Radney Foster is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of his album, Del Rio, Texas, 1959, by recording a live version of the project. Foster and band will perform in Del Rio, Texas, Jan. 27-28 to record the album from top to bottom, as well as other songs. The live album, Del Rio Revisited: Live At The Paul Poag Theater will be released in Spring 2012. Tickets for the Del Rio performances go on sale Nov. 14 at www.radneyfoster.com.
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Neal McCoy will release the first single off his twelfth album, XII, on Oct. 18. Lead single “A-OK” will be worked at radio by Rodeowave Entertainment. XII was produced by Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Brent Rowan, and is due out in January 2012. It marks McCoy’s first album with label Blaster Records.
Also in the works is a 60-minute concert special, Music of Your Life with Les Brown Jr. and His Band of Renown, Starring Neal McCoy, and Special Guests Charley Pride and Janie Fricke. The show will include many of McCoy’s hits with the backing of a 20+ piece orchestra. A 13-song CD and 21-song DVD of the performance are due Nov. 8, and will be available through traditional, online and digital outlets. Visit www.nealmccoy.com for more details.