward to collaborating on new, amazing music."

Adkins said, "When you've been doing this as long as I have, you don't always get the feeling that the sky's the limit. I feel that way right now. When I sign up for something, I go all-in. Since Benny, Jon and I shook hands and said 'let's do this thing,' we've been all-in together."

Adkins currently is recording his 13th studio album with producer Mickey Jack Cones (Joe Nichols, Randy Houser).

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Something's Going On CD review - Something's Going On
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The King's Gift CD review - The King's Gift
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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: Gayle, Orlando provide good old-fashioned entertainment – Although this pairing of country star Crystal Gayle and Tony Orlando may have - on the surface - appeared to be an odd one, tonight's audience demonstratively loved each performer equally. It was an evening of memorable songs, fun and funny stories and just good old-fashioned entertainment. Gayle opened the show with a strong set of country... »»»
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.... »»»
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