Artist News (8/6/12)

Little Big Town recently appeared (8/2) on ABC’s Good Afternoon America performing the debut theme song for the show and it’s current single “Pontoon.” Members Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman, and Phillip Sweet wrote the theme song with Brett Warren and Brad Warren.

The group’s new album, Tornado, is slated for release Sept. 11.

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Katie Armiger

Katie Armiger will perform on this evening’s (8/6) episode of ABC’s Bachelor Pad during a special group date. The summer series is based on contestants vying for love and an ultimate prize of $250,000.

Her latest single, “Better In A Black Dress,” is available for free when the yet-to-be-titled project is pre-ordered here. Currently, she is headlining her Get Smart Tour sponsored by GAC through November with select opening dates with Dierks Bentley, Eli Young Band, and Josh Turner.

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The Lost Trailers title “American Beauty” was featured during a montage celebrating the new Women’s Olympic All-Around Gymnast Champion, Gabby Douglas, last Thursday (8/2) on Dial Global Sports, the exclusive national radio broadcaster for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

“When I heard ‘American Beauty’ for the first time last month, I knew immediately it would be a great anthem to use somehow during our Olympic coverage,” said Dial Global Sports Executive Producer Howard Deneroff. “Stokes and Jason were receptive and gracious enough to cut customized lyrics, and Gabby Douglas gave us the reason to put it all together.”

The band is currently on the road opening for Blake Shelton. Click here to hear the single.

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Auctions America has listed a tour bus previously used by Willie Nelson’s band at its upcoming Labor Day Weekend sale (8/31-9/2), in Auburn, Indiana.

Known as ‘Me & Paul,’ the 1986 Eagle Motorcoach, a 12-year-member of his entourage, was built specially for Nelson drummer, Paul English.

 

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